Providus Bank Limited

ProvidusBank PLC (PB), is a Nigerian financial services provider, licensed as a commercial bank, by the Central Bank of Nigeria, the central bank and national banking regulator.[3][4]

ProvidusBank PLC
TypePrivate company
FoundedJune 15, 2016; 6 years ago (2016-06-15)
724 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State
Area served
Key people
Alhaji Hussaini Dikko
Walter Akpani
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer[1][2]
Number of employees
400 Edit this on Wikidata


The headquarters and main branch of this bank are located at 724 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, in the city of Lagos, the financial capital of Nigeria.[5] The geographical coordinates of the bank's headquarters are: 6°25'53.0"N, 3°25'50.0"E (Latitude:6.431389; Longitude:3.430556).[6]


As of November 2018, Providus Bank was registered as a regional commercial bank, serving clients in Lagos State and in the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory.[7] The bank aims to serve large corporations, government agencies, institutions, small and medium sized enterprises and high net worth individuals.[8]


The bank was granted a regional banking license by the Central Bank of Nigeria in June 2016.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Providus Bank (5 November 2018). "Providus Bank: About Us: Our Team: Board of Directors". Lagos: Providus Bank Limited. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  2. ^ Okanlawon, Ajani (20 April 2017). "6 things to know about Walter Akpani, MD of Providus Bank". Lagos: Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  3. ^ a b Obinna, Chima (15 June 2016). "CBN Grants Providus Bank Commercial Banking Licence". This Day. Lagos. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  4. ^ Central Bank of Nigeria (5 November 2018). "Central Bank of Nigeria: List of Supervised Commercial Banks". Abuja: Central Bank of Nigeria. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  5. ^ Omidire, Dolapo (29 April 2017). "Updated – Development: Providus Commercial Bank Headquarters, Victoria Island – Lagos". Lagos: Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  6. ^ Google (5 November 2018). "Location of the headquarters of Providus Bank Limited" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  7. ^ Providus Bank (5 November 2018). "The Branch List of Providus Bank". Lagos: Providus Bank Limited. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  8. ^ City People (1 July 2019). "Meet The Big Boys And Ladies Who Run Providus Bank". City People Online. Lagos. Retrieved 2 February 2020.

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Coordinates: 06°25′53″N 03°25′50″E / 6.43139°N 3.43056°E / 6.43139; 3.43056