Tag: United States

CNAS COMMENTARIES – Export Controls Are a Defining Instrument of U.S. National Security

Economic statecraft has become a crucial pillar of U.S. foreign policy. Over the past several years, there have been substantial shifts in both the scope and policy goals of American…

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Immigration: Nigeria may impose visa restriction on Americans, others

The Nigerian Government may reciprocate the visa restriction imposed on its citizens by the United States and other countries, the Nigeria Immigration Service has said. This Comptroller-General of the NIS,…

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China ‘to retaliate’ if U.S. acts against journalists

China is vowing to retaliate against the the United States if Washington continues, quote, "hostile action" against Chinese journalists - journalists who may be forced to leave in coming days…

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In Nigeria’s Capital Abuja, Fire Breaks Out at the World Trade Centre

Fire on Monday gutted a section of the World Trade Centre building located in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. An eyewitness said the fire started from the top of the skyscraper…

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$6m fraud: FBI on the Hunt for seek six Nigerians

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation has appealed to members of the public to furnish it with vital information that would lead to the arrest of six Nigerians indicted…

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U.S. warns Russia, China of U.N. isolation if Iran arms ban extension blocked

By Michelle Nichols and Humeyra Pamuk NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia and China will be isolated at the United Nations if they continue down the "road to dystopia" by blocking…

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Joels: Nigeria Requires Comprehensive Tax Reform

Lead Partner, Stransact Partners and Stransact LLP, Eben Joels has been a constant feature in Nigeria’s professional financial services space since 2009. In this interview, he speaks about his career trajectory and…

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Japanese automaker, Nissan Forecasts $420m First Year loss

As the U.S. auto industry braces for the biggest downturn since the 2008 financial crisis, analysts are counting the cost for Japan’s automakers — whose fortunes depend heavily on the world’s second largest car market.…

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US Corona Virus Deaths Surpass100,000

The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months. It has seen more fatalities than any other country, while its 1.69 million confirmed infections…

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‘I Maintain My Innocence’ AfDB Chief, Adesina Hits Back Over Graft Accusations

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, hit back on Wednesday at accusations of corruption and vowed to continue working. In a press statement, Adesina slammed “unprecedented…

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