Mr. Godwin Emefiele
CBN ready to fund research on COVID-19, Emefiele reveals
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is fully ready to fund research on COVID-19 as part of efforts to free Nigeria from the grip of the virus.
Capable cabinet: Options for Buhari, 9th Senate
President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term, which is billed to commence on May 29, 2019 offers him and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) a unique opportunity to right the observed shortcomings in the outgoing 2015 to 2019 dispensation. The incumbent president and his party came into office in 2015 riding on the lofty ideals…
Between Buhari’s ‘true federalism’ rhetoric and pragmatic action
After many denials and branding of proponents of restructuring many unpalatable names, largely as people who could not articulate what form and manner it should take, President Muhammadu Buhari finally admitted that Nigeria needs true federalism to weather the many storms buffeting it. Evidently, these storms range from political instability, insecurity, lack of economic growth…
Emefiele, minister woo foreign investors
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele and Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed took advantage of the on-going 2019 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank to market Nigeria's vast investment opportunities. At an interactive session in Washington, Emefiele said investors’ burgeoning confidence in the Nigerian economy brought…
Stable exchange rate best choice for Nigeria – Emefiele
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says maintaining stable exchange rate to avoid depreciation of the Naira is better than building foreign reserve buffers. Emefiele told newsmen on Sunday that this was part of the outcome of the Nigerian delegation’s meetings with investors and institutions at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)…
Multinationals must pay fair tax, says Adeosun
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Friday called on G-24 countries to back Nigeria’s agitation for multinational corporations to pay fair share of taxes in the country.
Africa’s central bank governors plan single monetary union
The Association of African Central Bank Governors (AACB) is contemplating the possibility of establishing a single monetary union for the continent akin to that of the European Union.
CBN votes N2.5b for NYSC entrepreneurs
Members of the National Youth Service Corps with good entrepreneurial skills can now access N2.5 billion loans provided by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).