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WTO DG: Okonjo-Iweala’s Tenure Begins March 1, How Nigeria Can Benefit

•Buhari is A believer in merit, says Presidential Aide •She will not disappoint in reforming WTO–FG Jude Johnson The tenure of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), would commence on March 1, 2021. The WTO confirmed her resumption date in a tweet shortly after she was appointed

EU, UN, FG launch situation room on gender-based violence

The European Union and United Nations Joint Spotlight Initiative, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, are planning a national data situation room on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) towards ending the menace in the country.Today, the joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative will, at the premises of the Federal Ministry of

COVID-19: EU Blacklists US, Nigeria from List of 54 Countries Allowed to Visit Europe

Jude Johnson Nigeria, Uninted States of America, Russia and Brazil have been excluded from the list of 54 countries whose travellers could be received into Europe when the borders reopen on July 1. reported that the European Union Commission released a list of 54 countries that qualified for travels into

COVID-19: EU, British Council Provides PPE to Sexual Assault Referral Centres, Other Service Providers in Nigeria

John Anyim The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) Programme of the British Council has provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in fighting off COVID-19 pandemic to Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) in 11 states of federation and other service providers working in the area of sexual and gender based violence

EU provides N102m humanitarian aid to tackle child undernutrition in Sokoto, Zamfara

Godsgift Onyedinefu The European Union (EU) is allocating an additional €300 000 (N102m) in humanitarian aid to provide life-saving treatment to undernourished children in Nigeria’s northwestern states of Sokoto and Zamfara, where violence and forced displacement are leading to a further deterioration of the situation. The funds will allow UNICEF to provide

Group urges EU to ban IPOB

The Association of Nigerian Professionals in Europe (ANPE) has cautioned the European Union (EU) member nations over attack on Nigerian citizens by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The group recommended that IPOB should be banned across Europe and its collaborators be brought to book. The group made

Brexit minister signs order to end EU laws in Britain

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has signed an order that will end all European Union (EU) Laws applying in Britain from Oct. 31.The British government made this known in a statement on Sunday. According to the government, Barclay has signed into law legislation to repeal the Act of Parliament which set in