List Of Banks In Nigeria

List Of Banks In Nigeria

There are about 1,000 banks in Nigeria. Currently, the Nigerian banking system consists of 21 commercial banks, 860 micro-finance banks, five discount houses, 64 Finance Companies, and five development finance banks

What is a bank in Nigeria?

A bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits from the public and creates a demand deposit while simultaneously making loans. Lending activities can be directly performed by the bank or indirectly through capital markets. 

21 commercial banks in Nigeria

Bank                                        AddressContact
Access BankCorporate Head Office: Plot 999c, Danmole Street,P.M.B 80150, Off Adeola Odeku/Idejo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos,
01-2712005-7, +234 (01) 461 9264-9
CitiBank Nigeria LimitedCharles S. Sankey House 27 Kofo Abayomi, Street,Victoria Island,Lagos,

+234 (01) 463 8400 or +234 (01) 279 8400
EcoBank Nigeria PLC21 Ahmadu Bello Way,Victoria Island,P.O Box 72688
+234 (1) 2710391-5
Fidelity Bank PLC2 Kofo Abayomi Street,Victoria Island,Lagos.P.O.Box 72439 Victoria Island,
+234-1-2700530-3, 2610408-9
First Bank of Nigeria PLCSamuel Asabia House,35 Marina,
2663163, 2640596
First City Monument Bank PLCHead office:Primerose Towers,17A, Tinubu Street,
+234 (0) 1 279 3030, 01-2665944-53, 0700-3262-692265
Globus Bank  
Guaranty Trust Bank PLCPlot 635 Akin Adesola Street,P.O.Box 75455,Victoria Island,,
2622650, 2622651, +234 1 2714580-9, +234 1 4480740-9
Heritage Banking Company Limited  
Keystone BankKeystone Crescent,Off Adeyemo Alakija Street PMB 80054,Victoria Island,
01-4485742, 01-4487792, 01-4617341-50, 4617151-56
Bank                                        AddressContact
Polaris Bank Limited  
Providus Bank Limited  
Stanbic IBTC Bank PLCI.B.T.C Place Walter Carrington Crescent P.O.Box 71707,Victoria Island,
+ 234 1 2717739, +234 14226000
Standard Chartered Bank Limited142, Ahmadu Bello Way,Victoria Island,Lagos.
01-2700025, 01-2704600,+234 1 270 4611 – 4
Sterling Bank PLCSterling Towers,20, Marina,P.O.Box 12735,
01-2702300-8, 01-2702300-1
Suntrust Bank Nigeria Limited  
Titan Trust Limited  
Union Bank of Nigeria PLCHead office: Stallion Plaza, 36 Marina, Lagos P.M.B,
12630361, 126314430
United Bank for AfricaUBA House, 57, Marina,Lagos P.O.Box,
01-2644651-700, 01-2644651-701
Unity Bank PLCHead office: Unity Bank Tower Plot 785, Herbert Macaulay Way Central Business District,,
Bank                                        AddressContact
Wema Bank PLCWema Towers,54 Marina,PMB 12862,
2668105, 2668303
Zenith Bank PLCZenith Heights, Plot 87 Ajose Adeogun Street,P.O.Box 75315,Victoria Island,
01-2620727, 2703132

What is the latest bank in Nigeria?

Parallex Limited, previously a microfinance bank, has announced its transition to commercial banking, becoming the latest entrant into that competitive banking cadre in Nigeria


What is the biggest bank in Nigeria? Access Bank

With asset worth N10. 1 trillion, Access Bank retained its status as the country’s biggest lender by asset and also improved the most at the rate of 15.8 per cent translating to N1. 38 trillion in the period.

Which bank is the richest bank in Nigeria?

Based on the bank total assets in their Q1 report, Ecobank was officially the richest bank in Nigeria as at December 2019. The bank has been growing in assets. 2018 Q1 reports shows that the bank had a total assets of N 7.84 Trillion.