In furtherance to its commitment to ensure that a vast number of Nigerians enjoy superior financial services, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, through its mobile payment solution FirstMonie is partnering with Airtel Networks Limited (Airtel Networks).
The partnership aptly titled the ‘Firstmonie Talkmore Campaign’ was formally launched on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 and it will enable Airtel Network’s subscribers who sign up to the FirstMonie platform to send money, receive money, buy airtime, pay bills and so much more with the use of their mobile phones without the need of a bank account. Duly registered Airtel subscribers who register for the FirstMonie service will receive N100 e-value and will be eligible for N240 bonus Airtel airtime.
The Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, FirstBank, Mrs. Folake Ani-Mumuney said the FirstMonie platform which facilitates the entry of the unbanked and under-banked population into the financial system offers an excellent medium for Airtel subscribers to send funds securely to their families and friends anywhere in the country.
According to her, FirstMonie is open to subscribers of the Airtel network across the nation and registration is initiated by dialing *894# on any basic mobile phone or by logging on to
https://www.firstmonie.com/iweb <https://www.firstmonie.com/iweb> or
https://www.firstmonie.com/imobile <https://www.firstmonie.com/imobile> . This is accessible only on internet enabled phones or Mobile Applications available in Blackberry Application World, Android Play Store and Apple Store.