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Nigerian Professionals in the Diaspora to register here

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, following the need of the government and desire of the Nigerians in the Diaspora for inclusiveness of all Nigerians in the development of the country, has established full-fledged Diaspora Desk. The objective of the Diaspora desk is to facilitate effective and timely attendance to issues concerning the Nigerian Diaspora including the use of their professional skills. The Diaspora desk is therefore a one-stop-data base to collate the registration of

Press Briefing: Terror Attacks on Innocent Nigerians

PRESS RELEASE   NATIONAL INFORMATION CENTRE   PRESS BRIEFING BY THE COORDINATOR, NIC AT THE NATIONAL BRIEFING CENTRE, ABUJA ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014   Recent Attacks on Innocent Nigerians   The government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria notes with concern and equally condemns the recent attacks by the Boko Haram on innocent and hapless Nigerians at different locations in the country, including Kano, Maiduguri and Damaturu which have

Dean of African Ambassadors sues for greater co-operation amongst African Nations against regional terrorism and ebola virus

Dean of African Ambassadors sues for greater co-operation among African nations against regional terrorism and Ebola virus The Dean of African Ambassador accredited to the Republic of Korea, His Excellency, Ambassador Desmond Akawor sues for greater co-operation among African Countries against regional Terrorism and Ebola virus. He handed down the advice when the New Ambassador to Republic of Rwanda, Her Excellency, Emma-Francoise Isumbingabo paid him a courtesy call in his office

EBOLA: Jonathan Declares National Emergency Approves N2BN Special Intervention Funds

 President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, on 8th August, 2014 in Abuja declared the control and containment of the Ebola virus in Nigeria, a National Emergency. Accordingly, the President has directed the Federal Ministry of Health to work in collaboration with the State Ministries of Health, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and other relevant agencies to ensure that all possible steps were taken to

Condolence Message from Nigeria

Nigerian Ambassador to Seoul Desmond  Akawor We have been following the sad incident of the Sewol tragedy with bewilderment. Our most sincere condolences to President Park Geun-hye’s Government and the people of Republic of Korea. The departure of our loved ones will be felt as a great loss to Korea, but most especially to their families, to whom we request that you be so kind as to convey our hearts