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Olugbenga Ashiru

Amid the crisis in Nigeria's ruling party - Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) which has led to a major split of the party; President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked nine ministers in his first major cabinet reshuffle. more

11 Sep 2013 14:00 News

The imperative for a robust engagement with the media cannot be over-emphasised. For a nation’s foreign policy exertions to be fruitful, there must be a critical mass of consensus from the public in support of these policies. more

25 Jul 2013 00:00 Opinion

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State House, Abuja. Nigeria.

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan and President Xi Jinping of China presided over the signing of five agreements to boost financial, trade, economic, technical and cultural relations between Nigeria and China. more

11 Jul 2013 00:00 News 1 Comments

The Chairman of Nigeria's Federal House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs - Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa addresses the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs - Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru on some of the issues relating to the Nigerian more

24 Jun 2013 00:00 Evergreen

We are dealing with such hideous and second rate characters in Nigeria’s public space, that they won’t even respect the truth. The prize for being silly in this regard must go to one Rotimi Fashakin. He is an arm-chair critic per excellence and a more

29 May 2013 00:00

The specific interests, priorities and emphasis of Nigeria’s foreign policy have continued to change and evolve in the context of the domestic and international environment. more

20 Apr 2013 00:00 Opinion