Fidelity Bank History


Fidelity Bank is a full-fledged commercial bank operating in Nigeria, with over 4. 2million customers who are serviced across its 231business offices and various other digital banking channels.

Focused on select niche corporate banking sectors as well as Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Fidelity Bank is rapidly implementing a digital based retail banking strategy which has resulted in exponential growth in savings deposits over the last three (3) years, with 40 percent customer enrollment on the Bank’s flagship mobile/internet banking products.


Quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Fidelity Bank Plc, began operations in 1988, as a merchant bank. In 1999, it converted to commercial banking and then became a universal bank in February 2001. The current enlarged Fidelity Bank is a result of the merger with the former FSB International Bank Plc and Manny Bank Plc in 2005.

Ranked amongst the top 10 in the Nigerian banking industry, Fidelity Bank has presence in the major cities and commercial centres in Nigeria and has correspondent banking, confirmation lines, credit and other relationships with a network of off-shore financial institutions including ANZ London; AFREXIM BANK, Cairo, Egypt; ABSA, South Africa; Citibank N.A., London and New York; FBN Bank Limited, UK; SCB, London; US EX-IM Bank; and United States Agency for International Development.

Fidelity Bank is reputed for integrity and professionalism. It is also respected for the quality and stability of its Executive Management team that is focused on building and maintaining a virile and widely accepted brand to cater to the needs of its growing retail, corporate, commercial and consumer banking clientele.

The Bank recently won accolades as the Best SME Friendly Bank, Best in Mobile Banking and the Most Improved Corporate/Investment Bank among several industry awards and recognitions. The Bank was also ranked the 4th Best Bank in the Retail Banking Segment in the 2017 Banking Industry Satisfaction Survey conducted by KPMG.

Our Vision

To be number one in every market we serve and for every branded product we offer.

Our Mission

To make financial services easy and accessible to our customers.

Our Core Values


C – Customer First
R – Respect
E – Excellence
S – Shared Ambition
T – Tenacity