This work “Evaluating the impact of Bank Distress on the profit growth of commercial banks” has the objective of showing the effect of distress on the profit growth of commercial banks. The causes of bank distress in Nigeria and the possible prevention strategies or failure resolution options of bank distress. The review of related literature was done to give an in depth knowledge of the topic to the researchers. Both primary and secondary sources of data were used by the researchers.
Simple statistical tools like T-test, least square (B) and tables were used to analyse the data collected. The following findings were made; Banks made lower profit during distress period and higher profit during distress period and higher profit after distress period. Meanwhile, banks generally made lower profit during distress period. We recommended that the supervisory arsenals to ensure minimum distress with little or no effect when it occurs.