Tag: post-covid-19 economic sustainability plan

Assessing Nigeria’s post-COVID-19 sustainability plan

Nigeria’s vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo says Africa's largest economy's GDP may fall to between minus 4.40 per cent and minus 8.91 per cent this year depending on the length of the COVID-19 induced lock-down period and the strength of Nigeria’s economic response. Femi Oladehin, Partner, Investment Banking at Argentil Capital Partners 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.