ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI,

PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 76TH SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Friday, 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2021

NEW YORK, USA

➢ Mr. President,

➢ Heads of State and Government,

➢ Mr. Secretary-General,

➢ Distinguished Delegates,

➢ Ladies and Gentlemen.

Mr. President,

Let me, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, congratulate you on your well-deserved election as President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. …


HIGHLIGHTS: President Muhammadu Buhari #UNGA76 Address, Friday September 24, 2021:

Opening:

The President congratulates UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres on his re-election and thanks him for re-appointing Nigeria’s Ms. Amina Mohammed as Deputy Secretary General.

On Covid:

PMB now speaking about Nigeria’s Covid Response (this year’s UNGA theme is “Building resilience through hope — to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of the people, and revitalise the United Nations).

President Buhari says Nigeria has gone from only four Covid-19 testing laboratories at the start of the pandemic, to more than 140…


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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the incorporation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Spokesman who confirmed the development in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the president gave the directive in his capacity as the Minister of Petroleum Resources. According to him, this is in consonance with Section 53(1) of the Petroleum Industry Act 2021. VANGUARD

Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy (FMC&DE), has said that the Digital Transformation Technical Working…


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The Ogun State Government says the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in collaboration with its ministry of Works and Infrastructure has finalised plans to embark on palliative work on critical sections on Sango-Ota-Idiroko Road, starting from Sango Under bridge to Ojuore. The Chief Press Secretary to the state government, Kunle Somorin, said this in a statement on Tuesday. Somorin said the Federal Controler of Works, Ogun State, Engr. Umar Bakare made this known shortly after inspection of critical sections on Sango-Ota-Idiroko Road…


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The Central Bank of Nigeria announced that InfraCorp Plc, the N15trn Infrastructure Fund which will boost funding for capital projects, will be launched in October. The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at the annual banking and finance conference organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. He said that the project, which was conceptualised by the CBN alongside African Finance Corporation and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, will help to address the challenge of infrastructure deficit…


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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday named Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to lead a Health Sector Reform Committee expected to commence the development and implementation of a health sector reform programme for Nigeria in collaboration with state governments and the FCT administration. A statement by Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman said the committee is sequel to a health sector diagnostic review report developed by a consultant, Vesta Healthcare Partners and the federal ministry of health. This is as the president approved the appointment…


Reconstruction of the Runway of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, following President Buhari’s approval of a 10 billion Naira special intervention fund in 2019. Work ongoing on the upgrade of the International Terminal Building.

The 200 billion Naira Second Niger Bridge, comprising the Main Bridge across the River Niger, and 10km of a six-lane Expressway, in Onitsha and Asaba, scheduled for 2022 completion.

Ground-breaking done in 2021 for reconstruction of Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Rail Line, linking the Southeastern States to a planned new Sea Port in Bonny, and to Northern Nigeria.

Energizing Education Programme (taking clean and reliable energy to…


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The Federal Executive Council presided over by the President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday approved about ₦89.6billion worth of contracts under the Ministries of Works and Housing; and Aviation. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this to State House correspondents alongside Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, saying that FEC approved the contract for the dualisation of the Odukpani-Itu―Ikot Ekpene road for the sum of ₦79.649bn.[Punch]

The Federal Executive Council has approved a new National…


REMARKS BY ABUBAKAR MALAMU, SAN, HONOURABLE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION AND MINISTER JUSTICE AND REPRESENTATIVE OF PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON THE PRESENTATION OF THE REPORT ON THE FORENSIC AUDIT OF THE NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (NDDC)

I welcome you all to the presentation of the Report on the forensic audit of the Niger Delta Commission (NDDC), which report I am to receive on behalf of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR.

You will recall the President had ordered for a holistic forensic audit…

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