Friday, 22nd September 2023

European Union (EU)

10 May
The European Union (EU) said it is keen to work with the President-elect, Ahmed Bola Tinubu to build a mutually beneficial relationship with Nigeria. The EU ambassador to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Samuela Isopi, said this in Abuja on Tuesday during the celebration of Europe Day. Isopi said the…
31 Mar
The European Union (EU) member-States on Tuesday approved an emissions regulation under which the bloc will end sales of new carbon dioxide (Co2)-emitting cars and vans in 2035
5 Mar
The European Commission on Sunday hailed a first international treaty to protect the high seas agreed by UN member states as a "historic moment".
7 Jan
Iran drew international condemnation on Saturday as it executed two men for killing a paramilitary force member in November during unprecedented protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death in custody. The latest hangings double the number of executions to four over the nationwide unrest, which has escalated since mid-September into calls for an end to Iran's…
20 May 2022
Determined to curtail the trend of money laundering and promote corporate governance in Nigeria, the European Union (EU) is strengthening the capacity of over 200 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) across Nigeria. The EU-funded initiative under the Agents for Citizens-driven Transformation (ACT) programme is targeted at enhancing the capacity of CSOs on regulatory framework relating to…
24 Jul 2020
European Union (EU) and the British Council have taken the war against the COVID-19 pandemic to rural areas in Adamawa State. The campaign will employ a door-to-door communicative system from trained residents using megaphones to reach out to their targeted audiences. The project, public engagement and awareness education on COVID-19 pandemic in Adamawa State, anchored…


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The ‘resource curse’ theory is self-evident in the local pharmaceutical industry. For each of the drugs imported into the country is at least 50 per cent of potential active ingredients idling somewhere close-by – untapped
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Operatives of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), yesterday, rescued a woman, her two children going to school, and driver of a Sienna bus, involved in an auto crash around Ajah area of Lagos. LASTMA official, Odumbo Ekundayo of Zone 14, confirmed that the accident, which involved a Fiat pick-up company van with registration number…
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.Announce measures to tackle vehicle-related crime The police in Lagos State, yesterday, exhumed the corpse of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad. Spokesperson for the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, also confirmed that the nurse, who allegedly injected the deceased before his demise, has been arrested. Recall that Mohbad, who died on September 12, was…
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Police operatives in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, have recovered the body of a 26-year-old woman, Blessing Karami Moses, who had been missing since September 11. Police spokesperson, Jospehine Adeh, who confirmed the development, said the body was discovered in the Karimo area of the FCT. She said: “Her disappearance was reported to the authorities…
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A 15-year-old Junior Secondary (JSS)1 student of The Tower Comprehensive College, Ogun State, Lekan Olusesi, who lost his limb at age six after falling into a pit, has recounted his experience after receiving prosthetic limbs. An elated Olusesi, said with the new limbs, her hope in life has been rekindled. “Now I can do so many…