UK’s increased collaboration with Nigerian businesses
The British Prime Minister has highlighted the need for the UK to have a ‘new, long-term approach to Africa’, one that addressees the long-term demographic and economic...
Africa’s continental free trade area – a boost to growth and development
Global Trade is unravelling. Most recently, the World Trade Organization biennial trade talks ended with no new agreements, with the WTO calling on members to do some “soul searching”.
SON tasks operators to adopt revised quality markers
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has given manufacturers and importers a 90-day grace period to adapt its Product Authentication Mark...
EU, others stake over €1m to enhance participation in global trade
The European Union is contributing EUR 1 million (over CHF 1.2 million) to improve the trading capacity of developing countries and to help them play a more active role in trade negotiations.
AU trade commissioner says Africa doing right to create CFTA
The African Union (AU), Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga, has said Africa is doing the right thing in creating the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)...
Africa’s FDIs to hit $58b in December
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says foreign direct investments (FDIs) to Africa would grow from the $56.5 billion figure of 2016 to $57.5 billion by the end of this year.
‘How to sustain partnership in law firms’
Running a law firm is not a mean job. It requires resources, skills and training. In order to have law firms that outlive their founders, lawyers form partnerships. However in some cases, some of the partnerships crumble in the long run.
Drug insecurity persists as customs implements 20% duty on imported medicines
Most Nigerians may not be able to afford even essential medicines as the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) begins the implementation of 20 per cent duty on imported pharmaceutical products.