BREAKING: DSS Takes Over CBN Governor, Emefiele's Office

BREAKING: DSS Take Over CBN Governor, Emefiele's Office

The operatives of the Department of State Security, DSS, has taken over the office of Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, at the headquarters of the apex bank.

Arriving at the CBN headquarters Monday noon, the SSS operatives came in with about 20 vehicles with armed personnel.

The operatives also barred all staff of the bank from gaining access to Mr Emefiele’s office.

The embattled CBN governor has been having a running battle with DSS over alleged terrorism financing.

DSS had earlier sought a court order to arrest Emefiele who has been out of the country for his annual leave.

However, the FCT High Court had in December 2022 barred the secret service from arresting, inviting, or detaining Emefiele.


The Department of State Services (DSS), on Monday, said it did not invade the office of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

"The attention of the Department of State Services (DSS) has been drawn to the false news making the round that its operatives invaded the Central Bank of Nigeria and arrested its Governor, today 16/1/23. This is fake news and quite misleading", the statement affirms. 

Emefile resumes duty, after annual leave -CBN

The Governor. Central Bank of Nigeria. Mr. Godwin Ernefiele. has resum. duty after his annual vacation abroad. Mr. Emefiele, who proceeded on leave in December 2022, resumed work today. Monday. January 16. 2023. 

The Governor resumed with renewed vigour to perform his duty ahead of the first Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting of the year scheduled for January 23 to 24. 2023. 

"Mr. Emefiele remains committed to performing the task before him in Ilne with his oath of office and the policy direction of President Muhammadu Buhari. While thanking the public for keeping faith withh the Bank. we urge Nigerians to continue to support the policies of the Bank aimed at ensuring a stable financial system and the Nigerian economy in general ", a statement from the apex bank concludes. 

Emefile resumes duty, after annual leave -CBN

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