Stanbic IBTC: Nigeria's May PMI drops to 52.9
Nigeria’s headline Purchasing Managers Index for the month of May came in at 52.9 points below the previous month's reading of 55.5 although the rate of output price inflation softened in the period. This is according to Stanbic IBTC's PMI report. Gbolahan Taiwo, Regional Economist for West Africa at Stanbic IBTC joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.
Boosting rice production in Nigeria
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has commissioned the second phase of the Competitive African Rice initiative which will be implemented in four countries; Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania. Richard Ogundele, Founder and CEO of JMSF Agribusiness Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to explore ways Nigeria can take advantage of this move to boost its rice production.
Nigeria withdraws six oil licenses over ‘legacy debts’
As members of Nigeria’s National Assembly prepare to elect their new leaders on Tuesday, Ken Okolugbo, Political Analyst joins CNBC Africa to discuss how the selection of the presiding officers could impact the relationship with the executive arm of government going forward.