Godwin Emefiele

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Godwin Emefiele said : "If government cannot finance all its obligations," External link

allafrica Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:02:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We know enough at this stage to decide that the opaque nature significantly threatens our transaction and as you know the CBN has the primary responsibility to protect the investment of every player in the space,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “That is the reason we have asked all banks to resist, desist, and, indeed desist from operating accounts of cryptocurrency dealers in Nigeria,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We anticipate that there would be at least 10,000 direct and indirect jobs created during the construction of the Lagos Creative & Entertainment Centre. We also project that over 25,000 people would be engaged in different sections of the centre when the Signature Cluster is completed, with anticipated multiplier effect of other job opportunities” External link

vanguardngr Monday, February 15, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We also project that over 25,000 people would be engaged in different sections of the centre when the Signature Cluster is completed, with anticipated multiplier effect of other job opportunities,” External link

dailytrust Monday, February 15, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We also project that over 25,000 people would be engaged in different sections of the centre when the signature cluster is completed, with anticipated multiplier effect of other job opportunities,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, February 14, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “First, the CBN is directing all Deposit Money Banks to increase their support to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. In addition to the N50bn soft loans to small businesses already announced, the CBN will increase its intervention by another N100bn in loan this year to support the health authorities. Secondly, given the continuing impact of the disease on global supply chains, the CBN will increase its intervention in boosting local manufacturing and import substitution by another N1tn across all critical sectors of the economy” External link

thesourceng Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “All approvals are in place; we are hoping in the next couple of weeks, a contract will be awarded and the National Art Theatre by the grace of God will wear a new look,” External link

thenewsnigeria Friday, February 5, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Our goal for the National Theatre is to create an environment where startups and existing businesses are rewarded for their creativity,” External link

thenewsnigeria Friday, February 5, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The refinery will serve the whole of Africa. This project is strategically positioned that it will only make the final cost of petrol within and outside Nigeria lower. Everything in Nigeria that has plastic will be produced from the plat and will satisfy not only domestic production but also for export,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 3, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “That CBN is expected to engage the Nigeria Postal Service on possible utilisation of its assets to develop model warehouses across the federation” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We also expect that growth in 2021 would attain two per cent. However, downside risks remain, as restoration of full economic activities, particularly in service related sectors, remains uncertain until a Covid-19 vaccine is produced and made available to millions of people across the world,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “All approvals are in place; we are hoping in the next couple of weeks, a contract will be awarded and the National Art Theatre by the grace of God will wear a new look,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It is unfair and very unfortunate that Fitch, which is known to be a first-class company, would hold such views on what we are doing,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It is unfair and very unfortunate that Fitch, which is known to be a first-class company, would hold such views on what we are doing,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:47:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “While expressing understanding of the public health dilemma of the recent spike in infections (COVID-19), MPC encouraged the government not to consider a wholesome lockdown of the Nigerian economy so as not to reverse the current gains of the stimulus earlier provided in 2020” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We have found in the market that the activities of private commodities exchange have not helped our country and it is time for the Nigeria Commodity Exchange to be repositioned, restructured to perform the role which by law is has been empowered to” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:56:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “At this meeting, the MPC was, as at the last meeting, confronted with a policy dilemma as to whether to aggressively combat the inflationary pressure or support measures aimed at accelerating growth and reversing the current recession. Although the economy is currently in a stagflation environment with s simultaneous inflationary pressure and contracting output, the Committee resolved to pursue both development and price stability in a growing economy. The Committee resolved to hold the monetary stance constant,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele noted : “The effort of CBN isn’t different from what has been done in other economies. We’ve deployed both conventional and unconventional measures to foster faster economic growth,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We will no longer allow importers to keep their dollars abroad after they make profits,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We do not agree that the determining factor for our currency should be based on a market that is tainted, where people go to offer bribes,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Our craze for imports of everything and anything supported factories, farms and the creation of jobs in other nations while turning our industries into warehouses for these imported goods,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:54:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “CBN has a responsibility to see to the adjustment in the national currency. What you have seen is an adjustment in the country’s currency (and not devaluation),” External link

thesourceng Friday, January 8, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele added : “Based on this premise, we analysed the data on IMTO inflows into the country over the past year, and through our investigations, we discovered that some IMTOs, rather than compete on improving transaction volumes and creating more efficient ways for Nigerians in the diaspora to remit funds, engaged in arbitrage arrangements on the naira-dollar exchange rate, which to a large extent, led to a significant drop in flows into the country” “It also encouraged the use of unsafe unofficial channels, which also supported the diversion of remittance flows meant for Nigeria, thereby undermining our foreign exchange management framework” External link

