EU summit set to unlock next phase of Brexit talks
European Union leaders are set to open the next phase of Brexit talks at a summit this week, but may toughen their conditions after Britain cast doubt on whether a deal on divorce terms is binding.
'New sense of optimism' in Brexit talks, says Theresa May
British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell lawmakers Monday there is a "new sense of optimism" around Brexit talks, despite a spat with Ireland over last week's interim deal with the EU.
Netanyahu criticises European 'hypocrisy' ahead of EU talks
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticised "hypocrisy" in Europe over condemnation of US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying rockets from Gaza should also be criticised. The Israeli leader made the comments late Saturday as he left for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris and a rare meeting with…
IOM, EU evacuate 164 more Nigerians from Libya
Two days after 401 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU) on Friday facilitated the return of 164 more.
EU, UNICEF celebrate Hand Washing Day in Bayelsa
The European Union/United Nation Children Fund (EU/UNICEF) Niger Delta Support programme (NDSP) in collaboration with the Bayelsa state government, yesterday celebrated this year Global hand washing day with children from Kolukuma/Opokuma.....
Britain 'very confident' of Brexit deal, says finance minister
Britain is still "very confident" of a Brexit divorce deal with the EU, finance minister Philip Hammond said Tuesday, a day after negotiations failed at the eleventh hour to produce an agreement.
EU boosts anti-corruption fight with N10b
THE European Union, Friday, launched a four-year programme towards justice sector reforms and anti-corruption war in the country.
President Buhari’s presence at AU-EU Summit cogent, highly perceptive – Presidency
A Presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s contributions to the just concluded 5th AU-EU summit in Abidjan as cogent, timely and highly perceptive. Shehu, who is the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday night. According to him, during the…