Tag Archives: Geoffrey Onyeama

ICYMI: Nigeria In Talks With UK Over Proposed #EndSARS Unrest Sanctions

The Nigerian government has once again reacted to news that the United Kingdom Parliament has resolved to impose sanctions on some its officials over their role in the “violent suppression” of the ‘EndSARS protests. Recall that Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, had responded some days ago that the Federal Government isn’t worried about the sanctions. However,…

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Vice President Osinbajo Says Nigeria’s Police Reform Plan Will End Impunity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said the agenda of both the federal and state governments on police reform which includes investigating brutality as well as providing compensation to victims of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other tactical units will be a game-changer in ensuring an end to impunity. This was made known on Thursday in Abuja when Osinbajo received an American government…

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FG Condemns Forceful Closure Of Nigerian Businesses In Ghana, Considers Retaliatory Actions

The Federal Government has said it may consider retaliatory actions following the harassment and sudden closure of the business premises belonging to Nigerians by the Ghanaian government. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama while faulting authorities said it might drag them to the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States if…

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Lebanese Envoy Says Most Nigerian Girls In Lebanon Were Not Trafficked

Contrary to the assumption that most Nigerians, especially ladies in Lebanon were trafficked, Houssam Diab, the Lebanese Ambassador to Nigeria, has cleared the air pointing out that they entered into the country legally. Diab made this known when he visited the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Friday in Abuja. According to him, the Nigerian ladies who recently called…

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Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, Recovers From COVID-19

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has recovered from COVID-19 following three weeks of self-isolation. Mr Onyeama disclosed this on his official Twitter handle on Wednesday after testing negative for the ravaging virus. The Minister expressed gratitude to his family, President Muhammadu Buhari; Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the medical team that attended to him as well…

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Minister Of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama who is one of those that has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 fight in country since the pandemic began has tested positive for COVID-19. He made the announcement himself via Twitter on Sunday July 19 2020, stating that he tested positive after his fourth COVID-19 test on Saturday after developing…

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Nigeria Evacuates 324 Nationals From US Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

According to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, another batch of 324 Nigerians stranded in the United States of America due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been evacuated. The Minister made this known on Saturday via Twitter where he noted that the Nigerian returnees are being expected into the country from Newark Airport, New Jersey. Onyeama…

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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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