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BREAKING! Donald Trump Sacks Rex Tillerson As US Secretary Of State After ‘Disagreements’

BREAKING! Donald Trump Sacks Rex Tillerson As US Secretary Of State After ‘Disagreements’

NEWS
US President, Donald Trump has sacked Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, following months of speculation over the former ExxonMobil CEO's position. The President announced in a tweet that CIA Director Mike Pompeo  will take up the role, saying the 54-year-old "will do a fantastic job". Tillerson was in Abuja few days ago to meet Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari. He was yet to brief Trump on his visit to Africa. Trump also revealed he had appointed Gina Haspel as Mr Pompeo's successor, the first woman to take on the prestigious position. Reports say Mr Trump told reporters that although he and Mr Tillerson "got along", they had disagreements. "Rex and I have been talking about this for a long time," Mr Trump said. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/973540
How US Secretary Of State’s Visit To Nigeria ‘Forced’ Buhari To Schedule Visit To Troubled States

How US Secretary Of State’s Visit To Nigeria ‘Forced’ Buhari To Schedule Visit To Troubled States

METRO, NEWS
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari's announcement to visit some troubled States in the country, particularly in the North is not unconnected to the visit of Rex Tillerson, U.S. Secretary of State to Nigeria, BigPen Online can report. U.S. Department of State had announced that Rex Tillerson would visit Nigeria and four other African countries from March 6 to 13, 2018. Mr. Buhari have been criticised nationally and internationally for not doing enough to curtail insurgency, particular recent herdsmen killings in Benue, Taraba, Zamfara, Yobe and also Rivers states, which have recorded abductions and killings this year respectively. Sources said that the U.S. Secretary of State, during his visit to Abuja, is expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari and other top govern