Nigerian Banking Crisis - Timeline
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Nigerian Banking Crisis - Timeline
05/21/2016 08:21:56 PM
• June 3, 2009 – Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is appointed governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
• August 14, 2009 – CBN releases audit reports on 10 banks. Intercontinental Bank Plc, Oceanic Bank Plc, Afribank Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc and Finbank Plc fail the stress test
• August 14, 2009 – CBN sacks five bank CEOs and their executive management teams. It also injects N400bn into the banks
• August 18, 2009 – EFCC arrests three ex-bank CEOs, nine others. On the trail of Erastus Akingbola and Cecelia Ibru
• August 19, 2009 – CBN publishes list of bank debtors
• August 31, 2009 – EFCC arraigns sacked bank CEOs
• October 2, 2009 – CBN fires ETB, Spring Bank Plc and Bank PHB Plc CEOs and executive directors. Gives the three N200bn lifeline
• October 2, 2009 – Wema and Unity Banks get June 30, 2010 deadline to recapitalise
• October 14, 2009 – CBN releases fresh debtors’ list
• January 25, 2010 – CBN limits bank CEOs’ tenures
• February 15, 2010 – CBN performs fresh audit of banks
• June 30, 2010 – CBN extends recapitalisation deadline for Wema Bank, Unity Bank
• July 19, 2010 – President Goodluck Jonathan signs the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria Bill into law
• August 16, 2010 – CBN unfolds plan to sell the eight rescued banks
• January 1, 2011 – AMCON takes over N2 trillion of non-performing loans from the rescued banks and other banks
• May 12, 2011 – Shareholders lose bid to stop CBN from selling the eight rescued banks
• June 2, 2011 – CBN gives rescued banks till September 30 to recapitalise or face liquidation
• July 2011 – Finbank, Intercontinental and Union Banks sign binding Transaction Implementation Agreements with First City Monument Bank Plc, Access Bank Plc and African Capital Alliance for the recapitalisation of their banks
• July 18, 2011 – CBN extends interbank credit guarantee for Finbank, Union and Intercontinental Banks to December 31, 2011
• July 29, 2011 – Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of Ecobank Plc, signs a Transaction Implementation Agreement with Oceanic Bank for its acquisition
• August 4, 2011 – CBN extends interbank credit guarantee for Oceanic Bank to December 31, 2011
• August 5, 2011 – CBN and Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation announce the nationalisation of Bank PHB, Spring Bank and Afribank. ETB is said to be in discussions with prospective investors on its planned recapitalisation
• August 8, 2011 – Massive sell off of Banking Stocks with the NSE Banking Idex dipping by 3.66%. Shareholders of the three Nationalised Banks had by yesterday lost N30b in value of their investments
Culled from thisdaylive.com
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