274 results found for European Union

Report only facts—NUJ president tells journalists

THE National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has tasked journalists to uphold their watchdog responsibility as the 2023 general elections draw nearer. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 10 hrs ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chris Isiguzo, Shuaibu Leman,

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 11 hrs ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 12 hrs ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

AU deploys pre-election assessment mission to Kenya

THE African Union (AU) on Monday disclosed the deployment of its Pre-election Assessment Mission to Kenya to observe preparations for the country’s upcoming elections. The deployment is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 13 hrs ago | seen 62 times

Tags: East African Community (EAC), African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA),

FUTA students barricade Akure-Ilesa Highway over lingering ASUU Strike

STUDENTS of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, on Monday barricaded the Akure-Ilesa Highway, protesting the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 14 hrs ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Abiodun Ibiyemi,

Sanctions, dispute overshadow meeting of EU foreign ministers

A meeting of the European Union’s foreign ministers is being overshadowed by an ongoing dispute within the bloc about new sanctions on Russia. The ministers, on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 17 hrs ago | seen 46 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell, Dmytro Kuleba, President Vladimir Putin,

Ekiti 2022: Famuyibo promises pensioners, workers better deal if elected

THE Accord Party (AP) governorship candidate in Ekiti, Mr Reuben Famuyibo, has signed a pact with pensioners in the state to ensure workers entitlements are paid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Chief Joel Akinola, Accord Party (AP), Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP),

Maritime stakeholders synergise to free port corridors from illegalities

THE Port Standing Task Team (PSTT), the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigerian (MWUN) have stressed the need for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Adewale Adeyanju, Port Standing Task Team (PSTT), Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigerian (MWUN), Moses Fadipe,

ASUU Strike: Students stage protest at UI, disrupt movement

SCORES of concerned students in Oyo State converged on University of Ibadan (UI) Gate on Friday to stage a peaceful protest over ongoing  warning strike by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 91 times

Tags: University of Ibadan (UI), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

We want to use Agriculture to discourage youths from money rituals —Ondo govt

Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Ondo State Governor on Agric and Agribusiness, says government has concluded plans to encourage more youths into agriculture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Enugu State Govt set to resolve teachers’ strike – Commissioner

THE Enugu State Government is putting final modalities in place to resolve issues  raised by striking primary school teachers. The state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uchenna Eze,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Enugu State Government, Prof. Uchenna Eze, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT),

EU announces additional €500m to buy weapons for Ukraine

THE EU plans to provide another 500 million euro (520 million dollars) for weapons and other military equipment to the Ukrainian armed forces. The EU foreign affairs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 43 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell, Liz Truss, Vladimir Putin,

NUT appeals to FG, ASUU to embrace peaceful dialogue

MR Samson Oyelere, the Secretary, Nigeria Union of Teachers,NUT, Ogun Chapter, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embrace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 57 times

Tags: ASUU, Mr Samson Oyelere, Nigeria Union of Teachers

Sweden reports 9 cases of acute hepatitis in children

NINE children in Sweden have fallen ill with suspected acute hepatitis without any apparent cause, the country’s Public Health Agency said. State Epidemiologist Anders Lindblom said in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC),

UEFA to scrap club coefficient plan for new Champions League

UEFA is set to scrap its coefficient plan and from 2024 will award two Champions League places to countries whose clubs collectively performed best in Europe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 85 times

Tags: European Club Association,

ASUU confirms extension of strike by 12 weeks

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) President, Mr Emmanuel Osodeke, has confirmed that ASUU has extended the strike by 12 weeks. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),Emmanuel Osodeke, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS),

EU should seize Russian reserves to rebuild Ukraine – Borrell

EUROPEAN Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, on Monday said the union should consider seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to help pay for the cost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 42 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell,

Sweet revenge: Ebonyi football fans hail Flying Eagles win over Ghana

Ebonyi soccer fans have hailed the Flying Eagles’ 2-0 defeat of Black Satellites of Ghana in the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B, U-20... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Flying Eagles, Black Satellites of Ghana, West African Football Union (WAFU), Bright Ijendu,

Strike at lvory towers: SSANU, NASU laud Ngige’s efforts at resolving strike

THE Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have commended the efforts of the Minister of Labour... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), Joint Action Committee (JAC), Peter Adeyemi, Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information Sy

NUJ celebrates Lalong @ 59, appeals for completion of its press centre

The Plateau Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has  felicitated with the Gov Simon Lalong on his 59th birthday, appealing  for  completion of its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Gov Simon Lalong

EU countries may be liable for pollution-linked health damage

PEOPLE in the European Union (EU) can  have the right to be compensated if their health has been compromised by excessive air pollution, a top EU... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: European Union (EU), European Court of Justice (ECJ),

NUJ calls for threat-free environment for journalists to operate

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Bauchi State Council, has called on  governments at all levels to provide a conducive, and more secure environment for its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Umar Sa’du, Umar Sa’du,

Burundi says 10 of its peacekeepers killed in Somalia attack

BURUNDI'S military said on Wednesday that 10 of its African Union (AU) peacekeepers were killed in an attack on their base in Somalia, while a security... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat,

Boko Haram: EU, British Council train 250 community leaders in peacebuilding in Borno

THE European Union in collaboration with the Borno State Government and British Council have trained a total of 250 community leaders and women who were affected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Mr Emmanuel Iyaji, Aisha Kyari, European Union

Conflicts, crises fueled hunger in 2021—say UN, EU

THE number of people suffering from hunger worldwide rose further in 2021 due to conflict, economic crises and extreme weather, according to a joint report issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: United Nations, European Union (EU)

Edo NUJ plans intervention team to protect journalists

 The Edo Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) is to set up an intervention team that will protect journalists while discharging their professional duties. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Godwin Erahon, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Festus Alenkhe,

Press freedom remains elusive until journalists receive satisfactory wage – Don

Dr Patrick Okon, a lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Calabar has said that real press freedom will be elusive until the media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Patrick Okon,

World Press Freedom Day: NUJ Zone seeks more protection for Journalists

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Zone B has called for more policies to protect Nigerian journalists against all forms of attacks. Mrs Ronke Samo, Vice President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ronke Samo,

Eid-el-Fitri: Work positively to transform Nigeria, TUC tells leaders

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Monday called on leaders at various levels and sectors to show concern for the challenges bedeviling the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Quadri Olaleye,

Union leaders task FG on review of minimum wage

SOME union leaders in Lagos State have tasked the Federal Government on upward review of the current N30,000 minimum wage of Nigerian workers. The unions said that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Kehinde Ajibade, Salaudeen Olalekan, Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association, (FOBTOB), Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Adeleye Ajayi, Radio, Television

England’s European qualifiers, Nations League games to be on free TV

ENGLAND'S matches in the European Nations League this year and their qualifiers for Euro 2024 next year will be on free-to-air television after Channel 4 secured... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: European Nations League,

Poland asks for EU funds to care for Ukrainian refugees

Poland has asked for additional EU funding to help pay for its efforts to accommodate millions of refugees who had  flooded the country from neighbouring Ukraine. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: European Union, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Gerhard Schröder,

EU to suspend all duties on imports from Ukraine for 1 year

THE European Commission has proposed suspending import duties on all Ukrainian exports to the European Union for one year. The proposal, which the Commission termed “an unprecedented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 124 times

Tags: European Commission, European Union, Valdis Dombrovskis, Volodymyr Zelensky,

NASA plans longer stay on Moon, Mars

Three U.S. astronauts and one Italian will carry out research that will help the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to prepare for longer duration stays... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), International Space Station (ISS), European Space Agency (ESA),

KDSG not involved in decision to pull out of ASUU strike – KASU

THE Management of Kaduna State University (KASU), says the Kaduna State Government has nothing to do with its decision to pull out of the ongoing trike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Gov. Nasir El-Rufa, Adamu Bargo, Kaduna State University (KASU),

Russia halts gas supplies to Bulgaria- officials

BULGARIAN officials at a press conference on Wednesday said Russia had suspended gas supplies to Bulgaria but the situation was under control. “There is already a physical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: European Union, Alexander Nikolov,

