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Debt Relief and Nigeria’s Diplomacy

This book traces the trajectory of the nation’s descent into great indebtedness and the crises of managing the debt. It also provides deeper understanding of the twists and turns in the nation’s debt relief campaign.

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Prof Osaghae resumes office as DG of NIIA.

Prof Osaghae resumes office as DG of NIIA.

The newly appointed Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Professor Eghosa Osaghae has resumed office. The welcome/handover ceremony held today at the Institutes' Headquarters office on Kofo...

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India and Nigeria-Partners for Progress in Africa

India and Nigeria-Partners for Progress in Africa

The NIIA held a public lecture on India and Nigeria-Partners for Progress in Africa. The lecture which was delivered by His Excellency Mr M.J Akbar-The Indian Honourable Minister of State for External Affairs bordered on strengthening Nigeria-Indian relations. Guests...

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DIGITAL ECONOMIC FORUM 2018

The NIIA in Partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Nigeria organized a one day conference on Africa-China Cooperation in Information Technology and Digital Economy: Prospects and Challenges. The conference which was well attended, had in...

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Testimonials of the Founding Fathers

“If Nigeria is to acquit herself honourably and to take her rightful place in resurgent Africa, she requires to be fully informed on the world of today, which is one of the paramount functions of the Institute”
Sir Tafawa Balewa

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Sir Adetokunbo Ademola

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