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Your Trusted Guide on the First City Monument Bank (FCMB)

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About the First City Monument Bank PLC

The First City Monument Bank Limited, FCMB, is a member of the FCMB Group Plc. This bank is currently one of the top financial service institutions ever produced in Nigeria. FCMB was successful in transforming into retail and commercial banking group – and continues to deliver exceptional banking services to its customers.

When was it established?

This full-service banking institution was founded on 20th of April, 1982. The First City Monument Bank Limited (FCMB) has its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.

Since it was established, the bank has stick to its major vision – which is, providing premier financial services to bank users in Nigeria, and being a leader at it.

Who is the Owner/Chairman/MD of First City Monument Bank?

It’s very important to include the key people that make this bank stand out among others.

The First City Monument Bank was founded by Oloye Subomi Balogun and its Chairman is Otunba O.O. Senbore. For the Managing Director, Mr. Adam Nuru holds the position. Mrs. Yemisi Edun is the Executive Director of Finance.

Where First City Monument Bank Head Office or Headquarters?

FCMB currently has its head office/headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria – Nigeria’s largest financial capital city. 

To reach out to the head office of First City Monument Bank, here is the physical address: Primrose Tower, 17a, Tinubu Str., Marina, Lagos, Nigeria.

Phone number is: 012793030.

First City Monument Bank Branches 

This bank now has many branches all over Nigeria. So far, the First City Monument Bank has more than 3,450 employees nationwide, serving over 3.8 million customers in more than 200 branches throughout the country. From Ikeja, Lagos to Ibadan to Enugu, theses branches always strive to give good customers’ service – FCMB branches cut across the country.

Not too long, FCMB had over 140 branches before merging with FinBank (having over 180 branches). The branches are still growing.

There are branches in the Eastern part of the country, Abe, FCMB Owerri, Calabar, and Onitsha. In the west, they are many, Isolo, Lagos, Oyingbo, FCMB Akure, and Ota. You will also find many branches of FCMB in the North, Maitama, Kaduna, and Markurdi.

From North to South, West to East, there are always branches of FCMB close to you.

First City Monument Bank Transfer Code

Do you need to transfer money from your FCMB bank account? This is very simple. Whether you want to send it to another bank or recharge your mobile phone, there are always codes for this.

The transfer code from FCMB really makes banking transactions easy for customers.

To make transfer funds with the FCMB code, simply dial *329*Amount*Account number#. Follow the simple instructions thereafter. If you want to top-up a friend’s mobile phone, dial *329*Amount*Mobile number#.

First City Monument Bank Lagos Address

As one of the largest financial service providers in Nigeria, FCMB keeps establishing across the nation.

First City Monument Bank has its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.

You can get in touch with FCMB Lagos here: Primrose Towers, 17a Tinubu Str., Lagos, Nigeria.

First City Monument Bank Graduate Trainee

In December 2011, the total assets of First City Monument Bank were valued at $3.65 billion (roughly 1 trillion naira).

So far, the bank has been offering training for graduates for employment. Becoming a trainee is a good way to secure your career with FCMB.

If you wish to apply for a role at FCMB, you can do so by sending an email to recruitment@fcmb.com or visit here https://www.fcmb.com/careers.

How to check FCMB Account Balance

Before now, an account owner needs to visit the nearest bank branch to check his/her account balance. To do so – you must go with your account details. Another method is the use of an ATM center.

Today, you can check your account balance from the comfort of your home, using your mobile device.

 Do you want to check your FCMB account balance with your phone? Simply dial *329#. Make sure you use the phone number you registered your FCMB account with). After dialing the code, just follow the simple instruction. A token may be charged for this service.

How to Transfer Money from FCMB

The transfer codes for FCMB are simple, making banking transactions faster for customers.

Nothing will stop you from transferring funds from your FCMB account number to other bank users, from your phone.

With your mobile phone, dial *329*Amount to Transfer*Account Number#. Follow the instructions that pop up.

How to Buy Airtime from FCMB

Yes, you can always buy airtime using your FCMB account. When you are out of airtime, or you wanted to help a friend recharge his/her mobile line, you can do that without buying a recharge scratch card.

Used this code to buy airtime with your FCMB account: Dial *329*amount#. To top-up airtime for a friend, dial *329*amount*mobile number#

How to Transfer Money from FCMB to Other Bank

You can now transfer money from your FCMB account to another bank(s) from your mobile phone.

Simply use the USSD code of FCMB to do this – the number used for transferring funds with mobile phones.

If you want to send money to other Nigerian banks from your FCMB account, just dial *389*214# with your phone. Another method is to dial *329*amount*the account number# then follow the instructions that pops up.

How to Recharge from FCMB

Are you out of airtime on your phone, and you needed to make an urgent call? Don’t worry, if you still have some money in your FCMB account, you can always buy airtime with it.

How? Just use this airtime recharge USSD code for FCMB. Dial *329*amount#. 

Do you want to help another person to recharge his/her phone line? Use this code for it: *329*amount*mobile number of your friend#.

How to Download the First City Monument Bank Mobile App

You can always enjoy the banking services offered by FCMB without having to always visit the bank. Yes, there are lots of things you can do with FCMB’s mobile app.

The FCMB mobile app allows you to make more transfers within your accounts and to other Nigerian banks. There are many exciting features that come with this banking app.

To download the First City Monument Bank mobile app, follow the steps below: 

  • Visit the bank’s official website here: www.fcmb.com
  • Click on the Internet Banking tab. Then locate the mobile app and download it on your mobile phone. Note that you can also download this mobile application at Google Play Store – just do a quick search.
  • Now launch the app and signup, and then follow the instructions.
  • Validate your account with an OTP. Now create login password and PIN for transaction.

If you are reading this article on your mobile, just visit this like whether you are using an iphone or android, you will be redirected to where you can download the official app.

To know even more about the FCMB, visit our other article on the bank here

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  • Abbey

    Abbey Johnson has a Masters degree as an engineer and has over 3 years of teaching and research experience. He is happiest when on a bike and is also interested in electric energy and computer Science.

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