Ketil Karlsen

Ambassador Ketil Karlsen and other EU officials during a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Tuesday

Look beyond military in war against insecurity, EU tells FG

The European Union (EU) has advised the Federal Government to look beyond military deployment in the ongoing war against terrorism in the Northeast and other crises causing insecurity across the country.
3 years ago
Head of the European Union delegation to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West Africa States, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen

EU counsels ECOWAS on dangers of delayed electoral reforms

Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ketil Karlsen, has alerted the sub-region to the dangers of postponing political reforms.
5 years ago
Chief Operating Officer, Bluebird Communications Limited, Kayode Ebatamehi (left); President, International Women’s Society Nigeria, Nkoli Ogbolu; Head of Delegation, European Union, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen; Vice President, IWS Nigeria, Ibiwunmi Akinnola and another guest during the Green event organised by the European Union to promote renewable energy in Lagos.

Nigeria will remain uncompetitive relying on fossil fuel for power generation

The European Union (EU) has stated that Nigerian businesses will remain uncompetitive relying on fossil fuels for power generation. The Ambassador, EU to Nigeria, Ketil Karlsen, said apart from making Nigerian businesses
5 years ago
Head of the European Union delegation to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West Africa States, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen

EU moves to end open defecation in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has said it is collaborating with the Federal Government to end insecurity, corruption and open defecation in rural communities.
5 years ago
Chairman INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and members of the Commission receives European Union (EU) Election Observer Mission team at INEC Headquarters.

INEC uncovers alleged new vote-buying plans

[vvideo code=”8TRLQBJS” autoplay=”yes”] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has uncovered new plans by some politicians to buy votes through food vendors around polling units in the forthcoming general elections.
6 years ago
Head of the European Union delegation to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West Africa States, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen

Our eyes focused on vote-buying, say EU observers

The European Union (EU) Election Observers have said that they would monitor today’s governorship election in Osun State with an eye on vote-buying.
6 years ago
Returnees queue to be attended to by state officials after alighting from chartered aircraft that brought home 150 migrants from Libya at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos, on December 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

111 Nigerian migrants in Libya arrive Nigeria Thursday

Amb. Ketil Karlsen, the Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, says 111 Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya are expected to return home on Thursday.
6 years ago
Head of the European Union delegation to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West Africa States, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen

EU prepares Nigerian women for 2019 polls

Nigerian women possess leadership traits needed to drive the nation into prosperity. But to harness these, they must be given the opportunity, according to the Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation
6 years ago