First Bank of Nigeria Limited (First Bank) is a Nigerian multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.It is the premier bank in West Africa. First Bank of Nigeria Limited operates as a parent company in Nigeria, with the subsidiaries 'FBN Bank' in the Republic of Congo, Ghana, The Gambia, Guinea, Sierra-Leone and Senegal; FBN Bank UK Limited in the United Kingdom with a branch in Paris; First Bank Representative Office in Beijing to capture trade-related business between geographies. First Bank also operates First Pension Custodian Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s foremost pension custodian. The teeming customers of the First Bank Group are serviced from a network of over 700 business locations across Africa. To promote financial inclusion and reach the unbanked, First Bank has an extensive Agent Banking network, with over 53,000 locations across Nigeria. The Bank specializes in retail banking and has the largest client base in West Africa, with over 18 million customers. For eight consecutive years (2011 - 2018) First Bank Nigeria received the Best Retail Bank in Nigeria award by The Asian Banker.