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NESG, Federal Ministry Of Finance, Budget And National Planning Announce New Date For #NES26

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning have announced that the rescheduled 26th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#26) will now hold on November 23rd - 24th 2020.

The Summit, themed “Building Partnerships for Resilience”, will convene national and global policymakers, business leaders, development partners and scholars to lead and participate in sessions that will focus on strategic partnerships between the youth, governments, private sector and the civil society to build resilience for Nigeria’s households, businesses and economy.

A joint statement from the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning notes that the Summit will provide all participants with a robust engagement platform to deliberate on topical issues, especially those related to recent developments; and in particular the need to amplify the voice the Nigerian youth and the issues they have raised in the past few weeks.

Discussions at NES#26 will be anchored on Collaboration, Execution and Impact across five sub-themes: Mapping the Future; New Trends, New Opportunities, New Horizons; Embracing Technology and Innovation; Building Resilience and Charting the Path to Recovery.

The 26th Nigerian Economic Summit will combine in-person and virtual dialogues between stakeholders across the civil society, the public and the private sector to reflect on the state of the Nigerian economy and rethink the country’s economic fundamentals.

Earlier today, the NESG also announced the launch of a mobile app, to keep stakeholders abreast of all the  events, activities and information related to #NES26. Download the #NES26 App here.

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Nigeria In Focus:

Population: 206.6 million (Compared to South Africa's 59.6 million)

GDP: $504.57 billion (Compared to South Africa's $369.85 billion)

GDP Per Capita: $2,465 (Compared to South Africa's $6,193)