Nigerian Banking Sector Report – 2018 Review | 2019 Outlook

The year 2018 turned out to be a relatively positive year for the Nigerian Banking Sector. With recovery in macroeconomic conditions, decline in inflation, stable exchange rate, the average overall performance of Deposit Money Banks steadily improved. The year also saw the CBN undertake some key regulatory stepsand on the market scene, one bank rescue took place and a merger was announced.

In this report, we highlight some key legal, regulatory and market developments witnessed in the Nigerian banking and finance space in 2018 from our strategic market viewpoint and provide a bird’s eye view into the projections for the sector in 2019