Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria.


Risk-Based Supervision (RBS), Risk Mitigation Programmes (RMPs), Risk assessment, Banks, Nigeria.


This paper seeks to examine the concept and practice of Risk-Based Supervision (RBS). For ease of discussion, the paper has been segmented into five sections. After the introduction, sections 2 and 3 examine the Conceptual Issues in Risk-Based Supervision and Country Experiences. Section 4 looks at the framework of RBS in Nigeria while section 5 concludes the paper.

Author Bio

Dr. J A. Afalabi is a Deputy Director of Research at the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).





Recommended Citation

Afolabi, J. A. (2008). The concepts and practice of risk-based supervision. CBN Economic and Financial Review, 46(4), 41-64.

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