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‘Nigeria won’t ratify AfCFTA unless local industries are safe’ – Trade Minister Niyi Adebayo

As slated kick-off date for the AfCFTA draws closer, Nigeria’s Trade, Industry and Investment Minister, Niyi Adebayo says the country’s National Action Committee will not recommend ratification unless they are certain the trade policy will not hurt local industries. In an exclusive interview with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole, the Minister also spoke about Nigeria’s industrial policy, and the upcoming UK-Nigeria Forum.

Lessons on leveraging Nigeria’s digital economy for trade

On the sidelines of the maiden edition of Nigeria’s Digital Economy Summit, Niyi Adebayo, Nigeria’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment spoke to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on plans in place to leverage the country’s digital economy in to facilitate trade.