Interview

Barbabos Is A Jurisdiction Of Choice For Global Investors – Barbados Envoy

By Victor Gotevbe, Publisher/ Editor-in-Chief and Ann Acka’a, Contributing Editor, Ambassador Chad Blackman is Barbados’ Permanent Representative-designate to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva. He is a British trained International Trade Law Specialist and was a Senior Partner/ International Trade Advisor at Global Partners International (GPI) where he led the firm’s team […]

Ambassador Of Norway To Nigeria, H.E. Jens-Petter Kjemprud Speaks On The Seafood Festival, His Journey In Diplomacy

By Victor Gotevbe(Publisher) and Fred Iwenjora (Associate Editor), On the heels of the just concluded Norwegian Seafood festival held in Lagos, DIPLOMATIC WATCH editors engaged Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria H.E  Jens-Petter Kjemprud in this and sundry issues relating to his work and person. Enjoy. The seafood festival just held in Lagos. Why did you initiate […]

Nigeria Is An Important Investment Destination – Chinese Envoy

By Victor Gotevbe, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, The People’s Republic of China is considered one of the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s closest allies and partners. The bilateral relations between Nigeria and the China have continued to expand on growing bilateral trade and strategic cooperation. This is evident in the increasing number of companies and business people interested in doing business in China. Victor Gotevbe of Diplomatic Watch […]

Despite Economic Downturn, Nigerians Are Happier Than Europeans- Schlagheck, German envoy

By Fiona Freddy German Ambassador to Nigeria, Bernhard Schlagheck recently spoke to journalists in Nigeria. He touched on various issues like Climate Change, illegal migration, industrialisation requirements for Nigeria, among others. Excerpts: Learning of my appointment to Nigeria I have a very good friend who happens to be a Nigerian. We studied together and we […]

How I Use Digital Diplomacy To Strengthen Bilateral Relations- Rwandan Envoy, Stanislas Kamanzi

By Victor Gotevbe & Fiona Freddy Ambassador Stanislas Kamanzi is Rwandan Ambassador to Nigeria. In this interview with DIPLOMATIC WATCH, Kamanzi talks on the Rwandan – Nigerian relations, even as he bares his mind on how he effectively uses Social Media to communicate about Rwanda to Nigeria and the rest of the world. Excerpt: What is the state of relations between Rwanda and […]

My Interesting Experience Serving In Germany- Sadat Hassan, Deputy Comptroller, Nigeria Immigration Service

By Victor Gotevbe & Ikenna Asomba Mrs Sadat Hassan is a Deputy Comptroller in the Nigeria Immigration Service. Just last April, she was redeployed to the International wing of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, amid tears, but plethora of awards, and grand send-forth receptions from Nigerians in Germany, after having served in Berlin […]

What NIDO is doing over 12,000 Nigerians given deportation order in Germany- Kenneth Gbandi

By Victor Gotevbe & Ikenna Asomba Hon. Kenneth Gbandi is the Chairman, Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), Europe, a position he has occupied since 2016, after having served meritoriously as the Chairman NIDO Germany since 2011. As a Diasporean Organisation that sees to the welfare and protection of rights of Nigerians in Diaspora, Gbandi in […]

South Sudan ‘ll still vote for independence if given another opportunity, says Envoy to Nigeria

By Fiona Freddy In this interview, the South Sudan Ambassador to Nigeria, Riek Puok Riek, spoke on the ongoing crisis in his country, saying that despite the persistent crisis, if given the people of South Sudan an opportunity today of referendum they will still vote for independence. What’s the relationship between Nigeria and South Sudan? […]