Monday January 20, 2020

The time has come to get real

Nigeria has addressed its banking crisis with decisiveness and conviction - and now Ireland must do the same

22nd August, 2009

The banking crisis is providing quite amusing reading. No, not the one here - the one unfolding in Nigeria. The difficulties of the Nigerian banks do not relate to dodgy investments linked to the US mortgage market. Instead, their problems are largely homegrown. Just like our banks.

A number of Nigerian banks extended vast sums of money to wealthy individuals as credit exploded in recent years, after a reform of the banking system. Much of...

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