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U.S. Consulate Opens Window on America in Osogbo

Osogbo––The U.S. Consulate General on Tuesday opened a Window on America in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. Hosted at the Osun State University Teaching Hospital, the Osogbo Window on America will serve as a community resource center for accurate and current information about the political, economic, cultural, educational, and social life in the United States. ...
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Reflections on 61 years of U.S. – Nigerian Engagement

OP-ED By: Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria  As Nigeria celebrates its national day, we celebrate our enduring bilateral partnership with the continent’s regional, political, and economic powerhouse. We appreciate Nigeria’s leadership in the region, standing up for the integrity of democratic nations in West Africa.  Nigeria was among the first to condemn ...
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Nigeria National Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 1, 2021 On behalf of the United States Government and the American people, I extend best wishes to the people of Nigeria on the 61st anniversary of their independence. The strong partnership between our two countries is based on our common commitment to democracy and diversity, ...
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U.S. Celebrates 20 Nigerian Fashion Designers

Lagos—This week, the U.S. Consulate General honored 20 emerging, mid-career Nigerian fashion designers who recently participated in the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP), a flagship U.S. government exchange program. Through the virtual IVLP project titled, “Promoting Economic Growth and Trade in the Fashion Industry” the 20 participants had the unique opportunity to connect with their U.S. counterparts ...
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U.S. Delegation Visits Taraba State to Announce New PEPFAR Assistance

Jalingo – Last week, a U.S. government delegation led by Chargé d’Affaires Kathleen FitzGibbon visited Jalingo in Taraba State as it prepares to re-engage the state with U.S. assistance through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ( PEPFAR ). The interagency team included the U.S. Agency for International Development ( USAID ) Acting Mission Director Katie Donohoe, ...
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