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Embassy Of Finland In Nigeria Outsource Visa Applications Submission To VFS Global

Finland is outsourcing the submission of Schengen visa applications and residence permit applications in Nigeria. Finland Application Centre maintained by VFS Global will be opened in Abuja in February-March  2019 (Date will be informed later) according to a report on the Finnish Embassy website. Prior to this time, applicants would contact the embassy to book […]

10 Years Challenge: The Biggest And Most Participated Global Trend Sensation

    By Celestine Osemeilu, Editor We have seen challenges of different form in that to raise awareness for a cause such as the ice bucket challenge, plank challenge and many others. But one seem to have strike the world as almost everybody in the world is taking part of the harmless challenge. If you […]

Egg Poaches Instagram Record From Kylie Jenner With Most-Liked Photo

By Celestine Osemeilu, Editor An egg has become the most-liked Instagram post of all-time, poaching the record from reality star Kylie Jenner. More than 41 million people have given their approval to the random photo, beating the more than 18 million likes received by a picture Jenner shared to announce the birth her daughter Stormi […]

Justin Trudeau’s ‘Lost Twin’ Abdul Salam Maftoon Found

By Celestine Osemeilu, Editor Can you believe it! The Canadian prime minister seem to have found his age long lost twin somewhere in the Middle East. Amazing. This is the story. Humans are actually created in twos. Abdul Salam Maftoon’s appearance has turned him into an unlikely celebrity in his home country with some fans […]

Nigeria To Experience Lunar Eclipse On Monday, January 21, 2019

By Celestine Osemeilu, Editor Nigeria will join other countries of the world to experience a total lunar eclipse on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has revealed. Felix Alle, head, media and public communications of the agency, said this in a statement on Friday January 18, 2019. A lunar […]

PM May Suffers Heavy Blow Over Brexit From MPs

By Celestine Osemeilu, Members of Parliament have voted heavily against a British exit (Brexit) from the European Union as Prime Minister, Theresa May lingers on a lean hope. MPs voted 432 against Brexit and 202 for it. Such heavy loss has usually been succeeded by the Prime Minister’s resignation but May has stayed defiant against […]

Ecowas To Hold Biggest Sports Competition In Nigeria

By Celestine Osemeilu, As part of developing sports in the sub-region, The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will host the 2019 Diplomatic Sports Competition in March, Francis Njoaguani, Director, ECOWAS Youth and sports Development Centre made this known to newsmen on Tuesday. Njoaguani told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that […]

President Buhari Launches New Passport With 10 Years Validity

By Celestine Osemeilu, Good times are here as both Nigerians home and in diaspora will no longer visit embassies and passport centres frequently or spend hard earned money on their e-passport renewal. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Federal Executive Council launched the newly enhanced security Nigerian e-passport with 10 years validity in Abuja. […]

Diplomatic Watch Partners With JAGILS, USA

Washington, District of Columbia, (October 23, 2018) – Diplomatic Watch LLC and Jacobs-Abbey Global Institute for Leadership Studies (JAGILS) agreed to build cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on “Leadership, trainings, capacity development, workshops etc”. The MoU signing took place at both the offices of Diplomatic Watch LLC in Nigeria and Jacobs-Abbey Global […]

Women Are Incredible Forces Behind Any Thriving Country’s Growing Economy- UN Envoy

By Ann Acka’a RN, BSN,CM/DM, LNC Director/Contributing Editor, Diplomatic Watch LLC Women Know Your Worth! was a thought provoking message delivered by The 5th Deputy Secretary- General of the United Nations (UN), Her Excellency Amina Jane Mohammed on a video that went viral. She stressed the need to recognize women for who they are and what […]