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Nigeria To The World: Tijani Muhammad-Bande Elected As United Nations General Assembly President

Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th United Nations (UN) General Assembly. Set for inauguration in September, he is the second Nigerian to hold the office after Joseph Garba, a retired military officer and diplomat, who led between 1989 and 1990. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, the President…

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Opposition Parties Condemn Buhari’s Failure To Give Speech At Inauguration, Say ‘His Silence Not Golden’

The inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for a second term in office took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday. Surprisingly, Buhari did not make any speech as he left the venue immediately after inspecting the guards of honour and acknowledging cheers from the crowd. Against this backdrop, some…

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Security Beefed Up Over Alleged Plot To Disrupt Presidential Inauguration On Wednesday

Following the intelligence report by the Nigerian Army that there are plans to disrupt Wednesday’s inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for another four years in office, the service chiefs and heads of other security agencies have beefed up security around him. The service chiefs met with the president yesterday where they assured him of adequate…

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