Today In Nigerian History: 9th March

NIGERIA road sign

On 9 March 2013, the Nigerian Government changed the name of the Ministry of Trade and Investment to Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment….

Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment was created to play a decisive role in the diversification of the resource base of the economy by promoting trade and investment with special emphasis on increased production and export of non-oil and gas products that will lead to wealth and job creation, poverty reduction and ensure enhanced service delivery in a manner that will stimulate the growth of the domestic economy for self-reliance and export and its integration into the global market taking full advantage of globalization.

– Also on this day in 2004, in warri, a shootout between unidentified gunmen and government troops killed five people, including one soldier.

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