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France, SA envoys seek greater economic ties with Lagos; as Ambode assures safety of investments

France and South Africa have indicated interest  to increase their economic presence in Lagos State. At separate courtesy visits to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Wednesday, the France Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gauer and the South Africa Consul General, Mokgethi Monaisa, Wednesday, indicated the readiness of …

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UNWTO calls for improved financing for tourism

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has called for greater support for tourism in international financing for development flows to maximize the sector´s contribution to sustainable development across the globe. UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai, made the appeal during the ongoing Third International Conference on Financing for Development which opened …

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Maritime safety: Nigeria domesticates IMO laws

Nigeria has taken a major step towards concluding the process of domesticating five International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulatory instruments with the submission of the instruments of assent to five protocols of the IMO in London. This feat was achieved through the collaboration of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) …

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Nigerian-American Leadership Council invited to Organization of American States Education Conference in Mexico… Pushes for bold education agenda for Nigeria

Washington DC based Nigerian-American Leadership Council (NALC) has been invited by the Organization of American States (OAS) to its 16th International Education Symposium in Guadalajara, Mexico, holding June 22nd-26th, 2015. The meeting will be opened by the President of Mexico, HE Enrique Peña Nieto and chaired by the Vice President …

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G7 nations to support Buhari

The Group of Seven industrialized nations, G7, has resolved to support the new Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari. This followed the group’s acknowledgment of the way and manner of his emergence and the tremendous challenges faced by the government he leads, not of his making, especially in its efforts to combat …

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Cameron’s Conservatives win in UK election

The Conservative Party swept to power, Friday, in Britain’s parliamentary elections, winning an unexpected majority that returns Prime Minister David Cameron to 10 Downing Street in a stronger position than before. After meeting with Queen Elizabeth II, Friday afternoon, Cameron returned to his office to announce he would form a …

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