Jaiz Bank grows capital by 100% in a year, eyes national banking licence

Posted by on Aug 15th, 2013 and filed under Islamic Finance. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Jaiz Bank is now targeting a national license from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) after having grown its capital base from N5 billion when it started operations last year to about N10 billion. The capital increase will enable the bank to apply for National Banking license from the CBN and thus position it to operate in all the States of the Federation. Besides, Jaiz bank has joined other commercial banks in the country in the processing of foreign exchange transactions. The bank will commence bidding for its BDC customers from all branches by the first week of September 2013. Moreover, it also commenced over the counter transactions of PTA and BTA sales at all its 10 branches.

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