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Godwin Emefiele

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


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President Buhari's edict shakes up presidential race

On 12 May President Muhammadu Buhari called on political appointees – including ministers heads of state-owned companies as well as the Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele – to resign by 16 May if they intend to contest for elected office next year...


Consensus candidate plan upsets the frontrunners

At least two more contenders for the APC presidential nomination are set to emerge in the first week of May after the end of Ramadan: Ekiti state governor John Kayode Fayemi and governor of the central bank Godwin Emefiele AC Vol 63 No 3 Bankers circle the presidency)...


How the Central Bank could win next year's election

The clamour among senior government officials for Central Bank governor Godwin Emefiele to vie for Nigeria's presidency has its roots in his politically oriented management of the institution and the reach of its policies over the past eight years...

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Vice-President Osinbajo's bid challenges APC leader Tinubu and bank governor Emefiele

This sets up a clash with some of the leading barons in the party who are backing ex-governor of Lagos and consummate political deal-maker Bola Ahmed Tinubu Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi and those some of whom are close to Buhari who are backing an unorthodox campaign by central bank governor Godwin Emefiele for the party nomination...

Here Osinbajo might benefit from the weaknesses of his main rivals: Bola Tinubu Rotimi Amaechi and Godwin Emefiele...


New bankers' ramp

A few days after Africa Confidential reported on the power of financiers in Nigerian politics a couple of colourful election prospectuses extolling the virtues of African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina and Nigeria's Central Bank governor Godwin Emefiele landed in our social media feed...


Bankers circle the presidency

New breedAmong the most influential of the new breed of bankers is Godwin Emefiele current central bank governor and former managing director of Zenith Bank...


Debt crisis, what debt crisis?

The impact of devaluations of the official naira rate by the Godwin Emefiele-led Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) goes beyond mere statistical comparison...


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