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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

17 Jan 2018
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has charged developing countries on deploying reforms that eases trade, noting that nearly 60 countries have prepared the ground to cut red tape and streamline revenue collection this year since the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) entered into force in February 2017. The Trade…
15 Jul 2016
If Nigeria and other African countries embrace the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agenda, which becomes operational by 2017, the continent may witness a mutually benefitting ...
6 Apr 2015
To facilitate trade and E-commerce in the West African sub-region, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and member countries of ECOWAS have commenced plans to harmonise cyberlaws in the region.


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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been awarded the ‘Symbol of Peace’ among recipients of the maiden edition of the ‘100 Most Notable Peace Icons in Africa’ honour.
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Kenyan police said Thursday they had learned from their "mistakes" as the nation commemorated the 10th anniversary of a bloody siege at an upmarket shopping centre in the capital Nairobi.
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An All Progressive Congress (APC), chieftain, Professor Yusuf Magaji, has extolled President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for considering Prof. Abiodun Sule for the coveted office of Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The politician in a statement, yesterday, described the maritime expert as fit for the responsibility. Magaji said while Sule is…
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The basic education model adopted by Nigerian states including Bayelsa, Edo, Lagos, Kwara has been commended at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78). The commendation was given on the sidelines of the General Assembly at a Devex event organized to discuss the topic “Transforming Education: Overcoming crisis, improving learning Outcomes.” Speaking at a panel…
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A lawmaker in the Ogun State House of Assembly, Damilare Bello Mohammed, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a cult clash in Sagamu over the weekend. Five suspected cultists were also arrested alongside Mohammed in connection with the incident that started on Wednesday and continued till Sunday, leading to several deaths. Other five…