Phone : 0700DIALCIBN


Centre for Financial Studies [CFS] is a body corporate and a subsidiary of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. The CFS commenced operations in July 2013 and its temporarily situated on 4th Floor, Bankers House, CIBN, PC 19, Adeola Hopewell Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Reasons for the establishment of centre for Financial Studies
  • The expansion in the scope of activities of the Nigeria banking industry post-consolidation
  • The recent financial crisis
  • Inability to operate at the lastest level of knowledge in the global sphere
  • Lack of research-based ideas/thoughts
Objectives of the Centre
  • To engage in Research on topical emerging and contemporary issues in the Banking and Finance Industry.
  • To engage in policy advocacy by generating position/occasional papers on relevant and topical issues in banking and finance.
  • To be a game changer and best-in-class-institution in the quest for upgrading the competencies of banking & finance practitioners.
  • To collaborate with universities and other institutions towards the achievement of the objectives of the Centre.
Description of Activities
  • Roundtables
  • Guest Speaker Series
  • Breakfast Sessions
  • Public Lecture
  • Research and Policy Activities
  • Research Database
  • Occasional Paper Series
  • Policy Position Papers and Comment Letters
  • Collaborations
Correspondence ad Enquiries to be directed to:
Centre for Financial Studies [CFS]
4th Floor, Bankers House
PC 19, Adeola Hopewell Street
Victoria Island