Tag: Nigeria

#ENDSARS: Here’s how the protests have impacted Nigeria’s soft commodities market

The fallout of the recent protests in Nigeria has spiralled into the looting of government-run food warehouses. So how does the impact the outlook for soft commodities? Ayodeji Balogun, CEO of AFEX Commodities Exchange joins CNBC Africa for more.

Cote d’Ivoire polls set for Saturday as Ouattara seeks 3rd term

On Saturday, Cote d'Ivoire will head to the polls as President Ouattara seeks a third term in office in an election already marred by pre-vote protest and crisis. Joining CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to delve into conversations surrounding the election are; Stephane Hie, Head of Asset Management at Hudson and Co and Emmanuel Odiaka, Managing Director and CEO of ECOB Capital.

MAX.ng taps Nigeria’s capital market for growth

Nigerian mobility platform MAX.ng issued a 400 million naira one-year fixed rate series-one bond under its newly structured 10billion naira Private Company Bond program. Guy-Bertrand Njoya, Chief Financial Officer at Max.ng joins CNBC Africa for more.

Trump vs. Biden: What the U.S election means for Africa

The early birds have already cast over 60 million votes as the race between Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump gears up.

FDC: Nigeria’s October inflation will spike to 14.4%

Financial Derivatives says before the #ENDSARS protest became a crisis, it had crippled Lagos businesses, markets and traffic while also inducing artificial scarcity of commodities.

Assessing Africa’s energy future

The Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, NJ Ayuk says even though oil and gas activities have taken a hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, optimism surrounding African projects, fiscal regime and investments still exists. He joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the future of energy in Africa.

How Nigeria can diversify its exports

Latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics show that Nigeria's exports declined by 31 per cent to 6.3 trillion naira, with Spain and the Netherlands emerging the top export destinations. But exports of minerals, mainly crude oil still accounted for Nigeria largest portion of exports. Akin Laoye, Executive Director of FTN Cocoa Processors and Nnamdi Nwizu, Co-Managing Partner at Comercio Partners join CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to explore Nigeria's export diversification strategy.

#ENDSARS: Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka on how to address the unrest in Nigeria

On Tuesday violence erupted in Lagos, Nigeria. Some military personnel fired at youths protesting over police brutality and deep-rooted social injustices. CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor spoke to Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka about the situation.