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9ja 59′ Yemi Osinbajo (VP) entertains independence guest plus stories of Nigerian swags. (Details)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, Ocotber 1st at a dinner organised in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, thrilled the guests with visual descriptions of attributes that make Nigerians outstanding.

Osinbajo, who spoke on a lighter note, said that one of the distinct attributes of the Nigerian person was the `Nigerian Swag.’

He described `Nigerian swag’ as that uniquely confident way that made Nigerians to stand out everywhere and in everything they did. Osinbajo, who got the guests laughing and clapping intermittently, cited the sport called Bobsled and presented a power point video of Nigerians girls dancing at the Winter Olympics.

“They thought only white people could do this because it is a winter sport; if you don’t have winter and snow in your country you can’t be a bobsled champion. Well, so they thought until the Nigerians came to the Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang South Korea, three Nigerian girls.

Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga the first Africans in Bobsled at the Winter Olympics. They raced into history in style and they ended it with dance. “How else would you know that they are Nigerians.’’
He said that the World Cup came in May 2018; but well before the World Cup kicked off, Nigeria had started winning. Osinbajo recalled that when Nike released the design of Nigeria’s jersey called Naija in Feb. 2018, three million people pre-ordered the Jersey for 90 dollar a piece on line.

He said that eventually thousands of people lined up to buy the jersey and it sold out in the stores within hours. “The jersey was lit; so lit that we won the first prize for the best dressed team, Peru came second and Belgium came third.’’

The vice president listed the quality and prowess of Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua, Nigerian wedding, dance and language as some other aspects of Nigerian uniqueness. 44

“And then there is Anthony Joshua, as far as we are concerned the best boxer in the world not only is he a heavy hitter– he could also pass for a model; so much Swag. “How about the Nigerian wedding, it has become the toast of the world, among other things, we are teaching the world that every wedding deserves a hashtag.

“#Baad 2017, for BankyW and Adesuwa Etomi, #YemiandDolly 1989 or #Dolyem 1989, that’s me and my lovely wife, to the dramatic entrance of the bridal party, and see the groom flying and of course, the Aso Ebi. “And everywhere, they are learning our languages; everywhere, here is a kindergarten class in China; the children are learning Igbo; very soon, everyone is going to be speaking Igbo.

“Our contemporary dances have so much swag from skelewu to sekem to shakiti bobo, sakusaku and the most recent, Zanku, I am sure you all know how to gbe se ..gbe se .to gbe body e. “It is now gbe se, gbe se, all over the world; nobody dances like us; it doesn’t matter whether you are the distinguished senator representing Kogi west or the distinguished senator representing Osun West.’’
Osinbajo also listed one of the richest men in Africa, Aliko Dangote, President Muhammadu Buhari, former President Olusegun Obasanjo as among those who carry Nigerian swag with their dance steps. According to him, when it comes to fashion, Nigerians are the masters of style.

“From the geles, and look at what Iya rainbow is wearing, and of course the famous Madam Kofo’s gele. Nigerians brought Ankara to mainstream fashion. So Nigerian designers are making waves internationally with the infusion of Ankara in their collections. And the likes of Lisa Folawiyo, Mackie O, Andrew Iyamah, Kenneth Ize, Mowa Ogunlesi, have been featured in Vogue and other international fashion magazines and events such as the New York fashion week.

“The Nigerian-American designer Ena Udemba designed Beyoncé’s drop dead gorgeous Ankara outfit; today the whole world is wearing our Ankara; from Michelle Obama, Rihana and Kim Kardashian‘’ he said.
He also displayed Buhari featuring with his `trade mark black kaftan’ describing him as the number one man with the swag.

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9ja 59′ Yemi Osinbajo (VP) entertains independence guest plus stories of Nigerian swags. (Details)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, Ocotber 1st at a dinner organised in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, thrilled the guests with visual descriptions of attributes that make Nigerians outstanding.

Osinbajo, who spoke on a lighter note, said that one of the distinct attributes of the Nigerian person was the `Nigerian Swag.’

He described `Nigerian swag’ as that uniquely confident way that made Nigerians to stand out everywhere and in everything they did. Osinbajo, who got the guests laughing and clapping intermittently, cited the sport called Bobsled and presented a power point video of Nigerians girls dancing at the Winter Olympics.

“They thought only white people could do this because it is a winter sport; if you don’t have winter and snow in your country you can’t be a bobsled champion. Well, so they thought until the Nigerians came to the Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang South Korea, three Nigerian girls.

Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga the first Africans in Bobsled at the Winter Olympics. They raced into history in style and they ended it with dance. “How else would you know that they are Nigerians.’’
He said that the World Cup came in May 2018; but well before the World Cup kicked off, Nigeria had started winning. Osinbajo recalled that when Nike released the design of Nigeria’s jersey called Naija in Feb. 2018, three million people pre-ordered the Jersey for 90 dollar a piece on line.

He said that eventually thousands of people lined up to buy the jersey and it sold out in the stores within hours. “The jersey was lit; so lit that we won the first prize for the best dressed team, Peru came second and Belgium came third.’’

