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US drops tariff threat after immigration deal with Mexico

The United States and Mexico have reached an 11th-hour deal to crack down on migration from Central America with President Donald Trump relenting on threats to slap potentially devastating tariffs on the neighbouring country.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Governors’ Ball at the White House in Washington, DC on February 24, 2019. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN - AFP)

Donald Trump threatens to shut Mexico border, again

President Donald Trump on Thursday again threatened to seal the US-Mexican border, claiming in a tweet that America’s southern neighbour is allowing illegal immigrants to cross unhindered.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador shows the signed decree to investigate the case of 43 missing students, during a ceremony with relatives of the students, at the National Palace in Mexico City on Monday. Photograph: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images

Mexico’s new president creates truth commission on missing students

Mexico’s new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said that the establishment of a truth commission is to investigate the fate of 43 students who disappeared in 2014.
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Mike Pompeo to meet new Mexican counterpart over border issues

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet his counterpart from Mexico’s new government Sunday for talks over a possible deal that would see asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their claims are processed, officials said on Tuesday.

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Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

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NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.