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Passport Intervention Exercise Information

Schedules Dallas: Garland Convention Center, 1931 E. Centerville Rd Garland, TX 75041 (March 29 – April 2) Houston: Nigerian Foundation Inc, 6260 Westpark Dr,Suite 240 Houston,TX 77057 (April 3 – April 6) Requirements 1. Administrative charge of Sixty dollars ($60) per passport applicant in postal money order addressed to “Consulate General of Nigeria, Atlanta” 2.

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New Automotive Policy Will Make New Cars Affordable – President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has stated that his Administration is fully committed to rapidly developing Nigeria’s automobile industry through the diligent implementation of the country’s new national automotive policy. According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President(Media & Publicity) Reuben Abati, President Jonathan stated this at a meeting with the Chief Executive

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President Goodluck Jonathan Seeks Investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos,Switzerland

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday joined over 2,500 government and political leaders, economists and scientists at the four-day economic forum in Davos, Switzerland. The president used the opportunity to discuss amongst others, how to strengthen global economic recovery, tackle lingering problems of growing inequalities, youth unemployment and ageing societies. It is expected that the

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Lawyers Differ on Diaspora Voting in 2015

SOME prominent lawyers in the country, including Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) and the Chairman of Ikeja Branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Onyekachi Ubani, yesterday expressed differing views on plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow Nigerians in the Diaspora to vote in the 2015 general elections. While some supported

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Nigeria must Use Her ‘Diaspora Power,’ Says Jesse Jackson

FOR Nigeria to regain its leadership status on regional and global stage, she must urgently use her ‘Diaspora power’ to galvanise slumbering creative energies back home. The country should also engage that power as the financial and intellectual critical mass for economic development. This was the submission of the renowned African-American civil rights activist, Reverend

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Passport Intervention Scheduled for Charlotte, North Carolina

Due to popular demand, the consulate has scheduled a passport intervention from December 6th – 8th, 2013 at the Hilton University, 8629 J. Keynes Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262. Please click here for passport requirement information. There will be an additional administrative charge of $60 per applicant. For any clarification, please feel free to contact us

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Nigeria Yet to Benefit from AGOA – Amb. Teneilabe

Nigerian Consul-General to Atlanta, U.S., Amb. Geoffery Teneilabe, on Thursday said that Nigeria had not benefited enough from the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) programme. Teneilabe stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said that contrary to the spirit of the programme, the U.S. Government had

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ABIFORM 2013, ABUJA

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PUBLIC HOLIDAY: JULY 4, 2013

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