How to block my UBA account? (From another phone)

How to block my UBA account? (From another phone)

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If your phone has been stolen or perhaps for some other reason, you fell that your bank account has been compromised, then the next logical step for you to take is for you to block your account.

When your bank account is blocked, you or anybody else will not be able to carry out transactions like withdrawal, transfers etc.

UBA, which is one of the leading banks in Nigeria has provided a simple way for you to block your bank account.

In this post, I am going to be writing about all you will need to know about how to block UBA account from another phone and more.

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How to block UBA account?

There are two different ways to block/freeze your UBA account:

  1. Using USSD
  2. Using UBA LEO

Block UBA account with USSD code

If you want to block UBA account using the USSD code, you will have to dial *919*9# and follow the on-screen prompts. You will be required to input your USSD PIN in order to complete the process.

Block UBA account with LEO

Another way to block your UBA account is by using the UBA LEO chatbot. You will need to send FREEZE Account to LEO and follow the prompts to block your UBA account.

About UBA?

UBA has a large footprint across the globe operating in 20 African countries: Republique du Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Congo Brazzaville, Congo DRC, Cote d’lvoire, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Tchad, Uganda and Zambia. The Bank also operates in the United Kingdom, the United States of America and with presence in France.

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Today, UBA is one of the largest financial services groups on the African continent. The bank provides corporate, commercial, SME, consumer and personal (retail) banking services to more than 25 million customers, served through diverse channels: over 1,000 business offices and customer touch points (2,669 ATMs, 87,223 PoS, robust online banking and mobile banking, social media etc.). Additionally, UBA offers pension custody and related services.


If any of the above fails, you can always try contacting the UBA customer care by visiting the official website and getting the customer support contact details. Request for your account to be blocked, and they will help you with it.

As a last resort, you can always visit the nearest UBA branch and head to the customer service desk and request for your account to be blocked. They may require a few information from you before blocking your account.


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