• Nigeria will get out of recession in 2018 – Expert

    Nigeria will get out of recession in 2018 – Expert

    A Lagos-based financial expert, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, on Friday expressed optimism that Nigeria would get out of recession by 2018 with the right economic policies.

    Rewane, also the Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Ltd., said this at the 2016 Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria Triennial Delegates Conference/Gala Night in Lagos.

    The financial expert said that the Federal Government must embrace the best economic policies urgently to addressing the recession.

    He said “It will take a minimum of 18 months for Nigeria to get […]

  • African citizens can travel freely within all 54 countries by 2018 – AU

    African citizens can travel freely within all 54 countries by 2018 – AU

    The African Union, AU, is working to produce a common electronic passport that will grant holders visa-free access to all 54 member-countries.

    This was contained in a statement by the union on Wednesday.

    AU said the passport was a step towards the fulfilment of the continent’s aspirations as enshrined in Agenda 2063 action plan, which is “to promote greater continental integration and forge a united Africa”.

    AU disclosed that the passports will be distributed to all African citizens by 2018, a plan that […]

  • Here are the six commodities Nigeria to stop importing by 2018 – Minister reveals

    Here are the six commodities Nigeria to stop importing by 2018 – Minister reveals

    Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, the Minister of State for Trade and Industry, on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Government would stop the importation of six commodities by 2018.

    Abubakar disclosed this at an interactive session with entrepreneurs and prospective investors participating in the Katsina State Economic and Investment Summit in Katsina.

    The minister said the commodities were rice, wheat, sugar, cotton, tomato paste and processed meat. She said Nigeria would stop the importation of cotton and other commodities to ensure self sufficiency for textiles […]