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The Banking Sector in Nigeria

  • ID: 4990967
  • Report
  • February 2020
  • Region: Nigeria
  • 183 Pages
  • Who Owns Whom
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc
  • Bank Of Agriculture Ltd
  • Ecobank Nigeria Ltd
  • First Bank Of Nigeria Ltd
  • Jaiz Bank Plc
  • Stanbic Ibtc Bank Plc
  • MORE

This report on Nigeria’s banking industry covers financial institutions which include banks, other credit granting, lease financing, and loyalty and reward programmes, as well as central banking.

The Banking Sector in Nigeria

Nigeria’s banking sector is the second-largest in sub-Saharan Africa behind South Africa. Total assets were worth N39.6-trillion (naira) in August 2019. Some small- and mid-sized Nigerian banks are battling to rebuild capital levels after a slump in oil prices triggered a foreign-currency shortage, and a recession in 2016 made it difficult for businesses to repay loans. Some commentators said the large banks were guilty of reckless lending to the oil sector while oil prices were high. After the slump, oil prices have recovered and banks have once again extended credit to the sector. High unemployment, subdued economic growth and vulnerability to oil prices are still causes for concern.

Investment Deterrents

Corporate governance is viewed as one of the biggest challenges faced by Nigerian banks, and financial mismanagement or misconduct by executive management has hampered their performance and sustainability. No foreign banks have entered the sector in the last 10 years. Central bank regulations stipulate that the aggregate investment of foreign banks in any of the top 10 local banks must not be more than 10% of their total capital. The United Kingdom’s HSBC and Swiss UBS left Nigeria in June 2018.

Report Coverage

This report on Nigeria’s banking industry covers financial institutions which include banks, other credit granting, lease financing, and loyalty and reward programmes, as well as central banking. The report includes comprehensive information on the state and size of the sector and factors that influence it. There are profiles of 34 companies including major banks First Bank of Nigeria, Guaranty Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa, Access Bank, Polaris Bank, Ecobank Nigeria, and Zenith Bank. TAJ Bank, which was licensed in 2019, is also profiled, as is Unity Bank, which has been trying to raise funds from foreign investors to recapitalise.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc
  • Bank Of Agriculture Ltd
  • Ecobank Nigeria Ltd
  • First Bank Of Nigeria Ltd
  • Jaiz Bank Plc
  • Stanbic Ibtc Bank Plc
  • MORE

1. Introduction

2. Country Information

3. Description Of The Industry
3.1. Industry Value Chain
3.2. Geographic Position

4. Size Of The Industry

5. State Of The Industry
5.1. Local
5.1.1. Corporate Actions
5.1.2. Regulations
5.1.3. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development
5.2. Continental
5.3. International

6. Influencing Factors
6.1. Economic Environment
6.2. Government Initiatives
6.3. Financial Inclusion
6.4. Operating Costs
6.5. Information Technology (IT), Research and Development and Innovation
6.6. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Factors
6.7. Terrorism and Security
6.8. Labour
6.9. Cybercrime and Fraud

7. Competition
7.1. Barriers To Entry

8. Swot Analysis

9. Outlook

10. Industry Associations

11. References
11.1. Publications
11.2. Websites

APPENDIX

  • Summary of Notable Players in all sub-Sectors of the Banking Industry
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  • Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc
  • Access Bank Plc
  • Aso Savings & Loans Plc
  • Bank Of Agriculture Ltd
  • Bank Of Industry Ltd
  • Central Bank Of Nigeria
  • Coronation Merchant Bank Ltd
  • Deap Capital Management & Trust Plc
  • Ecobank Nigeria Ltd
  • FCMB Group Plc
  • Federal Mortgage Bank Of Nigeria
  • Fidelity Bank Plc
  • First Bank Of Nigeria Ltd
  • FSDH Merchant Bank Ltd
  • Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
  • Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank Plc
  • Infrastructure Bank Plc (The)
  • Jaiz Bank Plc
  • Letshego Mfb Nigeria Ltd
  • Multivest Microfinance Bank Ltd
  • National Economic Reconstruction Fund (The)
  • Nigerian Export-Import Bank
  • Omoluabi Mortgage Bank Plc
  • Polaris Bank Ltd
  • Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria Ltd
  • Stanbic Ibtc Bank Plc
  • Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Ltd
  • Sterling Bank Plc
  • Taj Bank Ltd
  • Union Bank Of Nigeria Plc
  • United Bank For Africa Plc
  • Unity Bank Plc
  • Wema Bank Plc
  • Zenith Bank Plc
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