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IGR: Bauchi to Set Up State Office for AfCFTA

In his bid to explore opportunities in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement to boost internally generated revenue, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State said the state will set up an agency on the AfCFTA. The Governor made the disclosure on Thursday while playing host to the delegates …

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Nigeria Customs Awaits List of Waiver Under AfCFTA– Official

The Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday said it was waiting for the National Action Committee (NAC) on the list of duties and charges waived for liberalized goods under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement. A statement from the Serice said: “Sequel to the ratification of AfCFTA by member …

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AU Recognises Adesina, 10 Others for Supporting AfCFTA

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank have been honoured for his leadership in successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area(AfCFTA). African Development Bank in a statement, said Adesina received award for strong leadership and support alongside 10 African heads of state and government. The AfCFTA, …

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African Leaders Optimistic as Trade Begins Under AfCFTA

African leaders have expressed hope for economic prosperity under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as trades started among 34 member countries which had ratified the agreement. The single African market was declared operationalised on Januray 1, 2021 following the approval by the African Union at a virtual meeting. …

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FG Tasks Banks to Explore AfCFTA to Capture FDI

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has advised Nigerian banks and other financial institutions to explore Africa’s market expansion enabled by the AfCFTA to capture trade flows and investment through superior customer value proposition. Stressing the potentials of Nigeria’s market, Ahmed said: “With more …

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