TERMS & CONDITIONS (Personal Loan)


Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using this service on any of your devices. By using this service, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions stated herein. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, do not apply for this service. In the event that you have been made a Loan offer, you are advised to decline the Loan Offer by not accepting the option. It would be ideal if you note these terms are expansion to the terms and conditions pertinent on your existing relationship with the Bank and your good self. This Service is available to employed (salaried) individuals who meet MoniNow’s retail lending criteria, who have a monthly compensation record with the Bank, and whose employer is regarded as an acceptable risk to MoniNow.

Global Standing Instruction

By accepting this offer letter/loan agreement and by drawing on the loan, I covenant to repay the loan as and when due. In the event that I fail to repay the loan as agreed, and the loan becomes delinquent, the bank shall have the right to report the delinquent loan to the CBN through the Credit Risk Management System (CRMS) or by any other means, and request the CBN to exercise its regulatory power to direct all banks and other financial institutions under its regulatory purview to set-off my indebtedness from any money standing to my credit in any bank account and from any financial assets they may be holding for my benefit. I contract and warrant that MoniNow shall have control to set-off my obligation beneath this credit ascension from all such monies and funds standing to credit/benefit in any and all such accounts or from any other money related resources belonging to me and within the guardianship of any such bank.

Definitions

In this agreement, the terms "You", "Your", “Applicant”, "Customer" and "Borrower" shall mean the person who has applied for a credit facility and has agreed to the terms of this Agreement while "We", "Us" "Our" and "Lender" shall mean MoniNow. MoniNow (hereinafter referred to as the “Bank”) may approve or decline an application for credit facility at its absolute discretion. The bank is not obliged to disclose any reasons for decline or approval of an application. Account - means the Borrower's existing account or accounts with the App.

  • Disbursement Date - means the date the Lender actually advanced the loan to the Borrower.
  • Payment Due Date - means loan repayment.
  • Date Loan - means the credit facility available to the Borrower.
  • Interest

  • The Interest rate to be charged for this service shall be 48% per annum (4% per month) on a flat rate. The interest rate may be increased or decreased from time to time by us.
  • The Applicant authorizes the Bank to apportion the monthly repayments between interest and principal, at its absolute discretion, and to debit the Applicant's card mandate and current/savings account with the amount for each monthly repayment as they fall due.
  • Interest on all credit facilities will be charged on a monthly basis. Interest will therefore be calculated for the month based on the outstanding debit balance
  • The bank reserves the right to increase/decrease either the tenor/monthly instalment amount to effect any upward or downward revision of interest rate or for any other reason
  • The Bank reserves the right to change interest rate depending on changes in market conditions f. Interest will be charged on all amounts owed by the Applicant

  • Other Fees and Charges

  • Mandate Charge: This is the charge for mandate setup.
  • Disbursement The Applicant understands and agrees that all fees and charges will be charged to the account of the Applicant.
  • Facility Fees The Bank will charge fees as prescribed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Bank reserves the right to vary such charges and fees as will be communicated by publication from time to time. The publication will be published via the web/email/ displayed at its branches and a copy will be made available on request
  • Repayment

    You agree to the terms and conditions as set out in the loan agreement, and you confirm that you are solvent and will be able to meet the principal and interest payment at the agreed due dates and time, to repay after 30 days.

    Default

    In the event of default by the Applicant, the outstanding principal amount of the loan and the accrued interest shall become immediately due, and payable. A statement or demand signed by an authorized officer of the Bank shall be conclusive evidence that the sum is due and owing from the Applicant.

    In the event of default, the Bank reserves the right to assign this agreement to a third party without the permission of the Applicant, to recover outstanding debt. The Bank reserves the right to set-off the full indebtedness against the Applicant’s bank account/s with MoniNow, and any other financial institution to which the Applicant’s BVN or phone number is linked.

    Default Fee

    Where loan instalments from the Applicant are not received on the due date for payment, the Bank reserves the right to charge a default rate on the outstanding balance for the month. This default charge will be applied 7 days after the due date.

    Foreclosure

    The Bank reserves the right to foreclose the loan and recover all outstandings in the event of loss or change of employment, or any other circumstance which may impede the loan repayment, and is thus considered a risk to the Bank.

    Variation

    The Bank will advise the Applicant of any change in prime lending rate, charges, fees and any other terms and conditions of the loan by a publication on its platform which includes, but is not limited to, website, mobile application, on-site branches, and customer's periodical. The Applicant will be deemed to have received notification of changes, after thirty (30) days of such publication. The Applicant understands and agrees that the bank is not obliged to obtain the applicant's signature for receipt of such communication.

    Set-Off and Consolidated Rights

    The bank may at any time and without notice combine all or any of the Applicant's accounts and liabilities with the Bank whether singly or jointly with any person or set-off all or any monies standing to the credit of such account(s) including the Applicant's deposits with the Bank (whether matured or not) towards settling any of the Applicant's liabilities to the Bank whether as principal or guarantor, actual or contingent, primary or collateral, singly or jointly with any other person.

