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6 May 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic, global seaborne trade, which stands at around 12 billion metric tonnes (MT), will contract by 600 million MT this year, the biggest fall in more than 35 years
19 Nov 2019
African Development Bank (AfDB), in its push to facilitate inter and intra Africa trade, and reduction of trade financing gap on the continent, sealed a new deal worth $250-million.
13 Nov 2019
The Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria, Md. Shameem Ahsan has stated that the volume of trade between Nigeria and Bangladesh has hit $14 million.
1 Nov 2019
Global economic growth dipped in 2018 and is expected to decline further in 2019, going by the latest report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The report on the review of the Maritime Transport 2019, obtained by The Guardian yesterday
20 Oct 2019
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the Indian Government to support Nigeria’s film industry with the technology that will enhance the quality of films produced in the country.
29 Jun 2019
From quips and surprise trips, to candid confessions about the final communique, this year's G20 summit offered surprises as well as relief in the form of a US-China trade truce. Here are some of the top moments and bon-mots from the two-day meeting hosted by Japan in the city of Osaka: - Trade truce -…
6 May 2019
The Esuk Mba community market in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River is still practising trade by barter as a means of exchange for food items since the market was established in 1956, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The market, which is located in a remote village in Esuk Mba in Akpabuyo,…
28 Feb 2019
South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in last Saturday’s election. He also commended Nigerians for their peaceful conduct during the elections and their patience even after the elections was postponed by a week. President Ramaphosa, in his congratulatory message yesterday, expressed his commitment to working closely with President…
31 Dec 2018
In line with modern marketing practices, the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) is poised to impact members with relevant knowledge, trends, and development needed to excel in marketing comparable to their counterparts across the globe, president, Mr. Tony Agenmonmen, assured members during a dinner to induct new fellows in Lagos recently. He said…
22 Aug 2018
Issues of access to credit remain a persistent problem for businesses everywhere, especially for those in developing economies. In Nigeria, development financial institutions are exploring new measures to reach the bottom of the pyramid for deepened market access and economic development. FEMI ADEKOYA writes. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are often described as the…
3 Aug 2018
Bureaucratic bottlenecks in the registration of products under the ECOWAS Trade Liberation Scheme (ETLS), currently being managed by the Foreign Affairs Ministry are impede export goods from Nigeria to other West African countries, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has said. The ETLS is the main ECOWAS operational tool for promoting the West…
3 Jul 2018
For Nigeria and the entire African continent to accelerate own investments and growth profile, it must increase trade among member countries to the global average of 50 per cent. The Chief Executive, Personal & Business Banking (PBB), Standard Bank, Zweli Manyathi, said this while announcing the bank’s trans-regional conference, which kicked off in Lagos yesterday.…


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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Sen. Bala Mohammed as the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Bauchi State.
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French President Emmanuel Macron's government is set to face two no-confidence motions in parliament on Monday over an unpopular pension reform that has sparked violent protests and political uproar.
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The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ibadan branch, says Gov. Seyi Makinde’s re-election as the Governor of Oyo State, was not unexpected going by what he did well in his first term.
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Kenyan riot police were out in force Monday for a day of action called by the opposition to protest the country's cost of living crisis, despite a ban on demonstrations.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of Saturday's governorship election with 525,280 votes against his closest rival, Sadique Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 432,272 votes. The Returning Officer, Prof Abdulkarim Sabo Mohammed of the Federal University, Dutse, declared the incumbent…