Sunday, 3rd December 2023

European Union

22 Nov
European Union (EU), yesterday, confirmed spending €88 million to support Nigeria’s anti-corruption efforts since 2005, even as it announced another €30 million to improve rule of law, tackle graft and reduce gender-based violence in the country for the next five years. 
27 Oct
European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, Samuella Isopi, has urged Nigerian students to leverage on the functional education system in Europe to develop skills needed to be successful in life.
22 Oct
.Northwest backward in education, jigawa Gov. laments The European Union has pledged to invest an additional €5.4 million euros in building the capacity of teachers in Nigeria. The body said the move was in line with its commitment to crash the high number of out-of-school children in the North West region of Nigeria by improving…
3 Oct
The recent statement by the presidential spokesman, Mr. Ajuri Ngelale, that Nigeria is considering applying to join the G-20, an intergovernmental forum comprising 19 sovereign countries, the European Union (EU), and the African Union (AU), comes as a surprise to many.
13 Sep
The EU aims for a "fair and just transition" to a carbon-neutral future, balancing the climate change fight with the concerns of business and farmers, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday. In her annual State of the Union speech to the European Parliament, she said she was "convinced that agriculture and protection…
5 Sep
Americans' visa-free access to Europe was on safer ground Tuesday after the EU's top court ruled Brussels need not reciprocate for Washington discriminating against some Europeans visiting the United States.
30 Aug
Tech titans, including TikTok and Twitter, failed to effectively tackle Russian disinformation online during the first year of the war in Ukraine, according to a study published Wednesday by the EU. The European Union has previously warned against online manipulation and interference by Russia targeting the European internet in the wake of Moscow's invasion of…
23 Aug
The EU announced Wednesday a humanitarian airlift for eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, flying desperately needed supplies into the city of Goma. The operation, responding to a UN appeal, "will contribute to reaching the greatest number of people possible" to a region beset by fighting between armed groups and mass displacement, EU crisis management commissioner…
23 Aug
Investments in renewable energy across the world reached a record $500 billion in 2022 due to rising solar panel installations.
22 Aug
Facebook and Instagram users in Europe will have greater control over how they view content, Meta said on Tuesday, as platforms take steps to meet imminent stricter European Union rules. Under a landmark EU law, digital giants will be forced to more aggressively police content online to protect users, especially against hate speech and disinformation.…
18 Aug
EU chief Charles Michel warned there will be "grave consequences" if Niger's military regime allows ousted President Mohamed Bazoum's health to worsen under house arrest, a European official said Friday. In a call to President Bola Tinubu of Nigeria, chair of the ECOWAS regional bloc which opposes the Niger coup, Michel said "President Bazoum's detention…
18 Aug
The stormy clouds of war are gathering ominously over the dreary landscape of the Sahel after troops of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) yesterday stated its readiness to participate in a standby force that is preparing to intervene in the Republic of Niger.


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Captains of industry and prospective investors from South-East extraction have expressed readiness to key into the investment and economic growth plans of Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State. They expressed satisfaction with the administration’s effort at rallying local domestic business leaders and de-risking the state’s business environment, stressing that investments go to where the risks…
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Over 200 bags of grains diverted, rebagged SSA to Governor, one other in police net The Cabinet office, under the supervision of Secretary to Kano State Government is under investigation over palliative scandal involving officials in the cabinet. The probe follows the uncovering of about 200 bags of grains believed to have been hijacked and…
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An indigenous construction company, Sermatech Nigeria Limited, and the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) have lambasted a group under the aegis of Cross River South Consultative Forum for misinforming the public over the ongoing dualisation of a portion of the Odukpani-Itu highway being handled by different firms in the sector. The group had on November…
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As the Christmas season, also known as Yuletide season approaches, anticipation fills the air, and festive decorations adorn homes and streets alike. For many, this is a time of joy, celebration and cherished traditions. However, not everyone eagerly awaits the arrival of the holiday season with the same enthusiasm. While some individuals eagerly count down…
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In today's fast-paced world, where schedules are often packed with work commitments, meetings and deadlines, finding time to unwind is essential for maintaining a healthy balance. Engaging in activities that promote relaxation and rejuvenation is crucial to combat stress and improve overall well-being. Here are some activities that can help individuals with busy schedules unwind:…
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The management of Golden Sugar Company, Sunti Division, at the weekend reiterated its commitment to the development of its host community through a well-defined funding programme to avail residents of technical expertise and opportunities in line with global best practices. General Manager of the Golden Sugar Company, Mr. Anlo Du Pisani, made the promise during…
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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has approved amnesty on penalties and interests for outstanding tax liabilities.
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Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 38 chairmanship and 177 councillorship seats in Saturday’s council elections in Ekiti.
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Founder and Executive Director of Project Enable Africa, Olusola Owonikoko, has tasked stakeholders on unified efforts towards implementation of the Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) Prohibition Act. He made the call during the 5th Disability Inclusion and Leadership (DIAL) Awards and dialogue, at the weekend in Abuja. He pointed that it took Nigeria 18 years to…
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The Hamas-run health ministry on Sunday said 15,523 people had died in the Gaza Strip since the start of the war with Israel.