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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

Slavery Remembrance Day: Practice persists despite abolition – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post newspaper to mark the United Nations’ International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition on August 23rd, said that celebrating the abolition of the international slave trade was not enough.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari marks 400th anniversary of slave trade abolition with article in Washington Post

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the abolition of slavery in all modern forms in a opinion article he published in The Washington Post to mark the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.

Tijjani Bande: Africa’s descent abroad should trace their roots

In his speech at the Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, Nigerian’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Bande, challenged people of African descent to reconnect with their roots.
Prime Minister Theresa May, and the leader of opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn attended an Armistice remembrance service at St Margaret's Church, London today. ( Reuters-John Stillwell )

Theresa May to pay respect to WWI soldiers in Belgium and France

British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron are set to commemorate their countries’ shared sacrifice in the First World War on Friday and discuss the future of their post-Brexit relationship.

Britain’s Prince Charles steps up as Queen steps back

On Remembrance Sunday, Prince Charles will lay Queen Elizabeth II’s wreath honouring Britain’s war dead as she watches on — a rare public symbol of the 91-year-old gradually scaling back her duties.

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