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World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
To foster bilateral relationship between China and Nigeria, as well as contribute to the healthcare system in Ogun State, the umbrella body of Chinese businesses under the auspices of Ogun-Guangdong Free Trade Zone in Igbesa area of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State has donated a medical facility to the host community.

OGFTZ donates medical facility to host community

To foster bilateral relationship between China and Nigeria, as well as contribute to the healthcare system in Ogun State, the umbrella body of Chinese businesses under the auspices of Ogun-Guangdong Free Trade Zone in Igbesa area of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State has donated a medical facility to the host community.
Claire Pierangelo

US consular general wants user-fees for people living with HIV removed

United States Consular General, Claire Pierangelo, has called for the removal of user-fees for people living with HIV/AIDS in the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: APC planning rigging, violence – Senator Diri

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has alerted the United States and the United Kingdom to the alleged plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to collude with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the November 16 governorship election.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa to implement ‘Early Warning Signal’ pact

Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said Nigeria and South Africa will implementation the “Early Warning Signal” mechanisms signed by the two countries to curb xenophobic attacks.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Xenophobia: We’ll ensure implementation of early warning signal mechanisms – Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has stated that the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria and South Africa will ensure implementation of the Early Warning Signal mechanisms recently signed between both countries in South Africa, as part of the efforts to curb xenophobic attacks.

Nigerians in South Africa decry fresh attack

The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa has condemned fresh attacks on Nigerian-owned businesses located in Witbank Mpumalamga in South Africa, saying it is worrisome.
Claire Pierangelo

US consul general welcomes 2019 Mandela Washington fellows

The U.S. Mission has welcomed the young Nigerians who participated in the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship to a reunion conference held in Lagos.

1,000 Nigerian e-Passports awaiting collection in New York – Consul General

“The consulate, therefore, wishes to dissociate itself from any other third-party service providers or unauthorised agents in accessing services provided by the Consulate General of Nigeria in New York.

We are not charging extra $200 for e-passport – Nigerian consulate

The Nigerian consulate in New York has debunked allegation in some quarters that it charges extra 200 dollars for same-day e-passport service.
Recall that President Buhari left Nigeria for South Africa on Wednesday after presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting to meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and to have bilateral discussion with him.

Xenophobia: I was shocked over attacks on Nigerians – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that he was shocked over the attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. He described the attacks of foreign nationals in the country as embarrassment to the African continent.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

President Buhari charges Nigerians in South Africa to live decent, dignified lives

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Pretoria, South Africa, charged Nigerians in the country and all others in the Diaspora to be law abiding, live decent and dignified lives and also respect constituted authorities of their host countries.
The Nigerian and U.S flags as raised on Tuesday

Independence Day: US city honours Nigeria with flag raising

For the second time, the U.S. Town of Hempstead on Tuesday honoured Nigeria by hoisting the nation’s flag in commemoration of its 59th Independence anniversary.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo: What South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa told me about the xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has disclosed what transpired between him and the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, over xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other African nationals residing in the South Africa.

Senator urges Chinese government to establish embassy in Anambra

Nnewi, the manufacturing heartland of Nigeria, was agog on Thursday as the Consul General of China in Nigeria, Chu Maoming, paid a courtesy visit to the community.

Nigeria, China record $8.6 billion bilateral trade within six months

Chinese Consul General in Lagos, Chu Maoming, has disclosed that Nigeria and China recorded $8.6bn bilateral trade between six months of January and June 2019.
Chu Maoming

Consul General: More than 700 million Chinese lifted from poverty

The Consul General of the Consulate General of China in Lagos, Chu Maoming, has said over 700 million people in the People’s Republic of China have been lifted out of poverty.
The missions gave the assurance in New York during a collaborative meeting between the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, and the new Nigerian Consul-General in Atlanta, Mrs Aishatu Musa.

Envoy assures investors of Nigeria’s commitment to contractual agreement

The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, at the weekend said the current administration remained committed to due process in its contractual agreements with investors.

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