Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Good Governance, Transparency, Regulatory Issues, Financial Sector, Financial Sector Development, Financial Sector Stability


This paper dwells on good governance, transparency and regulatory issues in financial sector development and stability. It starts off by defining the concepts of good governance and transparency. It goes further to discuss the financial services sector as well as regulation and development. It also discusses the relationship between transparency and accountability and further highlights the regulatory powers of the CBN relative to a developing economy.

Author Bio

Professor Bolaji Owasanoye is the Director of Research, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Executive Director, Human Development Initiatives (not for profit); Professorial Research Associate, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Africa Representative, Section on Criminal Law, International Bar Association, Senior Special Fellow, United Nations Institute for Training and Research.

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Owasanoye, Bolaji (2011). Good Governance, Transparency and Regulatory Issues in Financial Sector Development and Stability. CBN Economic and Financial Review, 49(4), 161-178.

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