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Awards and recognitions





1st Osun State Tourism, Art & Culture Legend Award, 2020
Outstanding Response to COVID-19 SME Loans Award, Global Retail Awards, 2020
Best 100 Most Respected and Admired Companies in 2019 list by Jobberman
Excellence in Delivery of Inspiring People Practices, 2020
Overall Winner, 2019 HR Best Practice Awards, 2020
Best in Corporate Social Responsibility, 2020
Best Fun and Friendly Workplace, 2020
Best Quality of Life, 2020
Best in Leadership Practice, 2020
Best Workplace to Work in Nigeria (Large Corporate), 2020
The Daily Sun Banker of the Year Award, 2020


The Sun Newspapers Sun Banker of the Year to MD/CEO
Nigeria Telecom Awards – Most Innovative ICT Product In The Banking Sector – Social Lender
Banking in the Community Award, Bankers Awards, 2019
Local Content Bank of the Year 2019 Award, Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN)
The Best 100 Most Desired Companies in 2019 list by Jobberman (ranked #78)
Innovative Bank of the Year Award 2019 by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems Plc
Most Sustainable Transaction (Power) category of the 2019 Sustainable Banking Awards.
Winner, Financial Services Category 2019 HR Optimisation Award
Overall Winner, 2019 HR Best Practice Awards
Third best place to work in Nigeria and Africa, 2019 Great Place to Work (GPTW) Awards
Best in Leadership (Large corporate) and Best Workplace for millennials, 2019 Great Place to Work (GPTW) Awards
Best 100 Companies To Work For In 2019 list by Jobberman (Ranked 74th)


Efma/Accenture Most Disruptive Technology/Innovation - Social Lender
The Bank was awarded for being among the Top 3 finalists at the EFMA/Accenture awards held in the UAE.
Lafferty Quality Ratings 2016
Lafferty rated us top ten in the world, top three in Africa and first in Nigeria in its Bank Quality Ratings which covers strategy, culture, customer care, brand promise and financial performance.
The Banker Africa Most Innovative Bank West Africa
Recognized for our contribution to Non Interest Banking By “The European”


Special Product Award at the Business Hallmark People of The Year Award
Nigeria Technology Award Best Bank Website of the Year 2015
The Banker Africa - Best Corporate Governance Bank

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