For some time now, we have seen numerous stories of Nigerians who come out to complain about losing all the money in their Bank account to scammers or robbers who forcefully collect their credit cards, get their passwords and rob them of their money.
In the light of this ugly trend, I have compiled a number of important codes that can help you protect your money if you ever think your money is at the risk of being stolen from your account.
I have compiled block account codes for 22 banks which includes some major banks in Nigeria.
If you with the below 22 banks, and you ever feel like your account details have been compromised, and you might lose your money please follow these instructions.
* UBA customers should their phone number linked to their account and dial *919*911#
*For Fidelity Bank customers you should dial *770*911# with the phone number linked to your bank account
*IBTC customers should use their Bank account linked phone number and dial *909#
*Zenith Bank customers should dial *966*911#
*First Bank customers should text Block to 30012 through SMS
*For Union Bank customers, you should SMS BLOCK CARD NUMBER to 20123
*Key stone Customers should dial and call 23470020003000
*Sterling Bank customers should also call 070078378464
*For GT Bank customers you should dial *737*51*10#
*For Stanbic IBTC customers you should dial *909# and then follow the instructions and select the block card service request.
*For EcoBank, you should text STOP ATM with your account number to 0806326226
*FCMB customers should contact +2342798800
*For Access Bank customers you should contact +23412802500
*Polaris bank Customers should also contact +2341270859
*Wema Bank customers should dial and call 08039003700
For more information on this and other matters you can contact the following bank customer care service numbers for your bank, you also try and save these contacts in your phone for easy access.
_07980625000: First Bank
_0700300000: Diamond Bank
_070078375464: Sterling Bank
_07007007000: Union Bank
_012787000: Zenith Bank
_070020003000: Key Stone
_012802500: Access Bank
_014485252: Fidelity Bank
_07000787753: Wema Bank
_08069880000: Polaris Bank
_00961746909000: Heritage Bank
_07002255822: UBA Bank
_5084818300: Mainstreet Bank
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