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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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Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield’s Travel to Nigeria (February 16, 2014)

Today, Assistant Secretary of State Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs, made her third trip to Nigeria since becoming Assistant Secretary in August. After spending the day in Kano, she travels now to Abuja to lead the United States delegation to the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission (BNC) meeting February 17-18. While in Kano, the Assistant Secretary ...
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Kano Successes in PMTCT Justify American People’s Funding for HIV Mitigation

 The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle, said the successes recorded by the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano regarding prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV justify American taxpayer funding of the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The ambassador made the comment when he visited mentor mothers at the AKTH ...
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