Home Topics External Border

External Border

German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the press before leaving the first day of a European Union leaders’ summit focused on migration, Brexit and eurozone reforms. Aris Oikonomou|AFP|Getty Images

German chancellor calls for European solidarity to tackle illegal migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday appealed to European Union members to show solidarity to ensure the Frontex border agency has sufficient powers to be effective and help stop illegal migration, in line with European Commission plans.

Recent Stories

INEC tasks traditional, religious leaders on PVCs collection

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged traditional and religious leaders to assist the commission in appealing to their subjects to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

CBN: TSA transactions value hit N13.53 trillion in 2017

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the migration of the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to the Treasury Single Account (TSA) led to positive growth in the value and volume of transactions recorded in end to end payments in 2017.
Rafa Benitez

Newcastle’s Rafael Benitez wins Premier League manager of the month

Newcastle were 19th in the table at the start of November, with no wins from their first 10 games, before three straight victories moved them out of the relegation zone.

Yelutide: Customs seizes N591 million worth of contraband, appeals for payment of duties

The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ of Nigeria Customs Service in Owerri has appealed to Nigerians to engage in credible businesses, desist from importing contraband and pay their duties as required by law.
Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information

Court declares Jerry Gana as SDP presidential candidate

An FCT High Court in Maitama on Friday declared a former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, the winner of the presidential primary election of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) conducted on October 6.