    Banking Instructions via E-mail

    Unless the Applicant instructs the bank to the contrary, the Bank is authorized but not obliged, to act on the Applicant's banking instructions transmitted through e-mail. The Applicant releases the Bank from, indemnifies, and holds the Bank harmless from and against all actions, suits, proceedings, costs, claims, demands and charges, expenses, losses and liabilities however arising, in consequence or in any way related to:

  • The Bank having acted in good faith in accordance with the Applicant's E-mail instructions, notwithstanding that such instruction(s) may have been initiated in error or fraudulently altered, misunderstood or distorted in the lines of communication and/or transmission
  • The Bank having refrained from acting in accordance with E-mail instructions of the Applicant by reason of failure of actual transmission thereof to the Bank for whatever reason, whether connected with fault, failure or lack of readiness of the sender or receiver.
  • The Applicant's failure to forward all correct proof of e-mail instructions to the Bank within 24 hours

  • Authority of Future Employers

    The Applicant undertakes to authorise present and future employers to deduct loan repayment from the salary and remit to the Bank or pay salary to Applicant's account with the Bank and cause future employers to issue an irrevocable letter of undertaking to the Bank to make the monthly requisite deductions in respect of all outstanding loans.

    Notices

    The Applicant agrees to accept service of all notices and processes via his/her verified email and phone numbers.

    Appropriation

    All amounts received by the Bank will be appropriated firstly towards due charges/fees, followed by due interest. Any balance left thereafter will be appropriated lastly towards principal. The Bank reserves the right to refuse acceptance of post-dated cheques or such other instruments towards payment or settlement of the credit facility.

    Disclosure of Information

    The Bank may use any information relating to the Applicant for evaluating the credit application and share such information with third parties including but not limited to the Applicant's employer (both present and future), for any purpose in respect of the credit facility. The bank is registered with the Credit Bureaus licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to create, organize and manage databases for the exchange and sharing of information on credit status of individuals and businesses. This information shall be used for business purposes approved by the CBN and any relevant statute. By this, the Bank is under obligation to disclose to the Bureaus credit information and any other personal information disclosed to it in the course of the banker-customer relationship with it.

    By submitting information to the Bank (whether or not the Applicant proceeds with the transaction):

  • The Applicant agrees that the Bank may collect, use and disclose such information to the Credit Bureaus and that the Bureaus may use the information for any approved business purpose as may from time to time be prescribed by the CBN and/or any relevant statute.
  • The Applicant understands that information held by the Credit Bureaus may already be linked to records relating to one or more of the partners of the Applicant, and may thus be treated as financially linked. The application will then be assessed in reference to any 'associated' records.
  • The applicant hereby releases and discharges the Bank from its obligations under the Banker's duty of secrecy and forfeit any right to any claim, damages and/or loss on account of such disclosure to Credit Bureaus in accordance with the provisions of any CBN guideline and/or relevant statute.
  • Indemnity

    The Applicant agrees to fully indemnify the bank against all costs and expenses (including legal fees, collection commission, et cetera) arising in any way in connection with the Applicant, in enforcing these terms and conditions or in recovering any amounts due to the Bank in any legal proceeding of whatever nature

    Waiver

    No forbearance, neglect or waiver by the Bank in enforcing these terms and conditions shall prejudice the Bank's right to strictly enforce the same. No waiver by the Bank shall be effective unless it is in writing. In so far as any right is conferred on the Applicant with regard to any obligation imposed on the Applicant by this contract, the Applicant hereby waives and forgoes all such rights and benefits, whether conferred by a statute, common law, equity and any other law in force.

    General

    This Agreement represents the entire understanding between us and your good self with respect to the provision of this service.

    Any amendment to this Agreement shall be made by us from time to time and communicated to you in writing.

    You agree and undertake that for the period of this Agreement, you will continue to maintain your MoniNow account.

    This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In the event of a dispute, same shall be subject to Arbitration in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, Cap A18 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004. The Arbitration shall be held in English Language. The Arbitration shall be held in Lagos and the arbitral award shall be final.

    We reserve the right to transfer or assign our rights and obligations under this Agreement (including its obligation to lend money to the Borrower or the amount owed under this Agreement) to another person. The Lender will only inform the Borrower if such a transfer causes the arrangements for the administration of this Agreement to change.

    The Borrower authorizes and consents to all lawful access, use or disclosure of the Borrower's particulars, data and information in the application by the Lender which may include but shall not be limited to purposes necessary to promote or sustain the business of the Lender; and the Borrower waives any claims the Borrower may have against the Lender arising from any such access, use or disclosure.

    LOAN PRODUCTS WE OFFER

    We will match you with a loan program that meet your financial need. In short term liquidity, by striving to make funds available to them within 24 hours of application.

    Salary Backed Loans

    No need to visit a branch. You can submit your application form anytime, even after banking hours and during weekends.

    Quick Loans

    No need to visit a branch. You can submit your application form anytime, even after banking hours and during weekends.