List of Sterling Bank Branches in Abuja

Sterling Bank Plc is a Nigerian commercial bank popularly known for its slogan, ‘Your one-customer bank’. Sterling bank provides full financial services in Nigeria.

Sterling bank has been in operation for over 50 years. It used to be called NAL Bank. The bank has now evolved from an investment bank to a fully-fledged commercial bank. It has also successfully merged with 4 other banks in the course of its operations. The merge was a part of the 2006 consolidation of the Nigerian banking industry.

The banks Sterling bank merged with are:

Indo-Nigeria Merchant Bank

Magnum Trust Bank

NBM Bank

Trust Bank of Africa.

History of Sterling Bank

List of Sterling Bank Branches in Abuja

 1960 – Establishment

In 1960, Sterling Bank began operations in Nigeria, under the name ‘NAL Bank’. NAL Bank was one of the most outstanding investment banking institutions in Nigeria.


NAL bank was licensed as Nigeria’s first merchant bank.

1972 – Nationalization

Following the Nigerian Indigenization Decree of 1972, Sterling bank became a government-owned institution.

1974 – Partnership

In 1972 – 1992, Sterling Bank was in partnership with four other banks, which are: Grind lays Bank Limited, Continental International Finance Company Illinois and American Express Bank Limited

1992 – NSE Listing

In 1992, Sterling Bank was partly privatized and listed as a public company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)

2000 – Privatization

In 2000, Sterling bank became fully privatized as the government sold its residual interest in the bank.

2006 – First Merger

In January 2006, as part of the consolidation process of the Nigerian banking industry by the Central Bank of Nigeria, NAL Bank was successfully merged with four other Nigerian Banks which are; Magnum Trust Bank, NBM, Trust Bank of Africa and Indo-Nigeria Merchant Bank (INMB).

These four banks were merged successfully and operated as a consolidated group under the name Sterling Bank.

2012 – Second Merger

In 2012, Sterling bank had a second merger wherein in the bank assimilated the entire business interest of Equatorial Trust Bank (now defunct). This merge effectively enhanced the position of Sterling bank in the hierarchy of respectable players in the Nigerian banking industry. Sterling bank became a key competitor and began to be ranked with other top banks in the financial sphere.

After the Central Bank of Nigeria repealed universal banking in the country’s banking sector, Sterling Bank began operating as a national commercial bank. It thus disposed of holdings in subsidiaries and affiliate companies.

Sterling bank trades its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with the symbol STERLNBANK.

On Reuters and Bloomberg terminals, Sterling bank trades under the names, STERLNB.LG and STERLNBA: NL respectively. Sterling bank provides services to all sectors that is individuals, small businesses (SMEs) and large corporations.

As of December 2018, Sterling bank’s branch network were numbered at 179, distributed throughout the country. The bank’s total assets were valued in excess of NGN1 trillion and shareholders’ equity estimated at about NGN97.8 billion.

Operations of Sterling bank

The Bank’s operations and products are grouped in four categories, which are:

Retail & Consumer Banking: under these are several initiatives such as Agent Banking

Micro-credit: This product is targeted towards youths

Specta: an automated retail lending platform

Commercial Banking: Sterling bank offers commercial services in various sectors

Institutional Banking: Offering advisory & collection services for government parastatals

Corporate banking which covers several sectors including Telecommunications, Power and Steel, Food and Beverages among others.

Currently, Sterling bank operates from its Head Office located at Number 20 Marina, Lagos. Sterling Bank has a total of 7,853 POS terminals and about 847 ATMs across the country

Specialized services

Private Banking and Wealth Management

Sterling Bank offers specialized services to High Net Worth individuals through their Private Banking and Wealth Management arm. Products under this category include Trust and Fiduciary Services, Philanthropy Management, Investment Advisory.

Sterling Alternative Finance (Non-Interest Banking)

In 2013, Sterling Bank was licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria to provide non-interest banking services after it had met with the set criteria. Banking products under Sterling Non-interest banking are: Transactional, Investment, and Financing

Social responsibility

The Bank carries out corporate social responsibility in various areas, such as: education, environment, health, empowerment, sports development, capacity building.

This article covers a list of Sterling Bank branches located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Read on below:

List of Sterling Bank Branches in Abuja.

Sterling Bank Wuse branch
Address: Plot 603, Kashim Ibrahim Way at Wuse 2, Abuja.
Phone: +234 9 5237535, 5238890, 5233461


Sterling Bank Garki Branch
Address: Gateway Plaza, Plot 208, Zakariyahu, Mai-Malari Street, Off Hebert Macaulay Way, Central Business District, (CDB) Garki, Abuja.
Phone: +234 9 2349714, 2349702, 2349739

Sterling Bank Garki II Branch
Address: Plot 21/11 on Emeka Anyaoku Street, Area 11, Garki, Abuja.
Phone: +234 1 2346345, 2346473


Sterling Bank Kado branch
Address: Conoil Premises, Kado, Abuja.
Phone: +234 9 7818467

Sterling Bank Asokoro Branch
Address: Suite 013 at New Building House of Reps, National Assembly Complex, Asokoro, Abuja.
Phone: +234 9 7830725

Sterling Bank Utako Branch
Address: Conoil Station, Utako, Abuja.
Phone: +234 (0) 709 810 9036, 705 539 3803

Sterling Bank Plc.
Address: Plot 700, Seda Close, Off Tafawa Balewa Way at Area 8, Garki, Abuja.
Phone: +234 9 8706132, (0) 702 847 1876

Sterling Bank Plc.
Address: Number 450, Kontagora Close Area 3 at Garki, Abuja.
Phone: +234 9 6723514, 8709994, (0)702 847 1803, 702 847 1768

Sterling Bank Plc.
Address: Block T,16, Samuel Akintola Boulevard at Area 11, Garki, Abuja.

Sterling Bank Plc.
Address: SB 67 National Assembly Complex on Three Arms Zone, Abuja.
Phone: +234 (0) 7028471878

Sterling Bank Plc.
Address: Number 5, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Wuse, Abuja.
Phone: +234 (0) 702 847 1778

Sterling Bank Plc.
Address: Eterna Oil filling station, Wuse, Abuja.
Phone: +234 (0) 819 120 5214, 819 120 5215


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