Imagine a Nigeria Where

No one needs to fly out for medical care



Protecting Nigeria's Wealth

  • Collaborated with Tremendoc to provide free telemedicine consultation services to 10 000 Nigerians
  • Financed the development of the N 1.2 Billion maternity and diagnostic center in Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria
  • Launched the Health Workers’ Fund to provide supplementary equipment to frontline health care workers on the frontlines of battling the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Implemented the online registration and payment solution for inbound and outbound travelers in combating the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Financed drone systems for pharmaceuticals delivery in Nigeria with the Kaduna and Bayelsa state governments
  • Developed and implemented a public health insurance scheme with the Cross River State Government in Nigeria
  • Developed and launched Rupi Flexi financing scheme in collaboration with Roche Pharmaceuticals, to provide financing for cancer patients
  • Partnered with the Lagos State Ministry of Health, the Health Federation of Nigeria, and other key stakeholders to develop policies and solutions to COVID-19
  • Developed the public and private COVID-19 vaccination registration platforms for the administration of vaccines in Nigeria
  • Awarded the most “Outstanding Healthcare Financial Institution” at the NHEA 2021.



Building the future today

  • Partnered with Nexford University to offer education loans for graduate and post-graduate programs.
  • Launched the COVID 19 single-digit education finance scheme for schools to help institutions cope with the financial strains of post-pandemic operations.
  • Launched the EdPay loan facility by Edubanc to finance school fees payments.



Feeding a Nation

  • Trained 90 000 rural farmers on in partnership with Mercy Corps to increase sector productivity
  • Developed and deployed the Sterling Women and Youth in Agriculture Financing (SWAY AgFin) in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, and successfully disbursed over N 5 Billion Naira to over 12 000 farmers
  • Developed and launched SABEX, an online platform built on blockchain technology in collaboration with AFEX Commodities, to facilitate better storage, trading, and financing for agro-commodities
  • Financed players within the Nigerian agriculture sector with over N 100 billion (currently 10% of the bank’s current loan portfolio as at December 2021)
  • Launched the Nigerian Farmers’ Radio in major Nigerian languages to engage and educate smallholder farmers on best practices. Broadcast in all 6 geo-political zones
  • Launched and hosted the Agriculture Summit Africa to facilitate discourse and formulate policy to guide the Nigerian agriculture sector. Successfully hosted annually since 2018, with renowned speakers and attendees from across the continent and the world.


Renewable Energy

Powering a Nation

  • We launched Imperium, an online marketplace for solar and renewable solutions with lease-to-own, power-as-a-service options.
  • We are currently building the largest commercial property solarization project in Africa, by migrating the Sterling Towers from the grid to renewable. The solarization projects has the capacity to generate approximately 1 MW of electricity from solar energy. This will be the first and largest commercial property solar project on the continent.
  • Ongoing deployment of over 100,000 Solar Home systems in collaboration with our partner, Asolar.
  • Thought leadership in the renewable energy industry driving policies and advocacies in collaboration with Development Finance Institutions (IFC, BoI, etc), government agencies (CBN, REA etc) and international organizations (SEforAll, UNDP, UNIDO, Rockefeller Foundation etc)



Moving a Nation

  • Over 20 Million passenger trips.

We Are Putting Our Money Where Our HEART Is

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Loans Given




Rates as low as


N10 Billion

earmarked for improving the healthcare industry

Our partnership with Nova healthcare will make full medical cover accesible to every Nigerian with as little as N49 per day.

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N10 Billion

commited to better education for Nigerians

Sterling will invest over N10 Billion in the education sector to provide loans for education business expansion, access to finance for parents, schools and other stakeholders to ensure that our schools are among the best in the world.

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farmers empowered to help feed the nation

In the last 7 years, Sterling has supported local farmers with over N55 Billion in the production of rice,maize and beans as our little way of contributing towards growing the Nigerian food basket

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N10 Billion

earmarked for alternative power supply for Nigerians

In the next 1 year, Sterling will supply over 10,000 Nigerian homes with uninterrupted power power supply to ensure that the lights never go off

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Over 20 Million

passenger trips enabled in Lagos alone

In the last 7 years, Sterling has invested over $50 Million in the Lagos BRT scheme to ensure that Nigerians no longer need to drive to work.

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