Nigeria, UNDP sign MoU on youth employment
The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), for the engagement of young Nigerian professionals in the UN agency.
Fire razes two buses at Enugu APC factional campaign office
What could have resulted in a major fire incident in the Enugu metropolis in the early hours of yesterday was averted following...
Experts seek diaspora engagement in investment, development
Experts have sought ways to ensure that Nigerians in Diaspora are well informed of opportunities available in the country, to increase remittances, direct investments and promotion of investments in the country. This was the thrust at a dialogue organised recently by the UK Department for International Development (DFID’s), Policy Development Facility Phase Two, in collaboration…
AU to discuss reforms, peer review at meeting
As the 11th Extraordinary Session of the African Union opens tomorrow at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a review of the body’s institutional reform processes and its financing are to top the agenda. Nigeria’s delegation to the five-day event is to be led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama.…
South Korea envoy urges Nigeria to support peace moves with North Korea
South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Lee In-tae, has canvassed support of Nigerian government for peace process between South and North Korea. Speaking on Friday in a meeting to highlight the current relationship between North and South Korea, the Ambassador expressed hope that the relative peace enjoyed by both countries since the peace initiative…
Buhari to lead Nigeria delegation to 73rd UN General Assembly
The Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says President Muhammadu Buhari, will lead Nigeria’s delegation to the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, which begins Sept. 18.
Buhari orders repatriation of stranded Nigerians in Russia
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, to commence the process...
Enugu: Thugs disperse congress delegates
The scheduled state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state yesterday ended in fiasco as suspected armed thugs chased away committee members and hundreds of party faithful, who gathered at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium venue for the exercise.
Killings of Nigerians in South Africa more of crime issue – FG
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that most violent conflicts and killings of Nigerians in South Africa were more of criminal activities than xenophobic attack