List of Banks in Nigeria - Commercial Banks, Head Office Addresses and Websites






List of All Commercial Banks in Nigeria and Their Websites and Head Office Contact

How many banks do we have in Nigeria and how do I get their sort codes? The African Banking Corporation was established as Nigeria's first bank in 1892. Nigeria had no banking legislation except for three consolidated foreign Banks which were the Barclay's Bank, the Bank of British West Africa and the British and French Bank until 1952.

NAMES OF BANKS IN NIGERIA
The only two indigenous banks Nigeria had were the African Continental Bank and the National Bank of Nigeria. But today, Nigeria has countless number of banks including mortgage banks which are of operation presently and approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Nigeria is growing impressively in the sector of banking. It has being able to produce trusted and guaranteed investment, commercial and microfinance banks including their prospects, problems and challenges over the years. Between 2006 and 2015, the number of Nigerian banks has reduced, left with the efficient and qualified ones all over the country to compete with their counterpart all over the world. Below is a list of the top merchant private and natioanlised banks in Nigeria.                                                                      

Basically there are different sectors of banks in Nigeria and their head offices with most sited in Lagos. Below is the current list of the biggest banks in Nigeria, you can check their contact details for those currently recruiting.                                                                      

Commercial Banks

This type of bank is embedded with the commercialization duty. It is a form of financial sector that provides the services, such as investment products, making business and agric loans, deposit of money and other valuable materials.

There are several and anonymous classification of commercial banks in Nigerians, but below are list of notable ones including the merged banks;                                                                                        

NAMES OF THE PRESENT NIGERIAN BANKS

Access Bank Plc.
Access bank is one of the leading financial institutions in Nigeria. It was founded in 1989 and acquired intercontinental bank in 2011. Access bank has it branch in 9 African countries.
Address:
Plot 99c, Danmole Street,
Off Adeola Odeku/Idejo Street,
Lagos State.
www.accessbankplc.com
Email: contactcenter@accessbankplc.com
Tel No: 0700-2255-2223-77.                                                                  

Citibank Nigeria
Citibank Nigeria was formerly named Nigeria International Bank before it was officially changed to its present name. The company operates with 12 branches in every state in Nigeria.

Citibank Nigeria is a subsidiary of Citigroup, USA and incorporated on May 2, 1984.
Address:
Charles S. Sankey House,
27, Kofo Abayomi Street,
Victoria Island,
Lagos, Nigeria.
Website: www.citigroup.com
Tel No: 01-279-8400                                                              

Diamond Bank
Incorporated on 21 March, 1991, Diamond bank is a universal bank that offers full range of banking products, services and experiences for customer’s satisfaction.
Address:
Plot 4, Block 5, BIS Way,
Off Lekki-Express Way, Lekki, Lagos
Website: www.diamondbank.com
Tel No: 0700-300-0000
Fax: 01-261-9728                                                                  

Ecobank
A Pan-African bank licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria with operation in almost all the African countries.
Address:
Plot 21, Ahmadu Bello Way,
Victoria Island, Lagos.
Website: www.ecobank.com
Tel No: +2348003262265, 07005000000.                                                                        

Enterprise Bank
Formerly known as Spring Bank, It was founded in August 5, 2011 when the Central Bank of Nigeria revoked the license of operation from Spring Bank and gave it to Enterprise Bank to begin operation.

The bank offers various banks services like granting loans, investment services, savings, debit and credit cards etc.
Address
143, Ahmadu Bello way,
Victoria Island, Lagos.
Website: www.web.entbanking.com
Email: enquiries@entbanking.com
Tel No: 07003682265.                                                                      

Fidelity Bank Plc
Fidelity Bank Plc started as Fidelity Union Merchant Bank Limited in 1988. It is known as one of the fastest growing bank in Nigeria. It was given license to begin operation as a commercial and financial service by the Central Bank of Nigeria in February 2001 when it name was already changed to Fidelity Bank Plc in 1999.
Address
2, Kofo Abayomi Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos,
Nigeria.
Website: www.fidelitybankplc.com
Email; info@fidelitybankplc.com
Tel No: 080034335489.                                                                      

First Bank of Nigeria
First Bank was established in 1984 and since then won so many awards as the largest financial service institution in Nigeria. This bank has international presence with over 750 branches across Nigeria.
They are tested and trusted based on strong liquidity, leadership and good customer’s services.
Address
35, Marina,
P.O.Box 5216, Samuel Asabia house, Lagos.
Website: www.firstbank.com
Email: firstcontact@firstbanknigeria.com
Tel No: 07080625000                                                        

