President, Goodluck Jonathan, and President Xi Jinping of China Wednesday presided over the signing of five agreements in Beijing to boost financial, trade, economic, technical and cultural relations between their two countries, according to a press statement from the Nigerian presidency here. The statement said the agreements, signed after bilateral talks between the two leaders […]
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British Prime Minister David Cameron has halted the controversial plan by his country to demand a £3,000 bond from each visa applicant from ‘high risk countries’. Under the proposal canvassed by Britain’s Home Secretary, Theresa May, as part of efforts to cut immigration and abuses of the system, first time visitors from Nigeria, Bangladesh, Sri […]
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNTAD) yesterday ranked Nigeria Africa’s number one destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Africa for the second time in two years. The latest UNCTAD report, entitled, “Global Value Chains: Investment and Trade for Development”, put Nigeria’s FDI inflows at $7.03billion while South Africa recorded $4.572bn; Ghana, […]