First Bank of Nigeria Limited has won the award of the Best Bank in Nigeria by Global Finance in its World’s Best Banks Award 2018. The West African premier Bank won the award which took place during the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Bali, Indonesia.
Winning Banks were selected based on performance over the past year as well as other criteria including reputation, management excellence, and leadership in digital transformation. Banks that were singled out in the 14 global and seven regional categories expressed the goal of digitizing in order to improve the customer experience.
First Bank, the leading banking services solutions provider in Nigeria has over 14 million customer accounts. It provides a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services with over 750 business locations.
The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank in the Republic of Congo, Ghana, The Gambia, Guinea, Sierra-Leone and Senegal, as well as a Representative Office in Beijing.
Since its inception in 1894, FirstBank has consistently built relationships with customers focusing on the fundamentals of good corporate governance, strong liquidity, optimised risk management and leadership.
For over 124 years, the Bank has led the financing of private investment in infrastructure development in the Nigerian economy by playing key roles in the Federal Government’s privatisation and commercialisation schemes.
With its global reach, FirstBank provides prospective investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities that are available in Nigeria, an internationally competitive world-class brand and a credible financial partner.