Development Bank of Nigeria PLC

2021 DBN Entrepreneurship Programme

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NSE welcomes DBN

Inclusive financing

Our mandate to facilitate sustainable socio-economic development
will positively impact on MSMEs.

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Lending Rates and Pricing:       Deposit Money Banks - Up to 12.5% p.a    Microfinance Banks and Other Financial Institutions - Up to 16.5% p.a

About Us

Development Bank of Nigeria exists to alleviate financing constraints faced by
Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria.


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- data as at August 25, 2021

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Latest News/Events

R-L: DBN ED, Finance and Corporate Services; Winner of the EWC, D-Olivette Global Enterprise CEO; Director EDC; and GTB’s Group Head, Financial Institutions and Telecomms; at the Entrepreneurship World Cup

DBN Celebrates World Environment Day

MD/CEO, DBN, CFO, DBN and Deputy Governor, CBN at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the World Bank Group in Washington DC, USA.

Products & Services

The Development Bank of Nigeria provides wholesale term funding and risk-sharing facilities to Participating Financial Institutions (eligible retail intermediaries such as commercial banks, microfinance banks, existing retail DFIs and leasing companies) for on-lending to MSMEs.

Participating Financial Institutions may opt to share risk with the Development Bank of Nigeria.

Technical Assistance will be provided to both the Participating Financial Institutions and the ultimate end borrowers.

Are you a financial institution interested in becoming a Participating Financial Institution(PFI)? Click below for more information to get you started

Are you a Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprise in Nigeria looking for a DBN Loan? Check the list of banks disbursing the DBN loan.