The banks, whose suspension would remain in force until they remit all the funds to the TSA includes:
United Bank for Africa (UBA) -$530m;
First Bank of Nigeria (FBN)- $469m;
Diamond Bank Plc-$287m;
Sterling Bank Plc-$269m;
Sky Bank Plc -$221m;
Fidelity Bank -$209m;
Keystone Bank- $139;
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) -$125m;
and Heritage Bank-$85m, totaling .
It will be recalled that CBN had couple of months ago, released the highlights of the much awaited flexible Foreign Exchange Market Policy , which according to report, followed the investigation revealed.
The highlights, which are key notes and agreements reached by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), were released on Wednesday, weeks after the Monetary Policy Committee announced the introduction of the policy.
After its meeting Of May 24 , the CBN said the policy would allow the bank retain a small portion of foreign exchange for critical transactions.
However, going by the calculation, Pandissblog investigation , revealed that the erring banks had in its records Zennith Bank (Undisclosed amount), which was later removed from the list of barred banks.