leadership Monday, January 4, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “These palliatives were acknowledged and disbursed by various state governments; and a schedule showing the various quantities and dates of delivery will also be posted on our website for public scrutiny. Our intention for distributing these items through the State Governments, just like in the case of the isolation centres was based on the thinking that the state governments have the closest contacts with the most vulnerable in our society for whom these support were meant” External link

vanguardngr Friday, January 1, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The ultimate objective is to provide young Nigerians with employable skills sets that will enable them to live a gainful life” External link

vanguardngr Friday, January 1, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “On the argument for a hold, the MPC acknowledged that a mix of heterodox monetary and financial policy measures have recently been deployed by the Bank. Noting the existence of a lag between the policy pronouncement and its impact on the economy, hold in the rate would ensure its efficient impact on the economy. ” External link

thesourceng Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said ( about Godwin Emefiele ) : “I, Godwin Ifeanyi Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, in exercise of the powers conferred on the Central Bank of Nigeria under Sections 60 and 62 of BOFIA, CAP B3, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 hereby revoke the licences of the payment service providers listed in Schedule I and the switch licence of payment services providers listed in Schedule II attached hereto” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, December 25, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It will also aid improved production of local goods, enable the creation of jobs, while supporting the growth of other sectors of our economy such as manufacturing, and transportation,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It will also aid improved production of local goods, enable the creation of jobs, while supporting the growth of other sectors of our economy such as manufacturing, and transportation,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “Following the recession, we witnessed 12 consecutive quarters of economic expansion, and GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2019 stood at 2.55 percent. ‘’Our exchange rate remained stable for over two years at N360/$ and our external reserve witnessed significant accretions from the sale of crude oil and continued inflows from foreign investors,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, December 14, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We will work with PTF if there is a second wave in Nigeria, God forbid it, on how things can be done in a way that does not result in total lockdown with adverse effect on our economy,” External link

dailytrust Monday, December 14, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “If we are to wait for foreign countries to develop their own vaccines, we will be the last in the queue to receive curative remedies for our teeming population. The Central Bank of Nigeria today challenges Nigerian scientists at home and in the diaspora to go back to their laboratories and develop a Nigerian vaccine,” External link

leadership Friday, December 11, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Given the estimated annual remittance inflow of close to $24bn, which could help in improving our balance of payment position, reduce our dependence on external borrowing and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on foreign exchange inflows into the country, the CBN sought to find ways to support improved remittance inflows into the country through official channels,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Friday, December 4, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “If Nigeria is able to receive – even if it is – just $1 billion monthly or moving close to $2 billion monthly, I’m so certain you all know what will happen to exchange rate in Nigeria” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, December 4, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The CBN observed some push back by some of the IMTOs who were bent on continuing their nefarious activities of undermining our policy by attempting to resist the new policies” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, December 4, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The issue of money laundry in view of the new policy really does not arise because banks have their KYC and because over time we will try and encourage situations where funds are flowing into the domiciliary account of the recipient, I believe money laundry issues would have been totally dealt with,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, December 4, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Following the announcement of these new policy measures, the Central Bank of Nigeria in an effort to enable smooth implementation, engaged with the commercial banks and the IMTOs to ensure that recipients of remittance inflows are able to receive their funds in the designated foreign currency of their choice,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, December 4, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Let me also add that while COVID-19 has brought on several challenges to our economy and indeed the banking sector, it offers a unique opportunity for us to build a more resilient economy that is better able to contain external shocks, whilst supporting growth and wealth creation in key sectors of our economy,” External link

dailytrust Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said ( about Nigeria Over ) : “CACOVID has committed to create a high impact youth development program that will provide technical and vocational education to over 4 million Nigerian youths over the next 5 years. Students will be trained on craftwork, plumbing, masonry , capentry, and other artisanal related skills for which sufficient demand exist in Nigeria . Over N150bn is expected to be deployed towards the set up and implementation of the youth development program, which will be available at select training centers across the country” External link

peoplesdaily-online Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “CACOVID has committed to fully rehabilitate all 44 damaged and destroyed police stations nationwide in a bid to restore provision of security in affected locations…To further strengthen the security apparatus in the country, CACOVID has committed to provide over N100bn to procure equipment and gadgets for the Nigerian Police Force over the next 2 years; as our contribution to fully modernize the Nigerian Police” External link

