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President Muhammadu Buhari to attend UN General Assembly Sept. 25

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President Muhammadu Buhari will address UN General Assembly Sept. 25 at the 73rd Session of the high-level General Debate at the UN headquarters in New York on.

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President Muhammadu Buhari would deliver Nigeria’s National Statement on the first day of the general debate of the General Assembly high-level events.
It was reported that Nigerian leader has been placed as the number 20 on the list of the speakers out of the 193 world leaders that would address the UN General Assembly.

President Muhammadu Buhari would deliver the address to the UN General Assembly during the afternoon session on the first day between 8.00 p.m. and 9.00 p.m. (between 1.00 a.m. and 2.00 a.m. Nigerian time).

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The President of Brazil would be the first world leader to present his address to the 73rd session followed by the U.S. President, Donald Trump, the traditional second speaker, being the host country.

Recall that during the 2017 Session of the General Debate of the UN General Assembly, Buhari was the eighth speaker out of the 193 world leaders who addressed the Assembly.

His address made it one of any Nigerian leader’s earliest address at the annual general debate of the intergovernmental organisation.

The 2018 General Assembly would be President Muhammadu Buhari fourth outing at the annual general debate of the Assembly since becoming president in 2015.

The Nigerian leader’s address during his first outing in 2015, in part, outlined his three cardinal agenda – security, economy and anti-corruption.

His two subsequent addresses in his outings in 2016 and 2017 also highlighted some of his achievements so far in these areas.

The 73rd session of the Assembly would open on Sept. 18, 2018, till Oct. 5, while the General Debate would commence on Sept. 25 to Oct. 1.

The session would be presided over by Ms María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés of Ecuador.

The theme of the general debate would be, “Making the United Nations Relevant to All People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable and Sustainable Societies.

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In accordance with rule 1 of the rules of procedure, the UN General Assembly shall meet every year in regular session commencing on the Tuesday of the third week in September, counting from the first week that contains at least one working day.

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Joe Biden Sworn in as 46th U.S President

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Joe Biden Sworn in As 46th US President

Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th United States president as Harris becomes the Vice President.

She is America’s first female and first black Asian-American person to hold the office.

Biden took his oath of office on Wednesday at the capitol in Washington D.C.

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Chief Justice, John Roberts junior, administered the pledge at exactly 11:48am eastern time.

In his Inaugural address, Mr. Biden said it was a day of “history and hope”.

“my whole soul is in putting America back together again”.

Outgoing President, Donald Trump, did not attend the ceremony.

Meanwhile, former presidents, Bill Clinton, George Bush junior, Barack Obama and their wives were in attendance.

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Turkish court sentences Kurdish former MP to 22 years in jail

A Turkish court has sentenced Kurdish former lawmaker, Leyla Guven to more than 22 years in jail on terror-related charges.

Leyla Guven, who was stripped of her parliamentary immunity in June, was convicted of membership of a “terror group” and disseminating “terror propaganda” for outlawed Kurdish armed groups.

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On Monday, Guven was given 14 years and three months in jail on a charge of membership of a “terrorist organization” and an additional eight years for two separate charges of disseminating “terrorist propaganda”.

Guven was not present at the court hearing in the predominantly Kurdish southeastern city of Diyarbakir, and her whereabouts were not immediately clear.

The court however, ordered Guven’s immediate arrest.

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Burundi’s Former President Pierre Buyoya, Dies at 71.

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Burundi’s Former President Pierre Buyoya, has died at age 71.

Buyoya served as President twice, from 1987-1993 and then 1996-2003.

His death comes three weeks after his resignation from the position of the high representative of the African Union for Mali and the Sahel region.

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Announcing his resignation, Buyoya said he needed time to focus on legal battles back home, following his trial in absentia and sentencing to life in prison.

Burundi’s top court sentenced Buyoya to life imprisonment in late October 2020, for alleged assassination of President Melchior Ndadaye who had won the 1993 elections.

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