Buhari calls for ECOWAS commitment as AfCFTA begins Jan. 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the commitments of member states of the Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) as the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement begins on Jan. 1.
NACCIMA urges manufacturers on improved, quality goods for AfCFTA
The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has urged manufacturers to improve the standard and quality of made in Nigeria products, for competitive advantage in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
MAN reiterates push for border re-opening as trade suffers
With the Federal Government proposing to re-open the land border, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has argued for the review of the decision, in line with the demand of the economy and the core objective...
Cleaner Nigeria key to poverty reduction, others, says Osinbajo
Besides ending open defecation, the Federal Government is also prioritising the Clean Nigeria Campaign because of its importance to ongoing efforts to ensure poverty reduction, business growth, entrepreneurship, as well as better access to quality education....
NUPENG tasks African leaders, employers on AfCFTA
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has called on African leaders, policy makers and employers of labour to synergise on successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
NESG lauds AfCFTA’s ratification, urges framework for effective implementation
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) pact.
AU hopeful rules of origin in AfCFTA supporting local production
With the Rules of Origin (RoO) threatening to “make or break” the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the African Union has said negotiations are in an advanced stage to ensure that decisions will support local production and protect industries.
UNECA hopeful AfCFTA will address Africa’s investment challenges
Expected to kick off next year, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), will be a game changer for investment on the continent, which in recent years has seen foreign direct investment (FDIs) continuing to weaken, Economic Commission of Africa’s (ECA)...