• Despite several complaints against him, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was in the Presidential Villa
  • Godwin Emefiele visited the State House in Abuja to meet President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, January 19.
  • The president, when meeting with the head of the apex bank, told Emefiele that he is well received in Villa

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele meets with President Muhammadu Buhari.

The meeting between the main bank governor and the president is currently taking place at the State House in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, Punch reports.

Godwin Emefiele meets with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. Photo: The coup
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Despite the accusations leveled against him by the State Security Service and a member of the House of Representatives, Muhammed Gudaji Kazaure, this is the second time that the CBN governor will meet the president since his return from vacation. yearly on January 12.

Meeting with Emefiele, President Buhari said:

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“You are received.”

The first of his visits to the Presidential Villa was when he was part of a delegation from the Arab Bank for Economic Development led by its Director General, Sidi Ould Tah, on Thursday.

Emefiele left Nigeria amid perceived investigations by the SSS into various allegations, including corrupt practices within the main bank and terrorist financing.

New Naira Notes: CBN threatens to go after banks that load ATMs with old notes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it has loads of new naira notes sitting in its vaults.

The main bank said it has been pleading with commercial banks to collect the notes and deliver them to citizens across the country.

According to the CBN, any bank found dispensing old naira notes using its ATMs will be penalized.

Right On: Intrigue, Suspense as Court Delivers New Verdict in CBN Governor’s Case

A new hearing date has been set for the CBN governor’s case regarding the $53 million judgment debt arising from Paris Club reimbursement.

In a new ruling on Wednesday, January 18, the Abuja court adjourned the case until March 20, without reason.

A lawyer, Joe Agi, SAN, had obtained a summons for judgment against the CBN governor following his alleged refusal to obey the court’s order for payment of the judgment debt.

Source: Legit.ng