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'Barbaric, rough and violent political manipulation': Taiwan slams Nigeria, Beijing over trade office snub - Hong Kong Free Press

Taiwan protested Thursday after Nigeria asked it to shut down its trade office in the capital, in what it said was an attempt by Beijing to push it out of Africa's largest economy. The island's foreign ministry said Nigeria had asked Taiwan to move its ...and more »

Nigeria Snubs Taiwan as China Pledges $40 Billion Investment - Bloomberg

Nigeria ordered Taiwan to move its trade mission from the capital, Abuja, to the commercial hub, Lagos, following a visit by the Chinese foreign minister during which his government pledged to invest $40 billion into infrastructure in Africa's most ...and more »

After $40 billion pledge from China, Nigeria tells Taiwan's capital office to pack its bags - Business Insider

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is welcomed by Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari. Azeez Akunleyan/AP Photo On Wednesday, as China's foreign minister visited with a promise to invest another $40 billion in the country, Nigeria asked Taiwanese trade ...and more »

Nigeria ends romance with Taiwan - News Agency of Nigeria (satire) (press release)

Nigeria's Federal Government on Wednesday says she will no longer recognise Taiwan as a country but rather pledged support for One China. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this while answering questions from newsmen after a ...and more »

China pledges $40bn as Nigeria cuts ties with Taiwan - GCR

China has revealed plans to invest up to $40bn in Nigeria during a visit by its foreign minister, while Nigeria has promised to break off diplomatic relations with Taiwan and shut down Taiwan's office in the capital, Abuja. Chinese Foreign Affairs ...and more »

Nigeria trims ties with Taiwan as it courts China - Reuters

TAIPEI/ABUJA (Reuters) - Taiwan objected on Thursday to an “unreasonable” Nigerian request to move its representative office out of the capital Abuja, a day after China announced plans to invest a further $40 billion in the African country. Nigeria's ...and more »

Nigeria, China sign `One China' policy agreement - Vanguard

Federal Government on Wednesday signed an agreement with the Government of the People's Republic of China on “One China” policy. The agreement was signed by Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, and his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, at ...and more »

After getting a $40 billion pledge from China, Nigeria ordered Taiwan's unofficial embassy to move out - Quartz

Nigeria has ordered Taiwan to move its unofficial embassy, a trade mission, out of the capital of Abuja, another sign that an unofficial diplomatic truce between China and Taiwan has ended after eight years. Nigeria said that Taiwan, which Beijing ...and more »

Nigeria decision part of China 'scheme' - Taipei Times

Nigeria`s President Muhammadu Buhari greets China`s Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, during his visit to the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Nigeria on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters. 1; 2. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday said Nigeria has decided to ...and more »

Taiwan says Nigeria wants it to move its trade office from Abuja - Reuters

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan objected on Thursday to a Nigerian request to the island to relocate its representative office in the African country, a request Taiwan sees as more pressure by China to isolate it. A Nigerian flag is seen outside Nigeria ...and more »