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Op-Ed: Why the COVID-19 pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

"Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. As such, it can no longer be business as usual".- Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank

Nigeria quest to eradicate poverty by 2030 with Global Citizen festival

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has called for a decade of action to deliver the Global Goals by 2030 as next year marks the 10-year countdown to achieving these Global Goals. On the side-lines of the on-going Global Citizen Festival Week CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa caught up with the Chairman of Global Citizens Nigeria Tunde Folawiyo, and the Vice Chairman of the group, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, to explore ways to achieve these global goals in Nigeria.