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Feb 25th, 2014
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by Tony Ishiekwene On the suspension of Mallam Sanusi Lamido, permit me to give a hint on who I am before passing a very well informed comment as against the myopia and ignorance being retailed by some of the people I thought were well educated and exposed to know who a Central Bank chief is [&hellip...
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Feb 24th, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs Nigeria’s former Central Bank chief, Lamido Sanusi on Sunday described the president who ousted him as a simple man trying to do well who has been undermined by incompetent and fraudulent aides. This view expressed by SLS is the truth and well known fact among the intellectuals in th...
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Feb 20th, 2014
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Ephraim Ugwuonye It is not unheard of for a leader to have a key associate that could blackmail him. The Central Bank Governor is a key figure in every administration, especially an administration that has kept talking about sound economic principles, transparency and good governance. To have an open...
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Feb 14th, 2014
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by Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba Transform Nigeria Citizen Initiative (TNCI) has called on President Jonathan to open investigation on what it calls the missing oil money. It says that it does not matter that Mr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi could not make up his mind on whether the missing amount is $49.8, $10.9 ...
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Feb 13th, 2014
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by William Wallis Ft.com – Nigeria’s central bank governor has exposed a multibillion-dollar subsidy racket inside the state-owned oil company that may partly explain huge shortfalls in what Africa’s leading oil producer is earning from its crude. The allegations by Lamido Sanusi about the mism...
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Sep 25th, 2013
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Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mal Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has vowed to defend the Naira and was prepared to used the nation’s foreign reserve to ensure the currency’s stability. Briefing the journalists at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee meetin...
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Sep 17th, 2013
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In the last decade, good governance and sensible policy-making have been in short supply in Harare. But in 2009, at least one good decision was made: to scrap the failed Zimbabwean dollar in favour of foreign currencies, including the US dollar and the South African rand. This stabilised the country,...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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Abdusalam Omer – Governor of the Central Bank of Somalia – and accused by latest UN report of being at the centre of corruption involving state assets. The French were right. As their adage goes, “Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme change,” (The more things change, the more they stay the ...
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Apr 8th, 2013
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By Binyam Mesfin, Addis Fortune opinion Since the 1994 opening of the financial sector, Ethiopian banks have enjoyed high profits and steady growth. Even government-owned banks, such as the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), have managed to drag themselves out of the mess the Dergue era left them in,...
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Dec 7th, 2012
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Adewale Stephen Millions of workers in Nigeria look up to their union leaders to organise them to protect their rights. But recent events show that unionists are fast losing the confidence of the masses When the controversial Central Bank Governor of Nigeria Mallam Sanusi Lamido took his habitual goo...