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United States and Nigeria Sign Historic Agreement to Protect Nigerian Cultural Heritage

On January 20, the United States and Nigeria signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding that launches a Cultural Property Agreement between both nations. Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard and Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed signed the agreement at a ceremony attended by the Minister for Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama and U.S. Embassy representatives. In ...
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Ambassador Leonard’s Remarks at Signing Event for the U.S. — Nigeria Cultural Property Agreement

as prepared for delivery Minister Mohammed, distinguished guests, it is with great pride and pleasure we celebrate today the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Governments of Nigeria and the United States for the protection of cultural property. As Marcus Garvey said, “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and ...
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U.S. Unveils Biotech Training For Nigerian Scientists, Regulators

Lagos — The U.S. Mission in Nigeria is committed to supporting agricultural innovations that improve nutrition and food security in Nigeria. The Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in collaboration with Iowa State University (ISU) has launched an online training course for 10 Nigerian scientists and regulators. The goal of the training ...
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U.S. Mission Nigeria Welcomes Latest Arrival of COVID-19 Vaccines

Today, Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard visited the National Strategic Warehouse to welcome the latest delivery of U.S.-government donated COVID-19 vaccines.  She discussed COVID-19 vaccine storage and distribution with the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr. Faisal Shuaib and his technical and warehouse staff. This visit marks the most recent donation ...
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U.S. Consulate, Morehouse College Hold Music Masterclasses, Choral Performances For Over 1000 Youths, 31 Choral Groups

Lagos—The United States Government is committed to strengthening its bilateral ties with Nigeria through music, arts and film which brings diverse people together and creates space for discussion and exchange.   The United States Consulate General Lagos supported the Morehouse College Glee Club in Atlanta, Georgia, to organize music masterclasses and choral performances for more than 1000 secondary ...
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