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Ambassador Entwistle Facilitates Peace Pact among Gubernatorial Candidates in Rivers State (January 22, 2015)

As the 2015 general elections in Nigeria draw closer, an unprecedented peace pact was facilitated by Ambassador James F. Entwistle along with the three gubernatorial candidates and leaders of the religious communities in Rivers state. The event was witnessed by the Resident Electoral Commissioner for the state. The event took place at a press conference ...
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U.S. Marines’ Toys for Tots Program Delivers Broad Smiles and Cheers to Nigerian Orphans (January 17, 2015)

On January 17, the U.S. Embassy Abuja Marine Security Guard Detachment delivered scores of toys and other gifts to children of the Federal Capital Territory Unity Children’s Home, Gwagwalada as part of its annual Toys for Totsprogram.  Maria Brewer, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission, led the presentation of the gifts.  She described the gesture ...
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Presidential Proclamation on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (January 16, 2015)

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., FEDERAL HOLIDAY, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATION A champion for justice, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., helped awaken our Nation’s long-slumbering conscience and inspired a generation. Through a cacophony of division and hatred, his voice rang out, challenging America to make freedom a ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador James F. Entwistle at the Eisenhower Leadership Series Launch

Good morning!  I’m honored to be part of such a distinguished group of governors and senators and alumni of various U.S. government programs today. To use my favorite Nigerian expression: all protocols observed! I am honored to be here at the launch of what we hope will develop into a truly meaningful, educational, and inspirational ...
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