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Sports Development

To assist in the promotion and development of sporting activities in Nigeria, the CBN has been sponsoring various sporting events. These include Lawn Tennis, Golf Tournament and All Financial Institutions Football Competition. 

In the year 2022, the Bank through its Corporate Social Responsibility efforts, assisted in the promotion and development of sports in Nigeria. The Bank participated in various sporting activities.


The finals of the 17th edition of the "CBN Junior Tennis Tournament" was held at Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Race Course, Lagos on Saturday, 12th March, 2022.

Find below the list of winners and runner-up in the various categories: .

Catergory Winner Runner-Up

Boys 10 and Under

Murewa Egbeyemi

Dubem Amasiani

Girls 10 and Under

Mofinfunoluwa Atilola

Favour Okon James

Boys 12 and Under

Seyi Ogunsakin

Husseini Ayoola

Girls 12 and Under

Ndidi Osaji

Ndifreke Benjamin

Boys 14 and Under

Joel Benjamin

Joseph Ogunyemi

Boys 14 and Under

Bright Emmanuel

Success Ogunjobi

Boys 16 and Under

Seun Ogunsakin

Mubarak Ganiyu

The high point of the tournament was the emergence of Seun Ogunsakin and Bright Emmanuel as the most outstanding players of the tournament for Boys and Girls categories respectively.


The finals of the 44th edition of the "CBN Senior Open Tennis Championship" was held at the Tennis Complex, Pakage B, Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday, 21st May, 2022.

The finals featured exciting and keenly contested matches to the delight of all spectators. The star match saw Nonso Madueke defeating Henry Atseye to emerge winner of the Men’s single Category. Marylove Edward retained her title as she emerged winner after defeating Aanu Ayiegbusi. Adewale Alex and Omisore Kafayat won the Men’s and Ladies wheelchair categories respectively. In the Ladies Doubles category, the pair of Edwards Marylove and Quadri Oyinlomo emerged winners.


The finals of the 35th edition of the All Financial Institutions Football Competition was played between Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) FC and Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) FC at the Pantami Township Stadium Gombe, Gombe State, on Saturday, 10th December, 2022. After an exciting play of football under the bright stadium lights FIRS FC emerged winners and were crowned Champions of the 35th edition.


The 15th edition of the CBN Governor’s Golf tournament was held at the IBB International Golf & Country Club, Abuja, on 3rd December, 2022. In line with its objective to create an atmosphere of relaxation for distinguished captains of industry and also harvest criticism and feedback on various policies and initiatives of the Bank in a non-boardroom environment. In the 2022 edition, which was highly subscribed to by golfers, had Gadzama J. K. emerged as winner in the CBN Guest category, while Uje-Eje Roseline, an Assistant Manager in the Procurement and Support Services Department emerged the overall best play in the CBN Staff category, Play-off handicap 30 with a gross score of 90 and net 69 while Nwokike K. and Abdullahi A. U. won the First Runner-Up and Runner Up category respectively. The overall winner of the tournament was Okomofua Isiah who played a handicap of 14, scored a cumulative gross of 81 and 67 net.

Facts : 1/1/1900
International Monetary Fund:The International Monetary Fund was established in 1945 to promote the health of the world economy with 29 countries sigining the Articles of Agreement. Nigeria joined the IMF in 1961,which now has 184 members with its headquarters in Washington D.C., USA.
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