Charles Chukwuma Soludo

Charles Chukwuma Soludo

Nigerian Central Banker
Born Jul 28, 1960

Charles Chukwuma Soludo, CFR is a Nigerian economics professor and the immediate past Governor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He was named Governor on 29 May 2004. He is also a member of the British Department for International Development's International Advisory Group.… Read More

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1960 Birth Born on July 28, 1960.


1984 23 Years Old Soludo is a core professional in the business of macroeconomics. He obtained his three degrees and then professorship at the University of Nigeria in Nsukka, Enugu State. He graduated with a First Class Honors degree in 1984, an MSc Economics in 1987, and a PhD in 1989, winning prizes for the best student at all three levels. … Read More


1998 37 Years Old In 1998 Soludo was appointed to the position of professor of economics at the University of Nigeria; the next year he became a visiting professor at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, US.


2003 42 Years Old Soludo joined the federal government in 2003.
2004 43 Years Old Prior to his May 2004 appointment to the bank chairmanship, he held the positions of Chief Economic Adviser to former President Obasanjo and Chief Executive of the National Planning Commission of Nigeria.
2008 47 Years Old In January 2008, in a speech to the Nigerian Economic Society, he predicted consolidation in the private banking industry, saying "By the end of 2008, there'll be fewer banks than there are today. … Read More
In September 2009, Soludo announced his aspiration for the seat of the Governor of Anambra State, in the south-eastern Nigeria state's election of 9 February 2010.


2013 52 Years Old 1 More Event
On 17 July 2013, Soludo resigned from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) after a letter to the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur.
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