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U.S. Embassy Information Officer Russell Brooks speaking at the opening of Abuja International Film Festival 2016

US: Nigeria closer to achieving HIV epidemic control

The United States on Monday said that Nigeria might be closer to achieving HIV epidemic control than previously thought.

US trains 187 Nigerian students on robotics

The United States Consulate General Lagos, in collaboration with RoboRAVE International, a U.S.-based robotics education academy, trained 187 Nigerian students on robotics.

US consulate trains Nigerian defence journalists on national security, military reportage

The United States Consulate in Nigeria on Monday in Lagos began a three-day training for defence journalists on national security and military reportage.
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US woos young Nigerians to study in its 47,000 institutions

The Branch Chief EducationUSA, Dr Alfred Boll, on Tuesday said about 47,000 U.S.-accredited educational institutions have expressed willingness to admit more young Nigerians.

Terror attacks still likely in Abuja, other northern states – US, UK

The United States and the United Kingdom have insisted that the risk of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the Federal Capital Territory and other states remains high throughout the festive season.

United States to develop baseball in Nigeria

Russell Brooks, the Information Officer at the U.S. Embassy, Abuja on Saturday said the U.S. was willing to partner with Nigeria to promote the game of baseball in the country.

Fed govt writes to US, UK, others about IPOB proscription

The Federal Government has formally notified the governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom and other foreign countries about the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, and the designation of the group as a terrorist organisation.

IPOB: Foreign permission not needed to declare a body terrorist group – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says Nigeria does not need the permission of any nation before declaring anyone or organisation a terrorist group.

UK govt asks fed govt to clarify Kanu’s status, whereabouts

The United Kingdom has asked the Federal Government to clarify the status and whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

US govt does not see IPOB as terror group – Embassy

The United States Government has said it does not consider the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organisation.

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