4 Jan 2022
Nigerian pop stars Tems and 1da Banton have been listed in the 2021 playlist of United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. Tems and 1da Banton were on Blinken's two lists — one an "at home" compilation of American artists, the other an "on the road" selection inspired by places he’s visited over the past…
18 Nov 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, on Thursday met at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
20 Aug 2021
The invasion of Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, by the Taliban over the weekend marked the takeover of the country by the Islamic terrorist group 20 years after they were driven out by the American military.
24 May 2021
The United States on Sunday announced visa restrictions on Ethiopian and Eritrean officials accused of fuelling the six-month-old war in Ethiopia's Tigray region, saying those involved had "taken no meaningful steps to end hostilities."
27 Apr 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday urged the United States to reconsider relocating US Africa Command (AFRICOM) from Stuttgart, Germany, to Africa, nearer the theatre of operation, admonishing the international community to support Nigeria and the sub-region in tackling growing security challenges. President Buhari, in a virtual meeting with the US Secretary of State, Mr Anthony Blinken,…
27 Apr 2021
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold talks Tuesday with the leaders of Nigeria and Kenya as President Joe Biden's administration seeks to demonstrate an early interest in Africa. Conducting a virtual trip due to Covid-19 precautions, Blinken will "meet" separately with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta as well as senior…