The international market for rare archaeological artefacts can be extremely lucrative, providing a huge incentive for looters keen to get rich quick. In recent years, wars and instability in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Egypt have seen priceless artefacts plundered. They have later turned up on the global art market. It then falls to specialist teams to sort the legitimate items from the stolen ones. Our colleagues at France 2 report, with FRANCE 24's James Vasina.
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Nigeria’s Debt Management Office offered 147.82 billion naira in today’s Primary Auction compared to the 167.82 billion Naira maturing Treasury bills. Ifeoma Onyejekwe, Fixed Income Trader at UBA tells CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi how market participants reacted to the auction as well as what to expect from a possible OMO auction on Thursday.
Traders say market players are reinvesting in Nigeria’s bond space owing to the low yields in the Treasury bills market. Tunde Adama, Head of Trading at CITI Nigeria joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss the dynamics at play at Nigeria’s Fixed income and the forex market.
On Inside Stuff this week. Martin Oloja talks about the fast-growing protest in Nigeria. The EndSARS movement that started a few days ago over how the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) section of the Nigerian police force has been brutalizing and killing innocent Nigerians unjustly.
Amsterdam based online remittance service provider Azimo says it has entered into a partnership with China's Alipay. Azimo says despite the World Bank's projection of a 23 per cent decline in remittances in 2020, figures from its operations in Nigeria show a 20 per cent increase, while the number of transfers to bank accounts doubled during the COVID-19 lock-down period. Azimo CEO, Richard Ambrose and Egie Akpata, Director at UCML Capital join CNBC Africa for more.