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Nigeria to shut bank accounts of firms which import restricted goods

Nigeria’s central bank said on Friday it will close the bank accounts of firms caught smuggling into the country any goods for which access to foreign exchange has been restricted.

Central bank investigating accounts of palm oil smugglers

The Economic Intelligent Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has started investigating the accounts of those who are involved in smuggling or dumping palm oil into Nigeria.
R-L- President Muhammadu Buhari congratulatulating Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele on his reappointment as head of the apex bank, for a second tenure.

President Buhari asks central bank to blacklist firms smuggling 43 restricted items into the...

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to blacklist any firm, its owner and top executives caught smuggling any of the 43 items ineligible for foreign exchange (forex).

Central bank commences disbursement of initial N30 billion loan for palm oil production

A concerted effort to end oil palm importation and locally grow the crop on a large-scale basis has kicked off, with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) allocating an initial N30 billion for the project, which it said is already being disbursed to beneficiary farmers in identified states.

Agbor monarch urges President Buhari, Obasanjo to unite to salvage Nigeria

The Dein of Agbor in Delta State, Benjamin Ikechuku (Keagborekuzi I), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo to engage in dialogue over the state of the country.

Central bank quashes talk of change to exchange rate policy

Nigeria’s central bank said it made no change to its naira policies, after a revision on its website led some analysts to speculate that it was ending a system of multiple exchange rates.

Central bank identifies challenges to economic policies

Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says the bank, with some stakeholders, have identified smuggling and dumping as major challenges sabotaging the Nigerian economic policies.
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In Pictures: President Buhari hails VP Osinbajo, urges him to remain exemplary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside service chiefs and an FCT delegation, who paid him the traditional Sallah homage.
Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has disclosed that he will unfold a new roadmap for the Bank and the economy, in the days ahead, after series of consultations with critical stakeholder groups.

Godwin Emefiele to unveil new roadmap for central bank, economy

Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has disclosed that he will unfold a new roadmap for the Bank and the economy, in the days ahead, after series of consultations with critical stakeholder groups.

Godwin Emefiele begins second tenure as central bank governor

Following the confirmation of his re-appointment as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by the Senate, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on Monday, formally assumed duty after subscribing to the relevant Oath of Office administered by the Bank’s Secretary and Director, Corporate Secretariat Department, Mrs. Alice Karau.

Issa Aremu advises President Buhari to drop old cabinet members

A former governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Kwara State, Comrade Issa Obalowu Aremu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to drop all the old cabinet members and get new hands to drive the economy with him.
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NLC congratulates central bank governor on reappointment

The Nigeria Labour Congress has congratulated the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Godwin Emefiele, on his reappointment for another term of five years.

Central bank retirees urge Godwin Emefiele to honour pension review agreement

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) retirees have urged CBN governor Godwin Emefiele to implement a March 9, 2017 agreement on review of their pension and medical allowance.
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Experts advices federal government to rehabilitate infrastructure to create jobs

Some financial experts have urged the Federal Government to pursue policies that would accelerate infrastructural rehabilitation and development as well as help tackle rising unemployment and population.

Godwin Emefiele: We’ll reduce dependence on imported items

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said that Nigeria will continue to implement policies that will reduce the importation of goods that can be produced locally.

Godwin Emefiele: Central bank will sustain unconventional policies to boost economic growth

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday said that the apex bank will sustain its use of unconventional monetary policy to boost economic growth and enhance price stability.

Godwin Emefiele: Smuggling, others hinder economic policies

The CBN governor, Dr Godwin Emefiele, has identified smuggling and dumping of goods as the greatest challenges hindering the success of Nigeria’s economic policies.

CBN: Nigeria may slide to another recession

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, has expressed fears that Nigeria may slide into another recession if measures are not taken to tackle the high rate of unemployment and other economic crisis.

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