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COVID-19: Nigeria delays electricity tariff hike for 3 months

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission says there will be no tariff action in April, as the proposed increase in electricity tariffs initially slated for today has been delayed for three months. Nigeria's electricity regulator also notes that tariffs will only be raised as the Distribution Companies improve the quality of supply, meter customers and agree with consumers on rates. George Etomi, Director of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria’s journey to eradicate polio & COVID-19

As the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria reaches eight, the Aliko Dangote Foundation earlier pledged N200 million to support Nigeria’s health authorities to combat the spread of the pandemic. Zouera Youssoufou, Managing Director and CEO of Aliko Dangote Foundation disclosed this while speaking to CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor....

How innovation can drive Africa’s healthcare systems

Technological disruptions have been revolutionising entire business models from financial services, to retail and more. So how can Africa’s health systems benefit from this trend? Osh Agabi, Founder and CEO of Koniku joins CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi to explore how innovation can help drive growth and improve health outcomes in Africa....

Assessing Nigeria’s response to COVID-19

In a bid to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced six policy measures that include the creation of a N50 billion credit facility for households and small and medium sized enterprises. Mustafa Chike-Obi, Executive Vice Chairman at Alpha African Advisory joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Nigeria’s economy and also assess the response of the Central Bank....

How COVID-19 will impact Nigeria’s hospitality sector

As the world continues to be rattled with the coronavirus outbreak – with key economies and sectors taking the heat. Trevor Ward, Managing Director of W Hospitality Group joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi on Nigeria’s hospitality sector’s response to the outbreak....
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