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18 Sep
As households and businesses face rising energy bills, the EU's Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights is stressing the importance of supporting small and medium-sized businesses all over Europe. "A lot of households and household incomes depend on the survival of SMEs. That's why it's important to support businesses and particularly SMEs," Nicolas Schmit told FRANCE 24's Armen Georgian. Schmit also discussed the latest developments on minimum wages and the regulation of platforms such as Uber Eats and Deliveroo.
8 Sep
Lagos once again recorded another building collapse on Sunday, September 4th, 2020. In the latest incident, a seven-story building still under construction in the expensive neighbourhood of Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos, collapsed during a heavy downpour. Two bodies have been recovered from under the rubble of the building, while some are still trapped days later.
13 Aug
The top German official for antiziganism says Romani people face structural discrimination in Ukraine. Roma make up 1-1.5% of the country's population.
23 Jan
2022 is not yet one month old, but already around a thousand people have made "irregular" crossings from France to the United Kingdom – putting a spotlight back onto the issue of migration between the European Union and its former member state. Margaritis Schinas is European Commission Vice-President, and the Commissioner in charge of migration and asylum issues. He tells FRANCE 24 he wants "clarity" from the UK over how it wishes to proceed in tackling the issue of thousands of people risking their lives each year to cross the English Channel.
14 Jan
As EU ally Ukraine reels from a massive cyberattack on government websites, the EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth tells FRANCE 24 that this kind of attack should not come as a surprise. "We should not be surprised but we have to be ready to act. That means more co-ordination and more joint actions between member states," Mariya Gabriel said.
6 Dec 2021
FRANCE 24 spoke to the EU's Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton about several issues, including the threat of the omicron Covid-19 variant worldwide; the possibility of easing intellectual property rules on vaccines to get more doses out to lower-income countries; and the state of relations between the European Union and the United Kingdom.
5 Aug 2021
The Lagos State Government has announced the diversion of traffic on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway for repair work on the Airport Flyover Bridge by the Federal Ministry of Works from August 9 to October 3, 2021. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, explained that the Oshodi-bound lane would be barred from vehicular movement from midnight on 9th August 2021 and reopened partially on the midnight of 14th August 2021 for the first phase of repairs.⁣
8 Jul 2021
The Senate is screening President Muhammadu Buhari's nominees for appointment as National Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission.
26 Apr 2021
Imo State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, speaking on the attack on country home of Governor Hope Uzodinma.
21 Feb 2021
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