About Us

Our Story

Who We Are

Sterling Financial Holdings Company is poised to become Nigeria’s preferred destination for investment capital. Through subsidiaries such as Sterling Bank and The Alternative Bank, we partner with our stakeholders and clients to enrich their lives and businesses.

We stand at the forefront of promoting sustainable investing, advancing an inclusive and resilient economy that extends its benefits to shaping Nigeria’s financial landscape for the better. This is evident in our track record of investing in groundbreaking innovations that bring to life the aspirations of both our valued clients and dedicated employees.

With over 60 years of experience

Our legacy, extending over six decades, is rooted in our unwavering commitment to helping millions of people in building robust savings and making sound investments. We have earned their trust by making finance more approachable, comprehensible, and affordable, serving our clients as trusted guides through their financial journeys.

Our Evolution

To serve our client’s long-term needs, we persist in our evolution, relentlessly innovating, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We dare to ask the big questions, challenging not only ourselves but also the entire industry.

Together with our partners and clients, we’re writing the future of finance.

Our Core Values

Unveiling the bedrock principles that form the backbone of our corporate DNA and drive our everyday actions.


To deliver solutions that enhance stakeholders’ value.


We firmly believe that the success of one is the success of all.


Commitment to excellence in all our engagement