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White House Facts on U.S. Aid to Nigeria Against Boko Haram (October 14, 2014)

FACT SHEET: U.S. Efforts to Assist the Nigerian Government in its Fight against Boko Haram In April 2014, the world was horrified to learn that the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram had abducted approximately 270 girls from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. In the six months since, some girls have been reunited with their families, ...
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Transcript: Press Interview with Ambassador James F. Entwistle in AUN Yola (October 10, 2014)

Ambassador Entwistle:  Good morning to all of you.  I’m delighted to be here this morning.  Actually it’s not my first time in Adamawa but it’s my first time in Adamawa on the Nigerian side of the border.  I started my career a long long time ago in Cameroon and I visited Adamawa Province in Cameroon.  ...
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U.S. Ambassador Visits Yola, Promotes Free and Fair Elections (October 9, 2014)

 In continuation of his tour of northern Nigeria, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria James F. Entwistle made his first visit to Yola, capital of Adamawa State, October 7-9 to interact with residents, learn more about regional security issues, and share the U.S. desire for peaceful elections, good governance, development opportunities, and a better future for Nigeria. ...
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President Barack Obama’s National Day Message for Nigeria (September 30, 2014)

Dear Mr. President: As Nigeria marks its 54th anniversary of independence on October 1, the American people join me in wishing the people of Nigeria a memorable celebration filled with joy and increased national unity. Nigeria continues to play a key leadership role in Africa and at the United Nations in promoting regional peace and ...
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