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El Salvador president’s U.N. selfie goes viral [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 27, 2019
Before starting his first address before the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, 38-year-old El Salvador President Nayib Bukele asked the audience to hold on a second, took out his phone, and snapped a selfie. “Believe me, many more people will see this selfie than will hear this speech,” Bukele quipped before delivering his address […]

Nigeria must address housing crisis and end forced evictions -U.N. rapporteur

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 25, 2019
Nigeria is gripped by a crisis that has left Africa’s most populous country ill-equipped to properly house its inhabitants, said a United Nations rapporteur who also called for an end to the forced evictions of entire communities. The United Nations estimates that Nigeria’s population is set to double by 2050 to around 400 million people, […]

President Buhari Arrives New York [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 23, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived New York, United States of America for the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. At the UN, President Buhari will present Nigeria’s Statement to the General Assembly. He is schedule as number five speaker on the first day of the debates. More updates shortly…

President Buhari, Atiku, Oyetola, others depart for UNGA

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 20, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Sunday for New York, United States to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74) which opened on Tuesday, September 17. A statement to made available to reporters on Thursday signed by Femi Adesina said that the President’s participation at this year’s gathering of world […]

UNGA: @MBuhari sends delegation to New York @UN

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 3, 2019
Ahead of election for the Presidency of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) scheduled to hold in New York, June 4, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday, sent a Federal Government delegation to support Nigeria’s candidate, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad- Bande. Prof. Bande, who is the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, will become the second […]

UNGA President Garces arrives Nigeria on working visit

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 8, 2019
President of the United Nations General Assembly, Maria Garces, on Monday arrived Abuja at the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, on a working visit to Nigeria. Garces and her delegation were received by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations office in Abuja. According to a statement by […]