With the number of industries in Agbara, one can assume the number of the banks in Agbara. Just before I write about banks in Agbara, I want to reflect on my secondary school knowledge. What are commercial banks? They are banks that directly involve in all kind transactions with the citizens but lack the right to print currency (Stand to be corrected, I am a science student). They are under the influence of central bank which does the latter. Commercial banks in Agbara are strategically located to meet their customers demand.

Like other places where there is a conglomeration of banks, the awareness level of the bank increases in order to remain relevant in the industry and woo their prospective customers. The article is projected to list the banks in Agbara, their location, and the number of Automated teller machine (ATM). In no particular order, the list goes thus:

  • Access Bank – acquired Intercontinental Bank

In Agbara, it is located at Plot c 2A/4, Ilaro Road, Agbara Industrial Estate, Agbara. They strictly adhere to the modalities of Central Bank of Nigeria and as proven to be a reliable bank in the country since their licensed and has convincingly strengthened capacity building and fostering cashless policy. The ATMs are in good shape and can serve many customers. For more details, you can contact them by E-mail: ContactCenter@Accessbankplc.com or visit their website: www.accessbankplc.com

  • Diamond Bank

It is located at C2/9A, Ilaro Road, Agbara. The design of the bank’s structure is enough to woo a customer that’s vacillating on the bank to bank-on. They are always tuned to their customer complains no matter how minute it appears. The ATMs is always in good condition but sometimes misbehave due to 24/7 dispensing romp. Other means of contacting them are: E-mail: enquiries@diamondbank.com or visit their website: www.diamondbank.com or call +23417389273, or (0)8037775839.

  • Ecobank Nigeria – acquired Oceanic Bank

It is established at the heart of Agbara, Plot 3, Ilaro Road, Agbara Industrial Estate, Agbara. Eco bank is known for their full range of commercial, Investment, and retail banking products/ services. Usually with modern and working ATMs though, some branches might be frustrating. You can contact them on +234(0)803 666 5875 or (0)805 838 1021 or E-mail them on ecobankng@ecobank.com or visit their website: www.ecobank.com.

  • First City Monumental Bank

It is located at Plot 1, Ilaro Street, Agbara Industrial Estate. Agbara. Surprisingly, in spite of all odds, it has maneuver it ways to the frontline though, not the leading financial institution, its service includes the provision of monuments, Banking Finance, Financial service and lot more. It other banks, it has reliable ATMs. You can visit their website www.firstcitygroup.com for more details

  • First Bank of Nigeria

It is the premier commercial bank in Nigeria with long-standing records, however, majority lament that their service is crude and well refined to meet up the new age banks will have. Whatever the case might be, in absence of cash shortage, their ATMs are always functioning and dispensing.  It has its branches at Agbara, located at Agbara industrial Estate, Ilaro Street, Agbara. You can as well contact them on +234 1 7745552, (0) 802 223 5469, 803 842 0863 or on their E-mail: Agbara@firstbanknigeria.com or website: www.firstbanknigeria.com.

  • Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB)

GTB is the first bank in Nigeria without a fence (it jolts you). Mostly, it’s very rare to walk by that the bank is fenced and has one of the easiest and finest way of banking with a lot of innovative and convince transaction policy. Fondly referred to as the masses bank and arguably has the largest customers’ percentage. It has its branches at Plot C2/4, Ilaro Road, Agbara Industrial Estate, Agbara. You can visit their website www.gtbank.com  for more details.

  • Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.

To avoid spelling error, it ends with “Nigeria”. It is located at Agbara Industrial Estate, Agbara, you can contact them on +234 7740488, 712060, 712115. If that is hard to use, you can mail them through Agbara@Unionbankng.com or visit their website on www.unionbankng.com

  • United Bank for Africa

United Bank of Africa (UBA) is first of its kind to enjoy the widespread across the continent. In Agbara, it is located at Ilaro Road, Agbara Industrial Estate, Agbara.  Like other banks, their ATMs are always on and reliable. The amusing is that UBA officials celebrate “Valentine every working day” and unique dressing code. You can visit their website at www.ubagroup.com.

  • Zenith Bank

It is modern day banking institution that has ridden to the spotlight gallantly and has proven their critics wrong. it is located at Near PHCN Zonal H/Q, Agbara Industrial Estate. Agbara. Thier ATMs centres are neat, secure and at times cover, to protect the user from weather condition, with always dispensing machines once loaded with a fewer occurrence of cash mishandled by the machine. You can contact them on agbara@zenithbank.com 


Notably among missing banks in Agbara are:

  • Fidelity Bank
  • Heritage Bank Plc – acquired Enterprise Bank (formerly Spring Bank)
  • Keystone Bank Limited – formerly Bank PHB
  • Skye Bank – acquired Mainstreet Bank Limited (formerly Afribank Nig Plc)
  • Stanbic IBTC Bank Nigeria Limited
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Sterling Bank – acquired Equitorial Trust Bank
  • Unity Bank Plc
  • Wema Bank