ATM Card & Banking in Nigeria Safety Tips

ATM Card & Banking in Nigeria Safety Tips

ATM Card & Banking in Nigeria Safety Tips

Dear Bank Customer and Bank User here are Some Safty Tips in place for you. In order to guard your ATM Card From Fraudsters, Well I hope this helps as you read…

The ATM Card Safety Tips also applies to all of the commercial banks in Nigeria, Money Deposit Banks Like Access Bank- Acquired Intercontinental Bank, Citibank, Diamond Bank, Ecobank Nigeria- Acquired Oceanic Bank, Fidelity Bank Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria, First City Monument Bank- Acquired FinBank, FSDH Merchant Bank- Merchant Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, Heritage Bank Plc.- Acquired Enterprise Bank (formerly Spring Bank), Keystone Bank Limited- Formerly Bank PHB, Rand Merchant Bank- Merchant bank, Skye Bank- Acquired Mainstreet Bank Limited, Stanbic IBTC Bank Nigeria Limited, Standard Chartered Bank, Sterling Bank- Acquired Equitorial Trust Bank, Suntrust Bank Nigeria Limited, Union Bank of Nigeria- Owned ByUnion Global Partners Limited, United Bank for Africa, Unity Bank Plc, Wema Bank & Zenith Bank Non-Interest Banks like Jaiz Bank.

ATM Card & Banking in Nigeria Safety Tips

  1. Keep your PIN Secret. DO NOT write your Personal Identification Number (PIN) on paper or give it out to anyone, including friends and family, and do not reveal it to anyone over the phone. Avoid using numbers that are easily identified (birth date, phone number, etc.) with your personal identity. Report lost or stolen cards immediately to your bank.

  2. Review your card account frequently. If you notice any irregularities e.g. charges on items you didn’t order, cash withdrawals you didn’t make, etc. Put a call to your bank immediately to report this. 

  3. Always check your email for transaction updates. The email notification service is free and compulsory for the safety of your account. To enrol for this service please call your bank on the the numbers OR visit any of their branches near you.

  4. Hotlist immediately. If your card is retracted at an ATM, be sure to hotlist your card while you are still at the ATM. To hotlist your card, kindly send a quick contact message by any mean to your bank.

  5. Keep your eye on your card. Ensure your card is in your clear view whenever an attendant at a shop wants to swipe your card. DO NOT allow the attendant take your card into an inner room or enter your PIN on your behalf.

  6. Free Trials are not ‘free’. If you initiate a trial subscription with a merchant, make sure you go back to the website to cancel your account before your free trial expires. Otherwise, you will be charged by them in subsequent months.

  7. Carefully Read the Terms and Conditions when making reservations as some reservations are non-refundable. Make sure you cancel your reservation on or before the due date to prevent no-show charges if you do not show up.

Thank you for reading, Now please make sure your bank details are secured and try not to share them with anyone.

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