Tag: mohammadu buhari

How Nigeria’s policy leanings impact agriculture

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it aims to curtail inflation to a level conducive for sustainable growth, while its primary objective for monetary policy remains price and financial system stability. This comes just as Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari asked the Central bank of Nigeria to stop issuing foreign exchange for food and fertilizer imports. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss the implications for Nigeria’s agriculture sector is Kola Masha, Managing Director, Baban Gona.

Brent nears five-month high as OPEC+ meets today

A ministerial panel of key OPEC plus oil producers meets today to review the group’s compliance with the current oil supply cut pact an also assess the oil market. Ahead of the meeting, Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz discussed efforts taken to stabilise and re-balance global oil markets. Olumayowa Ige, Research Analyst at Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.

Buhari criticises breach of agreements on ECO currency

Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari has expressed displeasure about Francophone West Africa’s adoption of the Eco in replacement for its CFA Franc ahead of other ECOWAS Member States. Buhari says it was a matter of concern that people with whom others wished to go into a union were taking major steps without trusting their counterparts for discussions. Tilewa Adebajo, CEO of CFG Advisory joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria’s COVID-19 lockdown extension taking toll on ordinary citizens

Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari has announced an extended 14-day lockdown across Abuja, Lagos, Ogun states to curtail the spread of the coronavirus citing concerns over rising numbers of cases globally, and within Nigeria. CNBCAfrica’s Christy Cole reports.