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United States Consulate General in Lagos on Monday launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a State Department-led initiative that supports women entrepreneurs around the world.
Award-winning Nigerian poet, essayist, translator and author of short stories, Tade Ipadeola, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency at the University of Iowa, courtesy of the United States (U.S) Department of State.
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Magu said the operations had resulted in the arrest of 167 Nigerians for alleged computer-related frauds and recovery of four exotic cars, plots of land in choice areas in Lagos and a property in Abuja.
United States’ Federal authorities on Tuesday announced the arrest of 167 Nigerians in a wide scale effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes tagged used by fraudsters to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens through an investigation tagged ‘Operation reWired” conducted around the world.
The Strategic Initiatives Unit Chief, Office of the International Religious Freedom, US State Department, Douglas Padgett, has said the US government is committed to dealing with the problem of Boko Haram in Nigeria.
The classification, contained in a report released Thursday by the U.S Department Of State, means Nigeria’s budgeting process, including its contracting and licensing processes in the extractive industry, did not meet the standards required of the American government.
The U.S. Government has imposed visa restrictions on “individuals responsible for undermining the Nigerian democratic process”.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.
The Trump administration has announced plans to slash hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
High Performance Director for U.S. Paralympics Track & Field Program, Cathy Sellers, and American Paralympic athletes, Deja Young and Dennis Ogbe, visited Nigeria from May 5-10, as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Sports Envoy Program.
Taliban and US officials are due to begin a new round of negotiations in the Qatari capital Doha, a Taliban spokesman confirmed on Wednesday, as the two sides meet in a renewed bid to restore peace.
The US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) says Nigerians and other international students contributed 42.4 billion dollars to the U. S. economy in 2017/2018 session.
Nigeria ranked the top with the highest of students from Africa studying in the U.S, Rachel Canty, Deputy Director, Student and Exchange Visitor Programme, U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has said.
The United States has called on the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Electoral Commission to release accurate results of Sunday’s general election in the country, warning against manipulation.
The Nigerian Missions in the United States have opened Condolence Registers in honour of late former President Shehu Shagari.
Abdullahi Ibrahim, the Borno Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said one of the two female Boko Haram bombers nabbed by the command is a wife of Mamman Nur, a factional leader of the terrorist group.
Venus Williams’ first visit to Asia since 2017 was cut short as she crashed out of the Wuhan Open first round on Sunday 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) to fellow American Danielle Collins.
Austin Braimoh, a commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), has accused the Nigeria police force (NPF) of padding the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.
In the wake of the ‘Blue girl’ incident where a woman killed herself after being arrested trying to access a football stadium a FIFA delegation has demanded Iran allow women free unlimited access to stadiums.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said Nigeria has no business with poverty if her citizens duly followed the instructions of God by being godly and doing what is right and ideal always.
Former England striker John Fashanu has weighed into the debate over who Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham should represent at international level, suggesting he should think seriously about playing for Nigeria.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday gave N20,000 ($55.56) to each member of the second batch of 319 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa.
Cristiano Ronaldo has clarified that a hand gesture he aimed at Atletico Madrid supporters during Juventus's 2-2 draw with the Liga side was not intended to offend them.
Rare small protests broke out on Friday in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi but police quickly dispersed them, AFP journalists reported.
The Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), the church whose founder, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, was accused by Busola Dakolo of raping her, has absolved him of culpability.
Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists in large numbers are fleeing their hideouts in Lake Chad Tumbus to North and Central Africa sub-regions, Col. Sagir Musa, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, claimed.