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United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, will virtually meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over security and economic issues, a statement from the US State Department said on Monday. The meeting is part of Blinken’s first virtual trip to Africa, which begins on Tuesday. He is scheduled to visit Kenya and Nigeria while engaging with […]Continue Reading
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The US Government to identify and place an additional 45,000 People Living with HIV (PLHIV) in Oyo and Ondo states on life-saving antiretroviral treatment as part of efforts to move Nigeria towards HIV epidemic control.More than 23,000 of the beneficiaries are in Oyo State and over 12,000 in Ondo State. This was disclosed by the […]Continue Reading
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‘Health Workforce Management’ will train 100,000 by 2025 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Health Office Director Paul McDermott and key government health sector officials participated in a launch of a new USAID funded activity to improve the quality of health worker training in Nigeria. The five-year, $19 million Health Workforce Management activity Continue Reading
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(Abuja, Nigeria) The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office of the U.S. Embassy has donated equipment to support the Correctional Information Management Systems of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS). Acting Controller General of Nigeria Correctional Services, John Mmrabure, received the equipment presented by Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard. Noting that the Continue Reading
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The U.S Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has said that 8,279 lives were lost to activities of violent Islamic groups in 2020 in northern Nigeria. USCIRF is an independent federal government entity established by the U.S Congress to monitor, analyze and report on threats to religious freedom across the globe. According to USCIRF report, […]Continue Reading
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Brent oil prices Monday shot past $60 a barrel for the first time in more than a year Monday with investors growing increasingly optimistic about demand as the global economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. The commodity climbed 1.26 percent to $60.19 a barrel — its highest since January last year — as asset markets rallied on the […]Continue Reading