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Skye Bank PLC has evolved into one of the top financial institutions in Nigeria, after its very seamless consolidation exercise in 2006.

It operates as a group that provides facets of financial products and services powered by a purpose built technological framework that supports the service delivery process to customers.

With a cumulative wealth of experience that spans over 50 years, Skye Bank is historically one of the oldest banks in Nigeria and West Africa. We are quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with over 450,000 diverse shareholders with a shareholding structure that puts no more than 5% in the control of any one individual or company.

Skye Bank;

  • has shareholders' fund in excess of N94 billion.
  • has excellent customer service driven by passionate staff and supported by investments in world class Information Technology.
  • has strong Corporate, Commercial, retail and investment banking.
  • has over 220 online and real-time branches across Nigeria, with presence in Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Guinea Republic.
  • is a major in player in Telecommunications, Oil & Gas, Power, Manufacturing, Transportation and Infrastructural financing.
  • has investments in subsidiary and associate companies in growth potential sectors of Insurance, Capital Markets, Mortgage Finance and Trustee/Asset Management.


The Executive Management is made up of a team of seasoned bankers all of whom have over many years of varied experience from diverse areas of banking and finance including:

  • Strategic planning and management
  • Corporate banking
  • Project finance, development & Structured finance
  • International trade finance
  • Consumer & retail banking
  • Audit & Accounting
  • Treasury & Money market operations

The Board of the Bank is comprised of accomplished men and women with proven track record of integrity and service.

The Board provides strategic policy planning and direction, and establishes risk management and internal control systems for the Bank, establish and ensure the integrity of the Bank's information and accounting systems.

The vision of Skye Bank is to continuously challenge ourselves to provide limitless possibilities to our customers, and our core values are integrity, mutual respect, accessibility and continuous learning.

Operations and Services

To date it operates out of over 260 branches and transaction centers across Nigeria serviced by over 6000 professional Bankers and business experts within a N1 Trillion ($7 Billion) balance sheet size. In addition we operate 600 ATM machines within our business premises and other strategic business locations spread across Nigeria.

The Bank as part of its growth and expansion strategy began the process of exploring commercial and business opportunities in other African countries. The initial focus was on West African countries, with particular interest in the former English colonies. This primary focus is to develop competencies in countries with similar business culture as Nigeria and hopefully, experiences and successes in these countries will be replicated in other countries in the region.

The following are the countries that are currently covered under the expansion project; Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Liberia, Sao Tome and Principe, Angola, Congo (DRC), Guinea and Equatorial Guinea.
Skye Bank is a leading financial institution in Nigeria, ranked among the top 10 banks. We offer excellent banking services, anchored by our team of seasoned and dedicated staff.


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