The vice president listed the quality and prowess of Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua, Nigerian wedding, dance and language as some other aspects of Nigerian uniqueness. 44

“And then there is Anthony Joshua, as far as we are concerned the best boxer in the world not only is he a heavy hitter– he could also pass for a model; so much Swag. “How about the Nigerian wedding, it has become the toast of the world, among other things, we are teaching the world that every wedding deserves a hashtag.

“#Baad 2017, for BankyW and Adesuwa Etomi, #YemiandDolly 1989 or #Dolyem 1989, that’s me and my lovely wife, to the dramatic entrance of the bridal party, and see the groom flying and of course, the Aso Ebi. “And everywhere, they are learning our languages; everywhere, here is a kindergarten class in China; the children are learning Igbo; very soon, everyone is going to be speaking Igbo.

“Our contemporary dances have so much swag from skelewu to sekem to shakiti bobo, sakusaku and the most recent, Zanku, I am sure you all know how to gbe se ..gbe se .to gbe body e. “It is now gbe se, gbe se, all over the world; nobody dances like us; it doesn’t matter whether you are the distinguished senator representing Kogi west or the distinguished senator representing Osun West.’’
Osinbajo also listed one of the richest men in Africa, Aliko Dangote, President Muhammadu Buhari, former President Olusegun Obasanjo as among those who carry Nigerian swag with their dance steps. According to him, when it comes to fashion, Nigerians are the masters of style.

“From the geles, and look at what Iya rainbow is wearing, and of course the famous Madam Kofo’s gele. Nigerians brought Ankara to mainstream fashion. So Nigerian designers are making waves internationally with the infusion of Ankara in their collections. And the likes of Lisa Folawiyo, Mackie O, Andrew Iyamah, Kenneth Ize, Mowa Ogunlesi, have been featured in Vogue and other international fashion magazines and events such as the New York fashion week.

“The Nigerian-American designer Ena Udemba designed Beyoncé’s drop dead gorgeous Ankara outfit; today the whole world is wearing our Ankara; from Michelle Obama, Rihana and Kim Kardashian‘’ he said.
He also displayed Buhari featuring with his `trade mark black kaftan’ describing him as the number one man with the swag.

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Presidency reacts to Buhari’s 3rd term agenda (Details)

The Presidency has said that President Buhari is not interested in seeking third term in office.

A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Garba Shehu, said that President Buhari would leave office at the end of his second term in 2023. He was reacting to media reports on presidential term limits.

“The Presidency wishes to correct internet-based gossip and un-informed media commentary regarding presidential term limits, given credence by so-called support groups, staging street demonstrations asking President Muhammadu Buhari to do a third term. There are no circumstances – nor set of circumstances – under which President Buhari may seek to amend the Constitution regarding the two-term term limit on holding office as President.

President Buhari intends to serve his full second elected term in office, ending 2023 – and then there shall be a general election in which he will not be a candidate. There is not even the faintest possibility that this will change.

It is important to note that there was a past attempt to change the Constitution to allow for the-then incumbent president to stand for a third term. That attempt was wrong, unconstitutional – and rightly rebuffed. No such attempt will happen under this President.

President Buhari is a democrat. He respects the Constitution. Any activity aimed at altering the two-term limit will not succeed and shall never have his time nor support.” the statement read

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Xenophobia: This is an insult to Nigerians – FFK reacts to Buhari’s visit to South Africa.

Femi Fani-Kayode has described as ”inappropriate and an insult to Nigerians” the scheduled visit of President Buhari to South Africa today Wednesday October 2nd. President Buhari is expected to meet with his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, over the recent Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in his country.

FFK says Buhari is not expected to grant Ramaphosa a state visit after his country men killed Nigerians. Reacting to the planned visit on his Twitter handle, FFK wrote

A President does not reward a foreign power that has just slaughtered his citizens with impunity with a state visit.

@MBuhari

‘s visit to South Africa is inappropiate and an insult to the Nigerian people.This is yet another 1st in the ignoble hall of infamy and shame for Nigeria.

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The constitution is unsustainable, it can carry Nigerians for long – Charles Soludo told to reject Buhari’s offer. (Reasons)

Former Governor of the Central Bank, Charles Soludo who was recently unveiled by President Buhari as a member of an 8-man economic council, has recounted how a friend told him to reject the appointment.

According to the economic expert, his friend wanted him to reject the appointment because “there was no money in it”.

In his speech at The Platform which is an annual conference organised by Covenant Christian Centre in Lagos, Soludo expressed hope of President Buhari’s decision yielding fruits as he faulted the thought pattern of some Nigerians. He also stated the constitution is unsustainable as it can’t carry Nigerians for long.

“When I was named as member of the Economic Advisory Council, a friend called me, spoke in Igbo: ‘leave their job for them’, I asked why, he said ‘but there’s no money there now, just a Committee… that’s how we reason in Nigeria,” he said.

Soludo further likened Nigeria’s current reality to the “foundation of an old bungalow”, saying the country needs to among other things change its economic institutions.

