The Nigerian Banking Sector: Resilience Amidst Rising Pressures

GCR Event: 

Ask The Analyst – Webinar and Q&A: The Nigerian Banking Sector: Resilience Amidst Rising Pressures

Date: Tuesday 14th June 2022

Time: 10h00 WAT / 11h00 SAST

Duration: 1hr

Cost: Free

Join Funmi Abdulrahman, GCR Nigeria’s Financial Institutions Sector Head who will be discussing the current state of the Nigerian Banking Sector and considering the outlook for 2022.

Funmi will be joined by Adekemi Adebambo, GCR Nigeria’s Chief Ratings Officer, and other Analysts within the Financial Institutions ratings team, Yinka Adeoti and Abdul Mukhtar to discuss the outlook for the banking sector in Nigeria including competition and synergies from Fintech and Basel III implementation in the sector.

We would love to answer any questions you have on the topic; submit them in advance to or you can ask via the chat forum on the day.



Funmilayo Abdulrahman

Financial Institutions, Insurance and Structured Finance, Head

Funmi Abdulrahman is a senior Financial Institutions Analyst in GCR, Nigeria. Her experience spans over 12 years across various analytical units and departments within GCR Nigeria. Funmi has been involved and led rating engagements on high profile institutions including various banks and non-bank financial institutions, development financial institutions, insurance, and reinsurance companies. Funmi holds a first degree from the University of Lagos.


Adekemi Adebambo

Chief Rating Officer, GCR Nigeria

Adekemi Adebambo is Chief Rating Officer at GCR, Nigeria, and has spent over 10 years with the company. Prior to GCR, Adekemi worked at Access Bank Plc and KPMG’s audit and advisory division respectively. She has undertaken roles in audit/financial advisory, internal audit quality assurance and compliance (in the banking sector) and credit rating analysis of clients in diverse sectors of the economy including energy, cement, FMCG, real estate, pharmaceutical, hospitality, telecommunication as well as local and regional governments ratings.

Adekemi is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom. Adekemi has a master’s degree in International Banking and Finance from Lingnan University, Hong Kong, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan.

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Yinka Adeoti

Financial Institutions, Analyst

Yinka Adeoti is a seasoned credit analyst in GCR Nigerian Financial Institutions Sector, with analytical coverage including the banks, non-bank financial institutions, and Insurance. Yinka is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and has a B.Sc degree in Accounting from the University of Ilorin.


Abdullahi Mukhtar

Financial Institutions, Analyst

Abdul is an associate analyst at GCR with analytical coverage of banks and other financial institutions. Prior to GCR, Abdul gained experience in research, investment analysis and financial advisory across sectors in Nigeria.


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