Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's recent visit to Nigeria at such a challenging time for the West African country has helped consolidate bilateral ties and deepened mutual trust.
China and the United Kingdom have offered to deploy advanced tracking technologies to help Nigeria's search and rescue operation of abducted schoolgirls, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.
China will earmark more than half of its foreign aid for Africa without preconditions, visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Thursday.
Premier Li Keqiang pledges to contribute to connecting all of Africa's capitals by high-speed railways, while offering another $10 billion loan to improve infrastructure on the continent.
China and Nigeria agreed on Thursday to further deepen their political ties, promote pragmatic cooperation in key fields and strengthen coordination in regional and international affairs.
Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Wednesday vowed to advance cooperation with Togo and Mali.
Just a few years ago, Uwechue Emmanuel, a Nigerian-born singer better known by his stage name Hao Ge, could not imagine he would one day emerge as one of the most notable foreign singers in China.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's wife Cheng Hong poses with Nigerian first lady Patience Jonathan in Abuja, capital of Nigeria, on May 7. Nigeria was the second leg of Li's four-nation tour of Africa.
China and Britain has offered to deploy its advanced tracking technologies in support of Nigeria's security agencies currently engaged in the search and rescue operation of abducted school girls.
A series of agreements, including deals on infrastrucure and investment, were signed during Premier Li's visit to Africa's economic power house.
China encourages more Chinese enterprises to expand investment in Nigeria's manufacturing sector, transfer technologies and train personnel to increase local job opportunities, Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng said on Wednesday.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's ongoing three-day visit to Nigeria is expected to boost cooperation between China and the West African country, said officials and analysts.