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Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield Visit to the Ebola Emergency Center, Lagos (September 5, 2014)

Thank you for the opportunity to visit the Ebola Operation Center in Lagos.  I am in Lagos for barely two hours and felt this is an important visit that I need to make.  I have heard about the impressive work of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) response team and wanted to personally tell you that ...
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As prepared: Opening Remarks for A/S Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Participation U.S.-Nigeria Bi-National Commission Regional Security Working Group (Sept

Good morning to you all.  I am pleased to be with you today for the U.S.-Nigeria Bi-National Commission’s meeting of the Regional Security Working Group.  Let me begin by thanking the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Martin Uhomoibhi for hosting us here today. I am pleased to be joined here by U.S. ...
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Remarks by Charge d’ Affairs Maria Brewer – Ambassador’s Small Grants Signing Ceremony (August 4, 2014)

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, all of our grantees and all the members of the press. I am pleased and honored to see our grantees with us today for the ambassador’s small grants signing ceremony.  These grants that the U.S. Mission supports today represents our continued commitment to investing in Nigeria’s people and complement the ...
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Building a Sustainable Economic Partnership Remarks prepared for Penny Pritzker, Commerce Secretary (May 21, 2014)

It is an honor to address such an esteemed group of Nigerian business leaders, entrepreneurs, and students.  I want to thank you for welcoming us and our dynamic and diverse group of 20 American companies that are joining us on this energy trade mission. Let me start by telling you why we are here. President ...
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