peoplesdaily-online Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Real sector funds, (N216.87 billion); COVID-19 Targeted Credit Facility (TCF), (N73.69 billion); AGSMEIS, (N54.66 billion); Pharmaceutical and Health Care Support Fund, (N44.47 billion); and Creative Industry Financing Initiative (N2.93 billion). Under the Real Sector Funds, a total of 87 projects that included 53 Manufacturing, 21 Agriculture and 13 Services projects were funded,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 30, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The continued spread of COVID-19; further decline in crude oil prices and the reduction in accretion to external reserves; reduced government revenue leading to weak aggregate demand; declining non-oil receipts; as well as infrastructural and security challenges,” External link

thesourceng Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The fund will be used to procure equipment and gadgets for the Nigerian Police Force over the next two years as CACOVID contribution to fully modernise the Nigerian Police,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The exchange rate is determined by forces of demand and supply in the fx market, we don’t agree that determining factor for exchange rate in Nigeria for our currency should be based on a market that is tainted and where people go to pay any bribe. We are not going to be party to that and we will continue to say this to anyone, or body that cares to listen” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “First, the CBN is directing all Deposit Money Banks to increase their support to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. In addition to the N50bn soft loans to small businesses already announced, the CBN will increase its intervention by another N100bn in loan this year to support the health authorities. Secondly, given the continuing impact of the disease on global supply chains, the CBN will increase its intervention in boosting local manufacturing and import substitution by another N1tn across all critical sectors of the economy” External link

thesourceng Friday, November 20, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Aggregate domestic credit (net) grew by 5.16 per cent in June 2020 compared with 7.47 per cent in May 2020. The Committee commended the CBN Loan-to-Deposit Ratio (LDR) initiative to address the credit conundrum as the total gross credit increased by N3.33 trillion from N15.56 trillion at end-May 2019 to N18.90 trillion at end-June 2020,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele announced : “Aggregate domestic credit (net) grew by 5.16 per cent in June 2020 compared with 7.47 per cent in May 2020. The Committee commended the CBN Loan-to-Deposit Ratio (LDR) initiative to address the credit conundrum as the total gross credit increased by N3.33 trillion from N15.56 trillion at end-May 2019 to N18.90 trillion at end-June 2020,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Aggregate domestic credit (net) grew by 5.16 per cent in June 2020 compared with 7.47 per cent in May 2020. The Committee commended the CBN Loan-to-Deposit Ratio (LDR) initiative to address the credit conundrum as the total gross credit increased by N3.33 trillion from N15.56 trillion at end-May 2019 to N18.90 trillion at end-June 2020,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele announced : “Aggregate domestic credit (net) grew by 5.16 per cent in June 2020 compared with 7.47 per cent in May 2020. The Committee commended the CBN Loan-to-Deposit Ratio (LDR) initiative to address the credit conundrum as the total gross credit increased by N3.33 trillion from N15.56 trillion at end-May 2019 to N18.90 trillion at end-June 2020,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “Some components of the foreign currency-denominated loans represent the much-needed capital inflows into the economy and this attests to the power of the NCR and indeed, the STMA-centric reforms, to engender economic development. Ultimately, it underlines our resolve to sustain the reforms and improve public appreciation, and especially judicial perception, of its potentials,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “these priority areas are expected to close identified gaps and tremendously advance financial inclusion. Emphasis will also be placed on the use of technological tools in improving access to finance among the underserved,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, October 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “For 14 consecutive years, the CBN has supported the junior tennis tournament in Nigeria, and through the years, we have witnessed the discovery of an array of talented young boys and girls, some of whom have achieved great feats in the game,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We are also pleased that the Court has rejected P&ID’s application to increase the guarantee, which was clearly intended to be a diversionary tactic and entirely misconceived,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “P&ID and its backers, Lismore Capital and VR Advisory, are increasingly seeing their case slip between their fingers. They continue to resort to employing delay tactics, disseminating misleading claims, and taking every step to obstruct our investigations across multiple jurisdictions,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “If you feel that our restriction of foreign exchange access for the importation of items that can be produced in Nigeria is wrong, that is not false. If you are a foreign direct investor, that is interested in doing business in Nigeria, I will say instead of you facilitating the import of these items into Nigeria, we want you to come and produce it here, saying Nigeria is a market of over 200 million people. So, you do not have a choice than to come, bring your investment plans and equipment and produce that item in Nigeria so that Nigerians can consume it. Then, you will make your profit and take your dividend out of the country. So, I disagree with that position that foreign exchange restriction is hurting investment inflow into Nigeria” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, September 28, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The impact of the CBN interventionist activities has been positive, without which the positive GDP growth recorded in the first quarter of the year prior to the pandemic would not have been possible, neither would the somewhat reduced contraction of the economy to -6.1 per cent in the second quarter against projections of over -7.4 per cent have been possible,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The decision will complement the CBN’s decision to support economic recovery and reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The CBN took the decision to increase the size of that intervention from N50bn to N100bn. To date, close to about N69bn of this fund has been disbursed to over 140,000 households and businesses,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “The impact of these measures helped to prevent larger contraction in second quarter Gross Domestic Product growth as projected by analysts,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Ensuring that banks have adequate capital buffers to withstand similar pandemics; developing ade-quate internal controls that will be able to identify potential risks and putting in place measures to con-tain that risk and being able to adapt your business model to changes taking place in the business envi-ronment,” External link

