Tag: Nigerian Economic Summit Group

Unpacking Nigeria’s COVID-19 strategy

With over 11,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, Nigeria has continued with plans to ease its COVID-19 restrictions. The latest being the move to lift the restrictions in interstate travel as well as domestic Air travel from the 21st of this month. Kyari Bukar, Former Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group joins CNBC Africa to assess Nigeria’s COVID-19 strategy in amid rising cases.

COVID-19 pandemic & impact on Nigeria

The severity and alarming levels of spread has prompted the World Health Organisation (WHO) to declare the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. To discuss the impact on Nigeria's economy is Femi Ojumu, Senior Partner at Femi Ojumu & Co and Kyari Bukar.

UK pushes for deeper trade ties with Africa ahead of Brexit

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) launched the Nigeria Investment Guide on the side-lines of the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit. Meanwhile, the International Monetary Fund says Nigeria’s economy is estimated to grow by 2.5 per cent in 2020 and 2021. Kyari Bukar, Former Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and Andrew Nevin, Partner and Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria join CNBC Africa to discuss these developments.

A review Nigeria’s economic performance in 2019

As 2019 winds down, the Central Bank of Nigeria says they expect Africa's biggest economy to grow by 2.38 percent in the fourth quarter of the year. Kyari Bukar, Former Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group joins me as we review the performance of Nigeria's economy this year.

Nigeria turns 59: Key takeaways from Buhari’s speech on economy, security

During his Independence Day celebration broadcast, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari stated that his administration inherited a skewed economy, where the oil sector comprised of only 8 per cent of GDP but contributed 70 and 90 per cent of government revenue and foreign exchange earnings respectively. To analyse the President’s speech and assess Nigeria’s performance in the past 59 years – Kyari Bukar, Former Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and from Osun State, South West Nigeria, Professor and Former Presidential aspirant Remi Sonaiya joins CNBC Africa for more.

World Economic Forum: NESG’s Laoye Jaiyeola on achieving inclusive growth in Nigeria

Nigeria's second-quarter GDP slowed to 1.94 per cent, according to recent figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). To discuss measures to drive inclusive growth in Nigeria, Laoye Jaiyeola, CEO of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) joins CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor for more.

Nigeria inaugurates ministers-designate: What developments will these appointments bring?

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is currently inaugurating the ministers-designate and will assign their respective portfolios today. Meanwhile Nigeria's ruling party, the All Progressive Party (APP) and main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will adopt the final address at the Presidential election tribunal today. To discuss these developing stories are Tilewa Adebajo, CEO of CFG Advisory and from Abuja, Kyari Bukar, former Chairman of Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) both join CNBC Africa for more.

What does the future hold for Lagos State’s economy?

Nigeria held its governorship and State house of Assembly elections on Saturday the 9th of March and the ruling Party's candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been declared the new governor of Lagos state. But how will this impact the economy of Nigeria's commercial capital going forward? Kyari Bukar, Former Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group joins CNBC Africa to discuss this.
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