Emefiele, Alawuba, others lead at UBA America conference

October 17, 2022 David Agba Abuja 0

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Oliver Alawuba and other experts from the global international markets will lead the discussions on global economic trends at the 2022 edition of the UBA Group International Banking Conference. The four-day conference which will be held between October 17th Read More

Naira’s precipitous depreciation: Emefiele Vs Senate

August 1, 2022 Jerry Uwah 0

The naira is sinking and no one knows precisely how to save the currency of Africa’s largest economy. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has deployed all the weapons in its arsenal in defence of the naira. Ironically, none is working. Even lending rate hikes have become counter-productive. On July 27, 2021, the apex bank fingered Nigeria’s treacherous bureau de Read More

The flip side of Emefiele’s heroism for Nigerian farmers

June 9, 2022 Nasir Dambatta 0

“Two out of every five people on Earth today owe their lives to the higher crop outputs that fertilizer has made possible” – Bill Gates. Bull Gate’s famous quote on fertilizer would remind many a Nigerian farmer of an important component to what they know best – fertilizer. It will be pointless rehashing the tough odds confronting Nigerian farmers due Read More

Musings on Emefiele’s CBN and power sector interventions

May 24, 2022 Nasir Dambatta 0

“One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency”. –Arnold Glasow. An old report by a national daily that Nigeria’s national grid had once collapsed 15 times in one month was as appalling as it is always scary. The nation’s electricity supply has been going from bad to worse and has Read More

Electoral Act: Court strikes out Emefiele’s suit

May 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Monday struck out the suit filed by the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele. In the suit, the CBN governor was seeking an interpretation of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act 2022 . Justice Ahmed Mohammed struck out the suit at the resumed sitting after Emefiele’s counsel Chief Mike Read More

Emefiele: The great talent misunderstood by many Nigerians

May 16, 2022 Solomon Semaka 0

In Chinua Achebe’s famous 1958 novel, Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo’s father Unoka is described as a tall, thin man with a slight stoop who appeared haggard and mournful except when he was drinking or playing his flute. His favourite time of year was after the harvest when he joined with village musicians to make music and feast. As an excellent Read More

As Fulani/Almajiri group picks presidential forms for Jonathan: Lawan joins Badaru, Yerima to boost North’s candidacy in APC primaries

Twenty-four hours to the May 10 deadline on the sale of All Progressives Congress’ (APC) nomination forms, the number of presidential hopefuls from the party has increased by two with former President Goodluck Jonathan, Senate President, Ahmad Lawan and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and former  Bayelsa state Governor Timipre Sylva joining the race. The trio picked the Expression of Read More

Breaking: At last, CBN governor, Emefiele, opens up on 2023 presidency

May 7, 2022 Editor 0

Hours after Nigerians poured out reactions on the purchase of his All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential forms ahead of 2023 general elections, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele has outrightly rejected the offers made by farmers in the country. Categorically, the CBN Boss said he has not taken a stance on 2023 Presidency. Emefiele who spoke via his Read More

2023: Will Emefiele declare?

April 25, 2022 Blueprint 0

Dr Godwin Emefiele, 60-year-old Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, is one of the presidential hopefuls whose ‘aspiration’ has become a surprise to some people, and admiration to some others.Some people were surprised when Emefiele’s name popped up among the presidential hopefuls. This class of people thought that as an experienced economist heading Nigeria’s apex bank, Emefiele should concentrate Read More

Emefiele, the CBN and future mandate

April 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

For nearly eight years running, the governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has held saddle at the apex bank. ENE OSHABA in this report examines the man’s exploits and future mandates. Tuesday, June 3 2014 would go down in the history of Nigeria.On this day, while Nigerians were going about their business, a decision was made that continues to have Read More

2023: Northern youth forum urges Emefiele to contest for president

April 13, 2022 Oyibo Salihu 0

A group under the aegis of Unified Northern Youth Forum has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s governor, Dr. Godwin Emefiele, to heed to the numerous calls by Nigerians to contest the 2023 presidential election on the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC). The group also said his refusal to contest the election would result in voter’s apathy, especially Read More

2023: Emefiele’ll unify Nigeria, enhance socio-economic devt – Northern group

April 7, 2022 Auwal Ahmad 0

The convener of the Unified Northern Nigeria Youth Forum for Emefiele, Muhammad Salisu Danlami, has said the only responsible and responsive person to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari come 2023 general elections, is the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Dr Godwin Emefiele. Danlami stated this while speaking with journalists in Gombe Thursday. He said: “If Dr Emefiele agrees to run Read More

2023: Emefiele qualified to lead Nigeria – Group

March 19, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

The Network for Economic Drive and Good Governance (NEDGG) has added it’s voice in calling on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Dr. Godwin Emefiele to vie to become for Nigeria’s President come 2023. The NEDGG convener, Alhaji Mu’azu Sani, who is also a Jos-based business tycoon, made the call Saturday, during a press conference. Alhaji Sani, the Chief Read More

Emefiele: Taking Buhari’s vision forward

February 20, 2022 Sani Garba Giwa 0

Moving from where we are to where we need to be will require patience and fortitude. Until we get there, it will only be fair to admit that President Muhammadu Buhari has carefully assembled competent Nigerians to advise him and take forward his vision. No one can doubt that he has appointed people to executive positions who will convey his Read More

Let Emefiele be, Arewa Network blasts PFN

February 18, 2022 Chamba Simeh 0

The Patriotic Front of Nigeria (PFN), has come under fire from the Northern Emancipation Network (NEN) for calling on the National Assembly to probe the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The PFN had in a statement by Tope Badmus alleged that Emefiele was consulting to contest for president, and advised him to resign his appointment. Read More

Emefiele: Tick the Box (South)

February 18, 2022 Chidi Ebube 0

Responding to recent reports that he was eying the presidency come 2023, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has said, while he was focused on his job as head of the apex bank, his fate was in God’s hands concerning any future endeavour. The CBN governor has been in the news of late, with speculations that Read More

Emefiele: Why not?

February 14, 2022 Abdulkadir Kabiru 0

On Monday, February 14, Daily Trust’s e-paper cover read: “2023: Moves to Draft in Emefiele Thicken.” The newspaper claimed that efforts were being made by the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) big wigs, “including some officials in the presidency”, to throw Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele into the 2023 presidential race. As the headline of the story Read More

Nigerian milled rice can now compete favourably, match foreign brands – Emefiele

February 3, 2022 David Agba 0

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday said that Nigeria’s integrated mills have increased drastically from 10 to 60 within a period of six years. This was also as he boasted that Nigerian milled rice can now compete favourably and match the foreign brand. Emefiele disclosed this while commissioning the multi-billion naira Gerawa Ultra Read More