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Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said- “I strongly condemn the recent killings of civilians, including women and children in the North-West of Cameroon on 14 February 2020.”

British lawmakers write Commonwealth over killings in Nigeria

Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

Tijani Muhammad-Bande successfully served at most trying time – UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said- “I strongly condemn the recent killings of civilians, including women and children in the North-West of Cameroon on 14 February 2020.”

Commonwealth chief condemns killings in Cameroon

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued a statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed have formally committed their organisations to work more closely together.

Commonwealth, UN sign new agreement

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed have formally committed their organisations to work more closely together.

Commonwealth, AU team visits Cameroon over separatist crisis

A joint team from the Commonwealth and the African Union is travelling to Cameroon to meet its leaders over the crisis that has hit the central African nation for years.

Thabo Mbeki to lead Commonwealth observer group for Malawi elections

A Commonwealth group has been appointed to observe the 2019 Malawi Tripartite elections. It will be led by Thabo Mbeki, the second post-Apartheid South African President.
NIGERIA’S OLUWASEUN AYODEJI OSOWOBI (MIDDLE) EMERGES ‘COMMONWEALTH YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR 2019’. SHE IS FLANKED BY COMMONWEALTH SECRETARY-GENERAL PATRICIA SCOTLAND (2ND LEFT) AND OTHER REGIONAL WINNERS AT A CEREMONY AT THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT IN LONDON

Nigeria’s Oluwaseun Osowobi wins Commonwealth Youth Person of the Year 2019

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President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari: Elections, opportunity to strengthen Nigeria’s unity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja advised Nigerians to see the forthcoming general election as an opportunity to strengthen the country’s unity.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others sign election peace accord

President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), and former vice president Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, as well as candidates of other parties, on Wednesday, signed the second peace accord aimed at having a peaceful election.

Election: Bill Clinton to witness signing of final peace accord

The 42nd President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton; and Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, have been named as dignitaries for the goodwill messages at the signing of the National Peace Accord (NPA).

Commonwealth dispatches election observer group to Nigeria

Former President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, has been appointed by the Commonwealth to lead its observer group for the February 16 elections in the country.
Jakaya Kikwete

Ex-Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete leads Commonwealth observers for Nigeria election

The Commonwealth has deployed a 20-member Observer Group, led by former President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, for the February 16 Nigerian presidential election.

Commonwealth observer group says Pakistan’s election ‘credible’

The Abdulsalami Abubakar-led Commonwealth Observer Group has given a pass mark to the Pakistan’s general election, saying the poll has generally strengthened the country’s democracy.

Ghana’s John Mahama leads Commonwealth observers for Zimbabwe elections

Mr John Mahama, former president of Ghana, will lead a Commonwealth group to observe Zimbabwe’s general elections on July 30, the Commonwealth Secretariat has announced.

General Abdulsalami leads Commonwealth election mission to Pakistan

The Commonwealth has appointed Nigeria’s former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), as the head of the Commonwealth mission to observe elections in Pakistan.

African nations vow to recover stolen assets

Former British prime minister David Cameron two years ago was caught talking about an anti-corruption summit and calling Nigeria "fantastically corrupt".

Patricia Scotland: Commonwealth assisted Nigeria recover $3 billion in a year

Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has said Commonwealth assisted Nigeria in recovering of about three billion dollars within one year.

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC has recovered N500 billion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it recovered a total of N500 billion between 2015 and 2018.

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