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America Wants Nigeria to Succeed – U.S. Officials

 U.S. Ambassador James F. Entwistle said no American official ever said that Nigeria would disintegrate in 2015, as is being suggested by some Nigerians, and he wants that recurring question put to rest.  Ambassador Entwistle spoke at a roundtable discussion with Kano youth leaders of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), hosted by U.S. Assistant Secretary for African ...
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The Nigeria-Unites States Binational Commission Good Governance, Transparency & Integrity Working Group Joint Communique

The third Session of the Good Governance, Transparency and Integrity Working Group of the Nigeria – United States Binational Commission (BNC) was held in Abuja, Nigeria from February 17th -18th, 2014. The Nigerian delegation was led by the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr. Abdullahi Ahmed Yola. The United ...
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Ahead of 2015 Elections, U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission Begins Meeting on Good Governance, Transparency, Integrity in Abuja

 Today at the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield lead a U.S. delegation to meet with delegates from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other ...
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United States – Nigeria Binational Commission – Opening Remarks by U.S. Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield (

Greetings, It is a pleasure to be here with you today and to be back in Nigeria for the third time since becoming Assistant Secretary of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.  My frequent trips here are a sign of how much the United States values the friendship and partnership between our two ...
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Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield to Lead U.S. Delegation at U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission Meeting (February 16, 2014)

Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will lead a U.S. delegation in the Governance, Transparency, and Integrity Working Group meeting of the United States-Nigeria Binational Commission (BNC) to be held in Abuja, Nigeria, February 17-18. The Governance, Transparency, and Integrity Working Group will look toward the continued integration of civil society into ...
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