Wednesday, 22nd March 2023
Breaking News:


11 Jan 2017
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has stated that the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement is imminent, as only four more ratifications are needed.
4 Jan 2017
To increase engagement of many developing and least developed countries in global trade, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has advocated improved access to G20 markets, as a way to further boost exports.
16 Nov 2016
With globalisation transforming the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, indigenous software development should be one of the results of the phenomenon that has gained momentum in the last few years.
9 Nov 2016
The latest report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), has described the future of seaborne shipping as “uncertain”, just as the sector grows ...
12 Oct 2016
Regulators must strike a delicate balance between protecting consumers and the environment on the one hand and not restricting trade on the other, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.
28 Sep 2016
United Nations Conference and Trade Development  (UNCTAD) in its latest Trade and Development Report (TDR) emphasised the need for proactive industrial policies ...
9 Sep 2016
Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, launched the SSE Initiative in 2009. It is organised by UNCTAD, the United Nations Global Compact, the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI)...
5 Sep 2016
The United Nations has called for increased funding for organic farming in Africa, saying it has rich potential but is increasingly under-funded.
4 Sep 2016
The uncertainties that shrouded Nigeria’s ability to attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) were visible signs of greater calamity in the offing. Finally it dawned on the economy.
22 Jul 2016
Continued rejection of non-oil exports from Nigeria and other African countries, especially agro-allied commodities, translates to a yearly loss of $23 billion in earnings, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.
20 May 2016
Former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Anan and other stakeholders have decried neglect of smallholder farmers.


7 mins ago
The United States has called on the Federal Government to bring to justice everyone that was involved in violence, including intimidation of voters and suppression of voting during the last election.
57 mins ago
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, may be in for fresh trouble as over 250 Constitutional and Human Rights lawyers have called on the National Judicial Council to direct all courts in Nigeria not to entertain cases brought before them by the EFCC.
1 hour ago
The Southern Women’s Forum (SWF), a regional and non-partisan platform promoting and advancing the cause of political participation of women in Southern Nigeria, has lamented the decline in women’s political representation, just as it condemned the electoral violence and voter suppression that characterized the 2023 general elections across the country.
1 hour ago
Nigeria’s quest to return to the Olympic Games football event begins today, at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, where the U-23 Eagles will clash with their Guinean counterparts.
1 hour ago
As innovators, investors and world leaders converge in Silicon Valley, California, United States, on Wednesday to discuss the future of Africa at the African Diaspora Investment Symposium (ADIS), attention would be divided over the ripple effect of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of choice for most startups and venture capitalists, and the influence it had on the startup world, especially fintechs in Africa.