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NCoS Boss, Ja’afaru Ahmed Expresses Readiness on Implementation of Non-custodial Measures

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Controller General of the Nigerian Correctional  Services (NCoS) Ja'afaru Ahmed, has declared the readiness of the institution to work on the implementation of the Non-custodial measures and prepared to duplicate it in other states of the federation and not only the FCT command. Ahmed  hinted at the closing

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Wins EU Support for WTO Bid as U.S. Backs Korean Rival

By Jonathan Stearns EU governments endorse Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over Yoo Myung-heeSpotlight shifts to Geneva for final phase of race to lead WTO The European Union endorsed Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to lead the World Trade Organization, bolstering her bid as the U.S. backs the only other contender in the final phase of the race. All

COVID-19: Nigeria to Bar Flights from Countries Denying Entry to Nigerians–Aviation Minister

By Libby George and Felix Onuah Nigeria will blocks flights from countries that do not allow Nigerian flights to land due to coronavirus restrictions, Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika said on Thursday. “The principle of reciprocity will be applied,” Sirika told reporters. “If you ban us from coming to your country, the same

Boko Haram: MNJTF Commander, Gen. Yusuf Lauds EU, AU Logistics Support

 •Says supplies enhanced operational efficiency  Senator Iroegbu  The Force Commander Multinational Joint Task Force , Maj-Gen. Ibrahim Yusuf has commended the European and African Unions for enhancing the operational efficiency of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) through some logistics support against Boko Haram terrorists in the Lake Chad region. Yusuf in a

EU-British Council launches €13.5m ACT Programme for CSOs in Nigeria

Maureen Okpe and Miracle Eno To ensure an accountable and democratic government, the  European Union (EU) British Council  has stressed the need to invest in, and engage with  Civil Society Organisations (CSO's), saying their contributions to sustainable development in any country cannot be over emphasised. To this end, the Council on Tuesday,

ICC submission calls for prosecution of EU over migrant deaths

•Member states should face punitive action over deaths in Mediterranean, say lawyers Owen Bowcott The EU and member states should be prosecuted for the deaths of thousands of migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean fleeing Libya, according to a detailed legal submission to the international criminal court (ICC). The 245-page document calls for