Here Is A List Of All Banks In Nigeria

Have you ever asked how many banks are there in Nigeria? In this post is a full list of banks in Nigeria and their designated places.

According to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, there are about 42 types of banks in Nigeria altogether, if you don’t know the names of the banks in Nigeria, you’ll also get to know them after reading this guide.

Nigeria is a country with about 8 commercial banks with international authorization, 11 commercial banks with national authorization, 3 commercial banks with regional authorization, 2 non-interest banks, about 7 well-known microfinance banks, 6 online-only microfinance banks, and 5 merchant banks.

List of Banks in Nigeria

Here’s a list of commercial banks with international authorization, commercial banks with national authorization, commercial banks with regional authorization, non-interest banks, microfinance banks, online-only microfinance banks, and merchant banks in Nigeria.

In each section, the banks in Nigeria are arranged alphabetically for easy understanding.

List of commercial banks with International Authorization in Nigeria

  1. Access Bank Plc
  2. Fidelity Bank Plc
  3. First City Monument Bank Limited
  4. First Bank of Nigeria Limited
  5. Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
  6. Union Bank of Nigeria Plc
  7. United Bank for Africa Plc
  8. Zenith Bank Plc

List of commercial banks with National Authorization in Nigeria

  1. Citibank Nigeria Limited
  2. Ecobank Nigeria
  3. Heritage Bank Plc
  4. Keystone Bank Limited
  5. Polaris Bank Limited (The successor to Skye Bank Plc)
  6. Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc
  7. Standard Chartered
  8. Sterling Bank Plc
  9. Titan Trust Bank Limited
  10. Unity Bank Plc
  11. Wema Bank Plc

List of commercial banks with Regional Authorization in Nigeria

  1. Globus Bank Limited
  2. SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited
  3. Providus Bank Limited
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List of non-interest banks in Nigeria

  1. Jaiz Bank Plc
  2. TAJBank Limited

List of Microfinance Banks in Nigeria

  1. Mutual Trust Microfinance Bank
  2. Finca Microfinance Bank Limited
  3. Fina Trust Microfinance Bank
  4. Accion Microfinance Bank
  5. Peace Microfinance Bank
  6. Infinity Microfinance Bank
  7. Pearl Microfinance Bank Limited

List of Online-Only Microfinance Banks in Nigeria

  1. Sparkle Bank
  2. Kuda Bank
  3. Rubies Bank
  4. VFD MFB
  5. Mint Finex MFB
  6. Mkobo MFB

List of merchant banks in Nigeria

  1. Coronation Merchant Bank
  2. FBNQuest Merchant Bank
  3. FSDH Merchant Bank
  4. Rand Merchant Bank
  5. Nova Merchant Bank.


The list of banks in Nigeria on this page is provided according to their order to reference. All these banks operate in Nigeria with different interests and banking systems to provide their customers with easy banking.

Most offers internet/online banking system, mobile banking, and USSD code banking thereby making it easy for customers to bank from home without the need to visit the bank branch.

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Njoku Valentine

Hi! Am Njoku Valentine Ernest popularly known as ValErnest, am the admin of GenGuide blog, I love sharing general guides ranging from tech gist, updates, reviews, latest happening, and listing in any area that may interest my audience. Am a graduate of The Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State in the Computer Science department.

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