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Nigeria

Godwin Emefiele

Date of Birth: 4 August 1961
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria


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Hard economics meets political pageantry

Central Bank governor Godwin Emefiele the man who runs the economy told bankers in Lagos on 29 November that the government's nationalist policies were just getting going (AC Vol 60 No 13 The rise of Godwin Emefiele)...

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Command economics on trial

Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele: this mild-mannered former chief executive of Zenith Bank has become the country's top official on economic policy...


The taxman cometh

The alternative – increased borrowing – appears more likely especially after lawmakers approved plans to increase the government's borrowing limit next year (AC Vol 60 No 13 The rise of Godwin Emefiele)...


Executive exerts its privilege

More recent additions are Godwin Emefiele the central bank governor given a second term by Buhari before any of the ministers were named...

A holdover from the Goodluck Jonathan era Emefiele has become the main cheerleader for Buhari-nomics: defending the naira and multiple exchange rates using reserves if necessary keeping the IMF at a distance cajoling banks to lend to productive farms and factories and banning the use of foreign exchange at the lower official rates for imports of food grown in Nigeria (AC Vol 60 No 13 The rise of Godwin Emefiele)...

In London to test the market for another Eurobond issue central bank governor Godwin Emefiele was told the P&ID claim could render another bond unviable...


The rise of Godwin Emefiele

The importance of Godwin Emefiele governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria to President Muhammadu Buhari's plans was clear as he set out his agenda for the next five years in Abuja on 24 June...


Troubles mount for Buhari

On the economy Godwin Emefiele the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria just re-appointed by Buhari for a second term plays an outsize role in policy...


Slowing down but borrowing more

Nigeria's economic policies are unlikely to change significantly in the short term following the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in February even with likely ministerial changes and the anticipated exit of Central Bank of Nigeria governor Godwin Emefiele...

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The stayaway election

It is now certain that Godwin Emefiele will retire as central bank governor in June perhaps making way for a candidate with a more pragmatic line on exchange rate policy...


Struggling to keep pace

Its central bank governor Godwin Emefiele appears to disagree with the IMF view that currencies should be more flexible and that recent downwards pressure on Africa's exchange rates mostly reflects a strengthening US dollar and does not therefore require the use of foreign exchange reserves...


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