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Chinese firm introduces digital TV to Nigerian leader’s hometown

By Olatunji Saliu and Zhang Baoping Residents of Daura, a town in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Katsina, gleefully trooped out mid-week to welcome Chinese guests and their local partners who had come to launch a digital terrestrial TV in their locality. The local residents, led by members of the emirate council, treated their guests to traditional music, dance and colorful …

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Nigeria upholds one-China policy: prominent figures

Nigeria upholds the one-China policy and cannot have two embassies from China, prominent Nigerian figures said here on Saturday. Speaking at the Nigeria/China Friendship Association (NICAF)’s 24th Annual General Meeting in Lagos, they said it was recently discovered from an online publication that there is a new so-called “Taiwanese ambassador” with “an embassy” in Abuja. “Taiwan cannot have a diplomatic …

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Nigeria and Huawei sign deal to promote ICT development

Nigeria and China have strengthened ties in a bid to improve Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. A recent MoU has been signed with the Federal Government and ICT industry leaders Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited in Abuja on Tuesday. The government have announced that they believe a boost in the ICT sector will help to advance economic diversification …

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IAFC Plan to set up Chinese language centers across Nigeria

Recently the president of the organization, Initiative of African Friends of China a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Mr Fred Ogwazu, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DBS Media Ltd, a Nigerian based media agency. After signing the MoU Fred Ogwazu announced that the organization has been developing plans to start the teaching of Chinese in centers across Nigeria. He expanded …

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Nigeria: $32-Billion-dollar investment generated in 15 years

During the ICT Export Industrial Forum coordinated by Afritex Initiative some interesting statistics and revelations aroused from government officials. The event had a motif of ‘Embracing ICT Export as an Alternative Means to Diversify the Non-Oil Industrial Sector.’ Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo spoke about the reality of the ever growing ICT sector in Nigeria and its incredible impact …

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China ready to establish chemical university in Kano, Nigeria

Director of international schools, Mr Yang Bo, declared that China Shenyang University of Chemical Technology will be establishing a University of of Chemical Technology in Nigeria; this was announced in Kano, North West Nigeria. The university stated that the decision was made because of the essentiality to make it easier for Nigerian students to gain oversea knowledge. It was also …

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Invest in Nigeria (Beijing) Forum 2014 Concludes Successfully

Invest in Nigeria (Beijing) Forum 2014, jointly organized by the Nigerian Stock Exchange, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), China-Africa Business Council (CABC), China International Entrepreneurship Network of UIBE and J. Streicher & Co. LLC (JS), a market maker on NYSE, concluded successfully in Beijing China World Hotel on December 5, 2014. Over 120 delegates from China, Nigeria, the …

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Niger’s President Issoufou Meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi

BEIJING, China, January 6, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On January 4, 2012, Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou met with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi in Niamey.

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Nigeria: China to invest $2.55B in 15 Bio-refinery projects

Chinese government to invest $1.78B in Nigerian biofuels, the latest in a series of projects announced in West Africa.

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