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U.S. Embassy Statement on Wuse II Bomb Blast (June 26, 2014)

The U.S. Embassy strongly condemns yesterday’s bomb blast in Wuse II, Abuja. These heartless and violent attacks on innocent Nigerians are inexcusable and clearly bespeak the criminality of those behind these attacks in Abuja and other parts of Nigeria. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and call on all Nigerians ...
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U.S. Government Transfers Military Equipment to the Nigerian Army (June 25, 2014)

Abuja, Nigeria – On Monday, June 23, 2014 in the Aguiyi Ironsi Cantonment, Brigade of Guards headquarters, Abuja, the United States Government transferred to the Nigerian Army non-lethal transportation, communication and force protection equipment in support of the Nigerian Army’s battle against terrorism. Major General Ibrahim Sani, Chief of Army Transformation and Innovation, received the ...
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Embassy Statement – Nigerian Ekiti State Governor’s Election (June 23, 2014)

We congratulate the many electoral stakeholders for the successful conduct of the June 21 Ekiti gubernatorial election.  The Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) oversaw a credible, efficient process, and by all accounts the result reflected the will of Ekiti’s voters.  The security forces collaborated effectively and provided a safe and secure environment free of ...
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World Refugee Day 2014: We must not lose sight of what remains to be done – U.S. Ambassador Entwistle (June 23, 2014)

 With more than 32,000 people forced to flee their homes everyday around the world due to strife, violence and the sad cycle of war, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria James F. Entwistle says that “regardless of efforts to support refugee situations around the world, the biggest part remains to do everything possible to resolve the underlying ...
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