Friday, 14 August 2009
Five bank CEO's fired in Nigeria
In a dramatic move, the Central Bank of Nigeria has fired the CEOs of 5 banks for allowing margin lending exposure to get out of hand. It has indicated that these banks will be recapitalised with a total of NGN 400bn in tier 2 capital. The affected banks are Intercontinental Bank, Union Bank of Nigeria, Oceanic International Bank, Finbank (First Inland Bank) and Afribank. .