Music – Keys to the Kingdom

After oil, our largest export is people—according to backyard economists, sha. I believe that music is up there with people. From fainting women at P-square concerts, to Fela on Broadway and of course my love, Burna in Times Square, NYC (an African Giant f’real, f’real), our music is now a source of dollars (if we […]

Happy Customer Service Week

Organizations want to wow their customers and the Customer Service Week is usually an ample opportunity to do so. However, going above-and-beyond on a single week out of the 52 weeks of the year cannot be counted as top-notch customer service experience. Although it is just the first week of October that is recognized globally […]

Let them resume like champs!

Adjusting from long fun-filled lazy holiday season to the early-rising rigors of a new school year can be quite challenging for both you and your child. And it can grow worse if you are not yet ready for them because the grumpiness would be on another level. From getting them the latest barbie bags to […]

Sheltered in Our Homelessness

In Lagos, of the numerous problems we face, overcrowding and accommodation wahala are the biggest. The ratio of people to amenities results in endless struggles. From power supply to water supply to the roads (don’t get us started on the famous Lasgidi traffic – it’s our own Anthony Joshua vs Ruiz fight and unfortunately poor […]

Sterling Bank is top best place to work in Africa


Sterling Bank Plc has been adjudged as the third best place to work in Nigeria and on the African continent at the 2019 edition of the annual Great Place to Work (GPTW) awards which held in Lagos recently. The bank also clinched the Best in Leadership (Large corporate) and Best Workplace for millennial generation. This […]

Sterling Bank lights Nigeria’s path to accelerated development

Imagine a world without electricity? Without it, our lives would be radically different, and in almost every instance a whole lot harder. Regrettably, access to electricity for Nigeria’s over 100 million rural inhabitants is estimated at 36% while it is almost 60% for urban dwellers.  It is not surprising that the World Bank has ranked […]

Sterling now Nigeria’s most innovative Bank

Sterling now Nigeria’s most innovative bank. One of the leading lenders in Nigeria and Africa’s most agile company,Sterling Bank Plc has won the Innovative Bank of the Year Award at the 2019 edition of the Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards organised by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement […]


NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 57th Annual General Meeting of Sterling Bank Plc will be held at Eko Hotel & Suites, Plot 1415, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday, the 25th day of April, 2019 at 10.00 a.m. to transact the following business:   ORDINARY BUSINESS To […]


Redefining Banking with Café In its quest to support Nigeria’s growing community of entrepreneurs and millennials, Café One by Sterling, Nigeria’s first lifestyle banking initiative has refreshed its visual identity. The ultra-modern co-working space, which doubles as a Café, is the country’s first digital, hybrid experience center. Commenting on the new visual identity, Business Manager […]


The texts began the moment rumours of a lockdown were heard. They even increased when the actual lockdown began and we know that they will not end even when this is over. This is because now more than ever before, we have been forced to transact, pay for goods and services, make investments and do […]

My Freedom Day

From slum kids, portraits of 196 world leaders: – The global campaign against modern slavery spread across six continents and 100 countries themed #MyFreedomDay is part of the CNN Freedom Project aimed at harnessing the determination of young people around the world to put an end to slavery once and for all. Powered by Sterling […]

Grange School Visits Ilupeju

Sterling Bank played host to one of the best secondary schools in Lagos, Grange School, Ikeja. As part of IGCSE curriculum, the school decided to expose the students to outdoor/practical learning opportunities. The students got first-hand exposure to banking processes and had the opportunity to interact with responsible officers at the Head office annex. Who says Banking is boring? Let’s take […]

$65 million Partnership Deal Struck between Sterling and BADEA

Another milestone was reached by the Bank on Monday, February 18.  The Executive Director, Corporate and Investment Banking, Adeyemi Odubuyi signed on behalf of the Bank, two loan agreements worth $65 million with The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA). The first agreement worth $15 million is to finance private sector projects and the second, worth $50 million is […]

Opportunity Network’s Collaboration with Sterling Bank will Impact Nigeria

  Recently, Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank unveiled a partnership with Opportunity Network, a business matchmaking platform with headquarters in Barcelona, offices in London and New York City and representatives in over 30 other countries. The partnership forms part of an effort by the bank to put its customers on a global platform […]

6 Fun and Proven Ways to Help you Budget Better

Making more money and being able to grow your net worth are very important aspects of living a not only a rich but very successful financial life. We are always about you and how you can improve, Here are six (6) fun ways that help you budget better successfully; Be realistic when using the 50-30-20 […]

Company Announcement

Sterling Bank Plc: CEO Retirement and Appointment Lagos, 11 January 2018 – Sterling Bank Plc (NSE: STERLNBANK / Reuters: STERLNB.LG / Bloomberg: STERLNBA: NL) – the ‘Bank’ – a full service national commercial bank. Founding Director and long-serving CEO Yemi Adeola to retire from Sterling Bank Plc with effect from 1 April 2018. Current Executive […]

Sterling Bank PLC Releases Unaudited Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2017

Gross Earnings rises by 12.0% to N28.6 Billion   Lagos, April 28, 2017 – Sterling Bank Plc (NSE: STERLNBANK / Reuters: STERLNB.LG /Bloomberg: STERLNBA: NL) – the ‘Bank’ – a full service national commercial bank releases its unaudited results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. In his remarks, Yemi Adeola, the Managing Director/ Chief Executive, […]

Sterling Bank PLC Releases Audited Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2016

Resilient performance in a difficult operating environmentLagos, March 30, 2017 – Sterling Bank Plc (NSE: STERLNBANK / Reuters: STERLNB.LG /Bloomberg: STERLNBA:NL) – the ‘Bank’ – a full service national commercial bank releases its audited results for the year ended December 31, 2016. In his remarks, Yemi Adeola, the Managing Director/ Chief Executive, stated: 2016 was a […]