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Nigeria will reverse effects of climate change, says Buhari

Climate Action

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change has demonstrated Nigeria’s commitment to a global effort to reverse the effects of the negative trend. The President said this while addressing the opening of the meeting on Taking Climate Action for Sustainable Development in New York, co-hosted by Nigeria and the United Nations Environment ...

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Buhari urges rich nations to save disappearing Lake Chad

Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has urged rich countries to do something urgent to save Lake Chad from extinction, a situation scientists have attributed to the effects of climate change. Receiving the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Ms Irina Bokova, in Abuja, President Buhari warned that failure to regenerate the Lake Chad would lead ...

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State of the Nigerian nation, by ActionAid


ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), an organisation committed to the elimination of poverty throughout the world and in Nigeria in particular, commends efforts of the Muhammed Buhari-led Federal Government in combating insurgency in the Northeast and the fight against corruption. It notes, however, that good intentions are not enough and that urgent steps need to be taken to assure Nigerians that Change ...

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Fedotov to Buhari: UN supports your anti-corruption, terrorism battle

Yury Fedotov

Rounding off a three-day mission to Nigeria, the Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, met with President Muhammadu Buhari and emphasised his organisation’s unwavering support for the country. “There can be no doubt that Nigeria has suffered from the ravages of corruption, terrorism, piracy and other crimes; but it remains fully committed to ...

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Photos: President Buhari at opening of Abu Dhabi events

President Buhari

Apart from  gracing and delivering a speech at the opening of the World Future Energy Summit 2016 in Abu Dhabi, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday likewise met with UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and participated at the official opening ceremony of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.  

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Buhari won’t assent to anti-social media bill – Presidency


The Presidency has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari will not give his assent to the bill on anti-social media which is now being considered by the Senate of the Federal Republic. The bill is being sponsored by the Senate majority leader, Senator Uba Na’Allah. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam ...

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Revival of Lake Chad will curb migration to Europe, Buhari tells COP21

Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Paris at the ongoing UN climate change conference (COP21) asked developed countries to make strong financial commitments to the $14 billion urgently needed to revive the Lake Chad and save communities dependent on the river from extinction. The largest lake in the Chad Basin, Lake Chad is a historically large, shallow lake in Africa, ...

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Climate agreement must recognise survival rights of vulnerable persons, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari

Any meaningful and potential agreement on climate change in Paris must draw extensively on the principles of common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. President Buhari, who made the submission on Monday in Paris at the opening of the UN climate change summit, added that, for any agreement in Paris to be durable, it must ...

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Why Buhari should demand answers to questions on super highway project


Prince Odey Oyama, the Executive Director of Rainforest Resource and Development Centre (RRDC), an environmental NGO based in the Cross River State of Nigeria, in this piece lists concerns relating to the Super Highway project, charging President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently seek answers to pending issues By the act of performing the ground breaking event of Tuesday, October 30, 2015, ...

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Buhari, at planners’ forum, commits to sustaining key lands, housing policies

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that, in order to grow the sector and harness its potential for sustainable national development, his administration remains committed to sustaining key lands, housing and urban development policies. He listed these to include the Housing Policy, National Urban Development Policy, National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan, Vision 20:2020, National Building Code, and the ongoing Medium Term ...

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