Nigeria’s Banking Sectors Reports N2.16Trillion E-Channel Transactions in Q2 2020-NBS

September 9, 2020/NBS

A total volume of 2,160,436,659 transactions valued at N263.78trn were recorded in Q2 2020 as data on Electronic Payment Channels in the Nigeria Banking Sector revealed.

Online Transfer transactions dominated the volume of transactions recorded. 1,317,621,686 volume of Online Transfer transactions valued at N72.25trn were recorded in Q2 2020. 

In terms of credit to private sector, the total value of credit allocated by the bank stood at N18.82trn as at Q2 2020. Oil & Gas and Manufacturing sectors got credit allocation of N3.62trn and N3.07trn to record the highest credit allocation as at the period under review.

As at Q2 2020, the total number of banks’ staff decreased by -2.55% QoQ from 96,975 in Q1 2020 to 94,498.

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