Godwin Emefiele

The Department of State Services told the Federal Capital Territory High Court on Tuesday said that suspended Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, will flee the country if granted bail. The Attorney General of the Federation also supported the argument of the DSS, describing Emefiele as a “flight risk. The former head of the […]

The Department Of State Services (DSS) said the service had uncovered plans by individuals and groups to embark on campaigns against the DSS and the Federal Government over the suspension and investigation of Emefiele. In a statement on Saturday by its spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, the DSS said the groups intend to gather at different points […]

The Department of State Services is likely to approach the court on Tuesday to obtain an order to keep the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, in its custody for as long as his interrogation will last. According to a source close to the DSS and pleaded anonymity, the secret police would […]

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria have told President Muhammadu Buhari that he cannot exonerate himself from the current naira crisis and the suffering it has brought on the masses.   According to the CSOs, even when the minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, said she was not aware of the policy, the Central Bank of […]

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has dismissed allegations that he had launched a fresh plot against the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. A media platform  had earlier reported that N500 million windfall was mobilised through high-level CBN agents in Lagos State. Meanwhile, in a statement today signed by the bank’s […]

Rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria,, has lambasted the Central Bank of Nigeria for allegedly flouting the interim injunction of the Supreme Court suspending the implementation of the February 10 deadline on the use of the old banknotes. The PUNCH reports that the CBN had moved the deadline earlier set for the expiration of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari held another meeting with Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, at the State House, Abuja, on Monday. This is Emefiele’s third private meeting with the President since the cash crunch crisis escalated across the country.He didn’t not speak to journalists after the meeting. Daily Trust, however, learnt that […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has extended the deadline for the use of the old notes till February 10.CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced the extension in a statement signed on Sunday. He explained that the apex bank has sought approval from President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the deadline for the use of the old […]

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has said the recent release of three redesigned naira notes has somehow reduced kidnapping and ransom-taking by armed men.  The CBN governor, who spoke after the apex bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, also said there is no going back on its January […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria has insisted that there is no going back on the January 31 deadline for the old 200, 500 and 1,000 naira notes, as they will cease to be legal tender in the country. The CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele reiterated the apex bank’s stance after the Monetary Policy Committee meeting in […]

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