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Bullion

Authors

C. C. Edordu

Keywords

Off-shore borrowing, Corporate governance, Portfolio management.

Abstract

The subject I have been asked to reflect on is important and somewhat provocative given the potential significance of foreign capital in the development process and the implied doubt the topic raises about the capacity of banks to manage their portfolios on accessing external finance. With regard to financing tenors, it is pertinent to point out that the tenor of liabilities of most banks in Nigeria and Africa is short. The paper has focused on the various discussions about the conditions for good governance, which raises questions about the structure and functioning of the state, its relationship to society and its actual and potential role in promoting development.

Author Bio

The Author is a staff of African Export-Import Bank.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion

Issue

4

Volume

25

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