Nigerian music industry set to explode
Recent studies have indicated that Nigeria's music industry is booming. Lagos-based DW correspondent Malcolm Ohanwe says musicians can make a living even though they don't receive royalties.
Nigeria explores new measures to grow its manufacturing industry
Nigeria has set a target to double its manufacturing output to 20 per cent of GDP within six years and will set up special economic zones across the country in partnership with regional aid banks to achieve this target. Johnson Chukwu, CEO of Cowry Asset Management Limited joins CNBC Africa to discuss this.
Lagos: world's largest oil refinery project backed by World Bank
West Africa correspondent Fanny Facsar talks to DW about the world's largest refinery project in Lagos, Nigeria. Behind it is Africa's wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote. But the World Bank is also supporting it - despite pledging to heavily reduce investment in fossil fuel projects.
Promoting Nigeria’s rice export
The Rice Processors Association of Nigeria says about one million metric tonnes of rice were smuggled into Nigeria between January and March this year. Richard Ogundele, Founder and CEO of JMSF Agribusiness Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to increase Nigeria’s rice export.
World Bank keeps investing in fossil fuel projects
Nigeria is in the process of building the world's biggest oil refinery. Many locals hope it will contribute to alleviating poverty in the country. DW's Fanny Facsar takes a look at whether the project is sustainable.
Nigeria's twin town ponders cause of multiple births
A town in southwest Nigeria is said to have one of the highest birth rate of twins in the world. Commonly referred to as the "Twin Town", many residents of Igbo Ora believe the occurrence is linked to the food they eat.
Nigerian fishermen livelihoods under threat
A build-up of silt on the banks of Lake Gerio in northeastern Nigeria is affecting local fishing activities. For many villagers, fishing is their only source of income
Understanding Nigeria’s trade policies
Ethiopia’s parliament has approved the membership of the country into the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement bringing the number of ratifications across the continent to 21 with the AFCFTA needing only 22 ratifications to become effective. Meanwhile, Nigeria is yet to ratify the treaty. Winston Osuchukwu, Co-founder, Trans-Sahara Incorporated joins CNBC Africa to review Nigeria’s trade treaties.