Concerns as face masks, gloves, sanitizer bottles litter seas, oceans
The consequences of the COVID-19 preventive measures are beginning to take a toll, as the United Nations revealed that wastes from plastic face masks, gloves and hand sanitizer bottles have worsened the plastic litter in seas and oceans.
Making consumer protection work in Nigeria: Task before FCCPC
Consumer protection leverages the idea of a marketplace free from scams, fraud, and deceptive practices. To achieve this, consumers need to be empowered
Global FDI projected to plunge 40% below $1 trillion in 2020
Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows are projected to decrease by up to 40 per cent in 2020, from their 2019 value of $1.54 trillion
Nigeria, others suffer most as UNCTAD forecasts 20% drop in global trade
Latest data and projections from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), have shown that international trade in goods
‘Global pandemic reveals digital gap between countries, societies’
A new analysis from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has revealed that the coronavirus pandemic speeds up the transition to a digital economy while exposing the digital gap between countries and societies.
Minimising impact of COVID-19 crisis on Nigeria’s economy
With global case currently put at 1.39 million and 101,000 deaths, Coronavirus is arguable the biggest challenge facing humanity today. In December 2019, a cluster of pneumonia cases from an unknown virus surfaced in Wuhan, China.
How COVID-19 hurts Nigeria’s auto, rail sector
The cost of the coronavirus outbreak for businesses is rising as the organised private sector explores measures to reduce the impact on the struggling local economy.
UN, world leaders, others agree on actions to push habitat agenda
World leaders, governments and other participants at the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10), which drew to a close last week...
UN seeks end to $2trillion illicit trade, mulls new strategies
Described as a threat to the actualisation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations (UN), yesterday, reiterated the need to end illicit trade across the world, stressing that the global economy is losing more than $2 trillion yearly.