EU Commission formally initiates rule of law procedure against Hungary

THE EU Commission has officially initiated a procedure against Hungary to potentially cut its EU funding due to possible violations of the rule of law in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: European Union, Vera Jourova,

Somalia PM asks peacekeepers to secure parliamentary speaker vote

SOMALIA’S Prime Minister on Wednesday asked African Union soldiers to protect lawmakers as they pick new leadership, after warning police and intelligence officials not to interfere... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: African Union, Mohamed Hussein Roble, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA), Abdillahi Mohamed Nur,

How to curb incessant ASUU strikes – Ex-VC

FORMER Vice-Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, says having somebody from the academia as minister is the only way to checkmate the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor,

Zelenskyy says Russia’s goals go way beyond Ukraine

UKRAINIAN President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that Russia’s goals go way beyond its current war on Ukraine.   “The ultimate goal of Russia’s leadership is not just to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: President Volodymyr Zelensky, European Union (EU),

2023: INEC approves 11,222 polling units for Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it has approved 11,222 polling units ahead of the 2023 general polls. INEC Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Prof. Riskuwa Arabu, Nasiru Ibrahim, Suleiman Alkali, A A Maulud, Sule Umar,

NUJ pledges support to fight against drug abuse in Sokoto

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Sokoto State Council, has pledged support to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in its fight against drug abuse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Adamu Iro, Dalhatu Safiyal-Magori, Safiyal-Magori,

Stock market opens week with N53.51bn gain

 THE Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd. on Monday recorded a gain of N53.51billion following investors’ interest in Union Bank and Access Bank. Specifically, the market capitalisation garnered N53.51billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Union Bank, UBA, Zenith Bank, Stanbic Bank, Access Bank.

Low turnout observed in schools as Lagos students resume

SCHOOLS in Lagos resumed for the third term of the 2021/2022 academic session on Monday with low turnout of students seen in some primary and secondary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Akintoye Hassan, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Daystar Montessori School,

How to avoid incessant ASUU strikes – Olayinka, ex-UI VC

A former Vice-Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, says improved welfare of academic staff and prioritising education are veritable ways of preventing strikes by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS),

EU, India set up joint trade, technology council

THE European Union and India on Monday launched a joint Trade and Technology Council at a meeting in New Delhi to deepen cooperation. European Commission President, Ursula... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: European Union, Ursula von der Leyen,

AU applauds Macron on re-election as French President

AFRICAN Union on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as French President. AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat tweeted: “I extend my... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: African Union, Emmanuel Macron, Moussa Faki Mahamat

AIT loses Niger Correspondent in autocrash — Union

THE African Independent Television (AIT) has lost Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, its Correspondent in Minna, Niger, in a ghastly motor accident, according to a statement in Minna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: African Independent Television (AIT), Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

2023: Nigeria needs unifier, visioner like Tinubu- Sen. Akanbi

Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, the National Vice-Chairman, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), says Nigeria needs a unifier like Bola Tinubu as the next President to further promote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), All Progressives Congress(APC),

European Council President Charles Michel in Kiev in show of support

EUROPEAN Council President Charles Michel is visiting Kiev in a surprise tour to show his support for Ukraine amid the Russian invasion. “In Kyiv today. In the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: European Council, Charles Michel , Olga Stefanishyna,

Union Bank emerges winner at the Middle East & Africa Innovation Awards

THE Union Bank of Nigeria has received the highly acclaimed award for the Best Trade Finance Platform Initiative, at the recently concluded Middle East & Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Union Bank of Nigeria, Peter Amadi, Middle East & Africa Banking,

CBN Debits 10 Banks N7.02trn Over CRR Violation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2021 debited 10 banks a whooping N7.02 trillion over failure to meet the 27.5 per cent Cash Reserve Requirement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Access Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, FCMB group, Sterling Bank Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Stanbic IBTC Holding

NUJ donates cash, food items to families of late journalists in Kebbi

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kebbi Council, on Tuesday, donated cash and food items to families of 18 late journalists in Birnin Kebbi. The State Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Alhaji Musa Yaro, Alhaji Aliyu Jajirma, Alhaji Hamza Galadima-Zuru, Nigerian Union of Journalists

ASUU strike: Respect Collective Bargaining Agreements with unions – NLC tells FG

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to respect the Collective Bargaining Agreements entered into with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ayuba Wabba,

Picketing: NAN, NUJ resolve labour dispute

THE labour dispute that resulted to picketing of the headquarters of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chris Isiguzo, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Yakubu-Hammer,

EU to send €500m more in military aid to Ukraine

THE 27 European Union member states have agreed to send another 500 million Euros in military aid for Ukraine, top EU Diplomat, Josep Borrell, announced on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 38 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell,

Strike: FG restates commitment to renegotiate agreement with ASUU

THE Federal Government has restated its commitment to the renegotiation of the conditions of service of all workers in public universities across the country. The Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

NULGE seeks protection of lives, property of council workers in Anambra

The Anambra chapter of National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has called for protection of lives and property of its members in the state. NULGE President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Chikwelu Adigwe,

EU officials arrive Kiev, pledge more support for Ukrainians

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell on Friday arrived in Kiev on what von der Leyen described as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 51 times

Tags: European Commission, President Ursula von der Leyen, Josep Borrell, President Volodymyr Zelensky, Matti Maasikos,

Attack: NULGE rescinds decision to shutdown operations in Anambra

THE leadership of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NUGLE) in Anambra has rescinded its earlier directive for members to shutdown activities following attacks on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NUGLE), Samson Chikwelu,

Maritime Security: EU seeks to strengthen cooperation with Nigeria

 The European Union (EU), delegation to Nigeria, says the bloc is seeking to strengthen bilateral cooperation with the Nigerian Navy on Maritime Security. In a statement on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 41 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Navy Western Naval Command (WNC),

EU set to reopen offices in Ukraine

EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell said the European Union’s diplomatic representation in Kiev will reopen on Friday.   Borrell and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as well... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 51 times

Tags: European Union, Ursula von der Leyen, Josep Borrell,

 Union Bank launches Future-Forward Innovative Co-Creation Hub, SpaceNXT

…reiterates commitment to innovation and technological advancement in Nigeria     THE Union Bank has launched a technological and innovation hub known as SpaceNXT. Built to promote innovation and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Union Bank, Emeka Okonkwo,

FMBN gains over N294bn NHF additional contributions in 5 years – Dangiwa

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has gained N294.1billion as additional contributions to the National Housing Fund (NHF) in five years. The outgoing Managing Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Richard Esin, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), National Housing Fund (NHF), Ahmed Dangiwa, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), the Nigeria Employers Consultative Associa

International Maritime Bureau deletes Nigeria from piracy list, says Naval chief

THE Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, on Thursday said that the International Maritime Bureau had removed Nigeria from its piracy list. Gambo, represented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Awwal Gambo, Suleiman Garba, European Union (EU),

UEFA introduces squad spending limits in financial rule overhaul

European football clubs will be limited in how much they can spend on their playing squads under new financial fair play (FFP) regulations approved by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: financial fair play (FFP), European football clubs, UEFA,

Bulgaria to send Ukraine protective gear for 1st time

Bulgaria is sending protective equipment to Ukraine for the first time but no weapons.   The government of the EU and NATO members decided to support Ukraine with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: European Union, NATO,

Lagos Govt. sets up 25-member Parks Management Committee

The Lagos State Government has set up a 25-member Parks Management Committee to oversee the affairs of all motor parks and garages in the state. The Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Gbenga Omotoso, Alhaji Ganiyu Ayinde, Mr Anthony Adeboye, ohn Owolabi; Mr Saburi Salami; Mr Ibrahim Onitiju, Mr Gbenga Odusanya

Sokoto govt. partners school committees on female teachers recruitment, postings

Sokoto State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has pledged continued partnership with School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs) on female teachers’ recruitment and postings. Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam, National Union of Teachers (NUT),

AU to commemorate 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda

THE African Union Commission, AUC, has reassured of its plan to hold the 28th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. According to a statement posted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nelson Mandela, African Union Commission

Maritime crime: EU gives ECOWAS countries 30 boats, security equipment to combat it.

