Dear Reader, UBA (United Bank for Africa) is not just any bank. It is Nigeria’s trailblazing bank that sets the trend while others follow.Do you know that:
UBA was the first among international banks to be registered under Nigerian Law in 1961?
That UBA is the first Nigerian bank to offer an IPO following its listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1971?
That UBA is the only sub – Saharan African bank (ex-RSA) with an office in the US (New York)- set up in 1984?
That UBA was the first Nigerian Bank to introduce a Cheque Guarantee Scheme known as UBACARD in 1986?
That UBA is the 1st and only Nigerian Bank to obtain a banking license in the Cayman Islands -1988?
That UBA has a GDR programme – 1998 (1st for a Nigerian Bank as a means of facilitating international investor interest)?
That UBA was the Best Domestic Bank in Nigeria (Euromoney 2000)?
That UBA is the 1st Nigerian Bank to obtain a banking license in Ghana -2004?
That UBA was the first ever successful merger in Nigerian banking history – 2005?
That UBA has received excellent credit ratings (short and long term); Global Credit Rating (SA) AA+ and A+ in 2005?
And all these are just the tip of the iceberg.