Nigeria’s economy has not been all rosy for a few years and people’s purchasing power has taken a massive hit as unemployment rates are spiking. The COVID-19 pandemic worsened the situation, plunging the economy into the second recession in less than five years. GuardianTV spoke with these women whose main income comes from driving commercial minibus 'Korope' and tricycle 'Maruwa' through the chaotic road of Lagos, Nigeria to make ends meet.
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28 Nov 2020
Taking advantage of the sudden shift to working from home, Greece wants to offer a big tax break to get remote workers to move there. It is the latest play from an EU underdog trying to make the most of the pandemic.
31 Mar 2020
Traders say they expect activity at the bond market to pick up today, on the back of the unmet bids at Wednesday's bond auction as well as the improvement in liquidity. Oluwatosin Ayanfalu, Fixed Income Broker at Zedcrest Capital joins CNBC Africa to review today’s trading at Nigeria’s fixed Income and Forex market.
30 Mar 2020
Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income Trading at United Bank for Africa (UBA) joins CNBC Africa to discuss investors’ response to bond auction by Nigeria’s Debt Management Office.
15 Nov 2019
A study found a widening income gap between the poorest and the rich. Researchers found a slight decline in income inequality in eastern Germany compared to the west, but the large gap between the two regions persists.
6 Nov 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) offered N330 billion across three maturities in an Open Market Operation (OMO) Auction. For a focus on activities shaping Nigeria’s fixed income and Forex market, Tunde Adama, Head of Trading at CITI Nigeria joins CNBC Africa.
26 Aug 2019
Traders say the pressure on funding rates is likely to increase in Nigeria’s money market as the market is not slated to receive any inflow today. Currently, investors’ appetite in the bonds market remains soft. To discuss the trends in Nigeria’s fixed income and Forex market, Bukky Aregbesola, Head of Fixed Income at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
25 Aug 2019
Traders say the bearish treasury bills market was triggered by expectations of an Open Market Operations (OMO) auction later this week. To discuss this and other activities in Nigeria’s fixed income and forex market, Yinka Yomi-Tokosi, Leader of Asset and Liability Management at Access Bank (AC) joins CNBC Africa for more.
6 Aug 2019
Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro sat down with TD’s Priya Misra, JPMorgan’s Oksana Aronov and Robert Tipp of PGIM Fixed Income to preview next weeks market moving events.
30 Jun 2019
Nigeria's May inflation figures grew by 11.40 per cent year-on-year from 11.37 per cent in April. Chioma Udu, Forex Dealer at GT Bank joins me to discuss this and other stories impacting Nigeria’s fixed income and forex market so far this week.
16 May 2019
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics says consumer inflation increased by 11.37 per cent in April, which is higher when compared to the 11.25 per cent rise in March. Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income Trading at UBA joins CNBC Africa from the banking floor to discuss this and other stories impacting Nigeria’s fixed income and forex market.