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African Continental Free Trade Agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal

A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

President Buhari receives report on African free trade agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari will Thursday (today) in the State House receive the report of the presidential committee on African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
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Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

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Ex-President Obasanjo, 394 others escape crash art Lagos airport

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Ex-President Obasanjo: AfCTA will go on without Nigeria

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Monday that the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) Agreement will not be hindered by Nigeria’s reluctance to sign up to the process.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Minister: Nigeria losing nothing by not signing AfCFTA

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, has said Nigeria does not lose anything by not signing the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.

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Abuja chamber boss urges federal government to sign ACFTA

Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, president Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), has said the continued refusal of the Federal Government to sign African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has become a national shame, in view of the prominent position of Nigeria in African trade.
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MAN praises federal government on AfCFTA

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has released its 2019 Economic Outlook report and acknowledged government’s efforts at carrying the private sector along on the issue of African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo: Nigeria’s delay in ratifying African free trade agreement regrettable

The Nigerian government’s continued delay in ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is regrettable, former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Sunday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

VP Debate: Peter Obi alone on African free trade agreement

Mr. Peter Obi, Vice Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was a lone voice, supporting Nigeria’s immediate signatory to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

VP Debate: Yemi Osinbajo, Peter Obi clash on subsidy, anti-corruption, others

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NECA tasks federal government on implementation of minimum wage by January 2019

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Olusegun Obasanjo slams Nigeria, African countries over delayed ratification of AFCFTA

Nigeria’s former president and chairman of the Advisory Board of the first Inter-Africa Trade Fair, (IATF), Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday in Cairo, Egypt, decried the lethargic disposition of some African leaders including Nigeria, towards the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, (AfCFTA).

Moussa Faki: Why I’m in Nigeria

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki, has said that one of the reasons he was in Nigeria was to discuss the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) with President Muhammadu Buhari.

African Union woos Nigeria over free trade

The African Union (AU) has begun wooing Nigeria to rescind its decision to delay the signing of the controversial African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCTA).

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