President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration will not be in a hurry to enter into any agreement that would make the country a dumping ground and jeopardise the security of the nation. Buhari also said that Nigeria was yet to fully understand the economic and security implications of the agreement.
Why We Won't Sign Free Trade Agreement - Buhari
Daily Trust, 6 April 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigeria has been reluctant to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) among ECOWAS countries to protect her economy, especially the industries… Read more »
Why We Didn't Sign Economic Partnership Agreement - Buhari
Premium Times, 5 April 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the insistence on probity, transparency and accountability in the public and private sectors is to secure the future of the… Read more »
Justifying Nigeria's Inelegant Refusal to Sign the Africa Trade Deal
Guardian, 26 March 2018
Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with current population estimated at about 194 million growing at about 2.6 per cent per annum. It is said that every one of four… Read more »
Why I Opted Out of AU Trade Deal - Buhari
Daily Trust, 21 March 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday told the Federal Executive Council why he cancelled his trip to Kigali, Rwanda, for the signing of the agreement framework for the African… Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nigeria, South Africa Stay Away As 44 African Countries Sign Trade Treaty Deal
This Day, 22 March 2018
The two biggest economies in Africa, Nigeria and South Africa, were wednesday conspicuously absent as 44 leaders of African countries signed a deal to create one of the world's… Read more »
Nigeria, South Africa Absent As 44 African Countries Sign Trade Deal
Guardian, 22 March 2018
Forty-four African countries yesterday proceeded with the signing of the agreement that established the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) without the two biggest… Read more »
I Won't Allow Nigeria to Be Dumping Ground - Buhari
Vanguard, 22 March 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said his administration will not be in a hurry to enter into any agreement that would make the country a dumping ground and jeopardise the… Read more »
Nigeria Yet to Understand Economic, Security Implications of AfCFTA
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that anything that could encourage the dumping of finished goods in Nigeria would going to be contrary to the country's interest. Read more »
MAN Supports Buhari On Refusal to Sign African Trade Agreement
Premium Times, 21 March 2018
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Wednesday strongly supported the move by the federal government on its refusal to sign the agreement establishing the African… Read more »
Govt Sets Up Committee to Review Africa Free Trade Agreement Proposal
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday agreed to set up a committee to meet and review within two weeks the content of the proposal for the Continental Free Trade… Read more »
44 Countries Sign Africa's Trade Pact
Daily Trust, 22 March 2018
Representatives of 44 countries out of 55 member countries of the African Union (AU) have signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) pact in Kigali, Rwanda. Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his trip to Rwanda for the signing of the Continental Free Trade Area framework in order to allow more time for input from more Nigerian ... Read more »
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