There’s need for Nigeria to synergies all its resources particularly as a growing economy. That’s according to Ajibola Bashiru, Chairman of Nigeria’s Senate Committee on diaspora and NGOs. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 2019 Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit.
The Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation (ACTF) held its third breakfast dialogue where it engaged NGOs, Governments and Corporates on solutions to social issues in Nigeria. Osayi Alile, CEO of Act Foundation joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.
Bridges to Prosperity an international non-governmental organization has constructed over 290 footbridges in 20 countries to connect more than one million people to reliable access. Recently it signed an MoU with the government of Rwanda to build about 355 bridges in 5 years.For more CNBC Africa is joined by Hannis Whittam, Rwanda Program Director, Bridges to Prosperity.
For Rwanda to achieve the ambitious target it has set for both Vision 2020 and Vision 2050, the youth have to be the pillar of sustainable development, joining CNBC Africa for more is Tristan Murenzi, Executive Chairperson of Rwanda We Want, an NGO that aims to harness leadership skills among young scholars.
Any negotiations would be the first publicly known talks between the government and Boko Haram, whose seven-year insurgency to create an Islamic state in the northeast has killed 15,000 people.