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African Continental Free Trade Agreement
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).
The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says Egypt remains the top destination of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa.
The Federal Government says it has released N460 billion of the N2.1 trillion capital expenditure for 2018 budget implementation.
Many Nigerians are familiar with the notorious statement, “Ghana must go”. But it seems the reverse is the case now given the consistent cry by some Nigerians living in Ghana over the treatment being meted out on them by some citizens of the host country.
President of National Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME), Degun Agboade, has blamed inter-agency rivalry among regulatory institutions of government as being responsible for non-standardisation of some SMEs products in Nigeria.
Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Tuesday, said refusal of the two largest economies in Africa to sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is surprising.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to ignore pressure from certain quarters in the industry to urgently sign-on to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.
While restating SON’s efforts at driving the national quality infrastructure project, Aboloma said Nigeria’s membership of AFRIMETS and other continental and international standardisation bodies was a deliberate effort in ensuring that the country participates actively in inter-laboratory comparisons amongst National Institutes of Metrology (NMIs).
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) Wednesday urged the federal government to thread carefully on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA) so as to avoid ruining local industries in Nigeria.
Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday said government was determined to increase the level of the country’s trade in the region.
One of the usual features on Nigerian social media is the nostalgic passion with which Nigerians often distribute pictures of the old Nigeria Airways and how that company once considered one of the best in Africa was mismanaged and made to fail.
A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, says stronger leadership is critical to the economic development of the African continent.
The South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Wednesday said the South African government was not in support of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other countries.
Forty-six years after, Yakubu Gowon, former military Head of State, has again defended the Udoji award to civil servants after the Nigerian civil war.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday declared support for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and urged Nigeria to sign the agreement.
Justin Fashanu, Britain's first and only out gay male professional footballer, is to be posthumously inducted into the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame later this week.
Queen Elizabeth II’s nephew David Armstrong-Jones is set to divorce, a spokesman said Monday — the second marriage split in the British royal family announced within a week.
Tomato plants in France’s far-west Finistere region have been contaminated with a destructive virus that can lead to whole crops being wasted, the agriculture ministry said on Monday.
Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.
Musa Muhammadu has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the bye-election into the vacant Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa.
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised the alarm that Nigeria is facing an intense state of drug insecurity, warning that the situation may worsen if urgent attention was not paid to local manufacturing of drugs in the country.
A Saudi fighter jet crashed in conflict-torn Yemen, the Riyadh-led military coalition supporting the government announced Saturday, as the Iran-backed Huthi rebels said they downed the plane.
Agent Mino Raiola has reiterated that Paul Pogba “wouldn’t mind returning to Juventus” revealing that he has spoken to the clubs management about his client.
A Federal High court in Calabar, Cross River State, presided over by Justice Sule Shuaibu has granted bail to journalist and rights activist, Agba Jalingo.
The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said that eight shops were destroyed by a fire outbreak in Apongbon Under Bridge Market in Lagos on Sunday.