• British, French ministers snub EU talks on Trump

    British, French ministers snub EU talks on Trump

    The British and French foreign ministers are to miss special talks with their EU counterparts on Sunday to discuss Donald Trump’s stunning US election win in a sign of divisions over how to deal with the new president.

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini summoned the ministers for dinner in Brussels after Republican Trump stormed to victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton on a platform which questioned America’s commitment to Europe.

    But British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson will not attend the meeting […]

  • I didn’t snub Senate – Udoma replies Ndume

    I didn’t snub Senate – Udoma replies Ndume

    It was gathered that the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Thursday described as untrue accusation by the Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, that he snubbed the senate by refusing to turn up for a scheduled meeting on Tuesday.

    Udoma in a three paragraph statement issued by his Media Adviser, Mr Akpandem James, expressed surprise over the allegations.

    The minister said while he was invited by the senate leadership to a meeting, the meeting could not hold […]