Analysing Nigeria’s infrastructure plan
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Anthony Eke, Acting Divisional Head, Infrastructure and Transport at Diamond Bank joins CNBC Africa to discuss Nigeria's infrastructure plans for industrial growth.
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Hacking attacks on power grids, telecom networks, or governments can paralyze entire societies. That makes them a powerful military weapon, as the war in Ukraine demonstrates. How can countries protect themselves?
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Lagos traffic is legendary. Aside from the long hours spent, the environment suffers from the fumes emanating from petrol and diesel cars. Can electric scooters provide a faster, cleaner way to travel in Nigeria?
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The foreign ministers of the world's wealthiest democracies are meeting in Germany to discuss further cooperation on Ukraine, dependencies on China and Russia, and Iran's police brutality.
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The European Commission’s energy supremo, Estonian Kadri Simson, recently visited Ukraine to discuss what can be done to help energy infrastructure damaged in Russian missile attacks. She details plans to transfer specialised machinery and devices to Ukraine through a dedicated fund. The Commissioner also updates us on the negotiations among EU member states on a possible price cap on gas imports – a potential response to Europe's energy crisis.
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The leaders of Germany and Norway have said they will propose that NATO plays a role in protecting undersea infrastructure like gas pipelines or fiber optic cables. This follows the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines.
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The World Bank says the level and quality of Nigeria’s infrastructure quality is low, ranked at 132 out of 137 countries, stressing that the country's physical infrastructure gap would likely reach 3 trillion dollars in the next 30 years.
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