In keeping with an up to date checklist made obtainable on the apex financial institution’s web site, the variety of banks has elevated to 23 from 21.
The CBN additionally issued a licence to a non-interest financial institution, rising the quantity to 2.
The brand new deposit cash banks are Titan Belief Financial institution Restricted and Globus Financial institution Restricted.
TAJ Financial institution Restricted additionally joins Jaiz Financial institution as a non-interest financial institution.
In June, Godwin Emefiele, CBN governor, had introduced that the financial institution is contemplating a recapitalisation train for deposit cash banks within the nation.
“In the next five years, we intend to pursue a programme of recapitalising the Nigerian banking industry so as to position Nigerian banks among the top 500 in the world,” he mentioned.
Financial institution recapitalization is the act of fixing the capital construction of a financial institution to supply extra fairness funds to fulfill the financial institution’s long-term financing wants to make sure the safety of shareholders fund.
In July 2004, the CBN introduced the recapitalization of the banking sector from N2 billion to N25 billion with impact from December 31, 2005.
This led to the discount within the variety of banks to 24 from 89.
Quite a lot of mergers noticed that determine drop to 21.