International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

A Comparative Performance Evaluation of the Nigerian Banking Sector in the Post – 2005 Consolidation: Through the Camel Rating System
Kolade Sunday Adesina

Banking in Nigeria has undergone remarkable changes since 2005 bank consolidation. The era of arm chair banking has gone. It has become a different ball game in terms of competition and its inherent strategies. This transition eventually brings the Nigerian banks to be in need of capital, asset creation, earnings, liquidity and the management to manage the risk exposure of the aforementioned. In this era of banking, customers must know and understand their banks so that they can differentiate between the degrees of performing and non-performing banks. In this context, the present study evaluates and compares the performance of the Nigerian banks in the post – 2005 consolidation: through the CAMEL rating system. Moreover, the Nigerian banks are ranked based on their performance. The ranking result can be used to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of a bank compared to its competitors.

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