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Godwin Emefiele

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

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Asiwaju Tinubu the taxman cometh

The central bank governor Godwin Emefiele is short of friends due to the farce around the new naira banknotes his own political manoeuvring last year and his arcane foreign exchange policies...

Economic woes test voter loyalties

Critics of CBN governor Godwin Emefiele already lambasting his foreign exchange policies see the Ways and Means imbroglio as another reason to force him out...

Spend, spend, spend

At the centre of this push is Godwin Emefiele who styles himself as a development-oriented governor of the central bank: a former managing director of Zenith Bank he happily orders the country's banks to lend more to priority economic sectors while using a range of policy fixes to defend the value of the naira against the US dollar...

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