UNGA: “African nations will no longer accept oppression from powerful nations” – President Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu asserted that African nations will no longer accept a situation in which human rights advocacy is used by wealthy and powerful nations to stop developing economies from dealing decisively with malign actors who illicitly siphon and smuggle out the continent’s vast mineral resources. The President, who said this while meeting with United Nations Secretary-General, António Gutiérrez, at his UN Headquarters Office in New York City, in the United States, on Wednesday, emphasised that African nations will henceforth no longer tolerate such looting of their natural resources by…

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UNGA-77: “I’ll leave a legacy for credible 2023 elections” – Buhari tells world leaders

…Seeks debt cancellation  As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to bow out of office in May, 2023, he has assured of entrenching a process of free, fair, transparent and credible elections through which Nigerians elect leaders of their choice. The President stated this yesterday, while delivering his national speech at the United Nations general assembly, (UNGA77). President Buhari told the assembly that Nigeria is committed to “the sanctity of constitutional term limits” in democratic practice, stressing that Nigeria has steadfastly adhered to democratic ethos. According to him, Nigeria has worked to…

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Buhari’s speech at 77th session of UNGA in New York

President Buhari addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York

WEDNESDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER, 2022 Mr. President, Heads of State and Government, Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. President, On behalf of the Government and people of Nigeria, I congratulate you on your well-deserved election as President of the 77th Session of this August Assembly. I assure you of the full support and cooperation of the Nigerian delegation during your tenure. I commend your predecessor, H.E Abdullah Shahid for the many remarkable achievements of the General Assembly under his leadership during these challenging times. May I also congratulate the Secretary-General, Mr.…

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