leadership Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “The SMEs are seen as drivers of growth in any economy. We have used various approaches to stimulate lending to them and I must confess that we are not doing enough on that because less than half of that fund has been disbursed today. We are entering a phase where we believe that the SMEs must be the only priority for growth in our economy. I must say that the Nigerian banking sector has not played an active part in supporting the SMEs, but this is not without reasons. We had issues in the past where people took loans and didn’t pay. We hope that a new leaf is now turned” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele noted : “The CBN was ready to encourage the revamp of Nigeria’s export sector through deliberate policies that would boost investment and job creation” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele told : “We are very optimistic that food prices will come down, and as they come down it will help to complement the reduction in core inflation,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele noted : “we are also working with financial institutions to enable the continuous flow of credit to viable businesses while putting in place provisions such as moratoriums and restructuring of existing loans under CBN intervention funds that have been provided to businesses” External link

leadership Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele added : “We must do more to encourage the innovative works of these young talented Nigerians as they can make significant contributions to the growth and development of our country,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “These airlines are not flying and sometimes you find dollars being sold through the BDC’s into that market just to be seen that we are doing everything possible to moderate the rate,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, July 27, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele added : “It could only be those who are dealing in what is simply called corrupt practices that will be dealing in that market and we are not about to talk about unification of our exchange rate around people who are dealing illegally,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, July 27, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele added : “All submissions will be subjected to strict scientific and empirical scrutiny considered to be best in class,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It will help to support the capacity of relevant health agencies toward attaining WHO’s Maturity Level three, a prerequisite for manufacturing of vaccines in Nigeria,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “If the CBN did not ask the banks to grant these forbearance to their customers, the loans will go bad immediately by our prudential ratios,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “This will help to support the capacity of relevant health agencies toward attaining WHO Maturity Level three, a prerequisite for manufacturing of vaccines in Nigeria,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “This is a clear demonstration that the Nigerian banking sector remains very strong and resilient and able to support the economy,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “currently, 20 projects valued at ₦26.278 billion have been funded under the ₦100 billion credit support intervention for the healthcare industry” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, July 20, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : "The committee was mindful of the cut in policy rate at the last MPC (committee) meeting and the need to allow time for its effect to permeate the economy," External link

wsau Monday, July 20, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “On the argument for a hold, the MPC acknowledged that a mix of heterodox monetary and financial policy measures have recently been deployed by the Bank. Noting the existence of a lag between the policy pronouncement and its impact on the economy, hold in the rate would ensure its efficient impact on the economy. ” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “A diversified economy that supports increased productivity in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors, while harnessing the talents of our youths in the creative industries, will lead to the buildup of a more resilient economy, that is better able to withstand external shocks while creating wealth and jobs for our growing population,” External link

vanguardngr Monday, July 13, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The handover of the National Theatre to the CBN /Bankers Committee is indeed timely when one considers the external headwinds facing our economy today,” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “CBN has a responsibility to see to the adjustment in the national currency. What you have seen is an adjustment in the country’s currency (and not devaluation),” External link

thesourceng Saturday, July 4, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT



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Godwin Emefiele

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Godwin Emefiele said : "If government cannot finance all its obligations," External link

allafrica Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:02:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We know enough at this stage to decide that the opaque nature significantly threatens our transaction and as you know the CBN has the primary responsibility to protect the investment of every player in the space,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “That is the reason we have asked all banks to resist, desist, and, indeed desist from operating accounts of cryptocurrency dealers in Nigeria,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We anticipate that there would be at least 10,000 direct and indirect jobs created during the construction of the Lagos Creative & Entertainment Centre. We also project that over 25,000 people would be engaged in different sections of the centre when the Signature Cluster is completed, with anticipated multiplier effect of other job opportunities” External link

vanguardngr Monday, February 15, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We also project that over 25,000 people would be engaged in different sections of the centre when the Signature Cluster is completed, with anticipated multiplier effect of other job opportunities,” External link

dailytrust Monday, February 15, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We also project that over 25,000 people would be engaged in different sections of the centre when the signature cluster is completed, with anticipated multiplier effect of other job opportunities,” External link

