Uber Nigeria offers drivers used cars loans via FirstBank

Wednesday 19 October 2016 | 11:14 CET | News
Uber Nigeria has announced that it is now making low-interest, used-vehicle loans available to its top-rated driver-partners. The pioneering move is the result of partnerships entered into between Uber Nigeria and First Bank of Nigeria, as well as smaller financiers. This means that, for the first time, Uber driver-partners in Nigeria will be able to apply for finance for used vehicles based on their driver performance records.

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Companies: Uber
Countries: Nigeria
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