Tag: Washington

Nigerian Embassy sacks 15 local staff in Washington

admin- April 4, 2018

Nigeria Ambassador to the U.S. Sylvanus Nsofor The Nigerian Embassy in Washington, DC, has disengaged some 15 local workers at the embassy. Senior officials at ... Read More

Nigerian Embassy in Washington Okays Sack of Workers

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2018

The Nigerian Embassy in Washington, DC, has said that the recent disengagement of some workers at the embassy followed due process. Senior officials at the ... Read More

Nigeria Wins World Bank’s Youth Competition For Development

Henry Solomon- October 11, 2017

For the second successive year, Nigeria has won the World Bank’s “Ideas for Action” initiative, a youth competition on financing for development. It is a ... Read More

Stolen SUV Range Rover From Washington Impounded in Nigeria and Handed Over To Interpol

AMT Tanimu- June 2, 2017

Uche Ujesieme, Lagos: The Nigeria Customs Service Tincan Island Port Command, on 1st June, 2017, handed over 2 suspected stolen Range Rover SUV to Interpol. ... Read More

Nigerian Embassy In Washington Not Shut Down – Acting Ambassador

Henry Solomon- May 3, 2017

The Nigerian Embassy in Washington  is open and fully operational,  acting ambassador, Hakeem Balogun, has said. Balogun told the correspondent of the News Agency of ... Read More

California’s ‘Calexit’ Secession Bid Suffers Blow

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2017

The planned secession of California from the U.S. in a bid called ‘Calexit’ patterned after the UK ‘Brexit’ from the EU, has suffered a setback. ... Read More

10 Northern Governors Meet Kerry and Rice In Washington

AMT Tanimu- October 20, 2016

10 Northen Governors In Washington 10 NORTHERN GOVS HOSTED IN WHITE HOUSE, MEET RICE, JOHN KERRY IN WASHINGTON Ten Governors from Northern States in Nigeria ... Read More

10 Northern Governors In Washington On US Government Invitation

AMT Tanimu- October 18, 2016

10 Northern Governors In Washington As ten Northern Governors on Tuesday began a 3-day symposium organized by the United States Institute of Peace which is ... Read More

US 9/11 Bill Will Weaken The Global Fight Against Terrorism – Moroccan Govt

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2016

Morocco has said that a bill adopted by the US Congress allowing 9/11 victims’ families to sue the government of Saudi Arabia will “weaken international ... Read More

US Senate Fails To Amend Laws Regulating Gun Sales

Henry Solomon- June 21, 2016

Media report from Washington says that the U.S. Senate has failed to pass any changes to laws regulating gun sales, in spite of calls for ... Read More

President Buhari To Defend Nigeria’s Right To Use Nuclear Energy For Development At Washington Summit

AMT Tanimu- March 29, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja for Washington DC tomorrow, Wednesday, March 30, 2016 to join President Barack Obama and about 60 other world leaders ... Read More

I Expect Greater Cooperation with United States Against Boko Haram After Washington Talks – President Buhari

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 24, 2015

Femi Adesina, Abuja: Persisting claims in  the local and international media that President Muhammadu Buhari has accused or indicted the United States Government of helping the ... Read More