The Consular Division will be closed on May 1 (Monday) and May 8-9, (Monday, Tuesday) 2017.
Russia is Nigeria’s important ally, especially on security and war against terror. The Russian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Nikolay Udovichenko, in this interview, says in spite of the steady growth in trade between both countries, the potentials of this cooperation remains heavily underexploited.
Joint Commission for selection of Nigerian aspirants to Russian universities held meetings on April 18-21, 2017
The talks were detailed and frank, covering the whole range of issues that are key to our bilateral relations and interaction on international matters.
On April 8, 2017, Embassy of the Russian Federation in Abuja hosted the Night of Russian Romance and Totalny Diktant.
Russia has expressed on numerous occasions that it was ready to cooperate on resolving the most urgent issues the world is facing today, and that fighting international terrorism was a top priority. However, we will never agree to unsanctioned action against the legitimate Syrian government that has been waging an uncompromising war on international terrorism for a long time.
On April 6, the Russian Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. N.Udovichenko met with the Federal Minister of Youth and Sports Development of Nigeria Mr. S.Dalung.
H.E. President of Nigeria M.Buhari conveyed condolences over the terror attack in St.Petersburg on April 3, 2017, to H.E. President of Russia V.Putin.
The Embassy of Russia in Nigeria expresses its sincere gratitude for support in connection with the terror attack purported in St.Petersburg on April 3, 2017.
We talk on the basis of mutual respect and equality, trying to understand the legitimate interest of each other and to see whether we can find the balance between those interests. We will be ready to cover our part of the way, as President Putin said, but we will not be making any unilateral steps.