Tag: Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo on COVID-19 lessons for African economies & the AfCFTA

The operationalization of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement was supposed to take place at the beginning of this month but just like many developments it has been set back by the COVID-19 pandemic. CNBC Africa spoke to former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo on how AfCTA can get back on track.

Africa Oil Week: Olusegun Obasanjo calls on oil majors to align with government policies

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo spoke about the challenges African oil and gas economies are faced with at the Africa Oil Week in Cape Town. He also told CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters about opportunities for economic development on the continent.

AfCFTA is significant for Africa & countries in business with Africa – Obasanjo

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo says he would advise his home country to sign the African Free Trade Agreement before heading the African Union Niamey Meetings. He discussed the significance of the treaty among other things with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the side-lines of the Afreximbank 2019 Annual Meetings in Moscow.

Nigerian Ports record mixed performance as vessel traffic decline in Q1

The Nigerian Ports Authority scored a mixed performance in its first quarter report as there was a 2.3 per cent decline in number of vessels which arrived at the port. Obiora Madu, Chief Executive Officer of Multimix group joins CNBC Africa to discuss the key drivers of this performance.

Intra-African Trade Fair to help boost trade on the continent – Obasanjo

Nigeria's Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the Intra-African Trade Fair will really help propel and drive trade within the African continent. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with him at Afreximbank's Intra-African Trade Fair engagement session in Abidjan, where he discussed expectations for the upcoming trade fair in Egypt.

Factors hindering infrastructure investments in Nigeria

Factors hindering infrastructure investments in Nigeria

Obasanjo on the future of Africa’s lenders

Obasanjo on the future of Africa's lenders

AfDB’s Akinwumi Adesina named 2017 World Food Prize Laureate

He has set the direction and “put the stakes in the ground,” as he constantly reflects on what Dr. Norman Borlaug used to tell him: “Akin, go score some goals for African...