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Courtesy Visits

Courtesy Visits

Prof. Godwin Oni of the Nnamdi Azikwe University paid a courtesy visit to the Director General of the NIIA, Prof Eghosa Osaghae yesterday 29th April 2021!!

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Courtesy Call to Gen.(Sen.) IOS Nwachukwu

Courtesy Call to Gen.(Sen.) IOS Nwachukwu

The DG NIIA,Prof Osaghae and his team paid a courtesy call to the former Chairman NIIA Governing Council, Gen.(IOS) Nwachukwu at his residence in Victoria Island today 30th April 2021. The Senator was excited to receive the team and welcomed the DG and members of his...

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DG holds Inaugural Meeting With Staff

DG holds Inaugural Meeting With Staff

The DG of the NIIA, Prof. Eghosa Osaghae today held an inaugural meeting with members of staff. The DG in his address promised to boost the morale of staff and restore NIIA to its progressive path. The staff welcomed him and assured him of their unalloyed support...

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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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