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CBN orders banks to suspend accounts linked with fraud

Oyetunji Abioye The Central Bank of Nigeria has ordered the Deposit Money Banks in the country to suspend the bank accounts and Bank Verification Numbers of their customers linked with any fraudulent activities. The order was contained in a framework released by the CBN to guide the banks in the operations of the BVN. The […]
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