Tag: CBN

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September 13, 2012

“We were held ransom by polymer note printers” – CBN spokesman (and other stories)

by Isi Esene The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), through it Deputy Governor, Operations, Tunde Lemo, today revealed that one ...

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September 13, 2012

Opinion: Soludo’s solution to restructure naira

by Vincent Bamigboye A NATION’S currency is one of its most powerful symbols. Leaders will go and leaders will come ...

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September 12, 2012

Sanusi defends N5,000 note policy, calls Obasanjo a ‘bad economist’

by Isi Esene The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, yesterday stood in defence of ...

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September 11, 2012

Activists stage coffin-carrying march against CBN’s planned N5000

by Isi Esene In a new twist to the 5000 note saga, activists from the Concerned Human Rights Nigeria (CHRN), ...

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September 10, 2012

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: The battered Nigerian naira and ‘project cure’

  If the aim of the central bank is to discourage big ticket or high value cash transactions, then there ...

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September 10, 2012

“We are honoured, very delighted, very pleased,” – Margaret Ekpo’s family changes position on N5000 note?

by Isi Esene The family of late women activist, Margaret Ekpo whose face is to be feature on the proposed ...

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September 5, 2012

Opinion: So, Sanusi, what really is the big idea?

by Tolu Lawson I read through the statement by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, ...

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September 2, 2012

Thanks, but no thanks: Ekpo, Kuti families oppose CBN planned currency review

by Isi Esene The planned introduction of the new N5,000 note by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) continued to ...

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September 2, 2012

N5000 can’t buy love: Groups plan mass protest against new notes

by Isi Esene Civil society groups in the country have expressed their readiness to once again hit the streets in ...

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August 28, 2012

Ugodre Talks Figures: The new N5,000 note, a “cure” for a dying naira…?

Yesterday, the CBN announced yet another plan to coin lower denominations, introduce higher denominations and enhance the quality and appearance of ...

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August 28, 2012

Hold it!: Senate committee orders suspension of planned N5,000 note

by Isi Esene The Senate Committee on Banking, Currency and other Financial Institutions yesterday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria ...

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August 24, 2012

CBN announces planned introduction of new N5000 note

by Isi Esene The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has announced the apex bank’s ...

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July 24, 2012

Ijeoma Nwogwu: Barking up the wrong tree

by Ijeoma Nwogwu It’s Saturday afternoon and I have just spent the first four hours of my day reading the ...

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July 6, 2012

“Massive” – Between the CBN and the Finance Ministry, another 44billion takes flight

by Isi Esene It appears all is not well with the FG’s Special Intervention Funds on Solid Minerals as the ...

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June 25, 2012

Editorial: “It’s time for Sanusi to moderate his exuberance”

by Hauwa Gambo Today’s editorial by The Punch took Central Bank governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to the cleaners for his ...

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OluwapelumiJune 20, 2012

Opinion: We are the cause of our own problems

Of course, every leadership is a product of its citizenry. They do not fall from the skies. It is from ...

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OluwapelumiJune 10, 2012

Shame on heartless Lamido Sanusi, by Yinka Odumakin

by Yinka Odumakin Sanusi has not visited the crash scene where eight of his staff lost their lives. All that mattered ...

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May 16, 2012

Be very afraid: “Stock market will always crash”- says Soludo

by Lekan Olanrewaju Whilst allegations and counter-allegations are traded over the House of Reps probe into the capital market crisis, another party, ...

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May 1, 2012

Bobo Omotayo: “Our P.O.S Machine is down!” (30 Days, 30 Voices)

The CBN ‘Cashless Lagos’ initiative has further allowed creditors like me owe more as one-man businesses across Lagos have been ...

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April 26, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: There is nothing to write (YNaija FrontPage)

I am proud of the diversity of my friends; their careers and personalities. Perhaps that’s why I was not surprised ...

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April 16, 2012

“We haven’t saved a thing!” – Sanusi says it’s time to remove fuel subsidy totally

by Lekan Olanrewaju The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, professor Lamido Sanusi has advocated for the full removal of ...

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March 28, 2012

$37.5 billion: Nigeria’s foreign reserves rise by 7 percent

by Lekan Olanrewaju According to information on the CBN website, Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves have risen by seven percent to $37.534 ...

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March 13, 2012

Report : CBN withdraws N150 Billion from circulation

by Lekan Olanrewaju In line with the new cashless economy policy, the Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) this weekend withdrew a total ...

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February 24, 2012

“3 billion currency notes printed yearly” – Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company has stated that three billion pieces of currency notes ...

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January 13, 2012

Nigeria Is Not Broke, Says Sanusi On Fuel Subsidy

However he quickly goes on to say in the Channels TV interview that we’ll soon be, if government keeps the ...

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