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List of All Nigerian Banks

Nigeria has more than 20 banks in full operation, some of them are Commercial banks with international authorization, commercial banks with National authorization, Commercial banks with Regional, Merchant banks. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) oversees them all.

The list of Commercial Banks with International authorization are as follows:

Access Bank

This is the largest bank in the whole of Africa, this happened after it’s merge with Diamond bank.
Website: https://www.accessbankplc
Founded: 1989
NSE year: 1988
Services: Loans, Mortgages, Credit cards,  Savings and Investments.
Headquarters: Plot 999c, Danmole Street off Adeola Odeku/Idejo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos.

Fidelity Bank Nigeria

Fidelity Bank is one of the best banks in  Nigeria.
Website: Https://fidelitybank.ng
Founded: 1988
NSE year: May, 2005
Products: Loans, Credit cards, Mortgages, Investment, and Savings.
Headquarters: Lagos State, Nigeria.

First City Monument Bank

This is the first Bank in Nigeria without government or foreign support.
Website: https://www.fcmb.com
Founded: 1982
Founder: Oloye Subomi Balogun
NSE year: December, 2004
Products: Retail, cooperate and commercial banking. Headquarters : Lagos, Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria

Website: firstbanknigeria.com
Founded: 1894 (as Bank of British West Africa)
1979 (renamed First Bank of Nigeria)
NSE year: 1991
Products: Financial services
Headquarters: 35 Marina Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

Guarantee Trust Bank
This is the first Bank in subsaharian African and in Nigeria to be listed in London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse.
Website: gtbank.com
Founded: 1990
NSE year: 1996
Products: Retail, cooperate and commercial banking
Headquarters:635 Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

Union Bank of Nigeria

Union Bank is a large commercial bank, serving individuals, small and medium-sized companies, as well as large corporations and organizations.
Website: http://unionbankng.com
Founded: 1917
NSE year: 1971
Products: financial services
Headquarters: 36 Marina, Lagos Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

United Bank of Africa

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, is a leading pan-African financial servicesgroup headquartered in Nigeria.
Website: http://ubagroup.com
Founded: 1949
NSE year: 1970
Products: Financial services
Headquarters: UBA House, 57 Marina, P.O. Box 2406, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Zenith Bank Plc

Zenith Bank is a large financial service provider in Nigeria and Anglophone West Africa

Website: www.zenithbank.com
Founder: Jim Ovia
Founded: 1990
NSE year: 2004
Products: financial services
Headquarters: Zenith Heights, Plot 84, Ajose Adeogun street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Stage 2
Commercial banks with National Authorization

Citi Bank
Citibank is the consumer division of financial services multinational Citigroup.
Website: citi.com
Founded: June 16, 1812; 206 years ago (as City Bank of New York)
Products: personal loans, credit cards, commercial loans, mortgages, lines of credit.
Parent: Citi group

EcoBank Nigeria

Website: ecobank.com
Founded: 1989
Parent: ecobank transnational Inc
Products: Loans, savings, investments, debit and credit cards, mortgages
Headquarters: Lagos State Nigeria.

Heritage Banking Company Limited

Website: www.hbng.com
Founded: 2012
Products: Banking and Financial services
Parent: Heritage Investment services Limited.
Headquarters: 292B Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Keystone Bank Limited

Website: www.keystonebankng.com
Founded: 2011
Products: Credit cards, Investment, Mortgages, loans, Saving
Parent: Sigma Golf River Bank Consortium
Headquarters: Victoria island, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Polaris Bank Limited

Website: polarisbanklimited.com
Founded: 2018
Products: Banking and Financial services
Parent: Polaris bank
Headquarters: 3 Akin Adesola Street Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

Stanbic IBTC Bank

Website: stanbicibtc.com
Founded: 1989
Products: Loans, savings, investments, debit and credit cards, mortgages, pensions, stockbroking and financial advisory services.
Parents: stanbic Africa holding limited.
Headquarters: I.B.T.C. Place, Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Standard Chartered Pakistan

Website: www.sc.com/pk
Founded: 1863
Products: Loans, Credit Cards, Savings, Consumer Banking etc
Headquarters: Principal office Karachi, Pakistan.

Sterling Bank

Website: www.sterling.ng
Founded: 1960
Products: banking and financial services
Parent: Sterling bank
Headquarters: Sterling Towers, 20 Marina, P.M.B.12735, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Unity Bank Plc

Website: unitybankng.com
Founded: 2006
Products: Loans, Credit Cards, Savings, Investments, Mortgages.
Parent: UnityBnk
Headquarters: Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.

Wema Bank Plc

Website: www.wemabank
Founded: 1945
Products: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Corporate Banking
Parent: Wema bank
Headquarters:54 Marina, Lagos State, Nigeria

Stage 3
Commercial Banks with Regional Authorization

SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited

Website: suntrustng.com
Founded: 2016
Products: banking
Headquarters: 1 Oladele Olashore Street, Off Sanusi Fafunwa Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Providus Bank

Website: www.providusbank.com
Founded: 2016
Products: banking
Headquarters: 724 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Stage 4
Non interest banks in Nigeria

1. Jaiz Bank Plc
Website: www.jaizbankplc.com Founded: 2003
Products: Savings, transaction account and investment
Headquarters: Abuja, Nigeria.

Stage 5
Merchant banks in Nigeria

1. First Rand
Website: www.firstrand.co.za
Founded: 1998
products: banking and financial services
Headquarters: Lending, transactional services, investments, , insurance, asset management.

2. CoronationMerchant Bank
3. FBNQuest Merchant Bank
4. FSDF Merchant Bank
5. Nova Merchant Bank

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