premiumtimesng Sunday, February 14, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “First, the CBN is directing all Deposit Money Banks to increase their support to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. In addition to the N50bn soft loans to small businesses already announced, the CBN will increase its intervention by another N100bn in loan this year to support the health authorities. Secondly, given the continuing impact of the disease on global supply chains, the CBN will increase its intervention in boosting local manufacturing and import substitution by another N1tn across all critical sectors of the economy” External link

thesourceng Saturday, February 13, 2021 7:46:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “All approvals are in place; we are hoping in the next couple of weeks, a contract will be awarded and the National Art Theatre by the grace of God will wear a new look,” External link

thenewsnigeria Friday, February 5, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Our goal for the National Theatre is to create an environment where startups and existing businesses are rewarded for their creativity,” External link

thenewsnigeria Friday, February 5, 2021 2:25:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The refinery will serve the whole of Africa. This project is strategically positioned that it will only make the final cost of petrol within and outside Nigeria lower. Everything in Nigeria that has plastic will be produced from the plat and will satisfy not only domestic production but also for export,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 3, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “That CBN is expected to engage the Nigeria Postal Service on possible utilisation of its assets to develop model warehouses across the federation” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We also expect that growth in 2021 would attain two per cent. However, downside risks remain, as restoration of full economic activities, particularly in service related sectors, remains uncertain until a Covid-19 vaccine is produced and made available to millions of people across the world,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “All approvals are in place; we are hoping in the next couple of weeks, a contract will be awarded and the National Art Theatre by the grace of God will wear a new look,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It is unfair and very unfortunate that Fitch, which is known to be a first-class company, would hold such views on what we are doing,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It is unfair and very unfortunate that Fitch, which is known to be a first-class company, would hold such views on what we are doing,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:47:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “While expressing understanding of the public health dilemma of the recent spike in infections (COVID-19), MPC encouraged the government not to consider a wholesome lockdown of the Nigerian economy so as not to reverse the current gains of the stimulus earlier provided in 2020” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We have found in the market that the activities of private commodities exchange have not helped our country and it is time for the Nigeria Commodity Exchange to be repositioned, restructured to perform the role which by law is has been empowered to” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:56:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “At this meeting, the MPC was, as at the last meeting, confronted with a policy dilemma as to whether to aggressively combat the inflationary pressure or support measures aimed at accelerating growth and reversing the current recession. Although the economy is currently in a stagflation environment with s simultaneous inflationary pressure and contracting output, the Committee resolved to pursue both development and price stability in a growing economy. The Committee resolved to hold the monetary stance constant,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:47:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele noted : “The effort of CBN isn’t different from what has been done in other economies. We’ve deployed both conventional and unconventional measures to foster faster economic growth,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We will no longer allow importers to keep their dollars abroad after they make profits,” External link

dailytrust Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We do not agree that the determining factor for our currency should be based on a market that is tainted, where people go to offer bribes,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, January 20, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Our craze for imports of everything and anything supported factories, farms and the creation of jobs in other nations while turning our industries into warehouses for these imported goods,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:54:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “CBN has a responsibility to see to the adjustment in the national currency. What you have seen is an adjustment in the country’s currency (and not devaluation),” External link

thesourceng Friday, January 8, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele added : “Based on this premise, we analysed the data on IMTO inflows into the country over the past year, and through our investigations, we discovered that some IMTOs, rather than compete on improving transaction volumes and creating more efficient ways for Nigerians in the diaspora to remit funds, engaged in arbitrage arrangements on the naira-dollar exchange rate, which to a large extent, led to a significant drop in flows into the country” “It also encouraged the use of unsafe unofficial channels, which also supported the diversion of remittance flows meant for Nigeria, thereby undermining our foreign exchange management framework” External link

leadership Monday, January 4, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “These palliatives were acknowledged and disbursed by various state governments; and a schedule showing the various quantities and dates of delivery will also be posted on our website for public scrutiny. Our intention for distributing these items through the State Governments, just like in the case of the isolation centres was based on the thinking that the state governments have the closest contacts with the most vulnerable in our society for whom these support were meant” External link

vanguardngr Friday, January 1, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The ultimate objective is to provide young Nigerians with employable skills sets that will enable them to live a gainful life” External link

vanguardngr Friday, January 1, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “On the argument for a hold, the MPC acknowledged that a mix of heterodox monetary and financial policy measures have recently been deployed by the Bank. Noting the existence of a lag between the policy pronouncement and its impact on the economy, hold in the rate would ensure its efficient impact on the economy. ” External link

