Today is another Saturday of the week. Nigeria population has grown to a level where many hardworking and reliable service providers, most especially in the finance sectors make provisions for weekend services.
Following the high demand for customer services, more workload spanning from increased customers and post Covid-19, a few Nigerian banks has taken the initiative to add weekends to normal days.
Majority of Banks in Nigeria open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm during normal workdays spanning from Monday to Friday, 5 banks listed below has decided to be more relevant to their customers by operating during Saturdays.
These banks include:
1. First Bank of Nigeria (FBN)
First bank being one of the oldest banks in existence in Nigeria tries to outpace its competitors and this can be seen in their weekend services. Majority of the selected branches that operate on Saturday also do so on Sundays. You can view the list of selected branches that offers these weekend services by clicking www.firstbanknigeria.com/saturday-banking/
2. United Bank For Africa (UBA)
A few years ago they announced that some of their most popular offices across Nigeria would be operating on Saturdays. These branches offer cash deposit, Funds transfer, Account opening , cash withdrawal, Atm services and Money Gram and Western union services. The list of branches are:
810-811 Bank Road Daleko, Mushin
21 Fatai Atere Road, Mushin
9 Oremeji Street Computer Village, Ikeja
Okokomaiko Business Office
21 bun Eko Street, Idumota
3A Cemetary Road Eziukwu Market, Aba
21 Faulks Road, Aba
32 Azikiwe Road, Diobu, Port Harcourt
Ogbete Main Market, Enugu
65 Warri-Sapele Road, Warri, Delta
Relief-Market 267 Obodo-Ukwu Road, Anambra
8 New Market Road off Biu Road, Gombe
3A, Fraqnce Road, Sabon Gari, Kano
Rwangpam street, Jos
Monday Market, PMB 1303, Maiduguri
31, Ado Bayero REoad, Kano
Aliyu Jodi REoad, Sokoto
3. First City Monument Bank (FCMB)
The first city monument bank popularly known as FCMB is one in which its abbreviation seems to be well known than the full meaning of its abbreviation happens to be among the banks that usually open on weekends but due to the pandemic has suspended this operation.
4. Fidelity Bank
This bank has been operating the Saturdays service for over 5 years now trying to service the customers and there are 15 fidelity bank locations you can visit on Saturday and that includes three branches in kano and five of them in Lagos. The working hours on Saturdays are from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
5. Polaris bank
This bank opens popular branches on Saturdays and Sundays. On Saturdays, they provide banking services such as money deposit, account opening and money withdrawal while on Sundays, they only provide money transfer services.
These banks are working around the clock to provide services for consumer needs and people can tap into these services to get things done on weekends.