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Geoffrey Jideofor Kwusike Onyeama

Date of Birth: 2 February 1956
Place of Birth: Enugu

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The northern nexus

The following day President Buhari flanked by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama told United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken that Washington should consider moving its Africa Command (Africom) from Stuttgart Germany to Africa 'closer to the theatre of operations'...

At cross purposes on world trade

TensionsThe friction between Abuja and Washington over the AfDB and Nigeria's handling of the counter-terrorism campaign against Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP an affiliate of Da'ish) as well as its response to the pandemic are said to have dominated a call between US Secretary Pompeo and Nigeria's Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama on 16 June (AC Vol 61 No 4 Generals on the run)...

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Keïta clings on

A range of diplomatic actors have met Dicko and various opposition figures but the serious mediation work has been left to the Economic Community of West African States which in mid-June despatched a mission to Bamako comprising the Nigérien and Nigerian foreign ministers Kalla Ankourao and Geoffrey Onyeama the Ecowas commission chief Jean-Claude Kassi Brou and politics peace and security commissioner Francis Behanzin (AC Vol 61 No 12 Keïta cornered)...

New chief, old battles

Strictly speaking that should be the role of foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama (AC Vol 60 No 15 The Gang of 43 breaks cover)...

The Gang of 43 breaks cover

A surprise re-appointment was seasoned international bureaucrat Geoffrey Onyeama (Enugu 63) who had intimated to Western diplomats that he would not be retained having struggled to exert leadership over the foreign ministry or build a close relationship with Buhari...


Buhari resets the clock

Mohammed Mansur Dan-Ali Minister of Defence; and Geoffrey Onyeama Minister of Foreign Affairs a barrister and previously Deputy Director for Development at the World Intellectual Property Organisation in Geneva Switzerland...


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