Nigeria eyes share of pensions for mortgage industry
06 July 2019 | 2:58 pm
Nigeria's National Pensions Commission and the Central Bank of Nigeria are currently exploring a framework where workers under the contributory pensions scheme can access 25 per cent of their contributions for personal home investments. Niyi Falade, CEO of Crusader Sterling Pensions joins CNBC Africa for more.
28 Mar 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria says its decision to slash the Monetary Policy Rate by 50 basis points was a signal to a new direction of its policy position. Muda Yusuf, Director General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry joins CNBC Africa to discuss the wider implications of this new stance.
25 Jun 2019
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele will unveil his 5-year plan for his second term in office later today. Egie Akpata, Director General of Union Capital Markets joins CNBC Africa for the outlook of Nigeria’s capital market this week.
26 Jun 2019
Governor of Nigeria's Central Bank says the apex banks development finance efforts have been driven by the need to reduce reliance on crude as smuggling and dumping over the years have led to a demise of Agriculture. Obiora Madu, CEO of Multimix Group joins CNBC Africa to discuss some developments impacting Nigeria's non-oil exports.
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In October, the Central Bank of Nigeria launched the hugely-anticipated eNaira, joining the small league of countries to own their digital currency. But it hasn’t been smooth sailing for the currency that, according to the CBN, offers more possibilities. What do you think about the eNaira? How would you describe your experience with the eNaira app?
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