Transport logistics deficit threatens FG’s economic diversification agenda
The huge deficit in the Nigerian transport logistics services has been identified as a clog in wheel of the Federal Government’s economic diversification agenda.
Red tapes in ECOWAS as deterrence to AfCFTA implementation
Advocates of AfCFTA believe that the trade deal will help to address Africa’s economic challenges and allow for the greater, prosperous flow of trade within the continent.
Stable forex rate aided price stability of consumer goods, says MAN
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has said the ability of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to sustain intervention...
Vitafoam urges government to create effective border control mechanisms
Vitafoam Nigeria Plc, has stressed the need for government to create effective border control mechanisms that would help prevent...
‘2019 fiscal plans below expectations, may limit real sector’s success level’
Citing the various challenges encountered by the real sector in the 2018 fiscal year, operators have described the proposal for 2019 as below expectations...
MAN urges government to revisit budget assumptions
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to revisit the assumptions of the 2019 budget, particularly crude oil production and price as well as ensure upward review of education and health allocations before appropriation. Citing the negative effects the outcome of the budget might have on the economy and the manufacturing…
Panel on African free trade submits report January
The Presidential Steering Committee on African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Impact and Readiness Assessment will present its recommendations to President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2019.
‘Commitment to agric spending will aid market penetration under AfCFTA’
Africa’s leaders should honour their commitment to allocate 10 percent of their budgets to agriculture if the continent is to improve food security, reduce poverty and spur economic growth, says Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Batanai Chikwene.