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Godwin Emefiele

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

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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...

Atiku and Tinubu clash on the economy

Atiku's criticism of Godwin Emefiele's Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) exchange rate policy raises hopes that should he win next year the naira could float freely as the international institutions recommend...

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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