History of Guaranty Trust Bank Nigeria
Guaranty trust bank plc was set up as a limited liability company with the power to provide commercial and other financial services to the Nigerian populace in the year 1990. Although it became fully operational in the year 1991, it has since earned a place amongst the best and most versatile bank in Nigeria. In 1996, it became publicly quoted and clinched the Nigerian stock exchange president’s merit award in that year and for several years after. The bank was founded in the year 1988 by over 40 young Nigerians in their thirties. However, the group was spearheaded by Tayo Aderinokun and Fola Adeola. The group also included Femi Pedro, Gbolade Osibodu, Femi Akingbe, Akin Opeodu and others.
The current Chief Executive officer of guaranty trust bank is Segun Agbaje and the bank chairman: Osaretin Demuren. The other board of directors are Adebayo Adeola, Olabode Augusto, Ibrahim Hassan, Hezekiah Oyinlola, Imoni Akpofure, Olutola Omotola, Demola Odeyemi, Miriam Olusanya, Haruna Musa and Bolaji Lawal. The official website of guaranty trust bank is www.gtbank.com. The headquarters of the bank is at 635, Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.
More so, as at the time of writing this article, GTBank now services in 10 countries including Nigeria. These countries include Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, United Kingdom.
Guaranty Trust Bank Internet banking: How to conduct Online Banking
The GTBank online banking is a robust channel set up to give you seamless access to your accounts and enable account holders to conduct transaction without stress through an online platform. With online banking, you are presented with the opportunity to perform any operation of choice to your funds at any location you find yourself.
To perform transactions through the online banking: at the time of account opening, your details are profiled and sent to you via mail. However, there’s a possibility that your login details will not be sent to you. To set up a username and password, you will need to login to gtbank.com and register. Another way to set up online banking is to dial *737*6*5# from your bank-linked mobile number. To perform subsequent transactions, log on to www.gtbank.com and navigate to internet banking, you are required to sign in before making further transactions.
GTmobile app is a free mobile phone application set up by guaranty trust bank, which aimed at replicating almost all in-bank operations with an app. It helps customers to perform virtually all forms of banking at their utmost convenience anywhere and anytime in the world using mobile phones. The app is a two way operationally device application with Mobile banking and mobile money options. The app allows you to perform various applications such as blocking of stolen ATM card, utility bills payments, airtime purchase, account enquiries, transfers, quick loans and self-services.
To set up the GTmobile app; download the application on either your android or iOS phone, install and input your account details. The last four digits of your atm debit card are required to activate the account. The app displays your account balance on the top right corner of your screen. More so, effective navigation of the app will definitely answer your question as regards any type of transactions you intend to make.
GTBank swift code
The GTBank swift code is basically used to transfer money from one bank to another, it is majorly utilized when performing an International transaction. It was set up to enhance wire transfers and create originality when sending money to banks internationally. More so, banks use this swift code to exchange messages and other information between them. Notably, the swift code Lagos, the swift code Abuja and other locations remain the same as it is peculiar to banks and not branches. The swift code for GTBank is GTBINLA.
GTBank Gaps: all you need to know
GAPS is an acronym for guaranty trust bank automated payment systems. It is a gtb corporate internet banking service that allows customers secure access to their accounts at all point in time. GAPS is a secure web-based service that facilitates the processing of vendor, supplier or payroll payments in batches or single payments through a secure link on the internet. It operates 24/7, with seamless access to your account.
To register: visit the online banking for business widget on the official gtb website and register for gaps.
Notably, the limit for local transfer is at N250M per transaction.
GAPS is a secure web-based service that facilitates the processing of vendor, supplier or payroll
GTBank recruitment and career
GTBank recruits almost on a yearly basis, with a 5stage process that is aimed at employing the best candidates only. To apply for the gtb recruitment process whenever it is on, log on to their official website and navigate to the career section and apply. However, be sure to get updated by us whenever the GTBank starts their recruitment process.
Requirements to apply for the GTB career jobs
- A degree from a recognized tertiary institution
- A good computer knowledge
- A valid means of identification
- Original certificate and documents
- A well-detailed CV
GTBank also offers graduate internships programs and student intern opportunities all year round. All that is required for student interns is to submit their IT letters at any GTBank branch around the country. It is one is the most employee-friendly banks in Nigeria today and always visit their recruitment page to check out what they have for you.
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