thesourceng Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said ( about Godwin Emefiele ) : “I, Godwin Ifeanyi Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, in exercise of the powers conferred on the Central Bank of Nigeria under Sections 60 and 62 of BOFIA, CAP B3, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 hereby revoke the licences of the payment service providers listed in Schedule I and the switch licence of payment services providers listed in Schedule II attached hereto” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, December 25, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It will also aid improved production of local goods, enable the creation of jobs, while supporting the growth of other sectors of our economy such as manufacturing, and transportation,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It will also aid improved production of local goods, enable the creation of jobs, while supporting the growth of other sectors of our economy such as manufacturing, and transportation,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 22, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “Following the recession, we witnessed 12 consecutive quarters of economic expansion, and GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2019 stood at 2.55 percent. ‘’Our exchange rate remained stable for over two years at N360/$ and our external reserve witnessed significant accretions from the sale of crude oil and continued inflows from foreign investors,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, December 14, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We will work with PTF if there is a second wave in Nigeria, God forbid it, on how things can be done in a way that does not result in total lockdown with adverse effect on our economy,” External link

dailytrust Monday, December 14, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “If we are to wait for foreign countries to develop their own vaccines, we will be the last in the queue to receive curative remedies for our teeming population. The Central Bank of Nigeria today challenges Nigerian scientists at home and in the diaspora to go back to their laboratories and develop a Nigerian vaccine,” External link

leadership Friday, December 11, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Given the estimated annual remittance inflow of close to $24bn, which could help in improving our balance of payment position, reduce our dependence on external borrowing and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on foreign exchange inflows into the country, the CBN sought to find ways to support improved remittance inflows into the country through official channels,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Friday, December 4, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “If Nigeria is able to receive – even if it is – just $1 billion monthly or moving close to $2 billion monthly, I’m so certain you all know what will happen to exchange rate in Nigeria” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, December 4, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The CBN observed some push back by some of the IMTOs who were bent on continuing their nefarious activities of undermining our policy by attempting to resist the new policies” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, December 4, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The issue of money laundry in view of the new policy really does not arise because banks have their KYC and because over time we will try and encourage situations where funds are flowing into the domiciliary account of the recipient, I believe money laundry issues would have been totally dealt with,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, December 4, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Following the announcement of these new policy measures, the Central Bank of Nigeria in an effort to enable smooth implementation, engaged with the commercial banks and the IMTOs to ensure that recipients of remittance inflows are able to receive their funds in the designated foreign currency of their choice,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, December 4, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Let me also add that while COVID-19 has brought on several challenges to our economy and indeed the banking sector, it offers a unique opportunity for us to build a more resilient economy that is better able to contain external shocks, whilst supporting growth and wealth creation in key sectors of our economy,” External link

dailytrust Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said ( about Nigeria Over ) : “CACOVID has committed to create a high impact youth development program that will provide technical and vocational education to over 4 million Nigerian youths over the next 5 years. Students will be trained on craftwork, plumbing, masonry , capentry, and other artisanal related skills for which sufficient demand exist in Nigeria . Over N150bn is expected to be deployed towards the set up and implementation of the youth development program, which will be available at select training centers across the country” External link

peoplesdaily-online Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “CACOVID has committed to fully rehabilitate all 44 damaged and destroyed police stations nationwide in a bid to restore provision of security in affected locations…To further strengthen the security apparatus in the country, CACOVID has committed to provide over N100bn to procure equipment and gadgets for the Nigerian Police Force over the next 2 years; as our contribution to fully modernize the Nigerian Police” External link

peoplesdaily-online Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Real sector funds, (N216.87 billion); COVID-19 Targeted Credit Facility (TCF), (N73.69 billion); AGSMEIS, (N54.66 billion); Pharmaceutical and Health Care Support Fund, (N44.47 billion); and Creative Industry Financing Initiative (N2.93 billion). Under the Real Sector Funds, a total of 87 projects that included 53 Manufacturing, 21 Agriculture and 13 Services projects were funded,” External link

guardian-ng Monday, November 30, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The continued spread of COVID-19; further decline in crude oil prices and the reduction in accretion to external reserves; reduced government revenue leading to weak aggregate demand; declining non-oil receipts; as well as infrastructural and security challenges,” External link

thesourceng Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The fund will be used to procure equipment and gadgets for the Nigerian Police Force over the next two years as CACOVID contribution to fully modernise the Nigerian Police,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 26, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The exchange rate is determined by forces of demand and supply in the fx market, we don’t agree that determining factor for exchange rate in Nigeria for our currency should be based on a market that is tainted and where people go to pay any bribe. We are not going to be party to that and we will continue to say this to anyone, or body that cares to listen” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “First, the CBN is directing all Deposit Money Banks to increase their support to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. In addition to the N50bn soft loans to small businesses already announced, the CBN will increase its intervention by another N100bn in loan this year to support the health authorities. Secondly, given the continuing impact of the disease on global supply chains, the CBN will increase its intervention in boosting local manufacturing and import substitution by another N1tn across all critical sectors of the economy” External link