THE European Union has supported the ECOWAS Commission with 30 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) and security equipment to combat maritime crimes in the coast of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Amb. Joao Almeida, Dr Axel Klien, Col. Abdourahmane Dieng, Amb. Joao Almeida, European Union, ECOWAS

Plateau varsity urges students to be peaceful

The Vice-Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, has called on the students of the institution to be peaceful at all times. He made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

AU awards scholarships to 110 postgraduate students

THE African Union Commission has awarded scholarships to 110 postgraduate students from 45 African countries for various courses at the Pan African University of Life and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Rickson Etindi, Prof. Titilayo Akinlabi, African Union Commission

Kwara HoS visits family of late TUC chairman

The Kwara Head of Service (HoS), Mrs Susan Oluwole, has commisserated with the family of the late Chairman of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Head of Service (HoS), Susan Oluwole, Trade Union Congress (TUC),

EU, U.S. open strategic dialogue about Russia

The European Union and the United States have opened a strategic dialogue against the background of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine.   The two sides held... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: European Union, United States

EU plans to make consumer goods easier to repair than replace

THE European Commission on Wednesday said it wants to ramp up environmental standards for everything from clothes, furniture, to electrical goods like phones and printers. The EU... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Frans Timmermans, European Commission

NUJ, NSCDC partner to curb quackery, fake news in Ekiti

In a bid to curb quackery and spreading of fake news, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Ekiti Command and the state council of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), John Fayemi, Rotimi Ojomoyela,

Potential for European Super League 'does not exist', says ECA chairman

THE potential for a European Super League no longer exists, according to European Clubs Association (ECA) chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi. The breakaway competition, which saw 12 of Europe's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Nasser Al-Khelaifi, European Clubs Association, European Super League,

Chinese envoy calls for lifting of Sudan sanctions

CHINESE envoy has called for the lifting of sanctions against Sudan as soon as possible.   “The withdrawal of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dai Bing, United Nations-African Union peacekeeping

100 days to go: 'Euro 2022 will be harder to win than the World Cup'

EXCITEMENT levels for a home European Championship in the summer increased on Monday when London marked 100 days until the competition with an unveiling of life-sized... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: European Championship, World Cup, Kenza Dali,

Wembley final set to break records

THE attendance at the Women's European Championship final at Wembley on 31 July could surpass the record for any Euros match for men or women. Tickets for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Women's European Championship,

Union lauds AbdulRasaq for embarking on road construction in Ilorin

THE Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) Central Zone on Monday lauded Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq for embarking on dual carriageway of Al-Hikimah University Adeta road in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), Gov. AbdulRahman, Alhaji Bolaji Abdullahi,

TUC inaugurates South-West political commission ahead 2023 elections

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC has inaugurated the South-West political commission saddled with the responsibility of sensitising the public on the 2023 elections. TUC President,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr Quadri Olaleye

Educationist wants FG consider students to urgently resolve conflict with ASUU

The Managing Director, LearnSmart Solution, Mr Sanni Adedokun, has appealed to the Federal Government to amicably resolve its conflict with the Academic Staff Union of Universities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Sanni Adedokun, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

EU, US strike gas deal to wean off Russian imports

THE European Union (EU) will receive at least 15 billion cubic metres of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States (U.S.) this year. This would be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Ursula von der Leyen, Joe Biden,

App-based drivers drag Uber, Bolt to court over working condition

The National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW) has dragged two e-hailing companies to court over poor working condition in Nigeria. The President of NUPABTW, Mr Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW), Ibrahim Ayoade,

Evacuate tankers on Taraba roads, FRSC directs NUPENG

 The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Taraba Sector Command, has directed the management of National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG) to evacuate tankers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Gov. Darius Ishaku, National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG), Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC),

UK and Ireland football associations take 'important' Uefa bid step

THE UK and Republic of Ireland football associations have submitted a joint expression of interest in staging the European Championships in 2028. The five associations has previously... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: UK, Ireland, European Championships

NUT strike: Group urges FCT, union to consider pupils, end action

 Bwari Youth Development Forum in Bwari, Area Council, Abuja, has urged the FCT Administration and the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT)  in the council to consider... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: John Awoyi, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC),

Good governance: Nasarawa Govt. seeks robust collaboration with journalists

The Nasarawa State Government has solicited more robust partnership with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) for effective dissemination of its programmes and policies to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Nasarawa State Government, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Mohammed Lawal, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Salihu Alkali,

Zelensky says peace negotiations are difficult

UKRAINAIN President Volodymyr Zelensky described peace negotiations with Russia as “very difficult,” in a video message released early Wednesday.   “They are very difficult, sometimes scandalous but we... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: European Union, President Volodymyr Zelensky, NATO,

ASUU: Students embark on skill acquisition after weeks of strike

Some students have resorted to learning different kinds of skills following the announcement by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to extend its one-month warning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Bayero University Kano(BUK), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU),

NHRC expresses concern over incessant ASUU strike

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed deep concern over the incessant strikes by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Executive Secretary of the Commission,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tony Ojukwu, SAN, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), National Universities Commission (NUC),

Students embrace vocational skills as ASUU strike deepens

As the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike deepen, students have begun acquiring vocational skills to keep themselves busy during the period. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Emmanuel Effiong, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

EU to shake off dependence on Russian energy amid Ukraine conflict

Oil prices in Europe have been surging since the start of the conflict in Ukraine amid fears that the European Union (EU) may ban energy imports... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: European Union (EU), European Central Bank,

ASUU strike: BUK directs students to vacate hostels

Authorities of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) have directed all students residing in its campuses to vacate their hostels on or before March 20 for their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Bayero University Kano (BUK), Bala Abdullahi, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Okowa mourns Emeka Obasi

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday commiserated with the family of late publisher of Hallmark Newspapers, Prince Emeka Obasi, who died on Tuesday at age... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prince

Osinbajo tasks stakeholders on collaborative border governance

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President, has tasked border managers to imbibe the mentality of collective responsibility to enhance effective border governance in West Africa and Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Noimot Salako-Oyedele, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, African Union Integrated Border Governance Strategy (AUBGS), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Ecowas

Union Bank, employees return for Third Employee Volunteer Day

FOR the third consecutive year, Union Bank and its employees celebrated their Employee Volunteer Day, EV Day, with a series of targeted charitable donations and projects,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Employee Volunteer Day, Union Bank

Police Commissioner seeks media support to reduce crimes in Bauchi

The Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Mr Umar Sanda, has solicited the cooperation of the media to tackle all forms of insecurity in the state. Sanda... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Umar Sanda, Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ),

NUJ urges FG to assist terrorism, banditry-afflicted states

 THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently assist the most affected states by banditry and terrorism in the North... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mr Shuaibu Leman, Walin Shadalafiya, Gov. Abubakar Bagudu, Nigeria Union of Journalists,

Constitution amendment: South-East Assemblies will support LG, judiciary autonomy — Enugu Speaker

 The Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Edward Ubosi, says state Assemblies in the South-East have resolved to support local government, legislative and judiciary autonomy. Ubosi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Patrick Igwe, Virginus Nwobodo, Edward Ubosi, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),

ASUU strike: UNIBEN closes down, directs students to vacate hostels

 THE Management of the University of Benin has directed the closure of the institution until further notice following the two months extension of the Industrial action... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNIBEN, Prof. Lilian Sal ami,

Strike: VC tasks ASUU, FG on settlement

The Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota in Ogun, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, has called for quick resolution of the impasse between the Federal Government and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Bells University of Technology,

Gov. Bagudu urges journalists to make national unity sacrosanct

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged journalists in the country to make national unity sacrosanct in their daily reportage of events. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Haijya Rakiya Ayuba-Haruna, National Executive Council (NEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Babale Umar, Alhaji Hamisu Garba,

ASUU strike: FG reacts to 2 months extension

AS the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU ) rolls over its strike action to two months, the Federal Government has reacted to this extension saying... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

