African Continental Free Trade Agreement
Shippers Council, Kano advance on Dala dry port project
A ray of hope has beamed for the multi-billion-naira, Dala Inland Dry Port project, as the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), in collaboration with the Kano State Government, have advanced strategies to actualize the all-important project. Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, during a visit to the NSC headquarters in Lagos, expressed determination to…
Nigeria, others suspend $3.4tr continental deal amid pandemic
The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), suffered yet another blow, with the announcement of its suspension, as African countries struggle to deal with
Partnership with financial sector targeted at improved access to cheap funds, says MAN
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has announced plans to partner stakeholders in the financial services sector to bring down the cost of funds to manufacturers and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
‘Nigeria needs efficient logistics sector to thrive under AfCFTA’
With negotiations ongoing for the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCTA), stakeholders in Nigeria’s logistics sector have hinged the success of the trade deal in the country to an efficient logistics industry.
‘How Nigeria can benefit from AfCFTA’
The Organised Private Sector (OPS), has charged the Federal Government to address the poor state of infrastructural facilities in the country if Nigeria is to benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
Six more countries okay single transport market agenda for Africa
The chances of a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) have brightened as six new countries endorsed open skies agenda for the continent. While two of the new entrants had already signed, bringing the signatories to 29, four others are due to make official submissions this month.
‘Why Nigeria must shun multiple currency practices, prioritise unification’
Financial market experts have called for an urgent unification of the multiple exchange rates in Nigeria, to create room for greater flexibility and spur needed economic growth. The experts told The Guardian that there was the need for Nigeria to shun multiple currency practices and prioritise unifying the rates around the market-based Investors and Exporters’…
Apata makes case for committee on cross-border legal services
Solicitor-General of the Federation, Dayo Apata, has tasked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to set up a committee to look into the cross-border trade legal services. He was speaking at the ongoing 59th Annual General Conference of the NBA, which was chaired by the formal president of the association, Mr. Augustine Alegeh.
Expert urges lawyers to embrace technology
Following the recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) by president Muhamadu Buhari, the Managing Director of Law Pavilion Business Solutions Ltd. Mr. Ope Olugasa has called on Nigerian and African lawyers to embrace modern technologies in order to compete successfully in the provision of legal services across the continent.