Thursday, September 13, 2018

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    Saraki, Obasanjo join world leaders at Kofi Annan’s funeral

Saraki, Obasanjo join world leaders at Kofi Annan’s funeral

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Abdulsalami Abubakar, ex-military head of state, and Senate President Olusegun Obasanjo were among the Nigerian leaders who paid final respect to Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary-general, in Ghana  on Thursday.Annan died after a brief illness in Switzerland on August 18. He was aged of 80.Antonio Guterres, current UN secretary-general, attended the funeral. He described Annan [...]

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    Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, is dead

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, is dead

Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations, is dead.The Nobel peace laureate, 80, died on Saturday after a short illness, his family said in a statement."It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday [...]

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    UN sec-gen names Fowler on tax matters committee

UN sec-gen names Fowler on tax matters committee

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guteress has named Tunde Fowler, executive chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), as a member of the international experts committee on tax matters.The committee, which has 25 members worldwide, will operate for four years.The news of Fowler’s appointment was conveyed to the FIRS by Bolaji Akinremi, minister plenipotentiary of Nigeria permanent mission in New York.Akinremi, in a [...]

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    Boko Haram insurgents must be swiftly brought to justice, says UN

Boko Haram insurgents must be swiftly brought to justice, says UN

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned Tuesday's Boko Haram attacks in Borno, saying the perpetrators should be “swiftly” brought to justice.A female bomber had blown herself up at a market in Konduga, a village near Maiduguri, killing 27 persons.In a separate attack, two suicide bombers blew themselves up at the gates of an internally displaced person (IDP) camp, injuring many.In [...]

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