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Service Chiefs: Buhari tells Senate to mind its business

by on July 21, 2020 0
The Buhari presidency promptly Tuesday replied the Nigerian Senate over its resolution asking the Service Chiefs to step aside over the deteriorating insecurity in Nigeria. The presidency said it noted the resolution, but excoriated the senators for offering the unsolicited advice. “(the) appointment or sack of Service Chiefs is a Presidential prerogative, and President... Read More

Senate backs bill to punish China over Hong Kong

by on June 26, 2020 0
The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday that would impose mandatory sanctions on people or companies that back efforts by China to restrict Hong Kong’s autonomy, pushing back against Beijing’s new security law for the city. The measure also includes secondary sanctions on banks that do business with anyone found to be backing any... Read More

House Set to Back China Sanctions Amid Rising Tensions With U.S.

by on May 27, 2020 0
(Bloomberg) — The House of Representatives is poised to give final passage Wednesday to legislation that would sanction Chinese officials for human rights abuses against Muslim minorities, the latest in a series of moves by Congress and the White House to put pressure on the Beijing government. The measure was approved by unanimous consent... Read More