AUC, U.S. reaffirm commitment to solving world health, climate, other issues

By Kennedy Nnamani THE United States and the African Union Commission, AUC, have reaffirmed strong collaboration and commitment to address issues affecting the world. This was contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Bankole Adeoye, Molly Phee, Albert Muchanga, Akunna Cook, Monica Medina, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Antony Blinken, Ned Price, African Union Commission

EU to approve proposal on additional $550m aid to Ukraine – Borrell

THE European Union may soon agree to disburse additional 500 million euros (500 million dollars) to fund the military needs of Ukraine. EU foreign policy chief Josep... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: European Union,

EU executive investigates Google, Meta over advertising deal

THE European Commission has started an investigation into Google and Meta Facebook’s parent company for alleged breaches of EU competition rules over an advertising deal. The agreement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: European Union, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager,

EU leaders discuss greater defence cooperation at Versailles summit

EU leaders were discussing options for greater defence cooperation on the second day of a summit in Versailles on Friday, just over two weeks after Russia... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Krišjānis Kariņš, Kaja Kallas, Mark Rutte, Xavier Bettel,

African countries conduct over 100m COVID-19 tests – Africa CDC

53 African countries have conducted 100,554,471 COVID-19 tests so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said at a news conference on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: African Union

Impact of Ukraine war to dominate EU leaders’ summit in Versailles

EU leaders gathered for an informal summit in Versailles on Thursday after a frantic two weeks of supplying arms, sheltering nearly two million people and signing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: European Union, European Commission,

AU urges ceasefire in Ukraine in call with Putin

SENEGALESE President and current Chairperson of the African Union (AU), Macky Sall, on Wednesday, held a phone conversation with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on securing a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: African Union, Macky Sall, Vladimir Putin, Moussa Faki Mahamat,

NURTW suspends MC Oluomo from union activities indefinitely

THE National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has suspended its Lagos State chapter’s Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as Mc Oluomo, indefinitely over alleged misconduct,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo, Musiliu Akinsanya,

Britain loses billion-euro EU court case over Chinese imports fraud

  The European Union’s top court ruled against Britain on Tuesday, over a failure to properly impose custom controls on undervalued clothes and shoes imported from China... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: European Union’s top court

EU executive to present plan for nixing Russian energy dependency

 The European Commission is set to issue proposals on Tuesday that would rapidly free EU countries of their energy dependence on Russia. The war in Ukraine and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: European Commission

European Commission plans to get rid of Russian energy dependency

THE European Commission is to issue proposals on Tuesday to rapidly free EU countries from energy dependence on Russia.   “We have to get rid of the dependency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Eric Mamer, European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister Mario Draghi,

UNIBEN final year student hit by armed robbers’ bullet, dies

MISS Susan Oboh, a final year student of the University of Benin, who was reportedly hit by armed robbers’ bullet on March 3, in Benin, is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: University of Benin, ASUU (Academic Staff Union of Universities)

2023: Be knowledgeable, abreast of new Electoral Act, INEC charges staff

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday urged all the Public Affairs Officers (PAOs) of the commission to be knowledgeable and abreast of the newly-signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Victor Aluko, European Centre for Election Support (ECES), Olusegun Agbaje, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Tuchel pledges future to Chelsea in spite of Abramovich’s planned sale

THOMAS Tuchel has pledged his future to Chelsea amid Roman Abramovich’s decision to sell the Stamford Bridge club. Russian-Israeli billionaire Abramovich revealed his decision to sell Chelsea... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Thomas Tuchel, Roman Abramovich, European Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup,

German industrial groups call for integration of Ukrainian refugees

THE confederations of Germany’s trade unions and employers have issued a joint appeal for new procedures to facilitate the integration of Ukrainian refugees into the German... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: German Trade Union Confederation (DGB), Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA),

Why we’re interested in 2023 polls — EU observer group

THE international community wants Nigeria to conduct free, fair and credible elections in 2023, the European Union, EU, election observation mission, has said. Chief of the group,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: European Union, Maria Arena, PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu,

A 'nonsense idea' but is it still possible without English clubs?

JUVENTUS chairman Andrea Agnelli avoided the question when asked if he could envisage a Super League without English clubs. "I haven't heard the words Super League as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: JUVENTUS, Andrea Agnelli, European Super League, Florentino Perez

Russia to appeal against football ban imposed by Fifa and Uefa

THE Russian Football Union said it will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) to appeal against its ban from international competitions after the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Court of Arbitration for Sport, Russian Football Union

Japan to freeze assets of 4 more Russian banks

JAPAN will freeze assets held by four more Russian banks in another round of sanctions in response to Russia’s military operations in Ukraine, Finance Minister Shunichi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Minister Shunichi Suzuk, European Union,

NNPC begins loading of trucks at all depots

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited has commenced loading of trucks at all depots to clear current scarcity experienced across the country. It added that there... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 254 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, MOMAN, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Depot and Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petro

Enugu State tricycle riders rejoice as Gov. Ugwuanyi lifts ban on their operations

TRICYCLE (Keke NAPEP) operators in Enugu State on Wednesday lauded Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for lifting the ban on their operations. Enugu State government imposed the ban on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Benjamin Ikah, Association of Tricycle Riders Transport Union

FCT NULGE suspends strike

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has called off the indefinite strike it embarked on Feb. 17. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE),

Ukrainian refugees will receive EU protection for up to 3 years — German Minister

REFUGEES from Ukraine do not need to go through the asylum procedure and will receive immediate protection for up to three years in European Union (EU),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Nancy Faeser,

Work resumes at Bwari Area Council as NULGE calls off strike

Members of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Bwari Area Council of the FCT, on Wednesday, resumed work at the council’s secretariat. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE),

EU Commission proposes temporary residence rights for Ukraine refugees

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed to grant temporary protection to people fleeing war in Ukraine, including a residence permit and access to employment and social... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 44 times

Tags: European Union,

MC Oluomo replies NURTW’s query

LAGOS State chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, has responded to a query issued to him... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya,

Diplomats stage walk out during Lavrov’s UN speech in Geneva

DIPLOMATS from dozens of countries staged a walk out on Tuesday during Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov’s addresses at the Human Rights Council and the Conference... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Sergey Lavrov, European Union, the UK, U.S.

Russian football federation angered by FIFA and UEFA bans

THE Russian Football Union (RFU) has reacted with anger and disappointment to being suspended from the game following the invasion of Ukraine. This is contrary to “all... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: International Judo Federation, International Olympic Committee (IOC), Russian Football Union (RFU), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Vladimir Putin,

AU decries reports of ill treatment as Africans try to flee Ukraine

SENEGAL’S President Macky Sall, and Moussa Faki Mahamat, head of African Union (AU) Commission in a joint statement said it was unacceptable for Africans to be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: President Macky Sall, Moussa Faki Mahamat, African Union (AU),

Ukraine officially appeals for EU membership

UKRAINIAN President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed an official appeal for the European Union (EU), asking for an accession of Ukraine via a new special procedure, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: President Volodymyr Zelensky, European Union (EU), Sergii Nykyforov, NATO,

ASUU strike: We’ll block roads in Oyo, NANS threatens FG

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to block all federal government roads in Oyo from Tuesday, if the Academic Staff Union of Universities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Steven Tegbe,

Slovenia’s PM supports speedier EU membership process for Ukraine

SLOVENIAN Prime Minister Janez Jansa on Monday expressed “full support” for a speedier European Union (EU) membership procedure for Ukraine, responding to a call for support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: President Vladimir Putin, Janez Jansa, European Union (EU), Petr Fiala,

Russia restricts flights of airlines of 36 countries in response to bans on air travels

OVER the weekend, Western countries initiated new sanctions against Russia in connection with the Russian operation in Ukraine. European Union banned any Russian aircraft from landing, taking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Russia, European Union,

EU Commission working on practical modalities to ban RT Modalities

The European Commission is working on practical modalities to ensure the ban on Sputnik news agency and RT broadcaster in the European Union amid Russia’s military... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: European Union, European Union Commission, Eric Mamer, Vladimir Putin,

Spain proposes shutting European ports for Russian vessels – Foreign Minister

SPAIN is proposing to the European Union’s member countries to close European ports for Russian ships, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares said on Monday. “Regarding the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: European Union,

NANS holds peaceful protest in Jos over ASUU strike

STUDENTS in Plateau, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Jos over the ongoing strike by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Na’allah Nanzim,

EU defence ministers to coordinate arms deliveries to Ukraine

EUROPEAN Union (EU) foreign policy Chief Josep Borrell on Monday said European Union defence ministers would meet virtually to coordinate their assistance for Ukraine. Borrell in his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell,

NURTW queries Oluomo

THE national body of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has queried the Lagos State Council Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Azeez Abiola, Alhaji Kabiru Ado Yau, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, M C Oluomo,

Bus Terminal will decongest 99 percent traffic in Karu – NURTW Chair

Mr Salihu Adamu, Nasarawa state Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), has said that the newly inaugurated Sani Abacha Bus Terminal would decongest 99... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Salihu Adamu, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW),

Edo bank robbery: Gunmen spotted carrying money in sacks

THE gunmen, who invaded banks in Uromi,  headquarters of Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, on Thursday, were spotted moving money in sacks. At least,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Zenith, UBA, First, Union Banks.

