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3 Sep 2020
Africa's largest economy Nigeria is expected to fall into a recession by the third quarter according to the budget office. More recent statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics also show a 78.6 per cent slump in total capital imported in the second quarter. Reopening Nigeria's economy is vital for any recovery effort. Tilewa Adebajo, CEO of CFG Advisory joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole to discuss the ideal path to recovery.
20 Nov 2019
Nigeria’s October inflation leaped to 11.61 from 11.24 per cent in September indicating a 1.07 percentage point increase month-on-month. That’s according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Analyst at Assar Investment, Muktar Mohammed joins CNBC Africa to discuss Nigeria's equities market.
13 Sep 2019
Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that Nigeria's agricultural sector growth slowed to 1.79 per cent in the second quarter, compared to the 3.17 per cent growth recorded in the first quarter of this year. To discuss the performance of the agricultural sector and what areas Nigeria's new minister of Agriculture should prioritise, Akin Laoye, Executive Director of FTN Cocoa Processors joins CNBC Africa for more.
8 Sep 2019
Nigeria’s economy grew by 1.94 per cent in the second quarter of the year compared to 2.10 per cent growth in the first quarter. That’s according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). To discuss the trends behind the numbers, Bismarck Rewane, CEO of Financial Derivatives joins CNBC Africa for more.
11 Jun 2019
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics says non-performing loans in Nigeria’s banking sector was at 10.83 per cent in the first quarter of the year. Muyiwa Oni, Regional Head of Equity Research at Standard Bank Group joins CNBC Africa for more.
8 Jun 2019
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics says non-performing loans in Nigeria’s banking sector was at 10.83 per cent in the first quarter of the year. Muyiwa Oni, Regional Head of Equity Research at Standard Bank Group joins CNBC Africa for more.
25 May 2019
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics says consumer inflation increased by 11.37 percent 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.
21 May 2019
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics says the economy grew by 2.01 per cent in the first quarter of this year. Winston Osuchukwu, Co-founder of Trans-Sahara Incorporated joins CNBC Africa to unpack the first quarter GDP figures as well as expectations for Nigeria's Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
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.
9 May 2019
South Africa ranked fourth as Nigeria’s major export trading partner in the fourth quarter of 2018 according to data by the National Bureau of Statistics. As South Africans head to the polls tomorrow, we find out what the business communities with affiliations to South Africa expect from the elections.
2 May 2019
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics says the National unemployment rate for the third quarter of 2018 was at 23.1 per cent, while the underemployment rate was 20.1 per cent. Bongo Adi, Senior Lecturer at Lagos Business School joins CNBC Africa to unpack the report.
30 Apr 2019
Nigeria recorded a National Unemployment rate of 23.1 percent for the third quarter of 2018 according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Bobboi Kaigama, President of the Trade Union Congress joins CNBC Africa to assess the government’s efforts at job creation ahead of the World Labour Day.

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