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President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari pledges support for Libya’s stability

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged Nigeria’s continued support for Libya’s quest to regain political and security stability.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari hails IDB for infrastructural support

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday thanked the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for ongoing interventions in agriculture, trade and investment, rural development and food security in Nigeria.
Saratu Iya Aliyu

NACCIMA president hails signing of AfCFTA

The National President of NACCIMA Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu has welcomed the signing of the AfCFTA by President Muhammadu Buhari during the the African Union, AU Summit in Niamey on 7th July.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 3

President Buhari: National interest will guide decision on AFCFTA

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Nigeria will be guided by ‘‘national interest’’ in taking any decision on the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
President Muhammadu Buhari and Chairperson, African Union Commission, H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat at the State House Abuja 4

Muhammadu Buhari: Recharging Lake Chad biggest help Europe can give Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the greatest investment Europe and America can make in Africa now is helping the continent accomplish inter-basin water transfer to recharge the Lake Chad.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

Muhammadu Buhari seeks help of Africans in Diaspora to fight corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Africans in the Diaspora to come up with suggestions on how to curtail the menace of corruption on the continent.
President Buhari addressing the 2018 Annual General Meeting-25th Anniversary of the African Export-Import Bank held in Abuja on Saturday.

President Buhari: Nigeria’s delay in signing AfCFTA to protect national interest

President Muhammadu Buhari has again explained that the delay in Nigeria’s signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agree (AfCFTA) agreement was borne out of a desire to ensure that national interests as well as regional and international obligations are balanced.
President Buhari in Bilateral Meetings with African Heads of State and President Macron of France at the Sidelines of the AU Summit in Mauritania on 2nd July 2018

President Buhari holds talks with French president today

President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to Abuja last night from AU Summit held in Mauritania, is billed to hold bilateral talks with President Emmanuel Macron of France at presidential villa, Abuja, today at 4.00 pm.

Uhuru Kenyatta absent at AU Summit

Urgent state matters have forced President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya to deploy his Foreign Affairs cabinet secretary, Monica Juma, to represent him at the African Union (AU) Summit in Mauritania.

African leaders in Mauritania for summit against corruption

Thirty heads of state are meeting in Mauritania for the 31st African Union summit, which is aimed at stamping out the continent's corruption and discussing ways to improve peace and security.

UN chief commends Nigeria’s anti-corruption efforts

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, as commended Nigeria’s anti-corruption agenda, saying the country plays a leading role in the fight against corruption in Africa.

Airline operators, federal govt bicker over implementation of single African skies

Domestic airline operators have faulted the decision of the Federal Government to implement the Yamoussoukro Decision, YD, which was reached in Cote d’Ivoire in 1988. The YD has created Single African Air Transport Market.

US to impose arms embargo on South Sudan to end conflict

The U. S. is set to announce an arms embargo against South Sudan, three sources familiar with the decision told Reuters, stepping up pressure against President Salva Kiir to end the country’s civil war and humanitarian crisis.

Ex-President Obasanjo decries concentration of security chiefs in the North

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday faulted President Muhammadu Buhari for concentrating the leadership of the nation’s security apparatus in a particular geopolitical zone rather than adhere to the principle of federal character.

Greeting President Buhari in Addis Ababa did not undermine gravity of my letter –...

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained that his exchange of pleasantries with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, during the African Union (AU) summit, did not in anyway undermine the significance of his statement to the president advising him not to contest the 2019 elections.

EU, AU pledge to support Zimbabwe – report

The African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) have reportedly pledged to support President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government in its bid to rejoin the international community and revive the country's economy.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma under growing pressure to leave

South Africa's deputy president is acting more like a president these days, while talk surrounding his scandal-tainted boss is about how and when he would quit.

African Union plans to combat terrorism in Africa

African Union’s Peace and Security Council has called for a comprehensive approach to combat transnational threat of terrorism in Africa.

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