Category: Diplomacy

Evacuation: 327 Nigerians depart London for Abuja

inno.korie- August 9, 2020

A total of 327 stranded Nigerians successfully evacuated by the Federal Government have departed Gatwick Airport, London, and are expected to arrive at the Nnamdi ... Read More

Journalists Forum uncovers Nigerians in critical situation in Saudi Arabia

inno.korie- August 9, 2020

Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) has uncovered a set of Nigerians in hundreds battling with critical situation in Saudi Arabia.    JIFORM President, Mr Ajibola Abayomi, ... Read More

COVID-19 Response: FG Receives 2nd Batch Medical Supplies of UN Basket Fund

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2020

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has joined other stakeholders to receive 2nd Batch Medical Supplies purchased with UN Basket Fund for COVID-19 Response ... Read More

NIDCOM Chairman congratulates Agunbiade’s exemplary conduct in U.S. Navy

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2020

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Monday applauded a Nigerian, Lt., Victor Agunbiade of the U.S. Navy for being a good ... Read More

Race for WTO top job: Okonjo-Iweala thanks Buhari, ECOWAS, others for support

Abdul Jimoh- July 16, 2020

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Thursday expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the House of Representatives for supporting her candidacy for the position ... Read More

Statement by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

Tanimu- June 22, 2020

In light that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to more than 180 countries around the world, and that deaths related to COVID-19 have reached almost ... Read More

Condolence Message on the Death of Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi

Tanimu- June 9, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement on the death of President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi: “It is with profound grief and sadness that we received the news ... Read More

3 Nigerians, 80 Others get UN Posthumous Peacekeeping Award

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2020

United Nations, May 29, 2020 (NAN) The United Nations on Friday honoured three Nigerians and 80 other military, police and civilian peacekeepers, who lost their ... Read More

Group backs senate’s call for suspension of electricity tariffs increment

inno.korie- May 25, 2020

A group, the Energy Consumer Rights and Responsibilities Initiative (ECRRI) on Monday backed Senate’s call for suspension of increment in electricity tariffs by electricity Distribution ... Read More

European Union Calls for Independent Investigation into COVID-19 Origin

Tanimu- May 15, 2020

European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has called for an independent scientific investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus. In a guest column ... Read More

Reps move to scrutinize China/Nigeria loans

inno.korie- May 13, 2020

The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an investigation committee to look into all extant China/Nigeria loan agreements since 2000 with a view ... Read More

Negotiators Vow to Implement Phase one in U.S.-China Trade Deal

Tanimu- May 8, 2020

Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators on Friday committed to implementing “phase one” of their countries’ trade deal during their first call since the start ... Read More

Statement on the Return of Abacha Stolen Millions from the United States and Jersey

Tanimu- May 5, 2020

On Monday, May 4, 2020, some $311 million US Dollars - stolen from the citizens of Nigeria during the Abacha regime - were safely returned ... Read More

UN: Global Hunger Could Double Due to COVID-19

Henry Solomon- April 21, 2020

The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the UN ... Read More

WHO Regional Director Urges Caution in Lifting Coronavirus Lockdowns

Henry Solomon- April 21, 2020

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday urged countries to apply caution in lifting COVID-19 lockdowns, warning of a resurgence of infections if current restrictions ... Read More

Address by President Buhari on Extension of COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown

Tanimu- April 13, 2020

Fellow Nigerians In my address on Sunday, 29th March, 2020, I asked the residents of Lagos and Ogun States as well as the Federal Capital ... Read More

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila Reacts to Viral Video of Inhuman Treatment to Nigerians in China

Tanimu- April 10, 2020

The leadership of the House of Representatives has expressed displeasure over the inhuman treatment meted out on some Nigerians by the Chinese authorities in Beijing. ... Read More

Engr. Mamman, Minister of Power Receives Ambassador, Commend US Support

Tanimu- March 17, 2020

The Minister of Power Engr. Sale Mamman has expressed appreciation to the United states Government for its numerous positive involvement in the various sectors of ... Read More

ECOWAS Judges Seek More Women Inclusion in Nation Building

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2020

The Community Court of Justice Women’s Forum for ECOWAS on Saturday in Abuja sought for more women inclusion in Nation building for the betterment of ... Read More

Buhari Calls for More Patience Over Border Closure

Henry Solomon- February 21, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of tripartite ... Read More