Nigeria’s foreign minister disagrees with Buhari’s aide warnings, says “visit US if you have valid travel documents”

Geoffrey Onyeama, foreign affairs minister, has advised Nigerians willing to visit the US to do so if they have valid travel documents. Onyeama said this during an interactive session with reporters in Abuja on Tuesday. He spoke less than 24 hours after Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, […]

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China plans $40b investment in Nigeria

China is investing additional $40 billion in Nigerian economy, its Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Wang Yi, said on Wednesday at a bilateral meeting with his Nigerian counterpart, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, in Abuja. The Minister said China has already invested up to the tune of $45 billion in the Nigerian economy. “Nigeria and China are strategic […]

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Turkey extends coup clampdown to Nigeria, wants 17 “Turkish” schools closed

The Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil, has called on the Nigerian Government to close 17 Turkish schools in Nigeria for their alleged links with a movement his government says was involved in the July 15 failed coup attempt in Turkey. The ambassador, who made the call when the vice chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign […]

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Buhari’s Chinese Loan is Just a Temporary Fix For Nigeria – Forbes

Amid Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Beijing this week, Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama announced that China has offered Nigeria a $6 billion loan to pay for infrastructure projects. President Buhari aims to increase spending on public works projects as a means of kickstarting economic growth. Nigeria is facing its worst economic crisis in decades […]

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