Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

UK seeks closer ties with Nigeria after Brexit

by Chuks Azotanion February 19, 2020
The UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Catriona Liang, expressed the country’s desire when she paid a courtesy visit to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje at the Government House, Kano. “I think we are in a very good period at the moment because with the new government in the UK under Prime Minister Boris Johnson we are […]

EU appoints first ambassador to UK

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 25, 2020
Portuguese diplomat Joao Vale de Almeida on Friday was appointed as the head of future EU diplomatic mission to the UK after Brexit, slated for Jan. 31.   In a statement, EU High Representative Josep Borrell said Almeida would head the first EU delegation to the U.K. as of the first day of February. In his […]

Brexit: We want new deal with UK, says Buhari

by Seun Adeuyion January 20, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has said that the country wants a new settlement that not only brings closer relations but also unleashes trade within the commonwealth with the United Kingdom as her exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Buhari, in a piece released yesterday titled “A New Case for a Commonwealth […]

Brexit: UK government takes risk on vow to leave EU

by Chuks Azotanion October 21, 2019
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is still at odds with Parliament over how to break the Brexit impasse as the EU considers his half-hearted request for a delay to the October 31 deadline. Mr Johnson has endured defeats in Parliament but hopes to turn it around with a majority vote for his new Brexit divorce […]

EU preparing delay to Brexit if the UK Parliament rejects Boris Johnson’s deal

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 18, 2019
There was a great deal of excitement among supporters of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal on Thursday when European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker appeared to reject another delay to the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. Asked whether he ruled out another extension, Juncker said he saw no need for another “prolongation.” “If we have […]

Brexit: EU, UK reach agreement – Boris Johnson

by Chuks Azotanion October 17, 2019
European Union and British negotiators have agreed on an outline Brexit deal – but it still needs to be backed by EU member states and by the respective parliaments. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted “We have one! It’s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the UK and it is testament to our commitment to […]