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Nigeria’s foreign trade increases by 7.7 per cent – NBS

The value of Nigeria’s total foreign trade in goods increased in the second quarter of 2017 by 7.7 per cent compared to the N5.3 billion recorded for the first quarter. This was revealed in a National Bureau of Statistics, NBS report, released Wednesday morning. The monthly external trade value stood …

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Trump speaks with May, condemns attacks in London

The White House is condemning the attacks in London involving a car rampage and knife attack. President Donald Trump is said to be monitoring developments. Spokesman Sean Spicer said Wednesday Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May and said that the White House applauds “the quick response of British …

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FBI’s Comey denies Trump wiretap claim, confirms Russia probe

The head of the FBI publicly challenged U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, denying the Republican’s claim that former president Barack Obama wiretapped his 2016 election campaign and confirming his agency had launched a criminal investigation into any collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia. FBI Director James Comey told a …

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White House denies apologizing to Britain over Trump spy claims

Donald Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer has denied he apologized to Britain for repeating a claim its spies handed President Obama transcripts of President Trump’s bugged calls. ”I don’t think we regret anything,” Spicer told reporters who asked him directly if the White House had apologized to Britain’s government, CNN …

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UK: Trump spying claim ‘ridiculous;’ US govt won’t repeat it

A spokesman for Britain’s prime minister says the White House has promised that it won’t repeat a claim that U.K. spies snooped on U.S. President Donald Trump. Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman, James Slack, says the British government has made it clear to the U.S. that the “ridiculous” claims should …

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Trump promises evidence to support wire-tapping claim

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that when he claimed the Obama administration had ‘wiretapped’ him during the 2016 presidential campaign, he was basing his conclusions on news reports. But he promised that Americans will soon see ‘some very interesting items’ that could shed light on his still-unsubstantiated claim that former …

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