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Biden Threatens Financial, Visa Sanctions Against Nigeria, Others Over Anti-gay Laws
Biden Threatens Financial, Visa Sanction...

Biden Threatens Financial, Visa Sanctions Against Nigeria, Others Over Anti...

President Joe Biden has issued a presidential memorandum aimed at expanding protection of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people worldwide, including potentially through the use of financial sanctions. Nigeria’s anti-gay laws have been... read more »

Biden Cancels Travel Ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others
Biden Cancels Travel Ban on Nigeria, Eri...

Biden Cancels Travel Ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

U.S President Joe Biden on his first day in office issued some executive orders undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s policies. Among the 17 executive orders and presidential actions Biden signed on Wednesday were the order to end travel restrictions and immigration from countries... read more »

APC Weighs in on US Controversy, Asks Trump to Emulate Buhari
APC Weighs in on US Controversy, Asks Tr...

APC Weighs in on US Controversy, Asks Trump to Emulate Buhari

The All Progressive Congress has asked US President Donald Trump to emulate his Nigerian counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari after losing an election. This was contained in a statement issued by the Secretary of the party’s Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, John... read more »

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has urged US President Donald Trump to concede defeat, saying that his ambition is not worth the blood of any American citizen.
No One’s Ambition is Worth Blood of Any ...

No One’s Ambition is Worth Blood of Any Citizen, Jonathan Cautions Trump

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has urged US President Donald Trump to concede defeat, saying that his ambition is not worth the blood of any American citizen. The American leader has maintained his stance on not conceding defeat after the elections held last year. Jonathan’s call... read more »

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 »

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

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

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... read more »

US Forces Rescue Kidnapped American in Nigeria

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... 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 won’t Support Okonjo-Iweala as Next WTO Direc...

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... read more »

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

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... read more »

  Ondo Election: US Sues for Peaceful and Credible election

Ondo Election: US Sues for Peaceful and Credible Election

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 people of the... read more »