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Why Trade Barriers Among African Countries Need to be Removed

Why Trade Barriers Among African Countries Need to be Removed

The International Monetary Fund has said that removing trade barriers and deepening trade integration under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), will increase trade flow among African countries by 53 per cent The International body noted that the removal of trade barriers among African countries will help lift 50 …

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Inflation Rises Above Prediction to 21.91%

Inflation Rises Above Prediction to 21.91%

Nigeria’s inflation rate has risen above prediction to a record 21.91 percent in February. This signals a possible hike in monetary rates when the Monetary Policy Meeting of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) meets next week. A report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday showed that inflation …

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Are there Really Cashless Economies?

Are there Really Cashless Economies?

By Yvonne-Faith Elaigwu, Head of Operations and Governance, OnePipe ‘Cashless’ has probably become one of the most popular words in Nigeria in the last few months. While it can be defined in different ways, it has one universal meaning and is characterised by the exchange of funds for goods and …

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