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Nigeria will increase trade volume with Gambia – Onyeama

By Lizzy Okoji Abuja, Oct. 6, 2020 Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has said that Nigeria is pushing towards increasing trade volumes with the Gambia and strengthening bilateral relations across all spheres. Onyeama disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja as he received the Gambian delegation...

Japan pledges more support for Nigeria

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Oct. 4, 2020 Japan has pledged to sustain its support for Nigeria especially in the health sector towards the development of the country. Mr Kikuta Yutaka, Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria said this on Sunday, while speaking with Newsmen in Abuja. Yutaka was...

Sharia Punishments, Nigeria’s Constitutional Embarrassment

by John Campbell Inhumane sharia punishments, including flogging, amputations, and stoning, have long embarrassed the federal government of Nigeria. That is happening now, with the 120-month prison sentence handed down by a Kano sharia court to a thirteen-year-old boy, Omar Farouq, and the death sentence...

Queen of England congratulates Nigeria on 60th Independence Anniversary

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Sept. 30, 2020 The Queen of England, Elizabeth, has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, slated for Oct.1. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, who confirmed this in a statement in...

Visa ban: UK respects Nigeria’s sovereignty but determines who gets her visa – Envoy

By Lizzy Okoji Abuja, Sept. 24, 2020 The United Kingdom (UK) says it respects absolutely the sovereignty of the Nigerian Government but also has the right to determine who to enter her country or not. Ms Catriona Laing, British High Commissioner to Nigeria, made this...

Africa’s Biggest Creative Industries Are Ripe for U.S. Investment

The continent's pop culture market is booming, just as U.S.-Chinese competition is heating up.

US, UK Visa Ban: Nigeria reacts, says sanctioning electoral offenders disrespectful to Country’s sovereignty

By Lizzy Okozzy Abuja, Sept. 18, 2020 (NAN) The Nigerian government has said it considers it disrespectful to the Sovereignty of the country for any outside country to apply punitive measures such as visas restriction on its citizens. The Nigerian government made this known...

Reports of hostility against Nigerian residents in Ghana untrue – Nkrumah

By Lizzy Okoji Abuja, Aug. 31, 2020 The Ghanaian government says the assertions by Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed are not reflective of the developments in Ghana, thus any protest or action based on such submissions will be unjustified. Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah...

Hostility: Ghana extends olive branch to Nigeria

By Rotimi Ijikanmi Abuja, Aug. 30, 2020 Following the riot act read by the Federal Government to hostility towards Nigerians in Ghana, the Ghanaian authorities has extended the olive branch, promising commitment to warm relations with Nigeria. In a statement issued on Sunday, the Ghanaian...

Venezuela to strengthen bilateral ties with Nigeria on security, other sectors

By Lizzy Okoji Abuja, July 26, 2020 Ambassador of Venezuela to Nigeria David Valasquez Caraballo says his country is engaging in discussions on strengthening bilateral ties with Nigeria on security and other key sectors. Caraballo made this known in an interview with the News Agency of...
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