• Central Bank of Nigeria

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    Central Bank of Nigeria

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is the Central bank and apex monetary authority of Nigeria established by the CBN Act of 1958 and commenced operations on July 1, 1959.
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    Central Bank of Nigeria Design


    Central Bank of Nigeria


    Headquarters Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
    Established 1958
    Governor Godwin Emefiele
    Central bank of Nigeria
    Currency Nigerian naira
    NGN 566 (ISO 4217)
    Website www.cbn.gov.ng

    History of the CBN

    TBA

    Central Bank of Nigeria
    Central Bank of Nigeria


    Governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria since independence to Present


    Governor Previous
    Position
    Term Start Term End
    Roy
    Pentelow
    Fenton
    24 July
    1958
    24 July
    1963
    Aliyu
    Mai-Bornu
    Deputy
    Governor,
    CBN
    25 July
    1963
    22 June
    1967
    Clement
    Nyong
    Isong
    Advisor
    International
    Monetary
    Fund
    15 August
    1967
    22
    September
    1975
    Adamu
    Ciroma
    24
    September
    1975
    28 June
    1977
    Ola Vincent Deputy
    Governor,
    CBN
    28 June
    1977
    28 June
    1982
    Abdulkadir
    Ahmed
    Deputy
    Governor,
    CBN
    28 June
    1982
    30 September
    1993
    Paul Agbai
    Ogwuma
    CEO, Union
    Bank
    of Nigeria
    1 October
    1993
    29 May
    1999
    Joseph Oladele Sanusi CEO, First
    Bank
    of Nigeria
    29 May
    1999
    29 May
    2004
    Charles
    Chukwuma
    Soludo
    Chief Executive,
    National
    Planning
    Commission
    29 May
    2004
    29 May
    2009
    Sanusi
    Lamido
    Aminu
    Sanusi
    CEO, First
    Bank
    of Nigeria
    3 June
    2009
    20 February
    2014
    Sarah
    Alade
    Deputy Governor,
    Central Bank
    of Nigeria
    20 February
    2014
    3 June
    2014
    Godwin
    Emefiele
    Chief Executive
    Officer,
    Zenith Bank
    3 June
    2014
    to date

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    Central Bank of Nigeria HeadQuarters