Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "United States of America"

    Your claims about our loans are ridiculous, China tells US

Your claims about our loans are ridiculous, China tells US

The government of China says the claims made by the US government through Rex Tillerson, secretary of state, concerning its loan facilities to Africa are ridiculous.Tillerson, who is on his diplomatic visit to Africa, had described the rate at which China offered loans as terrible. He warned that African countries could lose their sovereignty if they are not careful.Reacting to [...]

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    By 2022, US may cut back crude oil import from Nigeria

By 2022, US may cut back crude oil import from Nigeria

The US may drastically reduce its import of crude oil from Nigeria by 2022.According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), the country is projected to become a net energy exporter in four years.In the newly released Annual Energy Outlook 2018, EIA said the transition from net energy importer to net energy exporter will not take place until 2050 in [...]

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    “The forgotten American will be forgotten no longer”…12 quotes from Trump’s victory speech

“The forgotten American will be forgotten no longer”…12 quotes from Trump’s victory speech

Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States of America after defeating Hillary Clinton in a record-breaking political bout.The president-elect, addressing his supporters in New York pledged that he will be president for all Americans and that forgotten American will be forgotten no longer.Here are quotes from his acceptance speech:"Now it is time for America to bind the [...]

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    CWUR: Nigerian varsities not in global top 1000 because of research quality

CWUR: Nigerian varsities not in global top 1000 because of research quality

The Center for World Universities Ranking (CWUR) has explained why Nigerian universities were not considered in their Top 1000 global ranking.When contacted by TheCable, the organisation said Nigeria was not a contender owing to lack of quality research.“The main reason for the absence of Nigerian universities from the top 1000 is that the research output of high-quality scientific publications in Nigeria is small [...]

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    For the first time, Ebola infects journalist

For the first time, Ebola infects journalist

An American freelance cameraman working for NBC News in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, and is to be flown home to the US for treatment, the network said on Thursday. Since the outbreak of the viral disease in February, this is the first time a journalist would test positive.The 33-year-old journalist, Ashoka Mukpo, is also the fifth US citizen to contract [...]

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    Avoid Abuja this weekend, US warns citizens

Avoid Abuja this weekend, US warns citizens

The United States of America has warned its citizens against embarking on non-essential trips to Abuja.Executive Director of the US mission in Nigeria, Stephen Brunette, the US also advised its citizens living in Abuja to take extra security measures this weekend.“Given the history of bombing attacks on weekends (some associated with holidays), as well as the recent bombing at EMAB [...]

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    COUNTDOWN 27: Can USA profit from Donovan’s last hurrah?

COUNTDOWN 27: Can USA profit from Donovan’s last hurrah?

If ever there was one American looking to put the country on the map as one of the best in the game of football (or soccer as it is known to Americans), it has to be Landon Donovan.The Los Angeles Galaxy striker and legend has striven to improve the country’s league, snubbing the allure of Europe. Three World Cup appearances [...]

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