June 12, Russia Day in Abuja

June 12, the Russian Embassy in Abuja hosted a solemn reception on the occasion of Russia Day, in which high representatives of Presidency, Government, business circles, diplomatic corps, alumni of Russian universities and Russian compatriots took part.

Working hours of the Consular Division during the Russian national holidays in June 2017

Due to the Russian national holiday, the Consular Division will be closed on Monday, June 12, 2017.

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev met OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, May 31, 2017

Dmitry Medvedev: Coordinated policy in the oil market affects the conditions taking shape for OPEC, other states and even the world economy in general.

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s speech at a reception for Africa Day, Moscow, May 31, 2017

We support the interest in expanding Russian business activity in Africa and the implementation of regional projects on mineral resources, energy infrastructure and agriculture.

Joint Press Conference following talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Foreign Minister of Nigeria Geoffrey Onyeama, Moscow, May 30, 2017

We noted the strong potential for cooperation in areas such as hydrocarbon production and processing, nuclear power industry and agriculture. We expressed our mutual interest in continued military-technical and military cooperation and training civilian specialists and law enforcement officers for Nigeria at Russian universities.

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to hold talks with his Nigerian counterpart Geoffrey Onyeama

Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Geoffrey Onyeama will pay a working visit to Moscow on May 29-31.