Tag Archives: EU

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Speaks Out Following US’ Dissent On Her Appointment As WTO’s DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has expressed her gratitude to the World Trade Organization for the progression of the Director-General bid, remaining positive about her appointment even after facing rejection from the United States. It’s no longer news that the former Nigerian finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala won bulk support from the vast majority of member states, including the EU, Japan and China for…

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Nigeria, US, Others To Be Restricted Entry Into Europe From July 1

Ahead of the reopening of Europe’s borders on July 1, Nigeria has been excluded from the list of countries whose travellers could be received into the continent. The European Union Commission released a list of 54 countries that qualified for travel into Europe as the union opens its borders that were shut to contain the spread…

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Breaking! EU Supports Nigeria’s Battle Against Coronavirus With €50 million (N21 Billion)

The European Union has donated €50 million to Nigeria in order to fight the coronavirus disease which has killed at least 10 people and spread across 19 states. The donation was announced when President Muhammadu Buhari received in audience the EU Delegation at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja on Tuesday. The Presidency made this known via a tweet…

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EU Slams Donald Trump’s Europe Travel Ban Calling It “Unilateral” Decision Taken “Without Consultation”

The European Union has slammed the new travel ban issued to travellers from European countries by U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday due to the Coronavirus epidemic. Blasting Trump, the political and economic union referred to it as a “unilateral” decision taken “without consultation” in a joint statement by EU Council president Charles Michel and…

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EU Report Exposed Fraudulent Activities Conducted by INEC, APC During 2019 Election – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  has come out to state that the “fresh revelation” in the European Union (EU) report has vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, on its claims that the February 23 presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement by Kola…

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UK Becomes First Country To Exit European Union

  United Kingdom yesterday made history as the first country to leave the European Union(EU) following votes cast by Britons. According to CNN, 51.89% of the population voted to leave the European Union, while 48.11% voted to remain out of almost 46.5 million people were registered to vote in Thursday’s referendum. While Pro-“Brexit” supporters cheer,…

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Nigeria To Continue Consultations Over ECOWAS-EU Free Trade Deal – Osinbajo

Nigeria will continue consultations within the country regarding its stance on the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), between the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) and the European Union (EU), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has said at the just concluded Dakar meeting of West African leaders. According to a press statement released by Laolu…

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