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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Nigeria

Following the postponement of general elections in Nigeria to 28 March and 11 April, the Secretary-General strongly urges the Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure these new dates are maintained

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Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Aminu Wali, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Aminu Wali, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria, in Addis Ababa today.

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Nigeria’s Food and Drug Administration Laboratory Achieves Key International Accreditation through USAID’s Support

Tackling the scourge of illegal medicines in Nigeria is a daunting task. But for anyone who has lost a loved one because of poor quality medicine, the stakes could not be higher.

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Boko Haram May Have Displaced Over a Million in Nigeria: IOM

In the wake of mounting violence by the Boko Haram insurgency, Nigeria’s displaced population may be close to a million, according to IOM.

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Call for Papers: Exploring Democracy in Nigeria

While the main focus of the volume is political discourse and civic engagement, papers are welcome from related topics that focus on ‘Democracy in Nigeria at 15’. In keeping with the focus, researchers submitting abstracts are encouraged to equally consider Nigeria socio-cultural dimensions relevant to their research.

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Rotary releases US$8.1 million to end polio in Nigeria

As Nigeria marks six months without a new case of polio, Rotary has announced $8.1 in grants to help the country in its final push to eradicate the disease within its borders.

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