BOFIA 2009 PDF

made under Act 24 of , Act 11 of and Act 23 of The. Central Bank accepts no liability for any loss arising of its use. The updated version of the Act. The Aftermath of the Financial Crisis Y. Makanjuola Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA), the CBN governor could not exercise powers both to remove. 30 Apr. 31 Dec. 30 Apr. N’ N’ N’ . of these accounts in accordance with Section 27(5) of BOFIA (as.

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We commend the Board and Management for this feat. Read the original article on Vanguard. The shareholders who commented on the bank’s performance at the meeting said “For UBA not to pay fine to the CBN is an attestation of hard work, compliance of corporate bofja and good quality leadership of both the Board and management”.

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Nigeria: Shareholders Hail UBA’s Compliance of Bofia, CBN Rules

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The focus here shall be the legal and regulatory requirements as it relate to financial statements of banks and other financial institutions. The non performing loan which dropped to 3.

He consequently removed their managing directors and executive directors and appointed replacements. The ruling was not the first time that the CBN would be receiving a judicial imprimatur on banks in the country. Meanwhile, our retail outlet in London should be improved and we would also want to know how the unclaimed dividend is put to use in our next report. To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. It relied on the decision in Ndoma Egba v Chukwuogor. AllAfrica publishes around reports a day from more than news organizations and over other institutions and individualsrepresenting a diversity of positions on every topic.

Among the things they quarrelled with in the suit was that the apex court acted beyond its powers in the revocation of the bank’s licence. Not satisfied with the action, some shareholders of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, by way of originating summons, filed an action against the central bank and its governor, specifically challenging its powers to replace their executive directors. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Also divisions in the directorate were reinforced with the hiring of seasoned senior level professionals from leading African and Nigerian financial institutions.

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See What Everyone is Watching. Part one, section 3 Books of Account shall provide these details as follows: A further rationale for the Act was to ensure that banks and other financial institutions played their primary role of financial intermediation effectively.

The issues to be treated will encompass enumeration of the various requirements of the Act and the challenges of compliance on the part of the banks. He dismissed the argument of the plaintiff that the CBN’s act of revocation was tainted with malice and held that “CBN cannot standby, once it is shown that depositors’ funds are in danger.

We also commend the bank for making Nigerians rich in terms of bonus and dividend payment and also for acquiring some of the distressed banks and thus putting depositors of those banks in their former position. This study has been embarked upon to clearly enumerate all the provisions on legal and regulatory requirements guiding the operations of banks in Nigeria and their financial reporting as stipulated in the Bank and Other Financial Institution Act BOFIA.

AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. Notwithstanding anything contained in any law or memorandum and articles of association of a bank, where the Bank or an appointed person has, pursuant to an order under section 34 of this Decree assumed control of a bank whose paid-up capital is lost or unrepresented by available assets, the Bank may, with the approval of the President.

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Nigeria: Bofia – CBN’s Powers Get Court Affirmation

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The shareholders also lauded the re engineering of the corporate communication directorate of the bank, saying ” It is a good step towards maintaining good corporate governance. Umar further called on the bank to look at ways of improving its shareholders’ fund to be in the region of trillion naira.

He further commended the bank for its imitative to acquire some of the failed banks to make depositors of those bank s happy and removing hardship in their faces. The Nigerian banking system has undergone remarkable changes over the bofiz, in terms of the number of institutions, ownership structure, as well as depth and breadth of operations.

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The paper, which also includes the section on supervision section 4 has been thoroughly structured and outlined to provide all information necessary for the purpose of study.

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No bank has done that. AllAfrica publishes around reports a day from more than news organizations and over other institutions and individualsrepresenting a diversity of positions on every topic.

UBA must be commended for complying with the tenets of good corporate governance as shown in the annual report. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. According to him “We shareholders are happy with the dividend and bonus payment despite the global market downturn.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here. He held that since documentary evidence available before him showed that Bank PHB had non-performing loans of N billion, with its liquidity ratio below 25 per cent and was showing signs of a failing bank in dire need of capital, this made the intervention of the apex bank imperative.

It would noted that following the conclusion of its Brand and Communication Transformation project spanning a 3 month period with a view to design a structure that will support the Group’s expansion and growth agenda, UBA re-structured and reinforced its Marketing and Corporate Communications Directorate with the mandate to build the foremost and most recognisable financial services brand in Africa by Botia address comments or complaints, please Contact bofiw.

The judge also referred to Apena v. They contended that the actions of the governor were in breach of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of 20009 bank. They were accused of insider abuse and other offences ranging from recklessly granting loans totalling N billion that had gone bad. The court finally recognised that the general rule is that he who has the power to hire has the power to fire, “