How long will Pompeo serve? Until Trump 'tweets me out'
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who has managed where others have failed to stay in President Donald Trump's good graces...
Loans, love, China and Africa’s sovereignty
The statement made the other day by the former United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, counselling African countries not to compromise their sovereignty when engaged in economic dealings with China, should not be dismissed as a rival’s balderdash the way some overly Afrocentric analysts are wont to do. Even though, self-interest may not be…
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.
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.
‘Nigeria will rather negotiate abducted girls release than military option’
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that NIGERIA would prefer to have the Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram back alive through negotiations rather than adopt a military option.
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…