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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.
The Federal Government has assured manufacturers and other businessmen that their interest would be protected in the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, on Tuesday said the trade sub-sector accounted for 18 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Federal Government has said that the proposed launching of African single trade market would not affect Nigerian economy as adequate measures were being put in place to protect the economy.
Nigeria has joined 37 other countries to sign a joint declaration on Economic Cooperation with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference.
Chiedu Osakwe, director-general of the Nigeria office for trade negotiations, says the agency will embark on a review of all the trade and investment agreements entered into with countries and entities since 1960.
The Federal Government has announced its readiness to assist the Nigerian Army to upgrade its Institute of Technology and Environmental Science, Biu in Borno State to a full-fledged University.
The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications has relaxed the directive preventing IHS Towers, a mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider, from completing about 243 telecommunication masts under construction across the states of the Federation.
The former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, has cautioned the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC), to avoid the mistake of tenure elongation for members of the National Working Committee and party Chairmen at the State and national leadership.
First came the impassioned defence of his record as Manchester United manager, then a stinging rebuke of his players' "lack of personality" to meet the demands of the 20-time English champions from Jose Mourinho.
Jan Vertonghen said Tottenham have an FA Cup advantage with the semifinals being staged at their temporary Wembley home.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of a boost in the agriculture value chain of the country by increasing fertilizer production to at least 1million metric tons by the end of 2018.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, has rejected the 50 percent reduction of the Land Use Charge recently reviewed by the Lagos State Government.
Mohamed Salah has reiterated his happiness and ambition at Liverpool to further quash talk of a possible move to Real Madrid.
The Enugu State Transport Company (ENTRACO) says it will acquire new fleet of buses and relaunch its operations in 2018.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday said statements by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tying Russian President Vladimir Putin to the attack on an ex-double agent were "shocking and unforgiveable".