Despite pressure from its neighbouring West African countries, Nigeria continues to insist on compliance with the ECOWAS Protocol as a condition for relaxing its border restrictions. Deputy Comptroller and PRO of Nigeria Customs Service, Joseph Attah tells states that never at any time was a January terminal date set for Nigeria’s border restriction and also talks economic gains and progress with Nigeria's neighbours, six months on. He joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.
Following criticism of his climate policy by climate activist Greta Thunberg, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said "I'm not here to impress people overseas." Over 200 fires are still raging across Australia.
Nigeria’s ministry of power has introduced a new electricity distribution policy, called ‘willing seller, willing buyer’. In a statement, the ministry says under the new policy, electricity would be wheeled directly from generation companies to willing consumers ready to fully settle their bills. Director of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, George Etomi joins CNBC Africa to discuss the implication of this policy.
Nigeria's policy direction has been hinged on building an agribusiness ecosystem to reduce food importation and generate more foreign exchange from the Agric exports. Kola Masha, Managing Director of Babban Gona joins CNBC Africa to assess the progress made so far.