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The Central Bank of Nigeria is open for business Monday through Friday except on national holidays. Our working hours are from 8:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Emails:

Email:
Complaints Against Financial Institutions: [email protected]
Forex Helpdesk [email protected]
Ethics & Anti-Corruption: [email protected]
[email protected]
Website/Technical Issues:
Issues on CBN Branches: [email protected]
  Note: Mailing/Calling us means you accept the terms in our email disclaimer.
   

Phones:

Phone: +234 700 225 5226
Authorized Dealer Enquires: +234 9 462 37804, or
+234 9 462 37802
Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme (CACS): +234 9 46237602
Ethics & Anti-Corruption Helpline: +234 9 462 39246
+234 9 462 36000
Forex Helpdesk: +234 9 462 37827,
+234 9 462 37831
 

Letters/Our Location:

 
Central Bank of Nigeria,
Plot 33, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Way
Central Business District,
Cadastral Zone,
Abuja, Federal Capital Territory,
Nigeria

P.M.B. 0187,
Garki Abuja.
Nigeria

 

Fraudulent Emails, Identity Theft and Financial Fraud

The Central Bank of Nigeria is aware that its name and that of some of its staff are being used to validate a range of different forms of fraud, perpetrated against innocent third parties. The identity theft element of these scams can include fraudulent emails, the replication of faxes from the Bank, copies of our website and the creation of a false telephone switchboard.

Whilst the Central Bank of Nigeria can take no responsibility for losses arising from such sites, services or documents, we are dedicated to the task of playing our part in reducing identity theft and fraud.

If you have any doubts about the legitimacy of any correspondence purporting to be from the Central Bank of Nigeria please do not hesitate to see our If you have received what is obviously a fraudulent email purporting to be from the Bank, it is important that you do not access any links within it, disclose any personal information or reply to it.


Facts : 1/7/1959
Evolution of Departments:At inception, the organisational structure of the CBN was understandably simple consisting of two departments, namely, the General Manager's and the Secretary's Departments, with the appropriate division of labour as then percieved. The General Manager's Department was responsible for all the Department banking, currency issues, debt management and other operational functions of the bank while the Secretary's Department handled the administrative and staff matters, carried out some research into the economic and financial conditions, and collected and analysed relevant statistics for policy formulation.
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