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June 1, 2020
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Amidst Covid-19 pandemic in the United States ,several American citizens opted to be evacuated from Nigeria. The embassy reported that close to 400 of her citizens were evacuated. “A U.S. repatriation flight departed Lagos yesterday with 376 American citizens aboard. The Washington Dulles International Airport bound flight was one of a series of repatriation flights Continue Reading
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The Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee warned Wednesday that any drawdown of U.S. military forces in West Africa would have “real and lasting negative consequences” after visiting the continent,the Hill has reported. “The takeaway from our meetings over the past few days was clear: any reduction in U.S. military presence in West Continue Reading
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The U.S. is opposing plans by Nigeria’s government to hand about $100 million the American authorities say was stolen by deceased former dictator Sani Abacha to a top ruling party official. The disagreement may hamper future cooperation between the two nations to recover state money moved offshore by Abacha, who Transparency International estimates may have Continue Reading