ECOWAS: Enelama commends EU, UNIDO for €12m training support
Industry, Trade and Investment Minister, Dr. Okechukwu Enelama, has commended the efforts of the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Industrial Organisation (UNIDO) in the promotion of quality assurance and standard of infrastructure, as well as products in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) through financing and capacity-building. Enelama gave the commendation in…
Mimiko to speak at ECOWAS event
Former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko will deliver the keynote address at the West African Health Organization (WAHO) conference in Abuja on Wednesday and also speak on Maternal and Child Health at his alma mater, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state, on Thursday. At the WAHO conference holding at the Rockview Hotel in…
On financial support for SMEs
At no other time than now does Nigeria need to properly organise and fund its small and medium scale enterprises for the purpose of driving the economy.
Time to review the Nigerian passport
Travel document, popularly referred to, as passport is a symbol and pride of a nation that every citizen would wish to hold with dignity. Most developed nations consider...
Adebayo Adedeji: Adieu to a scholar-statesman
Today, a symposium will be held to honour the memory of Professor Adebayo Adedeji who died on April 25, 2018 and was laid to rest yesterday in Ijebu-Ode. I first met Adebayo Adedeji during the summer session of the United Nations Economic and Social Council held in July 1987 in Geneva, Switzerland.
BoI, UNIDO partner to foster industrial development
The Bank of Industry (BoI) and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) have partnered to drive Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan...
Why 14 per cent women parliamentarians in West Africa is lowest in the world, by ECOWAS
The crusade for improved rights of women has come a long way from notably the early 20th century freedom and rights campaigns to the later calls for equality, empowerment and political inclusion.
Guinea’s electoral commission seeks support for hitch free polls
A delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) has begun talks with the leadership of Guinea’s Electoral Commission (GEC), with a view to strengthening the capacity of its electoral body towards the conduct of hitch free elections.
African common market: Path to economic development
Sir: The high level of poverty in Africa is absurd and an aberration taking into consideration the enormous natural resources at the disposal of the continent.
Nigeria’s trade hits N7.2tr in Q1 on rising exports
The total value of Nigeria’s trade in goods amounted to N7.21 trillion at the end of the first Quarter of 2018, representing a growth of N1.18 trillion or 19.74 per cent from the N6.02 trillion recorded in the last quarter of 2017, following a rise in crude oil production and non-oil exports.