Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Nigerian Banker
Born Jul 31, 1961

Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria on 3 June 2009. He is a career banker and ranking Fulani nobleman, and also serves as a respected Islamic scholar. The renowned global financial intelliegence magazine, The Banker, published by the Financial Times, has conferred on Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi two awards.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.


1961 Birth Sanusi was born on July 31, 1961. … Read More


1977 16 Years Old Sanusi graduated from King's College Lagos in 1977 and studied at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria earning a BSc in Economics in 1981.


1983 22 Years Old He then taught economics at ABU from 1983 to 1985. … Read More
1985 24 Years Old In 1985 Sanusi joined Icon Limited (Merchant Bankers), a subsidiary of Morgan Guaranty Trust Bank of New York, and Baring Brothers of London.


1997 36 Years Old He moved to the United Bank for Africa in 1997 in the Credit and Risk Management Division, rising to the position of a General Manager.


2005 44 Years Old In September 2005, he joined the Board of First Bank of Nigeria as an Executive Director in charge of Risk and Management Control, and was appointed Group Managing Director (CEO) in January 2009. … Read More
President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua nominated Sanusi as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria on 1 June 2009 and his appointment was confirmed by the Senate on 3 June 2009, in the middle of a global financial crisis. … Read More
In January 2010 Sanusi said that banks will only want to give credit to the Nigeria’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) if the government gives adequate attention to the provision of infrastructure.


2012 51 Years Old Governor Sanusi has spoken at many distinguished events, including Warwick Economics Summit in February 2012 where he spoke about Banking Reforms in Nigeria and their impact on the Economy. … Read More
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