Tag: Muhammadu Buhari

#NBA2020AGC: NBA’s Adio on the importance of the rule of law & economic rights for businesses

The Nigerian Bar Association has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020. The President penned his signatory to the Act just a few days before the 60th Annual General Conference of the NBA which began on Wednesday. Seni Adio, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and the Chairman of the NBA’s Section on Business Law joins CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor from the side-lines of the conference to discuss how the Bar can work for Businesses.

Nigeria to receive polio free certification from the World Health Organisation

After three consecutive years of no recorded outbreak of polio, the World Health Organisation says Nigeria's wild polio-free status has been accepted by the Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC). A delegation from the World Health Organisation will present the certification to Nigeria's President Buhari today. Anisur Rahman Siddique, Head of Immunization and Health Systems at UNICEF joins CNBC Africa for more.

How should ECOWAS respond to the Mali crisis & trade disputes in West Africa?

Leaders from some West African countries will travel to Mali in search of a resolution to the on-going crisis in the country.

What the newly signed CAMA bill means for doing business in Nigeria

On the 8th of May 2017, Nigeria's Senate President inaugurated a Technical Advisory Committee to review the Companies and Allied Matters Act. Last Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the act into law to replace the 30-year-old Companies and Allied Matters Act of 1990. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss what this means for doing business in Nigeria is Tinuade Awe, Executive Director of the Regulation Division of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Taiwo Oyedele, Partner and West African Tax Leader at PwC.

Buhari approves establishment of Nigeria youth investment fund

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund with a total sum of about of 75 billion naira for three years. According to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, the establishment of the fund provides pathways for Nigerian youths to access credit, grants and needed funds for entrepreneurship. Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria’s President Buhari to sign revised 2020 budget into law on Friday -presidency

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday sign into law a 10.8 trillion naira ($28.38 billion) revised 2020 budget passed by lawmakers last month, the presidency said...

Nigeria allocates N2.9tn for debt servicing

Nigeria allocated N2.9 trillion in the revised budget for debt servicing. This comes as the Senate had earlier approved a $5.5 billion borrowing request made by President Muhammadu Buhari. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Debt Management Office is scheduled to offer N150 billion in its monthly bond auction this week. Dipo Ajayi, Head of Fixed Income and Forex at Chapel Hill Denham joins CNBC Africa for more.

How Nigeria plans to tackle unemployment during the COVID-19 crisis

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says prompt pre-emptive measures need to be taken otherwise Nigeria's unemployment rate could rise to about 33.6 per cent, by the end of the year. Osinbajo made this statement while presenting a post-COVID-19 Economic Sustainability Plan to President Muhammadu Buhari. Wilson Erumebor, Senior Economist at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group joins CNBC Africa for more.