Providus Bank Limited

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Providus Bank Limited
TypePrivate company
FoundedJune 15, 2016; 5 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]

Providus Bank Limited (PBL), 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]


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]


As of November 2018, the bank maintained brick-and-mortar branches and automated teller machines in Lagos State and Abuja Federal Capital, at the following locations:[7]

1. Head Office: 724, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State

2. Main Branch: 54 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

3. Festac Branch: House 16, 51 Road, Opposite 511 Junction, Festac Town, Lagos

4. Gbagada Branch: 16 Diya Street, Ifako–Gbagada Road, Gbagada, Lagos

5. Ikota One Branch: Shop C175-182, Road 2, Ikota Shopping Complex, 22 kilometers along Lagos–Epe Expressway, Ajah, Lagos

6. Ikota II Branch: Northwest Ultra Modern Filling Station, 14 kilometers along Lagos–Epe Expressway, Ikota, Lagos

7. Abuja Branch: 62 Lobito Crescent, Off Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Wuse II, Abuja.

8. Akure Branch: Alagbaka GRA, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo State

9. Ikeja Branch: 30 Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos Lagos State.[7]

See also[edit]


  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. ^ a b c 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