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Unity Bank USSD Code: How To Block Your Unity Bank Account Easily

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To foster its effort in the tech ecosystem, Unity Bank has unveiled Unity Bank USSD Code: How To Block Your Unity Bank Account in cases of emergency.

Brand News Day Nigeria reports that Unity Bank Nigeria has revealed how you can block your bank account when your phone gets missing or in cases of theft and some other important issues that arise.

To block your Unity Bank accounts simply dial, *7799*9*Phone Number#, then press the send button and follow the prompt response.

According to the bank, ”the USSD feature that allows customers to block their accounts using *7799*9*Phone Number# code’.

During the unveiling of the new USSD dial, the Directorate Head, E-Business, Retail & SME Banking, Mr Funwa Akinmade, said executing measures to safeguard its e-banking platforms with enhanced safety and security features was a top priority amidst the rising rate of cyber-crime victimization.

Unity Bank USSD Code: How To Block Your Unity Bank Account Easily

Unity Bank, Unity Bank USSD Code, Code To Block Your Unity Bank Account USSD Code

Akinmade said: “With fraud concerns on major payment channels across Nigeria, every player in the financial services industry in Nigeria must think of a way to stay ahead of its game.”

“With the added USSD feature that allows customers to block their accounts using *7799*9*Phone Number# code, even from a third party device, we have given greater empowerment to customers to transact freely on our USSD platform.

“With the USSD feature, being available to both smartphone and feature phone users, it means even the least digital-savvy customers of Unity Bank can effectively use the new anti-fraud code.”

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He also revealed that since the code has been made available in Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba languages, it will cover the majority of customers across the country who are looking for safe banking.

In view of the latest banking industry fraud report by Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) which showed a 534 per cent increase in cyber fraud rate, and a total of N3.5 billion loss in the previous year, the lender said the new USSD dial was a strategic move to facilitate seamless and secure banking transaction within its e-banking channels.

Customers can now block and protect access to their bank accounts in the case that fraud is suspected, then they can walk into any branch of Unity Bank to request reactivation.

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