Manufacturers offer mixed reactions to continued border closure
Mixed reactions have continued to trail the sustained closure of the nation’s land borders, especially among operators in the manufacturing sector, with some supporting...
Anger of the Big Brother
As if he was at his wit’s end, President Muhammadu Buhari, big brother to fellow African leaders, showed his anger in August when he unexpectedly closed...
UN, ECOWAS alert on one million stateless persons in Nigeria, others
The United Nations (UN) and Economic Community of West Africa, States (ECOWAS) has urged government of member countries, civil societies and other regional partners to join in the campaign against statelessness in the region.
Trade within ECOWAS to drop further, defying AfCFTA agenda
With the continued closure of the Nigerian land borders for almost two months, members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS), have raised concerns about the rising effects on intra-African trade as well as on the nation’s macro-economy, in relation to inflation and job losses.
ECOWAS court orders FG to pay soldier dismissed for losing rifle N10m
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice has ordered Nigeria to pay a soldier, Barnabas Eli, N10 million as compensation for the violation of his right to work...
Chigozie Chukwudi Okafor: Policies of government still not business friendly
Infrastructural challenges are not limited to bad road networks, inadequate inter customs relationship among neighbouring countries, but also include the ease to deliver goods and services, dearth of facilities at the seaports....
ILO, FG, States collaborate to end child labour by 2025
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.
Buhari’s remarks at 25th Nigerian Economic Summit
I am delighted to join you this morning at the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit. Since 1993, public and private sector leaders have used this platform to deliberate on key issues of national development.