The Senate has confirmed Olayemi Cardoso, as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Senate also confirmed four others nominated as deputy governors of the apex bank.
Cardoso and the others were screened on Friday by the upper legislative chamber.
Cardoso had assumed office last Friday while awaiting confirmation by the Senate.
Those confirmed as deputy governors are Mrs Emem Nnana Usoro, Mr Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo, Mr Philip Ikeazor, and Dr Bala M. Bello.