First Bank of Nigeria, as the leading player in the Nigerian financial services sector. First Bank has solidified itself as a brand of fortitude, strength and innovation since its inception in 1894
For the sixth consecutive time, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been named the most valuable banking brand in Nigeria in The Top 500 Banking Brands of The Banker magazine of the Financial Times and Brand Finance, London. First Bank is the only Nigerian bank in the top.
However, the bank is the only Nigerian bank in the top 10 banking brands in Africa along with nine (9) other banks from South Africa, Egypt and Morocco in African Continent; With $301 Million brand value, First Bank ranked 357 followed by Guaranty Trust Bank, ranked 395 with a brand value of $258 million, and then Zenith Bank 414 with a brand value of $247 million, Access Bank followed at 476 with a brand value of $182 million and the United Bank for Africa (UBA) with a brand value of $172 million ranked 487 in the world.
The top 10 banking brands ranking in the world is occupied by China and United States of America with United Kingdom and Spain having one each in the ranking.
Congratulations to First Bank Plc, Nigeria!