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Transcript Of President Buhari’s Speech At 72nd United Nations General Assembly

STATEMENT DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 72ND SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, IN NEW YORK, ON TUESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2017 Mr. President, Fellow Heads of State and Government, Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of my country, Nigeria, I congratulate you Mr. President

FG threw its weight on the proscription of the IPOB

• Saraki calls for due process in declaring separatists terror group, Buratai back tracks   • Northern govs embark on peace mission to S’East, S’South  • Wike, Ikpeazu assure of Nigeria’s unity, Aba curfew relaxed The Federal Government of Nigeria, Tuesday, threw its weight on the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the categorisation

NAF, Israeli firm trains 150 additional  special forces on counter-terrorism 

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated additional 150 personnel of the Regiment Specialty, who have just undergone an 8-week intensive Special Forces training conducted by an Israeli company. The Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Cdre Olatokunbo Adesanya, on Monday, said the combined Graduation Ceremony at the NAF’s

ECOWAS Endorses #NotTooYoungToRun campaign

The #NotTooYoungToRun Campaign has received a big boost as The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) endorsed Campaign. The endorsement was made by the Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security at ECOWAS, Mrs. Halima Ahmed during the African Union Regional Youth Consultation for West and Central Africa, held

Constitutional Term Limits for African Leaders

By the Africa Center for Strategic Studies African leaders’ adherence to constitutional term limits is a key component of institutionalizing predictable norms of democratic succession. Progress toward establishing this norm has been mixed, however. While a number of African countries have succeeded in upholding term limits over the past two decades,

It’s been 50 years since Britain left. Why are so many African judges still wearing wigs?

By Kevin Sieff  NAIROBI — The British gave up their last colonies in Africa half a century ago. But they left their wigs behind. Not just any wigs. They are the long, white, horsehair locks worn by high court judges (and King George III). They are so old-fashioned and so uncomfortable, that even British barristers