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Twitter suspension strifling businesses, GOCOP tells Buhari

Dotun Oladipo

The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his government’s decision to suspend Twitter in Nigeria. Dotun Oladipo, Presedent of GOCOP GOCOP made this call in a statement signed by its President, Mr Dotun Oladipo, and General Secretary, Mr Danlami Nmodu, on Monday, June 7, 2021. According to GOCOP, the suspension of Twitter ...

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Buhari approves Nigeria’s revised National Climate Change Policy

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 approved the Revised National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) and the National Climate Change Programmes for Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari Speaking on the development, the Minister of Environment, Dr Muhammad Mohammed Abubakar, explained that the new Policy document captures updates of emerging issues in the sectors ...

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Second ‘superhighway’, logging threaten Ekuri community forest

Ekuri community

The Ekuri community in Cross River State has said that a second highway road project initiated by the state government is posing a threat to its cherished community forest. Ekuri community dwellers kicking against the super highway project that threatens hectares of forests In a petition dated May 4, 2021 and addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, the Ekuri indigenes in ...

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Nigeria supports global action on Paris climate agreement, says Buhari

Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the international community of Nigeria’s readiness to mobilise relevant stakeholders towards climate action, as well as support for regional, continental and global multilateral initiatives on attaining the objectives of the Paris Agreement. President Muhammadu Buhari attending the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate The Nigerian leader, who gave the assurance at a virtual Leaders Summit on ...

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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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