Nigeria's minister of health, Osagie Ehanire said the federal government is setting up a mechanism to engage Nigerian doctors and nurses abroad and connect them with universities and hospitals in the country to address the brain drain in the sector.
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7 Mar 2022
Crude oil futures touched 13-year highs on Monday as the US and UK signalled a willingness to include the previously untouched Russian energy sector in sanctions. Meanwhile, more US firms and Chinese social media giant TikTok are suspending Russian operations, and new UK laws to sanction Russian oligarchs could mean big changes for London's luxury real estate market.
29 Nov 2021
International travel picked up over the summer, but Covid-19 is still expected to cost the global tourism industry some €1.8 trillion in 2021. Also, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire remains optimistic about the recovery despite concerns over the Omicron variant, and farmers in India continue their protest movement despite concessions from the government.
13 Nov 2021
Chinese property developers have met with a government think tank, amid increasing concern over the real estate sector's heavy debt burden. The liquidity crisis goes well beyond the high-profile firm Evergrande. Also, Australia unveils a €114 million investment aimed at boosting sales of electric vehicles, and Virgin Galactic sells another 100 tickets for sub-orbital space flights.
4 Oct 2021
In Nigeria, the government has launched a drive to revive the country's once thriving palm oil business, part of a bid to diversify away from petroleum and help create jobs. But small-scale producers say that loans from the Central Bank of Nigeria are only going into the pockets of bigger factory owners.
8 Dec 2020
Focus on Nigeria's Aviation sector ahead of Christmas celebration
22 Sep 2020
It is now five days since Nigeria reopened its air borders to commercial international flights after over five months of COVID-19 shutdown. President of the Nigeria Aviation Roundtable, Gbenga Olowo joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the resumption protocols and expected impact on the aviation sector.
7 Sep 2020
As Nigeria enters the third phase of the eased lock-down measures, the government is now looking to open up the education sector. But some stakeholders in the education sector feel this move is a little too soon. National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities Professor, Biodun Ogunyemi joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for this discussion.
Coronavirus: 23 suspected cases identified in 5 states in Nigeria, NCC deactivates 2.2m SIM Cards and more
8 Mar 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
15 Feb 2020
Widespread failings in Nigeria's security sector are causing frustrations to boil over in the conflict-ridden north. While reform may be on the horizon, implementation will likely prove to be a major challenge.
5 Dec 2019
The Nigerian Association For Energy Economics has called for a decentralized power sector in order to improve services in the electricity sector.