Trump 'less prepared' than Putin for key meeting: Tillerson
US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told lawmakers.
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.
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.