FG pledges to complete satellite assembly plant

The Federal Government has pledged to complete the construction of satellite Assembly, Integration and Testing (AIT) centre at the National Space Research and Development Agency. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, made the pledge while inaugurating some projects at the campus of the satellite agency along Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Road in Abuja recently.…

Nigeria: Bill On Modernisation of Agriculture Will Transform Nigeria – Senate

The Senate has declared that when passed into law, the Bill on Agriculture, Industry and Modernisation currently before the Senate would transform Nigeria. According to the Senate, the bill when passed into law, will give the required legal framework for mechanised farming in the country, particularly in the area of land to be used for…

Nigeria: Free Trade Agreement Implementation May Drag Till June 2020

Despite the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement by 22 countries, the delay by four countries in depositing their instruments, as well as other trade issues needed to be addressed before the deal becomes operational, may stall the implementation beyond the proposed date of July, 2019. The AfCFTA is expected to…