On the 10th of September, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc held its 60th annual general meeting in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital. Attendance at the event was by proxy and live streaming due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions on large gathering.
The food index rose to 15.18% compared to 15.04% recorded in May 2020 while core inflation, which excludes the prices of volatile agricultural produce that stood at 10.13% in June 2020 compared to 10.12% recorded in May 2020. If prices continue to sow, it will continue to have a devastating effect on the poor households by making it difficult to afford food.
As more areas of Nigeria's economy open up, the country's commercial hub and pandemic epicenter; Lagos State, wants Junior high school students in their third year to resume and prepare for scheduled exams. Yinka Awobo-Pearse, Founder of Woodentots Consult joins CNBC Africa for more.
It's been six months since France went into lockdown over the coronvirus pandemic, tipping the economy into its worst recession since World War Two. How bad was the damage, and what hopes are there for a recovery? Also today, we look at the divisions within the French government over a proposed increase in environmental taxes on flying.
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Africa Initiative for Governance and the Nigeria Economic Summit Group partnered with Nigeria's Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to develop the Nigeria COVID-19 Incidence and Response Tracker and Dashboard which reveals the resource requirements across all 36 states in Nigeria and the FCT. Ofovwe Aig-Imoukuede, Director, Africa Initiative for Governance joins CNBC Africa for more.
On Guardian talks, Nkem Okocha, Founder/CEO, Mamamoni shares how she is helping disadvantaged and rural women get access to finance for their business and how to rebuild the economy of Nigeria's most-vulnerable women post-pandemic.