Tag: Yemi Osinbajo

CFG Advisory on how Nigeria can harness its digital economy for growth

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo says the tech sector received investments worth $377 million between 2018 and 2019. Osinbajo further noted that the focus of the Nigerian government on its digital sector is vital to its overall socio and economic wellbeing. However, the World Bank says for countries like Nigeria, the digital economy offers opportunities, but also brings risks of being left behind. Tliewa Adebajo, CEO of CFG Advisory joins CNBC Africa for more.

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.

Yemi Osinbajo on how Nigeria can leverage diaspora resources for growth

At the 2019 Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit, Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo speaks on how Nigeria can leverage Diaspora resources for economic growth.

Finding a lasting solution to Nigeria’s power challenges

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo recently said the government is meeting with the stakeholders in the power sector to find ways to restructure and attract investments into the troubled sector. Joy Ogaji, Executive Secretary of the Association of Power Generation Companies joins CNBC Africa for more.

Nigeria engages stakeholders on doing business reforms

Following the launch of a new reform cycle by Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria's Enabling Business Environment Secretariat held a stakeholder meeting with Ministries, Departments and Agencies and the private sector in Lagos to discuss new business reforms. CNBC's Africa Christy Cole caught up with Nigeria's Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, who says despite Nigeria's drop in World Bank's Doing Business Ranking, the country's objective to advance into the top 100 by the year 2020, remains on track.

Op-Ed: Buhari failed to fix Nigeria’s economy. This is why it might not be enough to unseat him

By Stephen Onyeiwu, Allegheny College Muhammadu Buhari’s election four years ago as Nigerian president was greeted with great enthusiasm, and expectation. US President Barack Obama invited him to the White House...

Nigeria’s human capital development investments

Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will deliver a special lecture today, at Oxford University to highlight investment efforts and government's plans for human capital development. Nonso Obikili, Policy Associate at Economic Research South Africa joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to discuss Nigeria’s strides in human capital development.