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NIMASA charges African countries to develop maritime infrastructure

The NIMASA Director General, who is also the Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA), however, regretted that Africa is still not a major player globally in maritime trade because of lack of strategic attention to the sector.


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Peace Corps Bill and National Assembly shenanigans

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Nigeria assures businesses of protection in Africa free trade

Nigeria would protect the interest of businesses in the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreements, the Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has said.Nigeria would protect the interest of businesses in the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreements, the Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has said.

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