Oil magnate Benedict Peters banks on lobbyist David Urban to win over Trump

Nigerian oil magnate Benedict Peters.
Nigerian oil magnate Benedict Peters. © Benedict Peters
The Nigerian Benedict Peters has retained the services of David Urban, a star lobbyist in Trump's Washington, in the hope of winning the favours of the current occupant of the White House. By cosying up to Trump on his favourite terrain - the trade war against Beijing - Peters is hoping that the president will help him to regain his influence in Nigeria, though he may find himself back at square one if Biden prevails in November. [...] (484 words)
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