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Ambassador Entwistle Urges Volunteerism and Community Service to Help Displaced Persons (November 13, 2014)

 With several thousands of displaced persons seeking food and shelter in the northeast of Nigeria due to security challenges, the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria James F. Entwistle has made a clarion call for volunteers to support government efforts in ameliorating the plight of families living under the burden of a horrible conflict. Ambassador Entwistle participated ...
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Remarks by Deputy Chief of Mission Maria Brewer – Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop Bolingo Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria (November 12, 2014)

Protocol: Director General, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) Alhaji Bature Umar Massari Guest Speaker Ndidi Nwuneli Other distinguished speakers Members of the media Participants; AND, as I love to say, All other protocols duly observed! I am very pleased to be able to be here to recognize the success of this ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement (November 11 2014)

Abuja – No American was involved in the Yola helicopter crash as reported on Tuesday, November 11,2014 by some Nigerian news outlets. The ‎United States maintains  a robust counter terrorism and dynamic bilateral relationship with the Government of Nigeria.  We remain committed in our support to Nigeria’s efforts to stop the abhorrent actions of Boko ...
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U.S. Government Bolsters Capacity of Nigerian Civil Society (November 10, 2014)

Abuja – U.S. Ambassador James F. Entwistle recognized Nigerian civil society today during a signing ceremony that featured 15 new grantees under the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) “Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement” project.  The grants, valued at a total of $9.2 million, will support each organization’s efforts to promote democratic reforms through greater ...
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