On the exchange of congratulations

On November 25, the Russian Foreign Minister Mr.S.Lavrov and the Nigerian Foreign Minister Mr.J.Oneyama exchanged congratulations on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between two countries. Read morе

On the farewell ceremony in honour of Nigerian students departing for studies in Russia

On November 24th, 2015 a farewell reception was held on the occasion of departure of 63 Nigerian scholars for studies in Russia. The senior executives of the Nigerian Ministry of Education and the representatives of the Russian Embassy took part in the event at the Ministry’s building. Read morе

Responses of Vladimir Putin to journalists questions following the G20 summit

President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Good evening, friends, ladies and gentlemen, Before we start these questions and answers, I want to thank the President of Turkey, Mr Erdogan, and all of our Turkish colleagues for the very professional organisation of the G20 summit. They created a very good, trusting and open atmosphere in which to work and discuss the issues that were the whole point of our getting together. Read morе

Statement by the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation

The Airbus 321 of Russia’s Kogalymavia airline that crashed in Egypt on October 31, claiming 224 lives, almost all of them Russian nationals, was the result of a terrorist attack. Read morе

Meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club

Vladimir Putin took part in the final plenary session of the 12th annual meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club. Read morе

Russian-Nigerian nuclear power cooperation

Russia and Nigeria continue cooperation in the field of atomic energy. On 5–7 October, 2015 the Deputy Director of the State Corporation «Rosatom» Mr.N.Spassky and the Chairman of the Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission Mr.E.Osaisai agreed on a draft agreement on the building of a research reactor in Nigeria. Read morе

Congratulations to President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari on Independence Day

The Russian President H.E. Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to the Nigerian counterpart H.E. Muhammadu Buhari on the Nigeria’s Independence Day. Read morе

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