Ukraine requests urgent debate at Human Rights Council — UN

UN on Thursday said that Ukraine had requested an urgent debate at the UN Human Rights Council on the situation stemming from the Russian aggression. “This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: United Nations, Vasily Alekseevich Nebenzya, Yevheniia Filipenko, European Union (EU),

Ukraine requests urgent debate at Human Rights Council — UN

UN on Thursday said that Ukraine had requested an urgent debate at the UN Human Rights Council on the situation stemming from the Russian aggression. “This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: UN Human Rights Council, Ms Michelle Bachelet, European Union,

EU refuses comment on ban on entry visas for Russians

THE European Union cannot yet comment on ban on visas for Russians to enter member states as “all measures will be discussed at the summit on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: European Union,

Zamfara NUJ set to hold election in March 2022

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Zamfara State Council, has expressed  readiness to hold election into all the state offices on or before March 23.   The Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dahiru Samaila,

Runsewe, NUJ broker peace between monarch, Journalists Estate Residents, Arepo

THE director general national council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Segun Runsewe alongside President of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Chris Isiguzo and Chairman NUJ Lagos Council,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists, Oba Solomon Atanda Oyebi, NCAC, Segun Runsewe, Chris Isiguzo, Adeleye Ajayi,

AMISOM receives 160 police to enhance security in Somalia

THE African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it has received 160 Formed Police Unit (FPU) personnel from Uganda to help enhance stabilisation efforts in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Formed Police Unit (FPU), Daniel Okello, Individual Police Officers (IPOs)

Reps urge FG to honour agreement with ASUU

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to honour its agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to end the union’s ongoing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Rep. Dozie Nwankwo, House of Representatives,

European Commission, Council condemn Russia invasion of Donetsk, Luhansk in Ukraine

 European Commission and European Council have jointly condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to recognise the non-government controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags:  European Commission, European Council, President Vladimir Putin,

ASUU strike : Zik Varsity lecturers are in full compliance — Chair

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),  Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) Chapter, are complying fully with the ongoing “one-month warning strike“ declared by their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ifunanya Okoye,

ASUU strike: NANS vows to block major federal roads

Following the commencement of a four-week warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it will... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Sunday Asefon,

EU council adopts $1.36bn micro-financial aid to Ukraine

THE European Council on Monday said in a statement that it has finalised an adoption of 1.2 billion euros ($1.36 billion) in micro-financial aid to Ukraine. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: European Union,

Why we embark on indefinite strike- FCT NULGE

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter said that it embarked on an indefinite strike over the non-release of December... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Comrade Ibrahim Kabi, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees,

AU expresses concerns over slow implementation of transition charter in Guinea

AFRICAN Union (AU) on Friday expressed deep concerns over the slow pace of implementation of a transition charter in Guinea. This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: African Union, President Alpha Conde,

NMDPRA, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, NUPENG to expedite transporters freight rate review

By Anthony Isibor.   FOLLOWING the meeting between the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, Nigeria National Petroleum Commission, NNPC, Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, Nigerian Association... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Nigeria National Petroleum Commiss

Africa calls for renewed, redefined partnership with Europe

By Anthony Isibor.   PRESIDENT of Senegal, Macky Sall has called for a renewed and redefined, consensual, and mutually beneficial partnership with Europe that will be based on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: President Macky Sall, Union-African, Savoy-Sarr,

Students appeal to FG, ASUU over incessant strikes

SOME  students of University of Jos have appealed to the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to find a common ground toward... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal Government, University of Jos,

Buhari calls for EU’s weighty sanctions on unconstitutional leadership changes in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called on European leaders to support African Union measures aimed at ending unconstitutional leadership changes on the continent. “We also call for stronger... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, African Union,

Winter Olympics: IOC president disturbed by Russian teenager’s meltdown

Thomas Bach, President, International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday it had been “chilling” to witness Russian teenage skater Kamila Valieva crumble under pressure at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova, Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), International Skating Union (ISU), World A

Learn modern skills to be more productive – Plateau LG chair challenges staff

CHAIRMAN, Qua’an-Pan Local Government Council in Plateau, Mr Ernest Da’a, has challenged its employees to learn modern skills and develop their capacities toward adequate and sustainable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Hosea Simput, Arandong Makwin, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ernest Da’a, Stephen Sarki,

Buhari, ”G4” members evolve new strategies for conflict resolution in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidents of Algeria and South Africa as well as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia under the auspices of the “G4” have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Milos Zeman, Czech Republic, African Union  (AU), Malam Garba Shehu, Abiy Ahmed, President Muhammadu Buhari,

EU launches reset with Africa after pandemic disruption

THE European Union (EU) welcomed more than 40 African leaders to Brussels on Thursday in an effort to reassert its influence on a continent where China... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: W. Gyude Moore, African Medicines Agency (AMA), Frank Mattheis, President Cyril Ramaphosa, President Julius Maada, European Union (EU),

NARTO, NUPENG-PTD suspend planned strike as NNPC intervenes

THE Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and  Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have suspended their planned strike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Williams Akporeha, Abiodun Adeniji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Otunba Sa

UN to work ‘lockstep’ with parliamentarians to achieve global commitments

The President of the 76th Session of UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, on Thursday said the UN will work in “lockstep” with parliamentarians to achieve global... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Abdulla Shahid, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), United Nations,

Strike: UniJos suspends academic activities

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Prof. Tanko Ishaya, has suspended academic activities in the institution for the 2020/2021 academic session. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Registrar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Abdullahi Abdullahi,

European Commission ‘will act’ to defend EU funds – Top official

THE European Commission “will act with determination’’ to punish rule of law violations using a new sanctions mechanism that was upheld in the court on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Von der Leyen, European Commission

Abubakar Audu University not part of ASUU strike — Dean

Lecturers of Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) on Wednesday said they would not join the warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Prof. Ogunbiyi Joseph, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Yahaya Bello,

UNIBEN students mount roadblock to protest ASUU strike

SCORES of students of the University of Benin on Wednesday barricaded the ever-busy Benin-Ore-Sagamu road to protest the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Benin UNIBEN, National Executive Council (NEC),

Alex Ekwueme Varsity joins ASUU nation-wide strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike (AE-FUNAI) branch has joined its counterparts in the one-month nationwide warning strike. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, AE-FUNAI, Dr Ogugua Egwu, Dr Joseph Chukwu,

No Ukraine attack on Wednesday – Russian EU envoy

RUSSIA'S ambassador to the European Union (EU), Vladimir Chizhov, has rejected U.S. warnings of a possible Russian attack on Ukraine on Wednesday. Chischow said this in remarks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Vladimir Chizhov, European Union,

Enugu LG election: SIEC commits to credible exercise

The Chairman, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Mr Michael Ajogu, has promised that the commission would conduct a credible and transparent local government election on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Michael Ajogu, European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

App-based drivers’ union seek good policy in Lagos

 The Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers (NUPABTW) has urged the Lagos State Government to initiate policies to make ride hailing business a win-win platform... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers

