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.
Due to the Russian national holiday, the Consular Division will be closed on Monday, June 12, 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.
We support the interest in expanding Russian business activity in Africa and the implementation of regional projects on mineral resources, energy infrastructure and agriculture.
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 of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Geoffrey Onyeama will pay a working visit to Moscow on May 29-31.
On May 25, 2017, Honorable Minister of Mines and Still Development of Nigeria Mr. Kayode Fayemi met Ambassador of Russia to Nigeria H.E. Nikolay Udovichenko.
Please accept my sincere congratulations on the occasion of Africa Day. This important date commemorates the victory of the peoples of your continent in struggle for freedom and independence and symbolizes their wish for unity for the sake of peace, stability, and sustainable development.
President of Russia Vladimir Putin talked with FIFA President Gianni Infantino during a visit to the new stadium of FC Krasnodar.
There are forces that are categorically against normalising relations with Russia and also those who call for breaking out of the sanctions dead-end already now. As I say, we don’t want to interfere in internal debates, but we are monitoring their development in the EU.