Nigeria, China sign MoU to coordinate cooperation
Nigeria and the government of the Peoples Republic of China on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to establish an inter-governmental committee that will coordinate the cooperation and relations between both countries.
Nigeria engages China on COVID-19 vaccine — Onyeama
The Federal Government says it has opened talks with the Peoples Republic of China to have access to COVID-19 vaccines for Nigeria. Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffery Onyeama, made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja while briefing newsmen shortly after a bilateral meeting with the Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. Yi is in…
Evacuation of 4000 Nigerians overseas begins tomorrow
The Federal Government yesterday declared that the evacuation of about 4000 Nigerians from 76 countries across the world will begin on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 (tomorrow).
Senate to meet Foreign Affairs Ministry over attack on Nigerians in South Africa
The Senate Committee on Diaspora has said it will meet the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over the killing of Nigerians in South Africa. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Ajibola Basiru, in a statement sent to The Guardian on Tuesday evening, said the committee will meet the ministry to get "briefed and mapping out clear…
South Africa high commissioner denies attacks on Nigerians, foreigners
South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, has denied reports of Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in his country. The commissioner denied the claims at a news conference with Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister Geoffery Onyeama in Abuja. Monroe said the attacks in South Africa were not xenophobic and targetted at Nigerians.…
2023 Presidency: Why Ndigbo is angry with Amaechi, others
Outgoing Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi mired himself in controversy last week when he ruled Ndigbo out of the contest for 2023 presidency.
Onyeama accuses APC leadership of complicity in Enugu congresses
Still nursing the pains of defeat he suffered in the Enugu State congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, yesterday accused the national...
16,387 Nigerians repatriated from abroad, says FG
A total of 16,387 Nigerians were repatriated from different parts of the world in 2017.Comptroller General of immigration, Mr. Muhammed Babandede, who gave the figure yesterday as the Federal Government delegation to Libya disclosed their findings....
Brazil, Nigeria crucial strategic partnership
Nigeria is one of the few African countries – and the only one in West Africa – with which we maintain a Strategic Dialogue Mechanism. The first session of this mechanism took place in Brazil in 2013.