In order for Nigeria’s Lagos state government to raise money in an economy devastated by COVID-19 and several mishits by central government ... policy from Abuja, it is introducing new taxes and regulations for ride-sharing companies operating in Lagos.
From the port authorities to President Michel Aoun and the Ministers of Justice and Transport, everyone had access to the file on the 2750 tonnes ... of ammonium nitrate that was being stored in the port of Beirut. And all of them are now blaming each other for the 4 August tragedy.
Since he was appointed chairman of the board of directors of Ecobank at the end of June, the way Alain Francis Nkontchou, 57, speaks has not ... changed in substance. The former investment banker, co-founder of asset manager Enko Capital, expects the financial sector to support African economies better.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and sharp fall in crude oil prices, economies around the world slowed down, with recessions expected almost everywhere. ... The year 2020 has been unprecedented. In the fourth part of our series on the Central Banks of Africa, we look at the lack of planning on the part of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the federal government.