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LATEST HEADLINES FROM THE EMBASSY

2016 Budget Will Include New Policies To Boost Economic Diversification

President Buhari(AU)

President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed Monday, 5th October 2015 in Abuja that the 2016 National Budget being prepared by his administration will include fresh policies and measures to encourage the rapid diversification of the Nigerian economy away from its current over-dependence on the oil and gas sector. Speaking at an audience with the President of the Movement of the Enterprises of France …

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Nigeria Removed From The List of Polio-Endemic Countries

President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the World Health Organisation that polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria. President Buhari is delighted by the announcement which follows the absence of any case of the wild polio virus in Nigeria since July 24, 2014. The President applauds the concerted efforts of government officials, health workers, volunteer groups, civil society, religious …

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Battles for Nigeria’s Soul

President Muhammadu Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration remains focused in the fight against corruption because it is a battle to regain Nigerai’s soul. Buhari, who stated that corruption was endemic in the country, explained that graft was the main reason a potentially prosperous country like Nigeria was struggling to feed itself and provide jobs for its citizens. The President, …

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Responsible Professional Elite Necessary In Fight Against Corruption, Says Vice President Osinbajo

Vice President

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has stressed the importance of the professional elite in the current fight against corruption in the country, even as he expressed the readiness of the federal government to work on judicial and justice sector reforms. Prof. Osinbajo who met with leaders of both the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) and those of the Institute of Chartered …

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Wallmart Incorporated Set To Open An Outlet In Lagos

The delegation of the Wallmart Incorporated, a leading global brand in retail supermarket, was led by the President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart Europe, Middle East, Africa and Canada, Shelley Broade, on Thursday. Ambode said the presence of the Walmart brand in Lagos would go a long way not only to create jobs for the teeming youths, but also …

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