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Nigeria

Olayemi Michael Cardoso (Yemi)

Date of Birth: 11 July 1957
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria


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Shock therapy keeps the people waiting

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Yemi Cardoso is tightening controls of foreign exchange flows within government...

Yet the economy team - Edun in Finance and Olayemi Cardoso as Central Bank Governor – has done much to reassure outside creditors even if they aren't local heroes...


Tinubu risks overplaying his hand

The Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) monetary policy committee should finally meet in early 2024 following postponement of two bi-monthly meetings under new governor Yemi Cardoso to avoid further undermining market confidence and the bank's credibility (AC Vol 64 No 24 Central bank's Cardoso faces policy fight)...


Tinubu struggles to rebalance the budget

Citi's chief Africa economist David Cowan – who sees Tinubu as a President seeking to bring the private sector onside to boost revenues and growth – suggests that the ongoing dialogue between finance minister Edun CBN governor Yemi Cardoso and President Tinubu needs to result in closer agreement on policy before the full range of economic reforms can be implemented...


Central bank’s Cardoso faces policy fight

Mystery surrounds the failure of the Central Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to meet since its new governor Yemi Cardoso was appointed in late September...


South-west bias claims weaken Tinubu's standing

Tinubu appointed Folashodun Shonubi as acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria following the suspension and detention of Godwin Emefiele and has now appointed Olayemi Cardoso as Governor (AC Vol 64 No 12 When – not if – Emefiele leaves the bank)...


Chasing the greenback

But new central bank governor Yemi Cardoso is not backing down on the government's decision to float the naira (AC Vol 64 No 19, Cash crunch tests Tinubu's top finance team)...


Cash crunch tests Tinubu's top finance team

The nomination of Olayemi Michael Cardoso a former chairman of Citibank as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) opens the next chapter of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's economic reforms...


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