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Buhari: Rights of individuals must give way to national security

By Martins Odeh/Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said the rights of individuals in the society must always take a second place where national security and public interests are threatened. President Buhari said this today while declaring open the 58th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Abuja. The conference has as its […]

EU writes Buhari, urges him to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy

The European Union(EU) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy and unify its people, in line with the 2019 Abuja Peace Accord. The EU made the plea in a letter formally congratulating President Buhari on his re-election as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The union expressed its willingness to work […]

EU offers Niger $635m to block migrants

African migrants,using Agadez in Niger as gateway to Libya and then Europe via the perilous Mediterranean sea route, are in for a rough time in the country. This is because the European Union has offered 610 million euros ($635 million) to Niger to block their passage. The bloc, anxious to curb immigration after some 1.4 […]

EU pledges $80m aid to Barrow’s Gambia

The European Union pledged 75 million euros ($80 million) on Thursday to the Republic of The Gambia’s new government, two years after suspending aid due to human rights abuses by former President Yahya Jammeh. The EU froze 33 million euros in aid to Gambia, one of the world’s poorest countries, after Jammeh’s government introduced a […]

Edo 2020 Governorship tussle gets EU’s attention

By Deborah Coker Mr Ketil Karlsen, European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, has urged politicians to show restraints in their quest for power. Karlsen gave the advice on Thursday in Benin during a visit to Chief Dan Orbih, state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and leaders of the party. He also appealed for peace […]

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