Finance, Economic, Microeconomic, Economic growth, Nigeria.


This article discusses the role of financial institutions in promoting financial inclusion in Nigeria as well as its macroeconomic stability. Positive growth of the economy is prerequisite for financial inclusion but the stability of the economy is sine qua non for economic growth. Therefore, the discussion of financial inclusion is best served when enclosed in the framework of the extent to which the economy is stable. The article further highlights financial inclusion and its related concepts and the role of financial institutions in promoting financial inclusion.

Author Bio

The authors are staff of the Research Department, Central Bank of Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion







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