Tag: central bank of Nigeria

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AzeezAugust 4, 2016

How acting IGP almost caused shootout at CBN headquarters

A shootout between police officers in the convoy of acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and security guards of the ...

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Isime EseneJuly 21, 2016

Saatah Nubari: WE will take back our country from THEM in 2019… get ready

by Saatah Nubari I rented an apartment about a week ago and the compound had a big generator house—that was ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 20, 2016

Naira gains beyond expectations in parallel market

The new foreign exchange regime announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) appears to be effecting positive reactions on the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Opinion: The impact of the new monetary policy

By SBM Intelligence Two days ago, the Central Bank of Nigeria announced that it would be adopting a flexible exchange ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 2, 2016

Opinion: Between expectation and delivery; the trouble with mobile money in Nigeria

When the Central Bank of Nigeria introduced Mobile Money in Nigeria, the expectation was that the scheme would not only ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

Opinion: Feyi Fawehinmi reviews Buhari’s one year of handling the economy

by Feyi Fawehinmi *This is the third of a 3-part series Let us first set out the marking scheme. Anti-corruption ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 20, 2016

Nigeria will soon start exporting to China – CBN governor

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has revealed that the agreement signed between Nigeria and China will ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 30, 2015

Opinion: CBN again limits our freedom to our hard earned money

by Peregrino Brimah With this new restriction we must explain every penny our family and friends in America wire to ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 9, 2015

Opinion: It’s all about the economy, stupid!

by Nasiru Suwaid   …apart from the general relief in averting the doomsday scenario, when the President Goodluck Jonathan conceded ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 28, 2015

Femi Falana: The ‘dollarization’ of the Nigerian economy must be stopped

by Femi Falana  Nigeria has become the largest importer of the United States dollars in the world neither the International Monetary ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 24, 2015

Atedo Peterside: Tales of the unexpected at NNPC and CBN

by Atedo Peterside Wake up on any day of your choice and accuse NNPC of failing to remit 100% of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 24, 2015

Financial literacy series: Saving for a child’s education

by Damilola Jagun We all know there are significant costs associated with education especially at University level. From fees, to ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 5, 2015

Opinion: On the kind of money Jonathan permits people to steal

by Emmanuel Ugwu   This relentless plundering, this progression from stealing in thousands, to stealing in millions, to stealing in ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 2, 2015

Opinion: Why Soludo abandoned the clear path of reason

by Chuks Iloegbunam For two reasons – spite, and the angling for appointment in a Buhari government of his phantom ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 30, 2014

Financial literacy series: These are alternative banking channels

by Damilola Jagun   Due to advances in technology, banks are now able to offer their customers convenient, alternative means ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 23, 2014

Financial Literacy series: Creating a savings plan

by Jewel Stephen Fidelity bank is sharing seven easy steps to help you come up with a great savings plan ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 18, 2014

Highest fall in 5 years: Naira trades for N187 to dollar

by Godwin Akanfe   The naira has experienced its highest fall in 5 years. The Nigerian currency fell by four ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 6, 2014

@cenbank committed to deepening financial inclusion – Governor Emefiele

by Tunji Andrews The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, CON has restated the commitment of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 12, 2014

President Jonathan unveils new N100 notes (PHOTOS)

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan formally unveiled the new N100 commemorative notes at the Presidential Villa, Abuja today. The ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 5, 2014

Stephen Orosanye: Please, I did not steal N123 billion

by Stephen Orosanye My attention has been drawn to yet another attempt at character assassination against my person by means ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 4, 2014

Jonathan to unveil N100 centenary note

by Kolapo Olapoju As part of the intiatives to mark the centenary clebration, President Goodluck Jonathan will launch a specially ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 1, 2014

Global shocks closing in on the Naira

by Tunji Andrews Indications continue to mount that the nation’s currency, the Naira, will experience further pressure, as the liquidity ...

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YEditorOctober 24, 2014

@cenbank steps in to help stop farmer-nomad clashes | How much are they providing?

by Laila Ibrahim The Central Bank of Nigeria, is to provide a seed funding of N100 billion to assist states ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

Former MINT boss dares federal government to extradite him to the UK

by Godwin Akanfe The former Managing Director of the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company of Nigeria, Mr. Ehidiamhen Okoyomon, ...

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YEditorOctober 14, 2014

Can the new @cenbank policies strenghten the banks?

by Tunji Andrews The Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has announced that the apex bank would continue to make ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2014

Statistics bureau denies releasing report about 85% employment rate and creation of millions of jobs

by Tunji Andrews Contrary to reports making the rounds, the National Bureau of Statistics, has come out to refute headlines ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 17, 2014

Warning: Padi padi regulation is taking over Nigeria’s financial sector

by Tunji Andrews From having virtually every full year result, covertly pointing accusing fingers at the Central bank of Nigeria, ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 15, 2014

Jega on the hot seat: Ijaw group want him sacked

by Godwin Akanfe In reaction to the proposed additional 30,000 polling units to be created by the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 4, 2014

Listen up, people! You will soon be paying more bank charges [DETAILS]

by Tunji Andrews The charge on extended use of other banks’ Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) reintroduced by the Central Bank ...

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SolaJuly 23, 2014

Your bank still gets loans from CBN at 12%, then lend to you at xxx

By Tunji Andrews The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has retained the lending rate (MPR) at 12% after its meeting on ...

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