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ICAN Elects New President, Promises To Partner With Govt On Economic Priorities

ICAN Elects New President, Promises To Partner With Govt On Economic Priorities     The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has elected new officers to run its affairs for the next one year. Dame (Mrs.) Onome Joy Adewuyi BSc, MSc, ACPIN, FCIB, FCA emerged as the 56th President. Her investiture took place after […]

<div>S&Ds tell Ursula von der Leyen to remain firm when negotiating the Recovery Plan with the Council</div>

Today the Group of the Socialists and Democrats hosted Commission president Ursula von der Leyen during its remote meeting. In a lively exchange, S&D MEPs expressed their views on the Recovery Plan presented last week by the European Commission and their concerns on the upcoming negotiations with the European Council.
The leader of the S&D Group, Iratxe García, said:

AfDB Election: Buhari tells Adesina “I’ll Stand by You”

AfDB Election: Buhari tells Adesina “I’ll Stand by You” President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will stand solidly behind Dr Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) The President spoke at State House, Abuja, Tuesday, while hosting Dr Adesina on a courtesy visit. “In 2015, when you […]

EEAS: External action finance instruments in the next MFF: Remarks by HR/VP Josep Borrell at the press conference

Good morning and thank you very much to all the journalists who are following this press conference. It follows the one delivered by our colleague Commissioner [in charge of Crisis Management Janez] Lenarčič, who explained the news on humanitarian aid budget, which is also part of the external policies of the European Union.
Let us concentrate today on the most important instruments, which are managed by my colleagues Commissioner [in charge of International Partnerships, Jutta] Urpilainen and Commissioner [in charge of Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér] Várhelyi.

Incessant Rape in Nigeria: MAMA Centre Demands Proactive Criminal Justice

Incessant Rape in Nigeria: MAMA Centre Demands Proactive Criminal Justice   The Mothers And Marginalised Advocacy Centre (MAMA Centre) is seriously disturbed by the incessant and poor response to reported cases of rape with subsequent maiming and killing of victims. We have been following with keen interest, the horrific trend in rape prevalence across the […]

Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States hosts first-ever inter-sessional summit on Transcending the COVID-19 Pandemic: Building Resilience through Global Solidarity

OACPS: The President-in-Office of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) and President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, will convene the first-ever Extraordinary Inter-Sessional Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the OACPS on 3 June 2020.  The virtual Summit, which is hosted by the OACPS, aims to assess the current global COVID-19 situation, and in particular, the effects and consequences to the members of the OACPS. In addition, members will identify opportunities for global solidarity and action.