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Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister Says “Poor Communication Made Nigerians Misunderstood China”

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Tuesday said that poor communication between the Chinese authorities and African consulates in Guangzhou, China, was responsible for the tensions that arose concerning the alleged maltreatment of Nigerians. He disclosed this while briefing journalists in Abuja in company with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian.…

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Switzerland Set To Repatriate $230 Million Stolen Funds To Nigeria

At a news conference to give a scorecard of the achievements of President Buhari’s administration in the last one year, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed that a non-contentious fund of about 230 million US dollars is being repatriated from Switzerland. According to CHANNELS TV, the minister said that monies stolen from the country…

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FG To Address Challenges Faced By Nigerians In South Africa During President Zuma’s Visit

  Jacob Zuma, the South African president is scheduled to visit Nigeria. A myriad of challenges being faced by Nigerians living in South Africa will be addressed during his visit. According to Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, in his address to the Nigeria Union, South Africa (NUSA), the umbrella body for all Nigerians living…

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Iran Calls For Protection Of Shia Population In Nigeria, Protests Against Military Crackdown

 Javad Zarif   Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif has called on Nigeria to take “prompt and serious” action to protect Shia Muslims after dozens of them were killed in a military crackdown on Sunday, in Zaria, Kaduna state. The minister, in a phone call to Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, described the clash as a worrying…

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Photos: Buhari Attends Funeral Service Of Former President Of Benin Republic, Late Gen. Mathiew Kerekou

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, 10th December, attended the funeral service of late Mathieu Kerekou, the former President of the Republic of Benin, held in the country’s capital, Cotonou. During the ceremony, Buhari who spoke on behalf of other African leaders, described late Kerekou as, “a father of his nation and founding father of the…

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Ministerial Screening Update: Zainab Ahmed, Adewale Folorunso, Geoffrey Onyeama & Others Screened Today

The screening of Nigerian ministerial nominees resumed today at the Senate Chambers after the lawmakers adjourned sitting last Thursday. Six nominees were scheduled to face the lawmakers’ scrutiny – Professor Adewale Folorunso, Bawa Bwari, Geoffrey Onyeama, Zainab Ahmed, Mohammed Dan Ali and Usani Uguru They all appeared before the Senate and were asked to take…

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