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Biden’s cabinet takes shape

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announced a slate of Cabinet nominees including Antony Blinken as secretary of state and Janet Yellen, who would be the first woman to serve as treasury secretary.

British PM slams Kerry’s Middle East speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday criticised U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech on peace in the Middle East as an attack...

Independence: U.S. congratulates Nigeria at 56

The United States of America has congratulated Nigeria on its country’s 56th Independence Anniversary which comes up on Saturday. A statement issued in Abuja on...

US begin talks with CAN over controversies trailing Kerry’s visit

The United States Mission in Nigeria has opened talks with the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, over allegations of religious and sectional partisanship in...

U.S. pledges to help Nigeria diversify economy

The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, says that his country will do everything in its power to help Nigeria diversify from single to...

US happy over life sentence for ex-Chadian President

The U.S. on Monday welcomed the Extraordinary African Chambers' (CAE) sentencing of former Chadian President, Hissene Habre to life in prison for war crimes...

We will trace, recover stolen billions, US assures Buhari

The United States Secretary of State has assured President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria that his country will trace and recover monies stolen from Nigeria. Speaking...

Under Buhari, Nigeria has taken the fight to Boko Haram – Kerry

John Kerry, United States Secretary of State has said that Nigeria under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has taken the fight against terrorism...

Lai Mohammed hails global endorsement of anti-corruption fight

The Federal Government has hailed the global endorsement of its anti-corruption fight, calling it an incentive to continue apace with the battle that must...

John Kerry carries Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign to Davos

United State Secretary of State, John Kerry has given President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption campaign drive a larger reach at the World Economic Forum in...

US wants to avoid ‘total destruction’ of Syria – Kerry

The United States is working to avoid the "total destruction" of Syria, and plans a meeting in the coming days with Russian, Saudi and...

US to take in 100,000 refugees – Kerry

The United States will take in more refugees worldwide in the next two years, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday, including 10,000...

Buhari meets Kerry thanks US, technology over peaceful polls

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Washington met with the United States Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, where he reiterated his appreciation to...

US spends N1.2 trillion on humanitarian assistance in 2014

The United States Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, on Friday said that his government spent over N1.2 trillion ($6 billion) on humanitarian assistance...

John Kerry breaks leg in bicycle accident

United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, was on Sunday in Geneva flown to a hospital with a broken leg following a bicycle accident...

Kerry commends Jonathan, Buhari, Jega over successful polls

By Simon Ateba United State Secretary of State, John Kerry, has commended President Goodluck Jonathan, President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of the Nigerian electoral...

US must talk to Assad to end Syria war – Kerry

The United States will have to negotiate with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to end the civil war now entering its fifth year, Secretary of...

US ‘deeply disappointed’ by Nigeria elections delay

The top US diplomat said Saturday he was "deeply disappointed" by Nigeria's decision to postpone elections and issued a call for calm. The six-week delay...

2015 Election: International community watching Nigeria, says Kerry

United States Secretary of State John Kerry has stated that the international community is watching Nigeria, adding that, peaceful and timely elections were vital...

In Pictures: Jonathan welcomes Kerry to Nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan welcoming the United States Secretary of States, John Kerry to the State House, Marina in Lagos on Sunday.

US Secretary of state arrives Nigeria today

*To meet Jonathan in Lagos US Secretary of State John Kerry was due in Nigeria Sunday, just weeks away from closely fought elections overshadowed by...

Massacre by Boko Haram ‘crime against humanity’, says Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that massacres in two Nigerian towns by the "evil" Islamist group Boko Haram this month constituted...

No act of terror will stop march of freedom – Kerry

Top US diplomat John Kerry vowed that no act of terror would halt "the march of freedom" as he expressed solidarity Sunday with the...

Kerry lands in Cairo for talks on anti-IS coalition

United States Secretary of State John Kerry arrived Saturday in Cairo on the latest leg of a regional tour to forge a coalition against...

Kerry urges global ‘coalition’ to fight IS jihadists

United States Secretary of State John Kerry has called for a global coalition to combat Islamic State fighters' "genocidal agenda" after President Barack Obama...

US wants punitive actions against South Sudan leaders

By Simon Ateba The United States Government said on Tuesday that punitive actions should be taken against South Sudanese leaders ‎for failing to 'seriously' engage...

Kerry arrives Brussels for NATO talks on Ukraine, Iraq

US Secretary of State John Kerry huddled with European allies ahead of key NATO talks Wednesday, after a whirlwind visit to Iraq aimed at...

US sends team to locate abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

The United States offered Tuesday to send a team of experts to Nigeria to help find 200 kidnapped schoolgirls amid a wave of outrage...

US will do ‘everything possible’ to rescue Nigeria girls – Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday vowed that Washington will do "everything possible" to help Nigeria deal with Boko Haram militants, following...

US offers to help Nigeria over Boko Haram terror

The United States Government has pledged to support Nigeria in the fight against terrorism and insurgency within the coming days, Secretary of State, John...

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