Tag: Godwin Emefiele

What to expect ahead of Nigeria’s MPC meeting

Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee is scheduled to announce its fourth monetary decision for the year later today.

How COVID-19 is impacting the Nigerian economy

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has called for an emergency press briefing where he is expected to address growing concerns around the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Johnson Chukwu, CEO of Cowry Asset Management joins CNBC Africa for more.

CBN: Corporates should take advantage of infrastructure bonds

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele says corporate bodies in the country should take advantage of the Presidential Order 7 to raise infrastructure bonds at concessionary rates. Nnamdi Nwizu, Co-Managing Partner at Comercio Partners joins CNBC Africa for a focus on Nigeria’s money market.

CBN Governor hints at no rate-cut this year

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has hinted that there might be no rate cut this year till 2020 pending a visible downward trend in inflation. To discuss this and other stories making the rounds in Nigeria at this hour, Niyi Falade, CEO of Crusader Sterling Pensions joins CNBC Africa for more.

Cautious trading ahead of Nigeria’s bond auction

Traders say they expect a mixed session today, as investors take a cautious approach ahead of Wednesday’s auction. Chioma Udu, Forex Dealer at GT Bank joins CNBC Africa to preview the fixed income and forex market.

Nigeria’s Central Bank unveils policy direction for 5 years

Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele says the apex bank will keep its foreign exchange system as he unveiled his economic blueprint for the country.

CBN governor Godwin Emefiele shares 5-yr policy direction

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele says the apex bank plans to pursue a program of recapitalising the banking industry in the next five years. He made this known while unveiling his 5-year policy direction for his second term in office. Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to assess the CBN’s 5-year plan.

The case ‘for and against’ floating the naira

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele says allowing the naira to float freely would have caused a currency crisis and capital flight. He made the remark in response to a question about the bank’s currency restriction imposed in 2015. Uche Ugboh, Head of Asset and Liability Management a Diamond Bank joins CNBC Africa to discuss this story.
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