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LATEST HEADLINES FROM THE EMBASSY

President Muhammadu Buhari is asking the National Assembly to consider and pass the statutory budgets

President Muhammadu Buhari is asking the National Assembly to consider and pass the statutory budgets of the Federal Capital Territory and the Niger Delta Development Commission before June 13. He said that the passage of the budgets would enable them to execute their statutory mandate. The President made the appeal at a Democracy Day Dinner in honour of the Federal …

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Children’s day message to the nation

President Muhammadu Buhari

I heartily greet and felicitate with all Nigerian children on the occasion of this year’s Children’s Day celebration. I seize the opportunity of this year’s celebration which comes just two days before the first anniversary of the present Administration, to reassure our children and youth that we remain fully committed to fulfilling our promise of a better Nigeria for all …

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African leaders will give priority to available energy sources to advance development

Nigeria Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

African leaders would give priority to urgent matters of development including the use of fossil fuels and coal to generate power, while also attending to important issues around Climate Change. This disclosure was expressed today by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, at the ongoing African Development Bank annual general meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, where he and other African leaders spoke …

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President Buhari wants local gas projects completed speedily

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*Permanent security agency for pipeline protection is an option *How Forcados damage caused recent drop in national power supply Concerned about both the loss of gas supply to power plants in the country and significant loss of potential revenue arising from the damaged Forcados Export Terminal, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has called for an expedited repair of the …

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Diversification of Nigeria’s Economy Now a Matter of Urgency

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Guangzhou, China, said that his administration will take urgent steps to restructure Nigeria’s economy by encouraging new investments in mining, agricultural and manufacturing. Speaking at a reception in his honour by the Communist Party of China, President Buhari said that Nigeria will welcome the support of the Chinese government, foreign investors and local businesses for …

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