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Why Nigeria will continue to lead Africa – NEPC chief

The ED/CEO of Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, Mr Olusegun Awolowo, has said that Nigeria will continue to lead Africa for effective and timeless boosting of her foreign earnings and trade relations with other countries of the world and also enhance global trade relations with the continent globally.

NEPC, ATRC sensitise exporters on AGOA visa stamp

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council AGOA Technical Workshop on Utilisation of AGOA Visa Stamp in Abuja.
Mokgweetsi Masisi

President Masisi begins campaign to market Botswana

President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana has embarked on campaign to market his country, saying the nation is investment destination of choice.
David Oyedepo

Bishop Oyedepo: African leaders lack courage, character

Founder, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has berated African leaders, saying that they lack character, capacity and courage, three virtues he said they must have to move the black continent out of the woods.
Okechukwu Enelamah

AGOA: Federal government unfolds strategy on exporting products – official

The Federal Government has begun the implementation strategy to ensure that non-oil products are duly accepted in the US under the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure builds on the administration to strike a tougher line.

Donald Trump to punish Mauritania over 21st century slavery

U.S. President Donald Trump intends to end trade benefits for Mauritania on Jan. 1 for not making sufficient progress on ending slavery and forced labour practices.

US suspends duty-free benefits for apparel from Rwanda

The US on Monday suspended duty-free benefits for apparel from Rwanda due to tariffs imposed by the East African country on used clothing and footwear imports it blames for harming the local textile industry.

Senator Saraki calls for stronger economic ties with USA

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the government of the United States (US) to take its rightful place in trade and investment relationship with the country.

Official: NACC will boost non-oil export through AGOA

The newly elected president of the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, Oluwatoyin Akomolafe, on Monday in Lagos, said his leadership would ensure non-oil commodities were exported through the African Growth and Opportunity Act.

NACCIMA urges federal government to review AGO act

President, National Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Iyalode Alaba Lawson, said the visit by President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States offers the country another opportunity to review the Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA), which Nigeria is yet to take full advantage of.

US General: Boko Haram most lethal terror group in the world

The Commander of the United States’ Special Operations Command Africa, Maj. Gen. Marcus Hicks has described Boko Haram as the most lethal terror organisation in the world despite claims by the federal government that the extremist group had been significantly degraded and technically defeated.

US top envoy Rex Tillerson lauds AU on Africa’s integration

The U.S. has lauded the African Union Commission for its efforts at Africa’s integration, describing it as “a force for good”.

US urges Nigeria to diversify economy for growth

The U.S. on Tuesday urged Nigeria to create an enabling environment for processing of agricultural products to encourage sales of such products in the international market.

Nigeria can generate 4m jobs annually through AGOA – expert

Nigeria can generate four million jobs annually taking advantage of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to invest on Micro Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs).

Dangote wants oil prices to remain low

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he was praying for the global crude oil prices to remain low for a longer period to enable resource-rich countries turn to other sectors to grow their economies.

Africa is a place of trusted friends and partners – US official

The United States says Africa is a trusted friend and partner in a mutual partnership between the two parties.

Africa-US AGOA trade talks end with no decision

Talks between African and U.S. officials to review the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) free trade deal ended with no decision and a feeling on all sides that it has achieved little since it was set up.

Trump administration’s Africa policy in focus at AGOA trade talks

With the Trump administration's trade agenda focused on reining in China and renegotiating the North American Free Trade agreement, Africa has barely appeared on the radar screen.

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VP Osinbajo felicitates Akwa Ibom as state clocks 32

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