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US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2017. - AFP PHOTO - Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD-AFP-Getty Images)

Donald Trump says he expects second North Korea summit ‘quite soon’

US President Donald Trump said Monday he expected to meet again soon with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he saw “tremendous progress” in easing tensions.
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: We’ve convicted 359 human traffickers

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, said his administration has, so far, convicted 359 persons involved in human trafficking and smuggling of migrants into the country.
Men wait to disembark from the Italian Coast Guard vessel "Diciotti" following a rescue operation of migrants and refugees at sea on June 13, 2018 in the port of Catania, Sicily. Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on June 12, 2018, he would go to Libya -- the launchpad for many migrants and refugees fleeing war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East -- by the end of the month. "This situation (of migrants) needs to be resolved on the African continent," said Salvini, whose new populist government has vowed a tougher stance on immigration. He wants to cut the number of arrivals to Italy -- something already achieved by his predecessor thanks to a deal struck with Libyan authorities -- while accelerating the expulsion of "illegals"./ AFP PHOTO / GIOVANNI ISOLINO

UN: 500,000 children face ‘immediate danger’ in Libya capital

Half a million children are in “immediate danger” in Libya’s capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF said on Monday.

Cholera kills 97 in northeast Nigeria

A cholera outbreak in Nigeria's northeast has killed nearly 100 people over the past two weeks and infected thousands more, the United Nations said.

Aisha Buhari to deliver UN address on tuberculosis, funding, others

Wife the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, is scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)’s High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, where she will speak on issues of increased political commitment, funding and robust partnerships.
President Buhari accompanied by his wife Aisha arrives New York ahead of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly on 23rd Sep 2018 3

Muhammadu Buhari arrives in New York ahead of UNGA

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived New York ahead of the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened on Sept. 18.

2019: CSO advises politicians, stakeholders against hate speech

A Civil Society Organisation, Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, has called on political, religious and traditional leaders in the country to shun hate speeches to enhance peaceful and credible elections in 2019.

Osun election: Uche Secondus asks INEC to declare Ademola Adeleke winner

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare his party and Senator Ademola Adeleke winner in Osun governorship election to avert national crisis.

World leaders at UN look for progress on North Korea

North Korea and Iran will dominate this week’s gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, where President Donald Trump will be in the spotlight as he continues to upend global diplomacy.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Peace is attainable in Nigeria despite threat

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at the weekend said peace is attainable in the country despite threats to it.

Aisha Buhari to speak on global fight against tuberculosis

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, will be soliciting for increased political commitment to funding the global fight against tuberculosis at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Aisha Buhari departs for UNGA charged against tuberculosis

The Wife the President, Hajia Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, will depart on Sunday to New York, United States of America for the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday returned to Abuja from China where he attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit.

Muhammadu Buhari departs for New York Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly which officially opened on September 18, presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has disclosed.

Eight soldiers killed, more than 20 injured in Iran parade attack

At least eight troops were killed on Saturday in an attack on a military parade in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, the province’s deputy governor Ali-Hossein Hosseinzadeh said.
Rescue workers examine the hull of a ferry that overturned in Lake Victoria, Tanzania September 21, 2018, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV-via REUTERS

World leaders express shock at Tanzania ferry disaster, death toll hits 130

Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before reaching shore. The death toll was above 130 but horrified witnesses feared that would rise as a second day of searching neared an end.

Lagos government recovers N829.11 million through peace mediation

The Lagos State Government says it has recovered a total of N829.11 million in brokering peace as it relates to civil disputes among residents from January to August.
FILE PHOTO- Cameroon's President Paul Biya is seen at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S. September 22, 2017. REUTERS-Stephanie Keith - RC1A35221360-File Photo

Travel restrictions imposed on Anglophone Cameroon

Local officials in the Northwest, one of the two Anglophone Cameroon regions ravaged by an ongoing year-long armed conflict, said people fleeing from the region would be subjected to scrutiny.

Report: South Sudan troops raped, killed while peace pursued

With "staggering brutality," South Sudan government soldiers and allied militia targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, running them over with armored vehicles and hanging them in trees even as the government pursued a new peace deal to end a civil war, a new Amnesty International report says.

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