‘UNIDO, EU committed to promoting industrial development in Nigeria, others’
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Representative to ECOWAS and Regional Director, Nigeria Regional Office Hub, Jean Bakole, has affirmed the commitment of the Organisation and the European Union (EU) in promoting inclusive and sustainable economic and industrial development in Nigeria and the ECOWAS Sub-region. Bakole affirmed this at the 7th EU-Nigeria Business Forum…
Nigeria signs code of conduct to actively fight terror
Nigeria has signed a Code of Conduct, aimed at joining efforts by the global community to actively engage in the fight against terror in all its forms. Nigeria’s delegation to the meeting on the margins of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York, was led by the…
Venezuelan firefighters face 20 years' jail over Maduro donkey jibe
Two Venezuelan firefighters risk 20 years of prison for publishing a video in which they jokingly referred to a donkey as President Nicolas Maduro, a human rights organization said on Monday. Ricardo Prieto, 41, and Carlos Varon, 45, are accused of "inciting aggravated hatred" in the country after a donkey was videoed being led around…
Britain likely to leave EU without deal
Britain is now likely leave the European Union without a deal due to the "intransigence" of the European Union, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox told the Sunday Times.
May says Trump told her to 'sue the EU'
US President Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May she should sue the European Union rather than negotiate with them, she said Sunday.
EU still in denial on immigration
“The North/South destabilising trade imbalance can no longer be sustainable. It is time to stop playing the ostrich…” – Refugees crisis: Chickens coming home to roost; The Guardian, October 2, 2015. The 28-member European Union (EU) has yet to brace up to the real causes of millions of unsolicited migrants on its doorsteps...
African common market: Path to economic development
Sir: The high level of poverty in Africa is absurd and an aberration taking into consideration the enormous natural resources at the disposal of the continent.
EU seeks partnership with Nigeria on technology development, transfers
The European Union (EU) is seeking partnership with Nigeria to ensure that they develop and effectively exchange technologies.
EU, UNODC to sponsor movie on drug abuse in Nigeria
The European Union (EU), and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) are supporting the production of a movie on the menace of drug abuse in Nigeria.
EU cautiously welcomes Trump tariff exemption
EU leaders cautiously welcomed a US decision to grant Europe a last-minute exemption from punishing metals tariffs, but remained wary of potential conditions set by President Donald Trump. In the US capital, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told a Senate panel that Trump had authorised a "pause" in the controversial tariffs while talks are under…