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Confirmation: Senate lifts embargo on CBN Deputy Governor, MPC members

The Senate has approved that the nominees for the positions of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and members of the Monetary Policy Committee be screened for confirmation. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Rafiu Ibrahim, raises a point of order at the plenary on Tuesday to urge the lawmakers to lift ...

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CBN, MPC nominees may have Senate backing

The Senate  on Tuesdayresolved to confirm the nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) including two Deputy Governors and the Monetary Policy Committee. The confirmation has been pending, since last year, over a remark by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, on the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. The decision to rescind ...

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Youths call on Senate to confirm CBN board members

Members of Youth Voice for Good Leadership and Accountability Initiative (YVGLAI), have called on the Senate to confirm appointment of board members for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in accordance with the Act establishing the apex bank. This was stated by their national coordinator, Nwokolo John, who said running the apex bank without its board members did not position ...

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