June 11, the Russian Embassy in Abuja hosted a gala reception on the occasion of Russia's National Day. In attendance were ambassadors, leaders of Nigerian ministries, governmental bodies, captains of business, alumni of Soviet / Russian universities, compatriots.
May 20 - 24, 2019, a Russian-Nigeria business forum under Russia-Nigeria Business Council, Abuja and Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry took place in Abuja and Lagos.
African nations have achieved steady progress in social, economic, scientific and technological development and play an increasingly important role in addressing pressing issues on the international agenda. We witness a growing multilateral cooperation in various fields within the African Union and other regional and subregional structures, as well as the advancement of mutually beneficial integration processes.
In accordance with the recently signed Decree of the President of the Russian Federation, permanent residents of certain territories within Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine have been granted the right to apply for Russian citizenship through a simplified procedure.
We commemorate the Victory Day on the 9th of May. This is the date of the unconditional capitulation of Nazi Germany in the war. It is safe to say that there is no family in Russia, which was not affected by the war; most of us lost our parents and grandparents to it. That is why, World War II is not just a major armed conflict, this is a personal tragedy for most of us. We take pride in being the heirs of our heroic people, who fought selflessly to protect the Homeland and secure the world from the atrocities of Nazism for generations to come.
On April 24, the opening ceremony of the bust of Yuri Gagarin, granted to Nigeria by Dialogue of Cultures - United World Foundation, took place in Abuja with the participation of Dr. O.Onu, Minister of Science and Technology of Nigeria, Heads of Science Committees of the both Chambers of the National Assembly of Nigeria, scholars and journalists.