First City Monument Bank (FCMB)
Just like every other banks, First City Monument Bank offers banking services like investment banking, providing financial services, loan assistance, trading etc.
Address
Primrose Towers,
17A, Tinubu Street,
Lagos Street.
Website: www.firstcitygroup.com
Email: corporateaffairs@firstcitygroup.com
Tel No: +234(0)12793030                                                  

FSDH Merchant Bank
Founded in 1992, it provides merchant banking services, foreign exchange, investment banking and trade finance services in Nigeria to corporate and structured businesses.
Address
5th floor, UAC house,
1/5 Odunlami Street,
Marina, Lagos.
Website: www.fsdhgroup.com
Email: fsdh@fsdhgroup.com
Tel: 01-2702880                                                                                  

Guaranty Trust Bank
This bank is popularly known for its online services that it offers. They use technology in making banking very easy for their customers. With your phone and an internet connection, you can transfer money from your account into any account and also cash your money from Western Union into your local bank account.

It was founded in 1990.
Address
635, Akin Adesola Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos.
Website: www.gtbank.com
Email: enquiries@gtbank.com
Tel: +234700482666328.                                                              

Heritage Bank
One of the most innovative banks in Nigeria that support small, medium and big businesses by providing loans and other normal banking services to their customers.
Address
292B, Ajose Adeogun Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos.
Tel: 01-8447731.                                                        

Keystone Bank
It is a commercial bank owned by AMCON (Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria), approved and license by the Central Bank of Nigeria on the 5 of August, 2011. With subsidiaries in Uganda, Sierra Leone, Gambia and Liberia, Keystone Bank is offers effective solutions and services to its customers.
Address
1, Victoria Island,
Lagos.
Website: www.keystonebankng.com
Tel: 07080605000                                                      

Skye Bank
Skye Bank is one of Nigeria’s leading commercial banks offering premium banking services to their customers. It was founded in 2006.
Address
3, Akin Adesola Street,
Victoria Island,
Lagos.
Website: www.skyebanking.com
Email: info@skybanking.com
Tel: 0024312701600


Stanbic IBTC Bank
Stanbic Bank Nigeria Limited and IBTC Chartered Bank Plc merge to become Stanbic IBTC Holdings. Stanbic IBTC is a member of Standard Bank Group, a financial service gaint in South Africa.
Address
IBTC Place,
Walter Carington Cres,
Lagos.
Website: www.stanbicibtc.com
Email: customersnigeria@stanbicibtc.com
Tel: 070022557826242.                                                              

Sterling Bank 
Sterling Bank is popularly known as, “the one-customer bank” and they do stick to it. They deliver solutions that enhance stakeholders’ value. It is one bank with premium banking experience with their customers. They do listen to their customer’s voice.
Address
235, Ikorodu Road,
Oshodi Isolo,
Lagos.
Website: www.sterlingbanking.com
Email: customercare@sterlingbanking.com
Tel: 01-4484481-5                                                      

Union Bank of Nigeria 
Union Bank of Nigeria is one of the oldest, respected and largest banks in Nigeria and West Africa large.  They provide all banking services you can ever think of which treasury services is not out of it. They are also listed in the stock market.
Address
Stallion Plaza,
36, Marina,
Lagos
Website: www.unionbankng.com
Email: info@unionbanking.com.                                                      

United Bank of Africa (UBA)
United Bank of Africa also one of the largest financial institutions license by the Central Bank of Nigeria. It has offices in 20 African countries and subsidiaries office in United States, United Kingdom and France.
Address
UBA House,
57, Marina Street,
Victoria Island,
Lagos.
Website: www.ubagroup.com
Email: cfc@ubagroup.com
Tel: +23416319822.                                                                    

Unity Bank
It is known as the largest employers of labour in Nigeria. It has it headquartered in Abuja. Founded in 2006 with the merging of nine financial institutions to form Unity Bank Plc.
Address
Plot 785, Herbert Macaulay Way,
CBD, Abuja.
Website: www.unitybanking.com
Email is we_care@unitybanking.com
Tel: +234(0)7080666030.                                                            

Wema Bank
It was founded May 2, 1945 and granted a commercial banking license that same year to commence banking activities. It is a trusted bank in terms of saving money and granting of loans. They allow anyone to use their Western Union irrespective whether the person is their account holder in the bank or not.
Address
54, Marina, Lagos.
Website: www.wemabank.com
Email: purpleconnect@wemabank.com
Tel: +2348039003700.                                                            

Zenith Bank
Zenith Bank is popularly called, “The big boys bank” because of their high terms and conditions. It is among one of the largest and strongest commercial banks in Nigeria that accept remita. It was established in 1990, and it is listed in the stock market as the biggest tier-1 bank in Nigeria.
Address
Zenith Heights,
Plot 84, Ajose Adeogun Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos.
Website: www.zenith.com
Email: zenithdirect@zenithbank.com
Tel: +234-1-2787000.



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