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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said Nigeria and Africa are happy with the US endorsement of ex-Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. The United States, under the administration of ex-President Donald Trump, had objected to Okonjo-Iweala’s candidacy for the WTO top job. Instead, Trump had preferred South Continue Reading
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Son of the ex-Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, Faisal, has escaped to the United States of America (USA) after sneaking into the Niger Republic through one of the nation’s porous borders in Borno State. A lawyer with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mohammed Abubakar, confirmed the development on Thursday […]Continue Reading
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The Trump administration is moving ahead with a $1bn weapons sale to Morocco, Reuters News Agency reported on Friday, a day after the United States announced that Morocco had agreed to normalise diplomatic ties with Israel. Citing unnamed sources familiar with the deal, Reuters said the Trump administration sent a notification to Congress about the […]Continue Reading
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The US Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Texas to overturn the results of the presidential election, which Republican Donald Trump lost to Democrat Joe Biden, in a fresh setback for the president. The longshot suit lodged late Tuesday against four states key in the November 3 vote — Michigan, Georgia, Pennsylvania and […]Continue Reading
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New York State’s attorney-general Letitia James is pushing ahead with an investigation into tax records of the family of the Trump Organization’s chief financial officer. The investigation is part of a probe into the president’s company, Bloomberg News reports Thursday. The probe into the Trump Organization involves the financial records from the CFO, Allen Weisselberg’s Continue Reading
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China, Friday joined other nations to congratulate the United States President-Elect, elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, for their victory in the U.S Presidential race that saw the defeat of President Donald Trump. Immediately after CNN, FOX News, Al Jazeera, and BBC, projected and announced Biden as winner, countries like UK, France, Germany, […]Continue Reading
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Susan Rice, a former US Ambassador to United Nations and served as the 27th United States Ambassador to the UN from 2009 to 2013 and as the 24th United States National Security Advisor from 2013 to 2017 has narrated in her memoir, TOUGH LOVE: MY STORY OF THINGS WORTH FIGTHING FOR, how Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, popularly known as […]Continue Reading
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The United States Government has announced visa ban for specific targets. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, disclosed this on Tuesday. The ban was described as “first-of-its-kind”. A State Department’s statement said it would affect wildlife and timber traffickers. It noted that wildlife and timber trafficking are serious transnational organized crime activities that Continue Reading