West Africa premier bank and the leading banking services solutions provider in Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has been presented with the award of the Best Bank in Nigeria by Global Finance in its World’s Best Banks Award 2018 held on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Bali, Indonesia.
Global Finance stated that, Winners in the World’s Best Banks Awards 2018 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. And clearly, banks need to focus on how to build business and preserve relationships in an online environment.
Since FirstBank establishment in 1894, it has consistently built relationships with Customers over some 14 million accounts, focusing on the fundamentals of good corporate governance, strong liquidity, optimised risk management and leadership, and it also provides a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services with over 750 business locations.
For over 124 years, 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 and 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.