Shortage of tractors and critical implements for farm mechanisation has hit the country as land preparation for the 2022 dry and wet season cultivation begins across agro-ecological zones.
26 Sep 2021
The 2021 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) is set to begin tomorrow, September 27, as African Union Commission (AUC) and International Committee of All Africa Music Awards ....
14 Sep 2021
Remittances to Nigeria and other African countries are expected to decrease by 5.4 percent from $44 billion in 2020 to a projected total of $41 billion in 2021, due to the effects of COVID-19 pandemic,....
24 Mar 2021
A greener African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) can be achieved if governments on the continent adopt proactive environment-friendly policies and enforce environmental standards, a trade economist has advised.
21 Nov 2020
The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have announce the deferment of the 2020 edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA
13 Oct 2020
‘New investments in renewable energy could create 42m jobs by 2050’ Following impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on its economy, the African Union Commission (AUC) has canvassed policies to reduce private car usage and boost green energy mass transit system, insisting that such steps held the key to the continent’s green recovery post-COVID-19. It stressed that…
11 Dec 2019
Preparatory to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) implementation in July 2020, stakeholders in Nigeria’s real sector have identified the need for the country
27 Nov 2019
To benefit from the $3 trillion market to be created by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Nigeria and other African countries, need to improve their manufacturing growth rate beyond the present pace.
10 Jul 2019
Though the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aspires towards deepening the integration of the African continent beyond merely a free trade area, latest trade report has argued for the need to make competition, industrial policies and property rights work well. According to the ninth edition of the flagship Assessing Regional Integration in Africa report…
27 May 2019
A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Monday that the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) Agreement will not be hindered by Nigeria’s reluctance to sign up to the process. Obasanjo made the remark in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the opening session of the Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Continental Trade and Strengthening the…
10 Apr 2019
Despite the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement by 22 countries, the delay by four countries in depositing their instruments, as well as other trade issues needed to be addressed before the deal becomes operational, may stall the implementation beyond the proposed date of July, 2019. The AfCFTA is expected to…
1 Mar 2019
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), has again rallied the Nigerian Government and her African counterparts behind regional cooperation...