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Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions apply to and regulate the provision of credit facilities advanced by One Finance Limited (“One Finance”) to the Borrower herein. These Terms and Conditions, together with One Finance’s offer letter set out the terms governing this Loan Agreement.

 

  1. INTEREST
  • The monthly interest rate for the Loan is 6.25% fixed for the term of this loan.
  • One Finance may in its sole discretion increase or decrease the prevailing interest rate for any reasons with or without prior recourse to the Borrower.
  • Any change in interest rate will take effect on the Borrower’s account following a minimum of 7 days written notice.
  • All charges will be capitalized into the interest calculation.

 

  1. PAYMENT

All payments by the Borrower will be made by one of the following methods: Direct Deposit at One Finance, Personal Cheque, Standing Order, or through an acceptable electronic channel. All other methods will be accepted with One Finance’s consent only.

  • The Borrower will be given a dedicated and customized repayment plan upon approval of the loan application;
  • The Borrower will be expected to make monthly repayments in accordance with the repayment plan; and
  • The Borrower hereby agrees that nonpayment of the amount owed by the due date shall render the Borrower in default and entitles One Finance to take steps to recover the outstanding loan amount in accordance with section 5 below.
  • In cases where the Borrower makes a direct cash payment in advance of due date, One Finance reserves the right to destroy all cheques (including post-dated) at the expiration of the loan or on payment of instalment by the Borrower.
  • Any refund made to the Borrower for duplicate payment may attract a refund processing fee.
  • In the event of early liquidation of the Loan, the Borrower agrees to repay the full outstanding principal amount, as well as any due interest and a fixed liquidation fee.

 

  1. CREDIT REFERENCE
  • One Finance or its duly authorized agents will utilize a dedicated Credit Agency for a credit report on the Borrower in considering any application for credit.
  • The Borrower authorizes One Finance to access any information available to One Finance as provided by the Credit Agency.
  • The Borrower also agrees that the Borrower’s details and the loan application decision may be registered with the Credit Agency.

 

  1. NOTICES

The Borrower agrees that One Finance may communicate with them by sending notices, messages, alerts and statements in relation to this Agreement in the following manner:

  • To the most recent physical address One Finance holds for the Borrower on file
  • By delivery to any email address provided during the application process.
DISCLAIMER: PLEASE NOTE THAT NO FORM OF CASH TRANSACTION BETWEEN CLIENT AND ANY STAFF, AGENT OR PERSONS ON BEHALF OF ONE FINANCE LTD IS ALLOWED. ONE FINANCE WILL NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY FOR SUCH TRANSACTION OR PAYMENT.
  • By delivery of an SMS to any mobile telephone number the Borrower has provided to One Finance.

 

  1. EVENT OF DEFAULT

5.1 Default in terms of this Agreement will occur if:

  • The Borrower fails to make any scheduled repayment in full on or before the payment date in accordance with the monthly repayment plan given to the Borrower;
  • Any representation, warranty or assurance made or given by the Borrower in connection with the application for this loan or any information or documentation supplied by the Borrower is later discovered to be materially incorrect; or
  • The Borrower does or omits to do anything which may prejudice One Finance’s rights in terms of this Agreement or causes One Finance to suffer any loss or damage.

5.2 In the event of any default by the Borrower subject to clause 5.1 above –

  • One Finance shall apply a 0.5% default charge daily on overdue principal until account is made current.
  • One Finance reserves the right to notify the general public (including, but not limited to employer) in the event of default or non-repayment.
  • One Finance reserves the right to assign its right, title and interest under the Agreement to an external Collections Agency who will take all reasonable steps to collect the outstanding loan amount.
  • One Finance also reserves the right to institute legal proceedings against the defaulting Borrower and is under no obligation to inform the Borrower before such proceedings commence.
  • The Borrower shall be responsible for all legal costs and expenses incurred by One Finance in attempting to obtain repayment of any outstanding loan balance owed by the Borrower. Interest on any amount which becomes due and payable shall be charged.

 

  1. GENERAL
  • This Agreement represents the entire understanding between One Finance and the Borrower. No amendment shall be made unless same is agreed in writing by the parties.
  • The Borrower agrees that in the event this loan application is rejected by One Finance, application documents shall not be returned to the Borrower.
  • The Borrower agrees and undertakes that for the period of this Agreement, the Borrower will not close the Borrower’s specified bank account.
  • This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • If One Finance does not strictly enforce its rights under this Agreement (including its right to insist on the repayment of all sums due on the Repayment Due Date) or grant the Borrower an indulgence, One Financet will not be deemed to have lost those rights and will not be prevented from insisting upon its strict rights at a later date.
  • One Finance reserves the right to transfer or assign its 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. One Finance 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 in the application by One Finance which may include but shall not be limited to purposes necessary to promote or sustain the business of One Finance; and the Borrower waives any claims the Borrower may have against One Finance arising from any such access, use or disclosure.
  • Applicants/Borrowers that submit fake or fraudulent documentation shall be reported to appropriate regulatory bodies including, but not limited to the Nigerian Police, for prosecution and/or any other penalties as the regulatory body deems fit.
  • The Lender reserves the right to review, verify and screen all details, including but not limited to the loan amount applied for by the Borrower and the Lender is not bound to grant the exact loan amount applied for by the Borrower.

 

You, (the Borrower) hereby confirm that you have read, understood and agreed to the above terms and conditions. You also authorize One Finance to present the repayment instrument issued by you (in favour of One Finance) for the repayment of the Loan as and when due until the Loan has been fully paid and if, for any reason whatsoever, your account is not funded at the time of presentation, you shall be criminally liable under the Dishonored

Cheques (Offences) Act, CAP D1, LFN 2004.