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African Continental Free Trade Agreement
The Federal government has been urged to review Nigeria’s trade policy to achieve the objectives of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) pact.
Ahead of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) in July, the Nigeria’s industrial sector has identified the need for the country to address current market challenges to ensure its gets benefits of the agreement.
Professor Osinbajo who represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the state funeral for the late president, described Moi as one of the foremost leaders of decolonization of Africa and a founding father of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), while delivering his tribute.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) National Steel Task Force has sealed 13 steel factories across the country for standards infractions following nationwide market surveillance carried out by the Task Force between November 2019 and January 2020.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it has sealed 13 steel factories across the nation for standards infractions.
There were fears last August when the Federal Government announced the closure of borders in a bid to stem the influx of light arms, food products, including rice and poultry.
President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed Nigeria would commence issuing visa on arrival in January 2020 to all holders of African passport as a way of promoting free movement and facilitating the full implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi and Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State have said that the decision by Nigeria to close its border is part of the measures to preserve its foreign policy in the national interest.
Nigeria, which signed the landmark African Continental Free Trade Agreement in July, will on Thursday and Friday hosts its national AfCFTA Forum on the “Effective Implementation of the AfCFTA for Industrialization and Inclusive Economic Development”.
The federal government has been advised to urgently reverse its decision to take part in the proposed African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) signed by 27 African Union member states in Kigali, Rwanda, describing it as an instrument of neo-colonialism.
Leadership of the Association of Nigeria Customs Licensed Agents, ANLCA, has expressed worries on what Nigeria stands to gain from the commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, AfCFTA, being a consumption based nation, and one with myriads of import/export control mechanism.
The $57 oil benchmark adopted by the Federal Government in the 2020 budget may be unrealistic as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called for its downward review.
The IndustriALL Global Union Federation has decried the rate of expatriate quota abuse in the oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria.
Nigeria recently partially closed its border with Benin in an effort to stem the smuggling of rice. It then went on to close its land borders to the movement of all goods from Benin, Niger and Cameroon, effectively banning trade flows with its neighbours.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed tacit support for the closure of Nigeria’s land borders to its neighbours over issues bordering on illegal trade.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Saturday morning visited the scene of the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital of the State overnight.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ebonyi said it has deployed 250 personnel across the state to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic into the state.
The 43 ministers in the President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet have donated 50 per cent of their March salaries to support government’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
South Africa came under a nationwide lockdown on March 27, 2020, joining other African countries imposing strict curfews and shutdowns in an attempt to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus across the continent.
The FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, took the sensitisation awareness campaign to Gwarinpa market, where she appealed to traders to vacate the market for the period of the fumigation exercise.
Several people have been killed in southern Guinea, according to q, in an outbreak of violence after the country's contested constitutional referendum.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has directed its members to suspend all political meeting at the ward and local government levels, following the reported case of the virus in the state at the weekend.
Former Flying Eagles and presently the secretary-general Nigeria coaches Union John Sam Obuh has called on club owners in the NPFL to educate their players on how best to live like professionals.
As the number of coronavirus cases increase in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday suspended all activities of the party across the federation.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the immediate provision of Group Life/Group Personal Accident Assurance Policy for all medical doctors in the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu.