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WTO Postpones Meeting to Pick New WTO DG
WTO Postpones Meeting to Pick New DG

WTO Postpones Meeting to Pick New DG

The World Trade Organisation on Friday postponed a meeting where members are expected to pick a new Director-General. The postponement is coming days after the United States declined to support the favored candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The organization earlier announced that the meeting would... read more »

Trump Lauds Nigerians in Onitsha Who Marched for Him, Describes it as ‘A Great Honour’
Trump Thanks Nigerians in Onitsha Who Ma...

Trump Thanks Nigerians in Onitsha Who Marched for Him, Describes it as ‘A G...

United States President, Donald Trump on Tuesday thanked a group of Nigerians in Onitsha, Anambra State who held a campaign in his honour. Trump took a break from his presidential poll to repost a video of the rally on his verified Twitter handle on Tuesday with the tag, “A parade for me in... read more »

US Forces Rescue Kidnapped American in Nigeria
US Forces Rescue Kidnapped American in N...

US Forces Rescue Kidnapped American in Nigeria

US military forces has rescued an American citizen in Nigeria, the Pentagon stated on Saturday, days after he was kidnapped by gunmen in the south of neighbouring Niger and apparently taken across the border. The hostage, Philip Walton, was kidnapped on Monday night at Massalata, a village about 10... read more »

Opinion: 5 Reasons Why President Trump won't Support Okonjo-Iweala as Next WTO Director General - Blessing Mene
Opinion: 5 Reasons Why President Trump w...

Opinion: 5 Reasons Why President Trump won’t Support Okonjo-Iweala as...

This is an opinion article by Blessing Mene. People who want Okonjo-Iweala to become the next WTO Director-General mostly are excited about the prospect of the first female & African to lead the WTO. But President Trump doesn’t think that way, here are five secret reasons why President... read more »

WTO DG: Why We Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s Nomination – US
WTO DG: Why We Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s No...

WTO DG: Why We Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s Nomination – US

The United States has explained its stance not to back Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General position, noting the position must be held by ‘someone with real, hands-on experience in the field’. The US instead has thrown its weight behind South... read more »

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The United States has urged all the stakeholders in the forthcoming Ondo State governorship election to take concrete steps to ensure a peaceful election that reflects the will of the... read more »

Buhari Sends Get Well Soon Message to Trump, Wife

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FG Faults US, UK Over Visa Restriction on Election Riggers

FG Faults US, UK Over Visa Restriction on Election Riggers

The federal government has kicked against the visa restrictions imposed on some Nigerians by the United States (US) owing to election rigging during the governorship elections in Kogi and... read more »

US Hits Visa Ban on Election Riggers in Nigeria

US Slams Visa Ban on Election Riggers in Nigeria

The United States government says it has imposed visa ban on some persons for their actions during the conduct of the Kogi and Bayelsa state gubernatorial elections and in the run-up to the... read more »

John Campbell, Former US Ambassador to Nigeria Berates Nigerian Military

John Campbell, Former US Ambassador to Nigeria Berates Nigerian M...

John Campbell a former Ambassador to Nigeria has said that Nigerians have lost faith in the sincerity of government. He chided the approach of Nigerian government and politicians, claiming the... read more »