The President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina in a statement issued Saturday, said Buhari spoke in his capacity as the African Union Champion on efforts to eliminate corruption in the continent.
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President Muhammadu Buhari made the call at Transforming Education Summit (Leaders Roundtable) on Monday.
The United Nations Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Buhari on Friday addressed world leaders
The UN chief gave the commendation at a meeting with the Nigerian president at the sidelines of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly taking place in New York.
I would like to commend your predecessor, His Excellency, Mr. Volkan Boskir, for the many remarkable achievements recorded during his tenure, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Buhari spoke at the Food Systems Summit, which was part of High Level meetings of the 76th Session of the UNGA.
The Future Investment Initiative Institute hosted the virtual event on Tuesday, as part of a series of panel sessions around the themes of vaccines, resilience and global health.
In a statement by Garba Shehu, the president’s Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), the presidency said it is not expected for Nigerian diaspora to use the platform of the United Nations General Assembly to garner attention for their cause, but that it was “shocking” to see Yoruba Nation advocates publicly teaming up with IPOB – a designated terrorist organization it says now has 50,000-strong paramilitary arm.
Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, raised the alarm in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
The Virtual Conference, which will be Chaired by the immediate past President of the United Nations General Assembly and Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Muhammed-Bande, will also feature former Senate President and ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim.
President Buhari said this when he received Muhammadu-Bande, the country’s Permanent Representative to the UN, on Friday at the State House, Abuja.
Delivering Nigeria’s National Statement, via video-message, on the first day of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly Debate, President Buhari pledged Nigeria’s commitment to working with member states in the spirit of global cooperation and solidarity to promote human health and general well-being.
Putin made the call while speaking to the United Nations General Assembly via video link.
Guterres spoke during a get-together by ambassadors at the UN headquarters in New York to celebrate the success of the 74th session ending on Tuesday.
Muhammad-Bande disclosed this on Monday when he held a virtual interactive session with Nigerian-based foreign and diplomatic correspondents.
Nigeria’s Deputy Ambassador to the UN, Samson Itegboje, told NAN that the country’s election within two years after its last term in the council underscored its diplomatic clout at the UN
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the election into the vacant African seat on the council was inconclusive
The President of the United Nations General Assembly, Ambassador Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has condemned the recent killing of several Nigerian soldiers by terrorists in Borno State.
He spoke against the backdrop of the rapid spread of the virus around the world, a situation some blame on governments’ failure in affected countries
A Nigerian Government team to the historic event, which will be led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, will include the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar, and the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu