• Donald Trump vows to quit Trans-Pacific Partnership on first day in office

    Donald Trump vows to quit Trans-Pacific Partnership on first day in office

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump outlined plans on Monday for his first day in office, including withdrawing from a major trade accord and investigating abuses of work visa programs, and met with Cabinet hopefuls at his Manhattan office tower.

    Trump met with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, Democratic U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard and former Texas Governor Rick Perry. But he announced no further appointments, keeping candidates and the public guessing about the shape of the administration that will take office on Jan. 20.

    Fallin, […]

  • Why Nigeria can’t sign agreement yet for EU-ECOWAS partnership – Osinbajo

    Why Nigeria can’t sign agreement yet for EU-ECOWAS partnership – Osinbajo

    Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian Vice-President has said that Nigeria would not sign the Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Economic Community of West African States until the country ends its ongoing consultations on the agreement.

    The EPA is a free trade deal that had been initialled by EU and ECOWAS negotiators covering trade in goods and development cooperation.

    While a number of West African nations have endorsed the deal, a few including Nigeria have raised issues regarding the implications of […]