Saturday, 29th January 2022
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African Continental Free Trade Agreement

21 Sep
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, restated that his administration is supporting the manufacturing and industrial sectors to boost the state’s productivity
7 Sep
Nigeria’s foreign trade deficit narrowed by 110.9 per cent to N1.87 trillion in the second quarter (Q2) compared with the first quarter on account of an increase in the value of oil export.
3 Aug
Ahead of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) implementation in Nigeria, the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators and other stakeholders
29 May 2021
Ms Funmi Folorunsho, African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) Co-champion on Transportation, says the National Implementation Strategy document would be published in June.
27 Jan 2021
With the launch of the start of trading on the basis of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), members of the African Business Council (AfBC)
17 Dec 2020
Despite concerns about Nigeria’s readiness to implement the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the race to meet the January 1, 2021 deadline appears to have forced the Federal Government to reopen the land borders
8 Dec 2020
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), yesterday, said no nation had met the requirements for the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), despite the political will to get the pact ratified in good time. The disclosure was contained in a communiqué jointly signed by the Nigeria branch chairman, Tunde Busari (SAN), and…
21 Oct 2020
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…
30 Apr 2020
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
11 Mar 2020
The inability of the Federal Government, as well as their counterparts in the States to address the parlous state of infrastructure, continues to affect the ease of doing business (EODB)
12 Feb 2020
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)
13 Nov 2019
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.


5 mins ago
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government remains committed to the welfare of the common man.
8 mins ago
The presidential aircraft, with registration number 5N-FGV, which conveyed the nation’s number-two man, landed at the Nigeria Military base airport at exactly 11:07 a.m.
19 mins ago
Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, has been described as mischievous rumours about her interest in contesting for a Senatorial seat in the state.
24 mins ago
Italy's warring parties were set Saturday to beg outgoing President Sergio Mattarella to stay for another term, fearing political chaos due to a possible failure to elect his successor.
35 mins ago
A former Ugandan ethics minister who championed a bill to introduce the death penalty for same-sex relationships and sought to regulate what women could wear died on Saturday, officials said.