When France ratified Bretton Woods agreement on the 26th December 1945 coming out of second world war, it carried along Africans by instituting CFA – communaute financiere africaine – to strengthen its own FF – Franc Francais, vis a vis dominant dollar and great demands of IMF and the World Bank for seemingly what Nigerian leaders are afraid of now as convergence compliance before adopting common currency in ECOWAS. Great nations don’t fear competition as it was the case of France, Britain and USA who dominated then. They, all,......
From October 25-27, 2016, young entrepreneurs from the Commonwealth countries of Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone gathered at the Ford Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, to discuss the challenges facing young entrepreneurs in West Africa, and work towards the creation of the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs-West Africa (CAYE-WA). Within the Commonwealth, there have been concerted efforts by various leadership bodies to encourage youth entrepreneurship. The Secretariat has supported the creation of Commonwealth Alliances of Young Entrepreneurs, starting with Asia in November 2011, which has now spun off into......