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We’ll Stabilize Our Region To The Benefit Of Both Countries, President Buhari Assures President Bazoum Of Republic Of Niger

An assurance went out Monday from President Muhammadu Buhari to the newly inaugurated President of Republic of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, who was in Nigeria on his first international visit: “We will stabilize our region for the benefit of the two countries.” President Buhari said Nigerians and Nigeriens are people with similar culture, language and ways… Read More »

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Ambassadorial Appointments Based On Merit, Track Record, Professionalism, Says Onyeama

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says only trusted hands with a track record of diligence, experience and professionalism in the Foreign Service will be appointed into positions of career ambassadors. Onyeama spoke on Sunday in Abuja at a send-off dinner organised in honour of Nigeria’s Ambassador-designate to the State of Qatar, Ambassador Yakubu… Read More »

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Jonathan commiserates with Queen Elizabeth, Great Britain over death of Prince Philip

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the British Royal Family and the Government and people of Great Britain over the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, describing him as an epitome of duty. The former President who stated this in a condolence message issued on Saturday recalled his meeting with the… Read More »

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President Buhari Writes Jordan’s King Abdullah, Conveys Good Wishes And Solidarity

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter of good wishes and solidarity to King Abdullah ll Bin Al-Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, following the resolution of a recent rift in the royal family. In the letter personally signed by him, President Buhari said he felt much disturbed when he heard reports of… Read More »

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President Buhari Condemns Attempted Coup In Niger Republic, Says Usurpation Cant be An alternative to Democracy.

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the attempted coup in Niger Republic, saying “any illegal effort to depose a democratically elected government is not only despicable, but also unacceptable to democratic governments around the world.” Speaking in a telephone conversation with Mahamadou Issoufou, his counterpart and outgoing President on the situation in Niger Republic, President Buhari… Read More »

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President Buhari Sends Best Wishes To Greece On Bicentennial Independence Anniversary

On behalf of the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari sends best wishes to the people of Greece as they celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Hellenic Republic. Reflecting on the long standing ties between both countries, President Buhari values the significant investments Greek nationals have… Read More »

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President Buhari Condoles With Niger Republic Over Killings, Calls For Stronger Ties To End Terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari and Mahamadou Issoufou, President of Niger Republic, on Tuesday agreed to strengthen sub-regional security as a way to push back against Boko Haram and Islam in West Africa, ISWA’s worrisome assertiveness in sub- Sahara and Sahel regions. President Buhari, who called his counterpart on phone on to sympathize with him and citizens… Read More »

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Denmark Takes The Law Into Its Hands ?

by Dakuku Peterside.  Last week, something with significant but far-reaching diplomatic implications happened in security circles, particularly in the maritime security sphere. Denmark, a tiny European community of 5.3m people, less than the size and population of Rivers State in Nigeria, resolved to send a frigate to patrol and police Gulf of Guinea waters. The decision follows a… Read More »

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Jonathan calls for functional multilateralism, healthy partnerships to aid Africa’s industrialisation, economic growth

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has urged world leaders to pririotise functional multilateralism and mutually beneficial trade relations as a means of strengthening global economic growth and sharpening the competitive edge of African economies. The former President noted that Africa, in the light of Covid-19 realities, now needs healthy partnerships with the developed economies and… Read More »

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President Buhari Receives Highest Niger Republic Award, Congratulates Outgoing President Mahamadou Issoufou On Mo Ibrahim Prize

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja congratulated outgoing President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, for successful completion of his second tenure, and wining the prestigious 2020 Mo Ibrahim prize for Achievement in African Leadership, describing him as a worthy African leader. President Buhari, who was awarded the highest national award of Niger Republic, Grand Croix… Read More »