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Review of Minimum Requirements for Commercial, Merchant and Non-Interest Banks by the Central Bank of Nigeria: A Revitalization of the Nigerian Economy?

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced a new policy, as of March 28, 2024, that increases the minimum capital requirements for commercial, merchant, and non-interest banks. This is the first such change in nearly twenty years. The move aims to strengthen the financial ecosystem and boost the Nigerian economy. The expected outcomes include enhanced liquidity, increased foreign investments, currency stability, and heightened commercial activities. The newsletter offers an overview of the circular and its implications for investors and key industry players, with further details available in the full publication.

Review of Minimum Requirements for Commercial, Merchant and Non-Interest Banks by the Central Bank of Nigeria.