Diplomacy

U.S. Felicitates With Finland As It Marks 100th Independence Anniversary Dec. 6, 2017

By Ikenna Asomba The United States, Tuesday, felicitated with the Republic of Finland, to commemorate its 100th Independence Anniversary, December 6, 2017. A part of Sweden from the 12th century until 1809, Finland was then a Russian grand duchy until, following the Russian Revolution, the Finns declared independence on December 6, 1917. A statement signed […]

Int’l Anti-Corruption Day: U.S., UK Host Global Forum On Asset Recovery For Nigeria, Ukraine, 2 Others

By Ikenna Asomba As part of activities marking the International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9, as well as the United States government-wide effort to combat corruption and facilitate asset recovery, the United States is co-hosting with the United Kingdom the inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR) at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. […]

Rejecting Devt Aid: How Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo Shocked French President Macron

Shortly after the November 29-30 African Union-Europian Union summit in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast capital, French President Emmanuel Macron visited several African states, including Ghana. But contrary to other African heads of state, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has a clear vision of how to make his country independent from development aid, reports EURACTIV. […]

2nd Indonesian Coffee Night Holds Dec. 2 In Lagos

The 2nd Indonesian Coffee Night, holds Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Indonesian Embassy, 0n 5, Anifowoshe Street, off Adeola Odeku Road, Victoria Island, Lagos, The Director-General, Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre, Lagos (ITPC), Nino Setianwan said the 2nd Indonesian Coffee Night holds, noting that the event offers attendees a unique opportunity to network. This is […]

Death Of 26 Migrants: Nigeria Says Italy Hurriedly Buried Girls Ahead Of Agreed Date, 3 Identified As Nigerians

By Fiona Freddy Nigeria’s Federal Government has said that 26 migrants recovered from the Mediterranean were buried nine days ahead of the agreed date with only three bodies identified as Nigerians. The Senior Special Adviser to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa said this at a news briefing in Abuja on Monday. […]