UNIlorin Students’ Union donates N2m to sick members

The University of Ilorin Students’ Union, under the aegis of Babatunde Lukman Foundation, has donated N2.4 million to five students of the institution with various health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: University of Ilorin Students’ Union, Prof. Lanre Ajibade,

EU to invest £820m in Nigeria’s digital economy

The European Union (EU) under its Gateway Initiative has disclosed plans to invest about 820 million Euros in the Nigerian digital economy sector over the next... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Margre Vestager,

Pantami’s promotion as professor illegal – ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the promotion of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami as a Professor of cyber... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Academic Staff Union of Universities, FUTO, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,

ASUU declares one-month ‘total’ strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a four-week “comprehensive and total” strike. The strike will take effect from February 14, 2022. ASUU National President Prof... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke

U.S., allies urge Sudan to stop political detentions

A group of Western countries and entities, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union, expressed concerns over the recent political arrests in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: European Union, Gen. Abdel Fattah Burhan, Abdalla Hamdok,

EU, allies urges Sudan to stop arrests, detentions of political figures

The European Union,  Canada, Norway, Switzerland, UK , and the U.S.  have expressed concern over the arrests and detentions of several major political figures in Sudan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: European Union,

EU, allies urges Sudan to stop arrests, detentions of political figures

The European Union,  Canada, Norway, Switzerland, UK , and the U.S.  have expressed concern over the arrests and detentions of several major political figures in Sudan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: European Union,

‘Nigeria should return to regionalism’

THE Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams has stressed the need for Nigeria to go back to regionalism ahead of the 2023 polls. Speaking during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Chief Gani Adams, Oodua Progressive Union

FCT teachers suspend 3 weeks strike

PRIMARY school teachers in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have suspended their three weeks strike over non-payment of outstanding arrears. The Chairman, National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Mr Abdullahi Candido, National Union of Teachers, Comrade Stephen Knabayi,

Nigerian stock market rebounds by N54bn

Bullish sentiment returned to the Nigerian equities market on Wednesday following investors’ interest in Union Bank and Access Bank, which ensured the first gain of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: NEM Insurance, Juli Plc, Access Bank, Union Bank, Nigerian Exchange Group (NGXGroup),

Ojukwu Varsity: ASUU factions clash, disagree on strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) Branch, is divided over the decision to join the impending national strike by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Prof. Osita Chiaghalam,

ASUU threatens indefinite strike over alleged FG’s failure to fulfill past agreements

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike over the Federal Government’s alleged failure to fulfill agreements earlier reached... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Salahu Lawal,

We’ll conduct free, fair LG elections in Enugu – ENSIEC

Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) has assured people of the state of free and fair local government elections on Feb. 23. Chairman of the commission, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

ASUU urges FG to fulfil promises, avert imminent strike

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on Nigerians to prevail on the Federal Government to prevent imminent strike by fulfilling its promises. Prof Ayo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities

NUT seeks legal backing for proposed Ogun Education Trust Fund

THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has asked Gov. Dapo Abiodun to initiate a bill aimed at providing a legal framework for the establishment of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Teachers, Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Mr Samson Oyelere,

EU demands end to torture in Uganda

The European Union on Monday demanded punishment for perpetrators of torture in Uganda after images of a recently detained author circulated in domestic media showing marks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: European Union, President Yoweri Museveni, Fred Enanga,

AU Heads of State, Govt outline African priorities for 2022

The Assembly of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government on Sunday ended its 35th ordinary session, outlining African priorities for 2022 and beyond. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: African Union (AU), President Macky Sall,

IAEA launches cancer care initiative in Africa

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday, World Cancer Day, launched a new initiative aimed at providing cancer care for people living in low and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Moussa Faki Mahamat, Rafael Mariano Grossi,, African Union (AU),

Coups, COVID and climate test African leaders at summit

African leaders gather at an African Union summit this weekend to try to forge a coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. They also plan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: African Union, President Cyril Ramaphosa, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Ebba Kalondo, Sharon Bar-li,

EU, U.S. agree to resume trade in mussels, clams, oysters

EU and U.S. on Friday agreed to resume trade in mussels, clams and oysters from the end of February marking another step in improved transatlantic relations. Trade... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: European Union, United States,

Continental Free Trade: African leaders to discuss boosting Africa’s transport sector

African leaders are set to meet next week to discuss boosting the African transport sector as a key impetus to spur a continental free trade pact. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Union (AU), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),

ASUU to embark on fresh indefinite strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it would soon embark on an indefinite strike to press home their demands one month after it suspended... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr Lazarus Maigoro, NUC

Polish submits bill in move to end rule of law with EU

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday submitted legislation to dismantle a controversial disciplinary chamber for judges. Duda said the move was in anticipation that it would allow... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: European Union, Andrzej Duda, Bartlomiej Przymusinski,

Afghan TV reporters free after 2 days in detention

Two Afghan TV reporters, Waris Hasrat and Aslam Hijab, have been released after spending two days in Taliban detention, their colleagues confirmed on Wednesday.Ali Jawad Asghari,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Waris Hasrat, Aslam Hijab, European Union,

Giving up Lufthansa school strategic mistake-Pilot Union

THE German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has accused Lufthansa of making a strategic mistake by transferring its traditional flight school in Goodyear in the U.S.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: German pilots’ union, Stefan Herth, United Airlines

EU to blacklist 5 members of Mali’s junta

European Union on Tuesday agreed to impose travel bans and freeze assets on five members of Mali’s junta after the military rulers went back on an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: European Union, ECOWAS,

 FOI desk officers of public institutions meet on establishment of online platform to share information 

FREEDOM of Information (FOI) Desk Officers from various Federal public institutions will meet at a two-day workshop in Abuja on February 1 and 2, 2022 to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Edetaen Ojo,  Abubakar Malami, European Union,

EU sees surge of asylum seekers from Afghanistan in November

About 71,400 applications for asylum were lodged in the European Union and associated countries in November, up by nine per cent from October and the second-highest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: European Union (EU), European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA),

NUT receives accusation form teachers

A group of teachers under the aegis of Concerned Teachers of Nigeria, has accused the national body of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, of retaining retirees... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Ojevwe Clement,, Leadership, Nigeria Union of Teachers

NUJ calls for ageing policy to be domesticated

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Council, has called on the 36 states of the federation to domesticate the National Policy on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Omini Oden, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Nigeria Union of Journalists

Teachers strike: Abuja primary schools shut down again

PRIMARY schools teachers in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have begun an indefinite strike on Wednesday over some pending arrears with area councils in the territory. Ameh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Philip Aduda, Ameh Baba, National Union of Teachers

ASUU supports 8 Kaduna varsity students with N800,000

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University (KASU) chapter, on Tuesday presented cheques of N100, 000 each to eight students of the institution. Presenting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Peter Adamu, Shu’aibu Simon,

NURTW crisis: Lagos Govt suspends 3 motor park activities on Lagos Island

THE Lagos State Government has suspended activities of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) at Eyin Eyo, Church Street and Idumota Bridge due to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: National Union Road Transport Workers, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Hon. Oluwatoyin Fayinka,

Forward named in Italy squad for first time since 2018

MARIO Balotelli has been named in the Italy squad for the first time since 2018 as the European champions plan for their World Cup play-off semi-final. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: MARIO Balotelli, European champions, Roberto Mancini

EU challenges Russia at WTO over wood export restrictions

European Union on Friday launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization to Russian export restrictions on wood products which the bloc said are illegal and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: European Union, World Trade Organization,

Advisers to slam EU plan to label gas, nuclear investments as green – draft

 Experts advising the European Union on its green investment rules will warn Brussels not to go ahead with draft plans to label gas and nuclear energy... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: European Union

Oba youths force peddlers, robbers to leave town, leaders get full tenure

THE Leadership of Oba Patriotic Union (OPU) Youth Wing led by Victor Tochukwu Uzochukwu has been accorded full tenure in recognition for handling many security challenges... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 977 times

Tags: Rev Chris Emelie, Victor Tochukwu Uzochukwu, Oba Patriotic Union

AFCON: Bauchi fans hopeful of Eagles victory

Some football enthusiasts in Bauchi have expressed optimism that the Super Eagles will bring home the trophy of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

