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A coalition of partners is aiming to provide one million meals for vulnerable Nigerians every week. This comes as Nigeria prepares to gradually ease restrictions on the lock-down caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Kola Masha, Founder of The Coalition and Managing Director of Babban Gona joins CNBC Africa for more.
As five more COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Nigeria on Wednesday, the government swung into action and made some swift reforms which include the reduction of petrol pump price – a N1.5 trillion cut in the 2020 budget and a travel ban on 13 countries with high COVID-19 infection rates. The Central Bank of Nigeria also announced a N1.1 trillion intervention fund to boost the economy. Adeoye Adefulu, Partner at Odujinrin and Adefulu and Kola Masha, Managing Director of Babban Gona both join CNBC Africa to discuss how these moves would impact some key sectors of the Nigerian economy.
In his New Year speech, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari stated that the revolution in the agricultural sector is already a reality in all corners of the country adding that new agreements with Russia and Morocco will fasten transformation in farming. So what areas should Nigeria prioritise to ensure food security this year? Kola Masha, Managing Director at Babban Gona joins CNBC Africa for more.
The Director-General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN), Chiedu Osakwe told CNBC Africa that the government is working to ensure that it ratifies the African Continental Free Trade Agreement in the coming weeks. But how can Nigeria's agriculture value chain position to take advantage of this pact? Kola Masha, Managing Director of Babban Gona joins CNBC Africa for more.
Nigeria's agriculture sector's GDP contribution drops