Our Managing Director/CEO

 Alhaji. Sani Aminu Dutsinma

Our Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Sani Aminu Dutsinma, pioneered the Non-Interest (Islamic) Banking Scheme in Nigeria under the auspice of the then Habib Nigeria Bank Ltd (later Bank PHB and now Keystone Bank); from conception, design and implementation to staff training, advertisement and marketing. He was the Head of the Non-Interest Banking Scheme until his resignation in 2001.

Our MD/CEO holds a Master Degree in Banking and Finance; Master Degree in Public Policy and Administration; Master Degree in Islamic Banking and Finance; as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (ASCON). He has Certificate in Classical Arabic and a Certificate in Tajweed.

Our MD/CEO has worked as Area Officer, in charge of Katsina State, in the defunct Nigerian Education Bank (formerly Students Loans Board); Habib Nigeria Bank Ltd (later Bank PHB, now Keystone Bank), where he established the Non-Interest Banking Scheme; he was twice appointed by the President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria to serve as State Coordinator and Chairman (in charge of Katsina State) in the National Poverty Eradication Program. He was a Presidential Aspirant in the Nigerian National elections of 2011, under the ruling party, The People Democratic Party.

He has attended several courses, workshops, symposium and seminars national and international, related to Islamic banking, finance and economics, as well as other conventional areas. He has written several academic and non-academic papers (published and unpublished).

PUBLICATIONS

Some of the papers written by our MD/CEO, related to Islamic Banking, Finance and Economics are:

“Interest-Free Banking Financial Market: Mobilizing and Utilizing Funds.” A paper presented at the Workshop on Non-Interest Banking,

“ Habib Nigeria Bank Ltd, Establishes Islamic Banking” in NEW HORIZON 

[Journal of Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance] London, published December 1999. Pp. 6-7.

“ Why Islam Prohibits Interest” published in WEEKLY TRUST, December 24th – 30th 1999. P 11.

“Issues on Marketing and Profit & Loss Sharing in a Divine Banking System.”   A paper presented at a workshop on Non-Interest Banking under the auspices of Habib Nigeria Bank Limited, at Adamu Bello Centre, Kaduna on 9th – 10th April, 1999.

“An introduction on the concept of Non-Interest Banking.”  A paper presented at a Lecture at the Staff Training and Development Centre, Habib Nigeria Bank Limited, Kaduna.

“Islamic Banking: Some conceptual Framework and Practical Operation”.  A paper presented at a National Seminar on Sharia and Public Financial Management, organized by Centre for Research in Islamic Economics and Finance, at Royal Tropicana Hotel, Kano on 7th – 9th November, 2000.

“Interest-Free Banking in Nigeria: An Operational Guide.”  A paper presented at a two-day Seminar on “The Prospects and Problems of Interest-Free Banking in Nigeria, held on 26th – 27th September, 2000 at Royal Tropicana Hotel, Kano.

“A Guideline to Non-Interest Banking Operations”.  A paper presented at the second workshop on Non-Interest Banking, organised for Managers and Senior Staff of Habib Nigeria Bank Limited, Adamu Bello Centre, Kaduna on 30th October, 1999.

“Prohibition of Interest in Islam and Christianity.” A paper presented at the Workshop on Non-Interest Banking, Organized for Managers, Advance Officers and NIB-Desk Officers of Habib Nigeria Bank Limited, at Adamu Bello Centre, Kaduna.

“Profit and Loss Sharing in Interest-Free Banking.” A paper presented at the Workshop on Non-Interest Banking, Organized for Managers, Advance Officers and NIB-Desk Officers of Habib Nigeria Bank Limited, at Adamu Bello Centre, Kaduna.

“Interest-Free Banking Financial Market: Mobilizing and Utilizing Funds.” A paper presented at the Workshop on Non-Interest Banking, Organized for Managers, Advance Officers and NIB-Desk Officers of Habib Nigeria Bank Limited, at Adamu Bello Centre, Kaduna.

“Prohibition of Interest: Where Islam and Christianity converge” published in “WEEKLY TRUST” February 2nd – 8th, 2001.

 

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