The battle for Steaua Bucharest - an Eastern European giant at war with itself

EASTERN European giants Steaua Bucharest are embroiled in a bitter dispute that shows little sign of easing. If anything, the temperature is on the rise. Steaua were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Steaua Bucharest, European Cup, Barcelona,

Commercial buses in Lagos to pay an annual N292,000 aside ‘Agbero’ charges

THE Lagos State Government has signed an agreement for the collection of what it called “Consolidated Informal Sector Transport Levy” designed to harmonise dues collected by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Toyin Fayinka, Musiliu Akinsanya, Rabiu Olowo, National Union of Road Transport Workers

European Parliament elects conservative Metsola new president

A clear majority of the European Parliament voted to make conservative lawmaker Roberta Metsola its new president on Tuesday, replacing David Sassoli who died unexpectedly. Metsola, who... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Roberta Metsola, European People’s Party (EPP), Socialists & Democrats (S&D),

AU, Afreximbank, AfCFTA inaugurate Pan-African payment, settlement systems

THE African Union, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and AfCFTA have inaugurated the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS), thereby making it available for use by the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: THE African Union

EU foreign ministers to discuss China relations, Belarus situation

 EUROPEAN Union (EU) relations with China and Belarus are to be discussed on Friday on the second day of an informal meeting of foreign ministers in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags:  EUROPEAN Union,

Emefiele: Pan-African payment platform’ll reduce use of dollars, pounds in trade

GODWIN Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, says the pan-African payment and settlement system, PAPSS, will simplify cross-border transactions and reduce third currencies for intra-African... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: CBN, GODWIN Emefiele, AfCFTA, African Union, Afreximbank

EU foreign, defense ministers to meet on security, Russia – Borrell

European Union (EU) defense and foreign ministers will hold informal meetings this week on the EU’s position on security in Europe and dialogue with Russia, EU... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: European Union (EU),Julianne Smith,NATO,

EU Parliament president David Sassoli dies aged 65

David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament, has died at the age of 65. Sassoli died Tuesday morning in a hospital in the north-eastern Italian municipality of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Catholic youth groups, Martin Schulz, European Parliament, Social Democratic party Partito Democratico, Dario Franceschini, Corriere della Sera newspaper, David Sassoli

Celebration of 2021 Oyolima Cultural Festival in Umuoji

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Oyolima comedy and laughter night was really a spectacular show, organized by the board of trustees and the entire members of Oyolima Umuoji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 238 times

Tags: Igwe Ikechukwu Oliver Akpudo, Uche Udego, Osy Praise, Chukwuemeka Nwachukwu, Umuoji Improvement Union Nigeria, Sly Onyima, Mmaduaborochukwu Orakwe, Eze Augustine Sunday Ojukwu, Uche Nworah, Onwurah Ag

EU Parliament president David Sassoli dies at 65

 PRESIDENT of the European Parliament David Sassoli has died at the age of 65. Sassoli died early Tuesday morning in a hospital in the Italian municipality of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: David Sassoli, European Parliament

FG’s intervention facilitated settlement of AEDC workers entitlements-Minister

The  Ministry of Power says it has facilitated the payment of all entitlements of the workers of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which caused the recent... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC),Abubakar Aliyu,National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE),Nigerian Electricity Requlatory Commission(NERC),

Killing of Nigerian in South Africa under investigation – NiDCOM boss

MRS Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission’s (NiDCOM) said on Monday that investigation into the circumstances surrounding the killing in South Africa, of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Mr Collins Mgbo, Nigeria Union South Africa, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa,

Marketers say FG yet to implement VAT on imported LPG

THE Federal Government is yet to implement the payment of Value Added Tax, VAT, on imported Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers, Michael Umudu, Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers, Bassey Essien, News Agency of Nigeria

Mali condemns ECOWAS sanctions against military authorities

Mali on Monday condemned sanctions imposed on the country’s military authorities by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and responded by recalling its ambassadors... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mali,ECOWAS,West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU),

Plateau: NASU resume strike over unpaid allowances

The Non-academic Staff Union, NASU, Plateau State University, PLASU, Bokkos, on Thursday declared resumption of its suspended strike over alleged unpaid allowances. The union took the stand... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Mary Nansel- Gbakle, Jok Rwang-Pam, Simon Lalong, Non-academic Staff Union, Plateau State University

How Moscow sees Africa by Vsevolod Tkachenko

RUSSIA does not see Africa as an arena of confrontation with other countries and it is open to cooperation with African countries. It was also opened to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Africa Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, European Union, Vsevolod Tkachenko

Traditional ruler in Enugu receives vote of no confidence

SOME indigenes of Nguru community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have passed vote of no confidence on Igwe Linus Obayi, its traditional ruler.   The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nguru Town Union, Mr Uchenna Ugwu, Ministry of Rural Development, Prof. Ike Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Igwe Linus Obayi, Nsukka Local Government Area,

Buhari congratulates former Minister, Akinyemi at 80

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari  has congratulated Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, former Minister of External Affairs, on his 80th birthday. Akinyemi will clock 80 on Jan. 4. The President, in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, Commonwealth, African Union UN, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, president Buhari, Femi Adesina,

Why Igbo group urged Buhari to review list of nominees for INEC national commissioners 

THE South-East Group, Igbo Political Progressive Union (IPPU) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to review the list of nominees for National Commissioners of the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Olaniyi Ijalaye, Igbo Political Progressive Union, Mr. John Nwobodo, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Group optimistic of traffic-free access to ports in 2022

THE Council of Maritime Transport Union and Association (COMTUA) says they are optimistic that 2022 would usher in a new vista in the quest for traffic-free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, E Council of Maritime Transport Union and Association,

An Open-Letter to My Fellow Africans: Macky Sall is unfit to Chair The African Union

By Adama Gaye   WITH the new year unfolding, the worst betrayal of Africa’s dream to transform her Pan-African long-sought project into reality is about to happen with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 637 times

Tags: Adams Gaye, Macky Sall, President of Senegal, African Union, Afr

Omicron COVID-19 harbinger to end global pandemic

THE decreased severity of the Omicron COVID-19 variant may be a "harbinger" of an end to the global pandemic caused by virus. Initial data from South... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Martin McKee, a professor of European public health at LSHTM, Mark Jit, Professor of Vaccine Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), International Journal of Infectio

e-Call-up System: How NPA, TTP operator extort money from Truck drivers

Yinka Aroyewun, president of the Council of Maritime Transport Union Associations, COMTUA, has called for the review of the operations of the electronic call-up system for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Raji Adeshina, Stephen Omotayo, Omolola Olushola,Yinka Aroyewun, Council of Maritime Transport Union Associations, COMTUA,

EU to use dissuasion, dialogue to prevent crisis in Ukraine

EUROPEAN Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, on Monday said the EU would use dissuasion and dialogue to prevent an escalation of the situation in Ukraine. Borrell... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Josep Borrell, European union, dialogue,

NASU wants unions to focus on businesses, financial empowerment to support members

Mr Peters Adeyemi, the General Secretary, Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) on Friday said unionism should be used to raise funds through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Non-Academic Staff Union, Mr Peters Adeyemi, UNILORIN, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Vice-Chancellor

Scholz travels to Paris, Brussels on first trip as German chancellor

 GERMAN Chancellor Olaf Scholz was making his first trip abroad since taking office on Friday, meeting President Emmanuel Macron in Paris and EU and NATO heads... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Olaf Scholz, NATO heads, German-French cooperation, European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen

EU countries to take in 40,000 people from Afghanistan

GERMANY and 14 other European Union (EU) countries have pledged to take in some 40,000 people from Afghanistan. Ylva Johansson, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: European Union, Ylva Johansson, Afghanistan

Royale Union Saint-Gilloise: How a British owner is helping reawaken a former Belgian giant

AN English lower-league veteran, a former MK Dons defender and a Premier League club owner aren't the most obvious ingredients required to help awaken a fallen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Royale Union Saint-Gilloise, Brighton, Tony Bloom

