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August, 2020

  • 13 August

    Buhari Pays Tribute To Walter Carrington

    President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of Walter Carrington, former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, describing him as a “long-time friend of Nigeria, an astute and courageous diplomat.” This was contained in a statement by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, on Thursday. Buhari stated …

  • 12 August

    Former US Ambassador To Nigeria, Walter Carrington, Dies

    Walter Carrington, a former United States ambassador to Nigeria, is dead. The Punch reports that his wife, Arese Carrington, confirmed this in an email. Read Also: COVID-19: FEC Approves N8.49bn For Procurement Of Test Kits “It is with a heavy and broken heart but with gratitude to God for his life …

July, 2020

  • 22 July

    Senate Confirms Two Journalists, 38 Others As Ambassadors


    The Senate has confirmed the appointment of 38 non-career and one career ambassadors-designates. Among the non-career ambassadors are two journalists Debo Adesina (Oyo) and Oma Djebah (Delta). Read Also: Traditionalist Invokes Ogun On Arotile’s Killers (VIDEO) The list also included Dare Awoniyi (Kogi), who is the son of the late Sunday …

May, 2020

  • 17 May

    Chinese Ambassador Found Dead At Home

    Du Wei, the Chinese Ambassador to Israel, was found dead at his residence on the outskirts of Tel Aviv on Sunday, the Israeli police confirmed. Read Also: Madagascar Records First COVID-19 Death The envoy, who had arrived in Israel in mid-February, was found dead in his Herzliya home, some 10km north …

April, 2020

  • 11 April

    Former Ambassador Is Kano’s First COVID-19 Patient – Ganduje

    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has revealed that a 75-year-old former ambassador is the state’s first  COVID-19 patient. Read Also: Kaduna’s Sixth COVID-19 Case Is Gateman From Lagos – Commissioner He said the patient had been undergoing treatment for asthma, adding that he demanded a test after returning from a …

February, 2020

  • 4 February

    Saudi Arabian Ambassador To Nigeria Dies

    Adnan Mahmoud Bostaji, Saudi Arabia’s ambassadors to Nigeria, is dead. The Embassy of the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Abuja, disclosed the development in a statement. “With the deepest sense of sadness and complete submission to the will of Allah, Royal Embassy announces the passing away of His Excellency, …

November, 2019

  • 28 November

    China Summons US Ambassador Over Hong Kong Bills

    China summoned the U.S. ambassador on Thursday to “strongly protest” President Donald Trump’s signing of bills on Hong Kong human rights. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng told Ambassador Terry Branstad that the move constituted “serious interference in China’s internal affairs and a serious violation of international law.” Read Also: US …

July, 2019

  • 9 July

    Trump Calls Theresa May ‘Foolish’ Over Brexit Handling

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    United States President, Donald Trump, on Tuesday, labeled British Prime Minister, Theresa May, as being foolish, over her handling of Brexit. Trump also referred to Britain’s ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, as  “wacky,” “stupid” and a “pompous fool.”, while bearing on the feud with the envoy. In his usual …

February, 2019

  • 24 February

    Saudi Arabia Appoints First Female Ambassador To US

    Saudi Arabia has appointed Reema bint Abandar Al Saud, a princess, as its first ever female ambassador to the United States. The Kingdom on Sunday, announced Reema, 44, as the top Saudi diplomat in the country. The ambassador, a daughter of the kingdom’s former ambassador to Washington, Bandar bin Sultan …

January, 2019

  • 27 January

    Canadian Prime Minister Sacks Ambassador To China Over Huawei Dispute

    Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Prime Minister, has fired the country’s ambassador to China, John McCallum. The sack follows a controversial statement made by McCallum about the extradition case involving a senior executive of Chinese telecommunication giant, Huawei. Trudeau said in a statement that he had asked the ambassador to step …

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