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Trump announces deal to reopen US government

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal with opposition Democrats to temporarily reopen the US federal government, shut down for a record five weeks by a bitter row over funding for a US-Mexico border wall. “We have reached a deal to end the shutdown and reopen the federal government,” Trump said. “In a short […]
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Thousands to miss visa appointments as US embassy halts operations in Lagos, Abuja

Thousands to miss visa appointments as US embassy halts operations in Lagos, Abuja

The US embassy in Nigeria has announced a closure of its Lagos and Abuja offices due to the ongoing government shutdown in its country. The closure will affect thousands seeking
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Nigeria risks total govt shutdown as National Assembly remains on recess —Ita Enang

Nigeria risks total govt shutdown as National Assembly remains on recess —Ita Enang

Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, has warned that the country might face total government shutdown if the National Assembly does not reconvene urgently. Enang and the Senate Majority Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, gave this indication while addressing State House correspondents shortly after a closed-door meeting with Acting […] …

Unless democrats cooperate, I’ll shut down government, Trump threatens

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President Donald Trump has urged the Congress to cooperate in effecting the immigration laws, tweeting a demand for Democratic cooperation, warning that otherwise, he will allow the federal government to shut down. Trump had tweeted: I would be willing to “shut down” government if the Democrats do not give us the votes for Border Security, […] …

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