News

04
Apr

Celebrating Women’s Day

In celebrating international women’s day 2016, the NANTS women wing held a rally tagged ‘promoting patronage of made –in-Nigeria goods’. About 2000 women converged at area 11, FCDA junction, marched to the unity fountain.  The walk was an avenue to advocate to the government to promote trade and consumption of locally made products in Nigeria. […]

26
Mar

Combating Corruption Along Trade Routes

BACKGROUND For over five decades, regional integration has been part of the African continent’s overarching strategy for economic transformation, growth and development. The establishment of Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and indeed the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) was viewed as the panacea for seamless distribution of goods. Similarly, the introduction of trade instruments such as the […]

05
Jul

CONSULTATIVE MEETING FOR FARMERS TO DOCUMENT AND VALIDATE CHALLENGES, NEEDS AND PRIORITIES.

Background/Introduction.  Small Scale Farmers (SSFs) in Nigeria make up the greater number of the country’s workforce population and produce over 80% of the food consumed in the country. The Nigerian agricultural sector is second largest contributor (about 24%) to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Nonetheless, these farmers appear to be the poorest constituency in […]