Tag: CBN

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October 9, 2013

Les Leba: Guess who is dollarising the economy

by Les Leba A stronger naira will shift market preference from the dollar and reduce the propensity for round tripping. ...

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October 1, 2013

Are you ready? CBN to begin full implementation of cash-less policy tomorrow

  The Central Bank of Nigeria will on Wednesday begin the full implementation of its cash-less policy in the Federal ...

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September 23, 2013

Les Leba: A parable of a fool and his money

by Les Leba These banks, which currently post hundreds of billions of naira profits, are the same banks, which were ...

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September 23, 2013

Ex bank workers sue CBN, NDIC, others over non-payment of entitlements

Fourteen thousand ex-workers of non-consolidated banks in Nigeria have sued the Central Bank of Nigeria over the bank’s alleged refusal ...

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August 18, 2013

Simon Kolawole: How to spend money (and be happpy)

by Simon Kolawole Most of our attention is usually on the Federal Government, especially Presidency. We hardly scrutinise what states ...

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August 6, 2013

Opinion: There is darkness looming over northern Nigeria

by Perry Brimah And with the lack of northern role models, the scarcity of northern activists and truthful historians, the ...

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August 2, 2013

Opinion: Transformation Agenda – We have so far failed in politics and economics

by Adisa Adeleye A glaring weakness of the economic transformation programme is its stubborn reliance on paper growth based on ...

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July 27, 2013

FG, ASUU meet, may call off strike next week

by Isi Esene There are reports of a breakthrough is some outstanding issues tabled before the Federal Government over the ...

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July 22, 2013

Les Leba: Sanusi’s tall story on high interest rates

by Les Leba The stupendous profits posted by Nigerian banks at a time of contracting industrial activities and the current ...

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July 4, 2013

Faith Tuedor-Matthews favoured to replace Lamido Sanusi as CBN Governor

by Rachel Ogbu Managing director of the Mainstreet Bank Limited, Faith Tuedor-Matthews is highly favoured to replace the Central Bank ...

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July 1, 2013

The NCC and it’s never-ending deadlines – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze The killings of almost 100 of our security agents in Nasarawa is being swept under the carpet. ...

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June 22, 2013

Opinion: Mallam Sanusi and the ‘scandal’ that won’t go away

by Patience Akpan  If the story is true, then I need intense therapy to recover from the shock that my ...

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June 13, 2013

More details emerge in CBN governor, Sanusi’s alleged sex scandal (READ)

by Rachel Ogbu More evidence continues to emerge to in the sex scandal involving  Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor,  Sanusi Lamido ...

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June 9, 2013

Elnathan John: The secret files of a governor’s sex life

by Elnathan John Questions arising from this include: Why would you allow your craving for a kiss make you violently ...

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June 3, 2013

Opinion: The Sanusi affair – Love in premium times

by Rinsola Abiola While accidental media practitioners are best avoided when they choose to slander people, it remains highly imperative ...

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June 2, 2013

“He badly wanted a kiss” – This investigation on CBN governor Sanusi will make you cringe (READ)

by Akan Ido Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has been accused of many wrongdoings discharging his duties as the Central Bank ...

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May 6, 2013

Yo-yo: Nigeria’s external debt rises to $6.67 billion, domestic debt stock down to N6.493 trillion

by Ogunyemi Bukola Despite promises by the Federal Government to slash it, figures from the Debt Management Office show that ...

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April 22, 2013

Saving face on failed N5,000: CBN to change N5, N10, N20 and N50 from polymer to paper

CBN is poised to stop the printing of small denomination naira in polymer notes because they fade quickly. Its Deputy ...

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April 11, 2013

We knew it! Nigerian banks stole N6bn from customers in 2012 – Sanusi

by Hauwa Gambo The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria today revealed at a public event that over N6 ...

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March 17, 2013

Opinion: Bringing back growth to the Nigerian economy (2)

by Tunji Andrews Through increased access to savings accounts and other financial services, the poor can build financial security, manage ...

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March 10, 2013

Opinion: How CBN bemoaned wastage of Nigeria’s oil wealth behind closed doors

by Laolu Akande Findings show that the depleting financial resources of the country during the highest windfall ever, has been a ...

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February 27, 2013

Opinion: Maybe it’s time Sanusi stepped aside

by Tunji Andrews  At a time where the once ailing private sector, which now rests on its deathbed, and even ...

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February 4, 2013

Opinion: Sanusi: General overseer accountable only to the gods

by Tayo Oke  Unlike the men in white flowing robes, Sanusi is accountable to the gods; the gods of free ...

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February 1, 2013

We watch closely: NEITI begins audit of oil states’ allocations

by Ebere Agina The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has commenced the audit of physical allocations and statutory disbursement ...

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January 28, 2013

“Sanusi is just an ordinary man” – Oyedepo fires back at CBN governor

by Akan Ido Pastor Gideon Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel, has lashed out at ...

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January 25, 2013

Analysis: The GEJ interview and the Boko Haram misconception

by Sylvester Awenlimobor President Jonathan’s responses to key issues raised by Amanpour during the interview were far from accurate, they ...

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January 25, 2013

CBN sets new deposit limits for banks

by Ebere Agina The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set new deposit limits for all categories of account holders ...

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January 18, 2013

Opinion: Democratising CBN is long overdue

by Odilim Enwegbara  Nigerians have made it clear to their lawmakers that anything short of proper oversight of the bank ...

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