Nigeria on AfCFTA: Derivables, dividends and destiny

April 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

A prominent watchword guiding decision making in all commercial ventures is, ‘If the prospects for profit are considerably high and the hazards or harm are minimal, then the enterprise is a worthwhile pet project. It is good to go’. There is no promise for the total absence of loss instances, however. Life itself is risky enough, but there are some Read More

AfCFTA names 3 Nigerians advisory council members

March 3, 2022 David Agba 0

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has inaugurated a 14-member team to serve as its Trade and Industrial Development Advisory Council. A statement issued by the AfCFTA secretariat Tuesday said that Prof. Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu and Ms Jane Ezirigwe of Nigeria are part of the team. Oyelaran-Oyeyinka is the Special Advisor to the President of African Development Read More

Re-engineering Nigerian economy through AfCFTA

November 25, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Speaking as a respected leader concerned with the development of his continent, not his country, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that African countries have the capacity to redouble their internal trade by 2030 and reduce their reliance on imports. The President spoke during the 2nd Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 in Durban, South Africa.According to him, most of Africa’s existing challenges, Read More

AfCFTA: Tourism, transport stakeholders want better business environment

November 17, 2021 Okorie Uguru 0

Stakeholders in the tourism and transportation industry have called on the federal government to improve on its policies and infrastructural facilities to enable the country harness business opportunities created by the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that became active this year. This was the key position of the participants at the fourth National Tourism and Transportation Summit (NTTS) Read More

AfCFTA: FG tasks Kano traders on export, job creation

September 28, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The federal government has challenged micro, small and medium enterprises operating in Kano state to leverage on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) market in order to enhance their revenue and create jobs through active export of manufactured goods and services to other African countries. In a press statement in Kano, secretary National Action Committee on AfCFTA, Francis Anatogu, Read More