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CBN’s big stick and the Naira


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wielded the big stick on Tuesday August 23, 2016 by suspending nine banks from the foreign exchange (forex) market for their failure to remit a total of $2.334 billion Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Company dollar deposits to the Federal Government’s ...

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Nigeria’s economy and way forward


An interesting read… Enjoy the thought provoking paper delivered by Chief M. K. Ajayi JP. (FNIM, FCIS, FCIDA, FICA, ACIPM) General Manager, Western Ports, Nigerian Ports Authority at the induction of new members of the Institute of Credit Administration on August 20, 2016 at Westwood Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos. NIGERIA’S ECONOMY ...

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The curious rebound of the Naira

The Naira

The last week of July 2015 was noteworthy in Nigeria for the curious rebound of the Naira against the Dollar. In a strange chain of events, since the removal of some items from the foreign exchange market sparked off an alarming slide of the Naira in the parallel market, the ...

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