Reps to investigate CBN’s $7bn reserve disbursed to banks
18 November 2019 | 8:16 am
The House of Representatives has begun an investigation into the alleged non-refund of $7bn withdrawn from Nigeria’s foreign reserves by the Central Bank of Nigeria in 2006 and disbursed to banks and assets managers.
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