thesourceng Friday, November 20, 2020 2:12:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Aggregate domestic credit (net) grew by 5.16 per cent in June 2020 compared with 7.47 per cent in May 2020. The Committee commended the CBN Loan-to-Deposit Ratio (LDR) initiative to address the credit conundrum as the total gross credit increased by N3.33 trillion from N15.56 trillion at end-May 2019 to N18.90 trillion at end-June 2020,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele announced : “Aggregate domestic credit (net) grew by 5.16 per cent in June 2020 compared with 7.47 per cent in May 2020. The Committee commended the CBN Loan-to-Deposit Ratio (LDR) initiative to address the credit conundrum as the total gross credit increased by N3.33 trillion from N15.56 trillion at end-May 2019 to N18.90 trillion at end-June 2020,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Aggregate domestic credit (net) grew by 5.16 per cent in June 2020 compared with 7.47 per cent in May 2020. The Committee commended the CBN Loan-to-Deposit Ratio (LDR) initiative to address the credit conundrum as the total gross credit increased by N3.33 trillion from N15.56 trillion at end-May 2019 to N18.90 trillion at end-June 2020,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele announced : “Aggregate domestic credit (net) grew by 5.16 per cent in June 2020 compared with 7.47 per cent in May 2020. The Committee commended the CBN Loan-to-Deposit Ratio (LDR) initiative to address the credit conundrum as the total gross credit increased by N3.33 trillion from N15.56 trillion at end-May 2019 to N18.90 trillion at end-June 2020,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “Some components of the foreign currency-denominated loans represent the much-needed capital inflows into the economy and this attests to the power of the NCR and indeed, the STMA-centric reforms, to engender economic development. Ultimately, it underlines our resolve to sustain the reforms and improve public appreciation, and especially judicial perception, of its potentials,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “these priority areas are expected to close identified gaps and tremendously advance financial inclusion. Emphasis will also be placed on the use of technological tools in improving access to finance among the underserved,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, October 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “For 14 consecutive years, the CBN has supported the junior tennis tournament in Nigeria, and through the years, we have witnessed the discovery of an array of talented young boys and girls, some of whom have achieved great feats in the game,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “We are also pleased that the Court has rejected P&ID’s application to increase the guarantee, which was clearly intended to be a diversionary tactic and entirely misconceived,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “P&ID and its backers, Lismore Capital and VR Advisory, are increasingly seeing their case slip between their fingers. They continue to resort to employing delay tactics, disseminating misleading claims, and taking every step to obstruct our investigations across multiple jurisdictions,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “If you feel that our restriction of foreign exchange access for the importation of items that can be produced in Nigeria is wrong, that is not false. If you are a foreign direct investor, that is interested in doing business in Nigeria, I will say instead of you facilitating the import of these items into Nigeria, we want you to come and produce it here, saying Nigeria is a market of over 200 million people. So, you do not have a choice than to come, bring your investment plans and equipment and produce that item in Nigeria so that Nigerians can consume it. Then, you will make your profit and take your dividend out of the country. So, I disagree with that position that foreign exchange restriction is hurting investment inflow into Nigeria” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, September 28, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The impact of the CBN interventionist activities has been positive, without which the positive GDP growth recorded in the first quarter of the year prior to the pandemic would not have been possible, neither would the somewhat reduced contraction of the economy to -6.1 per cent in the second quarter against projections of over -7.4 per cent have been possible,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The decision will complement the CBN’s decision to support economic recovery and reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, September 22, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The CBN took the decision to increase the size of that intervention from N50bn to N100bn. To date, close to about N69bn of this fund has been disbursed to over 140,000 households and businesses,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “The impact of these measures helped to prevent larger contraction in second quarter Gross Domestic Product growth as projected by analysts,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “Ensuring that banks have adequate capital buffers to withstand similar pandemics; developing ade-quate internal controls that will be able to identify potential risks and putting in place measures to con-tain that risk and being able to adapt your business model to changes taking place in the business envi-ronment,” External link

