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UK should ‘cool down, rethink Brexit’ — EU Commission

Britain should use the next few months to "cool down and rethink" its decision to leave the European Union, the socialist candidate to head the next European Commission, Frans Timmermans, said on Wednesday. Last week EU leaders gave Britain an extension of its departure date until Oct. 31, with the possibility

We’ll write US, EU, Britain over ‘suppression of Press Freedom” by Buhari — HURIWA

Condemns harassment of Raymond Dokpesi, AIT Godsgift Onyedinefu A civil rights organization- Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has decried what it describes as the rising wave of Federal Government’s intolerance of political pluralism, press freedom and freedom of expression. HURIWA in a statement by its National coordinator Emmanuel Onwubiko

First Update: Global crisis Watch List 2019–Crisis Group

Watch List Updates complement International Crisis Group’s annual Watch List, most recently published in January 2019. These early-warning publications identify major conflict situations in which prompt action, driven or supported by the European Union and its member states, would generate stronger prospects for peace. The Watch List Updates include situations identified

UNDP, EU expend €1.4 million on infrastructure in North East

Mukaila Ola  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and European Union have spent €1.4 million on building of infrastructure in some crisis affected areas of the North East. The fund, €1 million from EU Humanitarian Aid Operations and €400,000 from the UNDP was expended on drilling of boreholes, building of clinics and

EU Strategy in Sahel Focuses on Security

The European Union (EU) Special Representative to the Sahel Angel Losada Fernanadez discusses Europe's security strategy in the region, which focuses on integrating development, security, and governance in coordination with African actors on the ground, in this interview with the Africa Center. “Security in the Sahel is also security in Europe,”

Polls shift: EU’s Election Observation Mission still in country — Official

The European Union said on Monday none of its Election Observation Missions in Nigeria has left the country in spite of the postponement of the elections. The Press Officer, EU Election Observation Mission, Sarah Fradgley, said this in a message to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja Fradgley said that all the EU

EU blacklists Nigeria over money laundering, terrorist financing

The European Union has added has Nigeria to its "dirty money blacklist". Saudi Arabia, Panama, and other jurisdictions were also added as nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday. The move has triggered criticism from several

Atiku Writes US, UK, EU, others over Onnoghen, Dasuki, Zakzaky

Godsgift Onyedinefu Former Vice president of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has written a letter to the Ambassadors of France, Germany, the European Union, the United States and United Kingdom High Commissioner over what he describes as constitutional breaches by President Muhamnadu Buhari. Atiku in

Onnoghen: Buhari Chides EU,UK,US

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhamnadu Buhari has reacted to statements issued by the United States, United Kingdom and The European Union on his suspension of the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Senior Special Assistant to the president on Media and Publicity in a statement on Sunday night said