News

04
Apr

Working With IDPs

As part of a corporate social responsibility, the women wing of NANTS regularly gives out charity donations to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).  

04
Apr

International Affiliation

The NANTS women wing has represented Nigeria on International platforms and meetings. some of which are the Commonwealth Women’s Forum held in St Julian Malta and The regional research validation workshop on the Experiences of West African Market Women Held in Accra Ghana as well as international meeting in Nigeria facilitated by developmental bodies including […]

04
Apr

Collaborations with Ministries and government agencies

Since the birth of the women wing of NANTS, some courtesy visits to strategic organizations has done to seek collaborative measures in achieving like goals. These organizations include Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, Women Development Centre, Nigerian Technology and Development Agency (NITDA) and Small Medium Enterprise Development Agency (SMEDAN).

04
Apr

Sensitization and Awareness Creation

  The women wing, since its inception, has conducted market sensitization in 14 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The rationale for the sensitization process is to build the knowledge on the benefits of been a member of the association. NANTS creates  a platform of social Justice, Sustainable development, poverty reduction and […]

04
Apr

Inauguration of NANTS Women Wing Officials

NANTS, been a member based organization focusing on the needs for traders, created a section for the association to mainstream gender, this section is called the ‘WOMEN WING’. This session was created to address the needs of women traders, been that they make up 65% of the member association. After the birth of the women […]

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

THE IMPERATIVES AND URGENCY OF A COHERENT TRADE POLICY IN NIGERIA

Nigeria has been without an official trade policy for over a decade. However, the country has been involved in the implementation of trade rules at the regional, bilateral and multilateral levels. In addition, Nigeria has also been involved in trade negotiations at different fora at multilateral, regional, sub-regional and bilateral level. All these have been […]

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 […]