National Day

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 […]

Slovakia Celebrates 24th National Day As A Republic

By Victor Gotevbe Abuja- National Days are usually designated dates on which celebrations mark the nationhood of nations or non-sovereign countries. On September 28, 2017, the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovakia to Nigeria, Ambassador Peter Holasek, hosted members of the Diplomatic Corps, Government officials and guests to a dinner to commemorate Slovak’s 24th National […]

Nigeria Celebrates 57th Independence Anniversary, Declares Public Holiday Oct. 2

In commemoration of the nation’s 57th Independence Day Anniversary on October 1, 2017,  the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, October 2, 2017, a Public Holiday. The declaration was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, in Abuja the country’s capital and signed by the Permanent Secretary in the […]

Did You Know The National Days Of Countries?

The DIPLOMATIC WATCH, Nigeria’s first Digital Diplomacy Magazine, brings you the National Days of various countries, from January to December. These special days are commemorated annually, and usually declared Public Holidays, by these countries in their homeland and various consulates where they operate from. The exact dates for these national days have been provided below: […]

Photos: Indonesia Celebrates 72nd Independence Day In Abuja

The Indonesian Embassy in Nigeria, on Friday, September 22, 2017, hosted its 72nd Independence Day, at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotels, Abuja. The colourful evening event which was declared open by the Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, saw in attendance eminent personalities such as career diplomats, envoys, politicians, business tycoons, oil merchants, academics, […]