leadership Wednesday, September 16, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele stated : “The SMEs are seen as drivers of growth in any economy. We have used various approaches to stimulate lending to them and I must confess that we are not doing enough on that because less than half of that fund has been disbursed today. We are entering a phase where we believe that the SMEs must be the only priority for growth in our economy. I must say that the Nigerian banking sector has not played an active part in supporting the SMEs, but this is not without reasons. We had issues in the past where people took loans and didn’t pay. We hope that a new leaf is now turned” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele noted : “The CBN was ready to encourage the revamp of Nigeria’s export sector through deliberate policies that would boost investment and job creation” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele told : “We are very optimistic that food prices will come down, and as they come down it will help to complement the reduction in core inflation,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele noted : “we are also working with financial institutions to enable the continuous flow of credit to viable businesses while putting in place provisions such as moratoriums and restructuring of existing loans under CBN intervention funds that have been provided to businesses” External link

leadership Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele added : “We must do more to encourage the innovative works of these young talented Nigerians as they can make significant contributions to the growth and development of our country,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:47:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “These airlines are not flying and sometimes you find dollars being sold through the BDC’s into that market just to be seen that we are doing everything possible to moderate the rate,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, July 27, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele added : “It could only be those who are dealing in what is simply called corrupt practices that will be dealing in that market and we are not about to talk about unification of our exchange rate around people who are dealing illegally,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, July 27, 2020 5:09:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele added : “All submissions will be subjected to strict scientific and empirical scrutiny considered to be best in class,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:08:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “It will help to support the capacity of relevant health agencies toward attaining WHO’s Maturity Level three, a prerequisite for manufacturing of vaccines in Nigeria,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “If the CBN did not ask the banks to grant these forbearance to their customers, the loans will go bad immediately by our prudential ratios,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “This will help to support the capacity of relevant health agencies toward attaining WHO Maturity Level three, a prerequisite for manufacturing of vaccines in Nigeria,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “This is a clear demonstration that the Nigerian banking sector remains very strong and resilient and able to support the economy,” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:29:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “currently, 20 projects valued at ₦26.278 billion have been funded under the ₦100 billion credit support intervention for the healthcare industry” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, July 20, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : "The committee was mindful of the cut in policy rate at the last MPC (committee) meeting and the need to allow time for its effect to permeate the economy," External link

wsau Monday, July 20, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “On the argument for a hold, the MPC acknowledged that a mix of heterodox monetary and financial policy measures have recently been deployed by the Bank. Noting the existence of a lag between the policy pronouncement and its impact on the economy, hold in the rate would ensure its efficient impact on the economy. ” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “A diversified economy that supports increased productivity in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors, while harnessing the talents of our youths in the creative industries, will lead to the buildup of a more resilient economy, that is better able to withstand external shocks while creating wealth and jobs for our growing population,” External link

vanguardngr Monday, July 13, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “The handover of the National Theatre to the CBN /Bankers Committee is indeed timely when one considers the external headwinds facing our economy today,” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, July 12, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Godwin Emefiele said : “CBN has a responsibility to see to the adjustment in the national currency. What you have seen is an adjustment in the country’s currency (and not devaluation),” External link

thesourceng Saturday, July 4, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT



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governor of cbn2.38%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
principal0.14%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
boss0.07%EN10/10/201710/10/2017
minister1.43%EN08/28/201728/08/2017
minister of finance0.14%EN05/04/201704/05/2017
gouverneur0.27%FR05/01/201701/05/2017
chairman0.41%EN04/18/201718/04/2017
director0.41%EN04/09/201709/04/2017
banker0.07%EN12/22/201622/12/2016
governor of nigeria0.14%EN11/19/201619/11/2016
managing director0.54%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
gov.2.24%EN10/01/201601/10/2016
senator0.27%EN08/29/201629/08/2016
presidente do bc0.34%PT07/26/201626/07/2016
minister of communications0.14%EN06/25/201625/06/2016
former managing director0.07%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
gov0.07%EN06/22/201622/06/2016
gouverneur de la cbn0.27%FR06/16/201616/06/2016
deputy0.07%EN06/16/201616/06/2016
gouverneur de la central bank0.20%FR06/15/201615/06/2016
nigerian central bank governor0.20%EN06/14/201614/06/2016
successor0.20%EN02/06/201506/02/2015
zenith bank managing director0.48%EN04/13/201413/04/2014
zenith bank boss0.41%EN03/26/201426/03/2014
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ceo of zenith bank plc0.27%EN03/19/201419/03/2014
actuel patron0.88%FR02/21/201421/02/2014
current managing director0.07%EN02/20/201420/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Godwin EmefieleEN96.84%
Godwin EmefieleFR2.47%
Godwin EmefielePT0.57%
Godwin EmefieleSA0.06%
Godwin EmefieleSL0.06%


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