Nigeria and the United States recorded $5.21 billion bilateral trade between January and August this year.
The Consul General, US Consulate in Lagos, Ms Claire Pierangelo, disclosed this during the 2019 International Investment Conference yesterday in Lagos.
By Segun James
The United States Consul General, Claire Pierangelo, Thursday hosted young 56 Nigerians who participated in the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship to a reunion conference.
The 56 Nigerians were among the 700 young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa who recently completed a six-week intensive academic and leadership programme at some of the most prestigious US colleges and universities.
By Lorine Towett
American computer programmer, Internet entrepreneur, and Twitter CEO Jack Patrick Dorsey will be spending his November in Africa.
Dorsey through his Twitter account announced his visit where he revealed he would be visiting various countries including South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia, and Nigeria.
By KAJ LARSEN
On Thursday, August 15, the international terrorist group Boko Haram attacked a military base and community in Nigeria, killing three soldiers. This comes on the heels of an even deadlier attack three weeks ago, when armed members of the group rode motorcycles into a funeral in northern Nigeria and opened fire on the procession, killing 65 mourners.
U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band “Topside” performed for 300 children and youths at the Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park in Lagos as part of their second visit to Nigeria this year. The children sang and danced to the delightful tunes performed by the band. “Topside” is in Nigeria as part of the visit by the USNS Carson City.
By Stephen Charles Kenechukwu
Representatives of the US government say plans are underway to establish the West African Trade Hub (WATH) in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria.
This is in a bid to support the bilateral trade between Nigeria and the United States. Read more
U.S. government had given university scholarship to 30 outstanding Nigerian students to enable them to study in the U.S and other countries. The scholarship is in furtherance of the Education U.S.A Opportunity Funds programme. Read more