Nigerians stranded in Libya return home

THE National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said that Nigerians, who were stranded in Libya, were brought back home on Tuesday night, December 7. The returnees were... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Ibrahim Farinloye, European Union, EU, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Nigerian Immigration Services, FAAN,

Youths call for sustained unity among Urhobo people

THE Youth Wing of Urhobo Progressive Union (UPU), Worldwide, has called for sustained unity among Urhobo people. The group made the call on Thursday at its Secretariat... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 1,008 times

Tags: Urhobo Progressive Union,

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccines ‘appropiate,’ – EU official

A top European Union official said on Wednesday it was “understandable and appropriate” to consider mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations in the face of worsening infection rates among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: European Union, COVID-19

ECB governor can be prosecuted for corruption – EU court

THE former governor of an EU member state’s central bank is not immune from prosecution in cases of corruption, the top court of the European Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: European Union

Petrol to sell for N340 per litre next year, says Kyari

...Labour cautions govt against unilateral action ...N5,000 monthly stipend for 40m Nigerians GOING by the words of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 292 times

Tags: Mallam Mele Kyari, Petrol to sell for N340, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Trade Union Congress,

Former defence college commandant tasks journalists on dissemination of information

REAR Admiral Samuel Alade (Rtd), former commandant of the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja, has urged journalists to ensure proper dissemination of factual information to ensure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Rear Admiral Samuel Alade (Rtd), Nigeria Union of Journalists,

How NI frustrated Euro champions with 'typical Italian performance'

IT says a lot when you face the European champions who need to get a result in World Cup qualifying, and are left disappointed with a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: European champions, World Cup, Roberto Mancini

Umuoji improvement union of Nigeria, Awka Branch congratulates Soludo, Ibezim

....lauds INEC, Buhari, security agents  ...thanks Obiano, Ndi Anambra By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu THE entire members of Umuoji Improvement Union of Nigeria (UIUN), Awka Branch, have joined all men and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Umuoji Improvement Union of Nigeria

Harry Kane: England defeat and transfer speculation took its toll, says forward

ENGLAND captain Harry Kane says defeat in the European Championships final and summer speculation over his Tottenham future took its toll on him mentally. The Three Lions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Harry Kane, European Championship, ENGLAND, Tottenham

EU court to rule on 2.4bn Google appeal of historic fine

U.S. tech giant Google on Wednesday will know the outcome of an appeal against a massive EU competition fined for squeezing rival shopping services on its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Google, Margrethe Vestager, European Court of Justice

European Tour rebrands to DP World Tour as it reaches 50th anniversary

THE European Tour will become the DP World Tour from the start of the 2022 season and feature a total prize fund in excess of $200m... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: European Tour,

Cricket's groundkeepers on tackling the sport's climate crisis

AFRICAN Union Chairperson, Moussa Mahamat, says the Ecobank Pan African Centre (EPAC) is a clear demonstration of what could be achieved if the government creates an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 318 times

Tags: Ecobank, AFRICAN Union Chairperson, Moussa Mahamat

NAN Senior Editor appointed diplomats’ special emissary

THE International Society of Diplomats (ISD) has appointed Mr Victor Asije, a Senior Editor at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), its Special Emissary in charge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: International Society of Diplomats (ISD), Mr Victor Asije, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Union of Journalists

Urhobos decry marginalisation by oil multinationals

THE Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide has decried the alleged marginalisation of Urhobo ethnic nationality by the oil multinationals operating in the oil-rich region of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Urhobo Progress Union

EU, U.S. ‘urgently request’ access to ousted Sudanese premier

THE European Union (EU), United States (U.S.), and other countries are urgently requesting a meeting with Sudan’s Prime Minister, Abdullah Hamdok, who was ousted during Sudan’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: European Union, United States

Neves officially declared winner of Cabo Verde’s presidency

CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission, CNE, on Friday formally declared opposition leader José Maria Pereira Neves, 61, as winner of the October 17 presidential election with... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 302 times

Tags: European Union, World Bank, IMF, Sao Paulo School of Business Administration in Brazil, African Party for the Independence of Cabo Verde, PAICV, ECOWAS Network  of Electoral  Commissions, ECONEC, Ma

Over 50% of cooking gas users have switched to firewood, charcoal – Retailers

THE Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers (LPGAR), branch of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), says over 50 percent of cooking gas users... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 297 times

Tags: Mr Michael Umudu, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers,

More games, more countries, more travel: Does European football care about its climate impact?

A continent-wide Euros, an expanded Champions League and an entirely new tournament designed to spread the game further than before. At a time when the world is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Champions League, Euros, European club football

Esele urges FG to borrow for capital projects, not consumption

 MR Peter Esele, former President of, Trade Union Congress (TUC) has requested the Federal Government to borrow for a capital project, rather than for consumption.   Esele, also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Peter Esele, Trade Union Congress,

NNPC mulls rebuilding roads under tax credit scheme

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) started its week with an engagement with critical stakeholders in a bid to find lasting solutions to the road network... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 288 times

Tags: Mele Kyari, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, Nigerian Union of Petroleum & Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG

Law abiding Nigerians not harassed by Italian authorities- Unions

 THE National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy (NUNAI) and Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe (NIDOE), Italy say law-abiding Nigerians living in Italy are not being... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Mr  Mfawa Abam,Pastor Mike  Oputteh,Mr Omorondion Iduhun,National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy,Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe,

All Blacks rugby union legend John Kirwan's son scores winner for NZ football team

NIKO Kirwan, son of All Blacks rugby union legend John Kirwan, scored for New Zealand's football team in a 1-0 win over Bahrain. Substitute Kirwan headed in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: NIKO Kirwan, All Blacks rugby union, New Zealand

ECES trains electoral officials, journalists on conduct, coverage of Nasarawa LG polls

EUROPEAN Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) has trained officials of the Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) and some journalists on the proper conduct and coverage... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 223 times

Tags: EUROPEAN Centre for Electoral Support, NASIEC

Fifa calendar reforms destructive for club game - ECA

FIFA'S calendar revamp would "lead to a direct and destructive impact on the club game", says the European Club Association. World football's governing body has proposed a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: FIFA, European Club Association

Uefa doubles prize money for women's European Championship

UEFA has doubled the prize money available to teams for the women's European Championship in 2022. England will host the tournament at 10 stadiums from 6-31 July... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 254 times

Tags: UEFA, women's European Championship

Borno Govt flags-of public reconciliation campaign for repentant Boko-Haram elements

BORNO Government has flagged off a public campaign programme designed to reconcile and reintegrate repentant Boko-Haram elements. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the programme,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 212 times

Tags: BORNO Government, UNICEF, European Union,

SCOA boss commends Unity Bank, Others for N15.5b worth of Trucks supply deal to Julius Berger 

Massad Boulos, group managing director of SCOA Nigeria Plc, has commended Unity Bank Plc and other banks for facilitating a credit facility of N15.5 billion for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 231 times

Tags: Unity Bank Plc, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Massad Boulos, SCOA Nigeria Plc,Heritage, Zenith, Providus, Wema, UBA, Union and Coronation Merchant Banks

AASDU is the only recognized umbrella body of Anambra indigenes in Lagos - Ebeledike

By Anthony Isibor   AMECHI Ebeledike, president, Association of Anambra State Union, AASDU, Lagos, says that the association is the only authorized, registered and recognized umbrella body of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Association of Anambra State Union,AMECHI Ebeledike,

European champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier

EUROPEAN champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier. There were suggestions the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: European champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier

South East safe to host NUJ 7th Triennial conference - NUJ States chairmen

THIRTEEN key officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists in the five South Eastern States have dismissed the false alarm that South East is not safe... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Nigerian Union of Journalists,

European Union pledges 74 million euro funding for AfCFTA to support small and medium enterprises, says AAASME Secretary General

ADDIS Ababa, 19 August 2021 (ECA) - The European Union (EU)has pledged 74 million euro to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to support small-medium... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 255 times

Tags: he European Union,African Continental Free Trade Area,All Africa Association for Small and Medium Enterprises,