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Germany partners Nigerian entrepreneurs to end power challenges

As part of continuous efforts to ensuring a mutual relationship between Nigeria and Germany, in addition to helping to boost the Nigeria economy especially through renewable energy solutions, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lagos, held an interactive seminar for stakeholders in the energy industry recently at Westwood Hotels, Ikoyi, Lagos.

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Ireland assisting Nigeria fight terrorism through EU – Irish Ambassador

The Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, His Excellency, Sean Hoy has described Ireland Nigeria relationship as cordial and prosperous.
Ambassador Sean who disclosed his country’s strong commitment to ensuring a most cordial bi-national relationship with Nigeria also expressed the need for Nigeria to look further within for increased economic growth.

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Frustrations of Diaspora Nigerians

AS issues concerning the maltreatment of Nigerians in various countries of abode abroad continue as subject of utmost concern, many Nigerians are of the view that the Federal Government, including the responsible authorities are not living up to their responsibilities, especially as it concerns providing an enabling environment for Nigerian in diasporas to thrive.

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The dividend of de-emphasising stereotyping of Nigerians

A GOOD number of well meaning Diaspora nigerians have contributed enormously towards de-emphasising stereotyping of Nigerians in various countries of resident abroad.
Although, there are many thorny issues and challenges Nigerians in the Diaspora face while fighting for survival, it is not enough for some host countries to stereotype Nigerians.
Stories are not short of relating how Diaspora Nigerians have to pull and push on a daily basis to counter stereotyping in different countries of abode abroad, which often leads to several sad experiences.

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South Africans hold pictures of former South African president Nelson Mandela as they pay tribute following his death in Johannesburg on December 5, 2013. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, has died aged 95. Mandela, who was elected South Africa's first black president after spending nearly three decades in prison, had been receiving treatment for a lung infection at his Johannesburg home since September, after three months in hospital in a critical state. AFP PHOTO

What South Africans may be forgetting

By Vera Samuel Anyagafu and Prisca Sam-Duru Nigeria, along with other African countries, is identified as one of South Africa’s core regional source markets, as it has been extensively involved in South Africa’s increasing revenue. In recalling the aforementioned therefore, one wonders why 80 per cent out of the 400,000 Nigerians resident in South Africa,
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