Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Exclusive Interview With Ousted Nigerian CBN Governor Sanusi

This exclusive interview with Sanusi Lamido Sanusi took place after SaharaReporters followed the ousted CBN governor from the airport to a residence in Lagos shortly after his arrival from Niamey in Niger Republic following his ouster from office by President Goodluck Jonathan.

Islamic Finance Vital To Nigeria’s Infrastructure Devt - Sanusi

Nigeria and other African countries need to tap into opportunities provided by Islamic financing to fund infrastructure development on the continent, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria has said. He stated this yesterday in Abuja at a conference on “Infrastructure Development through Alternative Funding (Islamic Finance) in Africa”. He said Sukuk, if well developed, could serve as a financing option for governments as is already evident in countries like Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. The acting managing director of Jaiz Bank, Usman Hassan, urged the federal government to conclude the development of the framework for the issuance of Sukuk in the country. This is necessary because with Sukuk you cannot have failed projects and funds cannot be diverted.

Central Bank of Nigeria to issue new guidelines

The Central Bank of Nigeria is going to re-issue guidelines on non interest banking. The purpose of this is to cater for other variants of profit and loss sharing banking. The statement came from Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, CBN Governor.

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