Posts Tagged ‘Boris Johnson’

Nigerian Ruler Buhari returns to Abuja after UK trip

by Seun Adeuyion January 24, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, has returned to Abuja after participating at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. During his visit to the UK, the retired general held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He also met with Nigeria community in the Uk, including the world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. Details later…

How Brexit broke up the ‘special relationship’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
There is something keeping Ben Wallace “awake at night”, in his own words. As the Defence Secretary, one can imagine any number of things but, here, he is referring to something quite specific — that, under President Trump, the US is stepping back from its international leadership role. This would mean, contrary to half a century of […]

British pound falls as Johnson seeks EU trade deal by end of 2020

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 17, 2019
The British pound fell on Tuesday after reports that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was seeking a hard line on Britain’s transition period after Brexit, effectively creating a new cliff edge in negotiations with Brussels. The sterling dropped as much as 0.7 percent to $1.3236, as the one-and-half year high of $1.3516 reached on Friday […]