Trump officially taps former coal lobbyist to lead EPA
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday formally nominated Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. The nomination of Wheeler, who is currently the acting EPA chief, requires Senate confirmation. Wheeler, 54, has been the interim agency administrator since Scott Pruitt resigned in July amid a flurry of ethics scandals,…
Nigeria, EU to expand bilateral ties amid lingering trade deal
Despite the inability of West African countries, especially Nigeria, to ratify the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) by the European Union (EU), member-countries of the EU have sought new alternatives to improve bilateral ties with the country.