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The Nigerian government has called for the immediate and unconditional restoration of constitutional order in Mali following the coup that ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made the call on behalf of the Nigerian government via his verified Twitter handle @GeoffreyOnyeama on Wednesday. Mr Onyeama said Nigeria also welcomed the urgent …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the attack on residential building of the Nigerian high commission in Ghana, The Nigerian government on Monday summoned the Ghanaian High Commissioner in Nigeria, Iva Denoo, over the demolition. Foreign Affairs minister , Geoffrey Onyeama, in a Twitter post, said he had asked the Ghanaian official to give an “urgent explanation” on …

A ministerial delegation, led by minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Hon Babatunde Hunpe MHR, Representing Badagry Federal Constituency has arrived Seme border to inspect and assess the efficacy of the border closure directive, in effect since August, 2019. Other ministers in the fact-finding tour are the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the continued attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, and in a bid force the south Africa government to take definite measures, the federal govt has boycotted the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa 2019 taking place in Cape Town, South Africa The Forum, which kicked off on Wednesday, had no Nigerian delegation …

Gbeleyi Abayomi An unnamed delegation led by an unnamed envoy has been sent by President Muhammadu Buhari  to South Africa to register his “displeasure” over the killings of Nigerians in South Africa. According to a statement issued by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Buhari, Femi Adesina, the unnamed envoy will arrive South Africa …

Gbeleyi Abayomi Following the unrelenting and unabated attack on Nigerians in South Africa, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has summoned the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe. The envoy was expected to meet with the minister by 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday. A senior MFA official, Kimiebi Ebenfa, confirmed the meeting in …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has declared as untrue reports making the rounds that 23 Nigerians allegedly convicted for drug offences in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been executed. Geoffrey Onyeama the minister of foreign affairs made this known in a statement by its spokesman, Mr Ferdinard Nwonye on Tuesday. The statement …