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Buhari receives US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday afternoon received in audience the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the presidential Villa, Abuja. Others at the meeting were, Col. John Walker, US Ambassador to Nigeria H.E. Mr W. Stuart Symington, Chief of Staff to US Secretary of State Margaret Peterlin, Foreign Affairs Minister …

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Italy elects Nigerian as first black senator

Toni Iwobi, a Nigerian IT entrepreneur who has spent 38 years in Italy, has been elected as the first black senator in the European country. He was elected in the industrial city of Brescia in northern Italy. “Friends, it is with great emotion that I inform you that I was …

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Liberia needs 6,000 teachers from Nigeria – Weah

Liberian President, George Weah, on Monday said political change was meaningless without development, prosperity and growth. He also said Liberia would need at least 6,000 teachers from Nigeria Weah said this while addressing State House correspondents at the end of a meeting he had with President Muhammadu Buhari at the …

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Buhari arrives Accra ahead of Ghana’s independence celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Accra, Ghana ahead of the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary on Tuesday..‬ ‪On arriving at Kotoka International Airport, Accra Monday evening, Buhari was received by Ghanaian President, H.E Nana Akufo Addo and some members who are his cabinet. The President travelled to Ghana after visiting …

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Liberia’s president Weah visits Buhari in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari and President of Liberia, George Weah are currently in a closed-door meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Monday’s visit is the first by Mr. Weah to Nigeria since he was elected president. He was sworn in as president on January 22 after defeating immediate past vice president …

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Nigeria’s 2019 general election our major priority – U.S.

The U.S. says Nigeria’s 2019 general election and a peaceful transition, remained its major priority in view of the country’s strategic position in the region. The U.S. Department of State said during a background briefing on the first trip of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Africa, monitored by the …

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