U.S. sack of Tillerson can’t affect Nigeria, says Federal Government
The Federal Government has declared that the sack of the American Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson who was in Nigeria on Monday, by President Donald Trump will not in any way affect Nigeria/U.S. ties, saying that “government is continuum.” It also said the establishment of the proposed modular refineries in Niger Delta region will not…
China hopes Tillerson firing won't affect North Korea talks
China voiced hope on Wednesday Donald Trump's sudden firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not impact bilateral relations or planned talks between the US president and North Korea's leader.
Trump fires Tillerson, secretary of state, a day after visit to Nigeria
Barely 24 hours after his visit to Nigeria, Rex Tillerson was fired as the 69th United States Secretary of State.Tillerson was in Nigeria and Chad on the last leg of his maiden trip to Africa. But he cut short his visit “due to demands in (his) schedule,” the State Department said.
Sacked Tillerson: US must respond to Russia's behavior
After he was sacked by President Donald Trump, Tillerson also said US efforts to pressure North Korea had worked better than expected and revealed he would pass authority to his deputy at midnight.
Trump says top diplomat Tillerson out, names Pompeo successor
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the departure of his top diplomat Rex Tillerson, to be succeeded by the current CIA chief Mike Pompeo.
Tillerson ends Africa trip vowing US backing against terror
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson brought his truncated maiden Africa trip to a close on Monday, promising the full backing of the United States to two countries on the frontline of the war on terror.
Tillerson vows US 'full support' for Nigeria in jihadism fight
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday slammed last month's mass abduction of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria and promised Washington's "full support" in the country's fight against Boko Haram jihadists.
Buhari meets U.S. Secretary of State, Tillerson, in Aso Rock
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with the U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting started shortly after Tillerson’s arrival at the State House, Abuja around 4.07 p.m.
U.S. Secretary of State, Tillerson, visits Nigeria today
The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr. Rex Tillerson, arrives in Abuja today for his first official visit to Nigeria. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Press Advisory from the U.S. Embassy said Tillerson would hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. “Tillerson will become the highest ranking official in the Trump Administration…
Four days into official visit, Tillerson falls sick in Kenya, cancels engagements
Four days after U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, started his first diplomatic trip to Africa, and the second day he arrived Kenya, he has fallen ill, and as a result cancelled his engagements.
Feeling unwell, Tillerson cancels Nairobi programme
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is on his first-ever Africa tour as Washington's top diplomat, on Saturday cancelled his programme in Kenya because he was feeling unwell, officials said. "The secretary is not feeling well after a long couple days working on major issues back home such as North Korea and has cancelled…