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Proton Energy CEO on Nigeria’s social contract & how to address electricity tariff challenges

The Nigeria labour has threatened to strike over tariff hikes one of which is the increment in electricity bills which kicked off on the first of this month. Since its commencement, various Nigerian regulatory arm has rolled out measures to monitor electricity distributors and also ring-fence their collections and remittances. Joining CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor for this conversation is Oti Ikomi, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Proton Energy.

Nigeria @60: Assessing the Nigerian social contract

In a couple of weeks, Nigeria will mark its diamond jubilee as it celebrates 60 years of independence. Opinion research think-tank; African Polling Institute says Bell Ihua, its recent report shows that 91 per cent of correspondents they surveyed say they are proud of being Nigerians, however, 54 per cent say they do not feel their voice counts in government’s decision making. Bell Ihua, CEO of the African Polling Institute joins CNBC Africa for more.

African Polling Institute on why Nigerians are emigrating to Canada

A new report by the African Polling Institute says the number of Nigerians seeking to emigrate to Canada has maintained an upward trajectory in the last few years. The report notes that Nigeria's weak economy, heightened insecurity and perceived poor governance are some of the key "push factors" driving the recent trend of Nigerians seeking migration opportunities outside its shores. The Executive Director of API, Bell Ihua joins CNBC Africa for more.