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Nigeria

Godwin Emefiele

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


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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...


All about votes and the naira

Central bank Governor Godwin Emefiele remains a paid-up optimist pointing to rising foreign exchange reserves an improved forex outlook slowing inflation and an interest-rate cut in 2018...


The great growth divide

Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele's decisions to relax rules on foreign exchange for vital imports and to introduce a new foreign exchange rate for investors have not reassured his numerous critics...


Mega-projects await reforms

Although there has been some easing of capital controls in recent weeks the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele sternly defended his policy on the exchange rate for the national currency a day after the President's return...


Political schisms hit recovery and reform

Companies complain that foreign exchange policy for which Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele is mainly responsible is the biggest constraint...

Groundhog day in the banking halls At first sight Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele looks like a diffident provincial bank manager yet he has proved to be an improbable survivor under President Muhammadu Buhari's government (AC Vol 56 No 20 At last a cabinet and now for the policies)...

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Economic sands start to shift

And then on 24 May Godwin Emefiele Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) reported that its monetary policy committee had voted unanimously to adopt a more flexible foreign exchange regime...


Economy thwarts Buhari

Its members include all key ministers plus Abba Kyari Buhari's Chief of Staff and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele...


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