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Nigeria's central bank holds benchmark lending rate at 11.5%

Nigeria's Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele briefis the media during the MPC meeting in Abuja, Nigeria January 24, 2020. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s central bank held its benchmark lending rate at 11.5% on Tuesday, governor Godwin Emefiele said at its first interest rate meeting of 2021.

Reporting by Chijioke Ohuocha; Editing by Alison Williams

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