Corporate Governance Codes
Corporate Governance Codes and Principles
In order to restore confidence in the national and the global economies and create an environment for sustainable business operations nations, sectors and corporations have Codes of Corporate Governance. In the same vein, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the different sectors have unveiled the Codes of Corporate Governance, which are aimed at institutionalizing best practices in corporate governance in Nigeria.
The Code provides a framework “to ensure good corporate governance practices in the public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy….” by articulating a broad set of principles on corporate accountability. Find below some of the operational in Nigeria.
Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018 https://nambnigeria.org/Nig_Code_of_Corp._Governance_2018.pdf
Template for Reporting Compliance with the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018
Code of Corporate Governance for Public Companies, May 12, 2014
Code of Corporate Governance for Banks and Discount Houses in Nigeria 2014 issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (replacing the 2006 Code)
Code of Corporate Governance for the Telecommunication Industry 2016, issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission (replacing the 2014 Code)
Code of Good Corporate Governance for Insurance Industry in Nigeria 2009 issued by the National Insurance Commission
Code of Good Corporate Governance for Insurance Industry in Nigeria 2021 issued by the National Insurance Commission
Code of Corporate Governance for Licensed Pension Fund Operators 2008 issued by the National Pension Commission.
Other Codes and Principles of Corporate Governance
OECD Principles of Corporate Governance
World Bank Group, Corporate Governance: Best Practices (codes page)
Corporate Governance Codes, Principles and Recommendations (full texts of codes from around the world and/or citations)
Corporate Governance: The Combined Code and Its Source Documents
(UK corporate governance codes and other related books)