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Intra-African Trade Fair
Hopes of better better funded Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa brightened recently, as the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), signed an agreement with the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) for a $30 million re-guarantee facility to support them in the trade value chain to strengthen their operations.
The Nigerian government’s continued delay in ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is regrettable, former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Sunday.
The Nigerian Export-Import Bank has entered into a $1bn trade facilitation pact with the African Export-Import Bank for Nigeria and other West African countries.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.
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).
Four Nigerian SMEs sponsored by the Association of Professional Nigerians in Egypt (APNEG) to participate in the inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) taking place in Cairo December 11-17
The number of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) member countries swelled to 50 on Wednesday, with the Central African Republic (CAR) formalising her membership by depositing the instrument of the country’s ratification of the Bank Establishment Agreement in Cairo, Egypt.
Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday said government was determined to increase the level of the country’s trade in the region.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has signed a hosting agreement with the African Union (AU) and Egypt for Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) expected to attract 1,000 exhibitors and over 70,000 visitors.
Mali on Sunday defeated Senegal 3-2 on penalty kicks to claim their maiden Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations title following a 1-1 stalemate at extra time in Niamey.
The chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign council in Anambra state Hon. Henry Obaze, has said that INEC is yet to apologise to Nigerians for the catastrophic abortion of the Presidential and National Assembly election last Saturday.
Rev. (Dr.) Felix Omobude, National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has condemned Saturday’s postponement of the Presidential/National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The immediate past Governor of Rivers State and current Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has said that he had never abused former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has claimed that the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Presidential and National Assembly polls scheduled for Saturday, February 16, 2019 has saved the nation from massive rigging plot by the opposition.
Senator Kabir Marafa and about 181 members of his faction of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State on Thursday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to ignore the request by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the National chairman of the APC, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, for the postponement of the forthcoming general elections in the state.
The South African government on Friday threw its weight behind Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya ahead of next week’s landmark hearing against proposed rules that aim to restrict testosterone levels in female runners.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commenced the airlift of electoral materials for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the country for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.
Mohamed Diame has expressed his confidence in Newcastle United’s Premier League stay at the end of the season.
The 42nd President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton; and Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, have been named as dignitaries for the goodwill messages at the signing of the National Peace Accord (NPA).