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Buhari rallies West African leaders against terrorism, climate change – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday called for stronger solidarity by West African leaders to tackle the challenges of crime, terrorism, and climate change which he said has negative effects on agriculture.

Addressing the 54th ordinary session of the Economic Community of West African States Authority of Heads of State and Government, in Abuja on Saturday, the Nigerian leader pointed out that important decisions to address these realities should be taken in the course of the meetings.

According to him, the meeting of the ECOWAS leaders was a clear testimony to their collective resolve and commitment to the effective integration of the West African sub-region.

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He applauded the reported…

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Buhari challenges African youths to champion anti-corruption war

He made the remark while launching the 2018 Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption (AYCAC) at the old Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja.
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President Buhari challenges African youths to champion anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday challenged African youths to champion the fight against corruption, saying their involvement is critical to …
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Buhari asks African youths to lead fight against corruption

John Ameh, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday that young people must lead the fight against corruption on the African continent to …
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Buhari lauds African parliamentarians for promoting democracy – Local

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the African Parliamentary Union (APU) for promoting democratic culture and human rights in Africa.

The president made the commendation at the opening of the 41st Conference of Speakers of the National Parliaments of the African Parliamentary Union in Abuja on Thursday.

Buhari also commended APU for choosing to look at the issues of terrorism and organised crimes in Africa.

“Since its foundation, the African Parliamentary Union has continued to champion the objective of bringing African Parliaments together to join the challenge of finding solutions to the many problems confronting the continent.

“And at the same time, helping to develop parliamentary practice in the continent toward the promotion of democracy, human rights, freedoms and the realization of…

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Buhari seeks help of Africans in Diaspora to fight corruption  – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Africans in the Diaspora to come up with suggestions on how to curtail the menace of corruption on the continent.

According to a statement on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President made the call on Wednesday in New York while addressing participants at the High Level Media Launch on “Illicit Financial Flows and the Fight against Corruption: Curbing the Existence of Safe Havens – the Role of Africans in the Fight against Corruption.”

The event was organised by the NEPAD/APRM Nigeria on the margins of the ongoing 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

The President was also said to have enjoined the Africans in Diaspora to support measures against “Safe…

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