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Nigeria at 60: Buhari ratifies Kyoto Protocol’s Doha Amendment

Muhammadu Buhari

As Nigeria celebrates its 60th Independence Day, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, October 2, 2020 signed the Instrument of Ratification of the Doha Amendment of the Kyota Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Announcing the development, Minister of Environment, Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar, stated that the ratification of the Doha Amendment by Mr President has made ...

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Buhari, at UN, lists plans to recoup Nigeria’s environment

Buhari UNGA 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 outlined measures by Nigeria to reverse biodiversity loss, expressing concern that most indigenous flora and fauna commonly found within the country are facing extinction. President Buhari spoke in a video message to the virtual 2020 Biodiversity Summit, held on the margins of the 75th UN General Assembly, in New York. A file ...

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UNGA74: Buhari congratulates Muhammad-Bande on successful tenure

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, following his successful tenure as the President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General (UNGA74) 2019-2020. Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the 74th UN General Assembly Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, in ...

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Buhari congratulates AfDB President, Akinwunmi Adesina, on re-election

Akinwunmi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, on his re-election for a second term in office. AfDB president, Akinwunmi Adesina The president’s congratulatory message was conveyed by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Thursday, August 27, 2020. He said the news of ...

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Anti-corruption group asks Buhari to halt sale of oil wells worth $25b

Muhammadu Buhari

President Mohammadu Buhari of Nigeria has been asked to halt the planned sale of some four oil wells in the country. The oil wells already put up for sale are worth $22.5 billion. President Muhammadu Buhari The Lagos-based Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) in a statement on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 asked the Federal Government to halt the ...

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Oilserv boss commends Buhari for his dedication to local content development

Emeka Okwuosa

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Oilserv Limited, Emeka Okwuosa, has said that President Mohammadu Buhari has shown dedication for the development of local content and capacity through the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project. Emeka Okwuosa The Oilserv Chairman at the flag-off event of the AKK project in Ajaokuta on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 commended President Buhari for ...

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Democracy Day: CAPPA tasks govt on transparency, participatory governance

Muhammadu Buhari

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari can rebuild confidence in its anti-corruption crusade by removing the veil of secrecy  in the conduct of  government business and respecting the right to information and free speech, the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has said . President Muhammadu Buhari CAPPA, in a statement issued in Lagos on Friday, June 12, 2020 ...

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Gambari: As I know him – Lekan Fadina

The aim of this piece is to congratulate, share my views on the man we both have mutual respect for each other for our interest in development matters and offer my humble advice to him on his new assignment as the Chief of Staff to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari I have known ...

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How climate change is affecting Africa, by President Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), listed ways by which the African continent is being affected by climate change, even as he called for greater global cooperation against the devastating effects of the phenomenon in order to avert disaster for the human race in the 21st century. Addressing the opening of the 2016 ...

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Photos: Buhari addresses global leaders at COP21

President Buhari with Minister of Environment Mrs Amina Ibrahim Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari in Paris on Monday, November 30 2015 at COP21 addressed global leaders. He was in the company of Minister of Environment Mrs Amina Ibrahim Mohammed, National Security Adviser Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Geoffrey Onyema.  

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