Again, MAN warns government against signing EPA
MAN President, Dr. Frank Jacobs, while making the position of the association known to the Federal Government, stated that EPA will stifle existing manufacturing industries as they will become uncompetitive because...
FAO, ECOWAS move to tackle bird flu in West Africa
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Monday in Abuja orchestrated meeting of animal scientists, veterinarians and other experts across West Africa to address the spread of bird flu in the sub-region.
ECOWAS countries hold talks over Green Climate Fund
As part of efforts to mitigate adverse effects of climate change on the society, experts have urged Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) ...
Recession and Nigeria’s hope on agriculture for survival
To cushion the effects of recession and boost household income, many Nigerians, according to second quarter figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), are exploring opportunities in primary agriculture...
AU passport and Nigeria’s tourism
An anticipated boost in Nigeria’s tourism industry that the proposed African Union (AU) passport is expected to engender cannot come to pass without appropriate infrastructure ...
How our airports advertise tourism
The daily refrain by top government officials about the great potential of tourism in Nigeria is empty rhetoric; there is nothing on ground to back it up.
At The Guardian event, stakeholders ask FG to tackle food insecurity
Speaking at The Guardian’s Conferences and Masterclasses on food security with the theme “Exploring Nigeria’s agro-food industry potential and export competitiveness,” Chairman of the newspaper’s Editorial Board, Prof. Wale Omole, emphasised...
‘How Nigeria can become a force in the auto industry’
Nigeria’s 4.1 million middle-class households and a projected 7.6 million upsurge by 2030 may turn the country to a major force in the auto industry if current efforts in the automotive sector are sustained.
NHRC’s boss urges ECOWAS members to promote human rights
The NHRC boss spoke at a one-day training programme of the Network of National Human Rights Institutions in West Africa. The event was also organised to mark the 2016 Annual General Assembly of the regional human rights body.
ECOWAS partners Elumelu Foundation to deepen entrepreneurship
To heighten entrepreneurial activities in the sub-region, the ECOWAS Commission has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) to deepen industrialisation through micro, small and medium enterprises’ (MSMEs) development and start-ups.