He said: “Our constitution, together with its command and control institutions concentrated at Abuja, was designed for and around the sharing and consumption of the oil rent. It is largely obsolete for the demands of a production economy without oil rent which requires competitive and flexible rather than unitary federalism.

“As the oil rent is tapping off, its internal contradictions have burst open, requiring a lot of survival mechanisms to keep the system afloat. But for how long?

“You cannot build a 100-storey building upon a foundation of an old bungalow. The new economy we need to build is a 100-storey building and we cannot put a 100-storey building on this foundation that has been laid for a bungalow.

“A post-oil economy requires that agents maximise their fullest potentials which would require a national rather than a federal response. You can’t clap with one hand.

“What we need is a new national business model. You are designing good ideas and good plans without the underlying infrastructure to carry those ideas forward.”

Urging the elites to give the Nigerian child “what we enjoyed”, the former CBN governor stated Nigeria’s greatest resources is its population even though adequate measures have not been put in place to tap into this.

He said: “This children in the next 30 years will be youth, they need jobs, they need education, they need water, they need housing. Twenty years time, the oil will be history. I want to ask whether we are actually prepared enough to welcome the 400 million Nigerians in 30 years time.

“Since 1992, we have implemented all kinds of plans all designed to diversify the economy but we are still tied to the life support of the oil sector. If you want to change a persistent economic structure, you have to change the underlying economic institution.

“Our greatest resource is human beings, but we are not going to export illiterates. The easiest way to waste the future is to continue to churn out illiterates and largely unemployed persons must of whom see criminality as the only way to escape.”

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Xenophobia: President Buhari Leaves Nigeria to South Africa on Wednesday, 2nd of October.

President Buhari will on Wednesday October 2nd, depart Abuja on a three-day State Visit to the Republic of South Africa, following an invitation by President Cyril Ramaphosa, to discuss the welfare of Nigerians, and find common grounds for building harmonious relations with their hosts.

The visit comes against the background of recent xenophobic attacks, the evacuation of hundreds of Nigerians and the exchange of visits by Special Envoys of Presidents Buhari and Ramaphosa.

A statement released by Garba Shehu, the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, says while in South Africa, President Buhari will hold a town hall meeting with Nigerians living in the country, with a view to sharing in their experiences and reassuring them of Nigerian government’s commitment to working for the protection of their lives and property and promoting peaceful co-existence.

President Buhari and his host will preside over the South Africa/Nigeria Bi-National Commission, during which a progress report will be presented. At the end of the meeting, both leaders will sign a joint communiqué.

The President and his delegation including Nigerian business representatives will also participate at a South Africa-Nigeria Business Forum with their host counterparts” the statement reads

President Buhari will be accompanied by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State and Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State.

Others are: Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Defence, Maj. Gen. Bashir Magashi (retd); Minister of Power, Eng. Saleh Mamman; Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arch. Olamilekan Adegbite; Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi; and Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, Amb. Mariam Katagum.

Also on the trip are: National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd); Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; and Chairman/CEO Nigeria Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

The President will return to Abuja on Friday.


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9ja 59′ Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde Calls For Orientation Change. (Details)

In the spirit of the celebration of the 59th independence anniversary of the country, Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde has called for a change of orientation on the part of all Nigerians by ensuring they put national interests first and above all what he described as “egocentric concepts” that negates the progress of the country.

Noting that the Independence Day celebration used to be marked with funfair, the governor stressed that this year’s edition calls for moments of sober reflections on the state and the nation at large.

Makinde gave the charge on Tuesday at the main bowl of the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan in an address after a commemorative march past led by officers of the Oyo State Command of the Nigerian Police Force.

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The march past which is the peak of weeklong events organised by the State Government to celebrate the nation at 59 was witnessed by members of the State Executive Council, top government functionaries, the speaker of the state house of assembly, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, who led other lawmakers, the state chief judge, Muntar Abimbola who led other members of the judiciary, commissioners, special advisers, heads of ministerial and extra ministerial boards, agencies and parastatals.

Others are traditional rulers, security heads, religious leaders, public and private schools, paramilitary organisations, trade groups, artisans among others.

Makinde who was represented by his deputy, Mr Rauf Olaniyan however assured that notwithstanding the plethora of challenges facing the country, his administration will continue to chart the course that will launch Oyo state into a land of great investments with economic opportunities and agricultural development.

He used the opportunity of the occasion to solicit for the cooperation of the people of the state with his government, promising that he would ensure that all parts of the state is given a sense of belonging in the scheme of things, across religious or political divides.

Makinde said, “The Independence Day Celebration used to be marked with funfair, but this edition calls for moments sober reflections on the state and the nation at large.

“There is a need to change our orientation to put national interest first above all egocentric concepts that negate the progress of the nation

“The present administration in Oyo state will continue to chart a course that will launch Oyo state into a land of great investments with economic opportunities and agricultural development, so that the state in the not too distant future will be a state of pride to us as before.

“Welfare programmes will be our focus in order to create a good life for all the citizens of Oyo state as we pursue our four policy thrust of agricultural development and its value chain, health, education and security.

“We have a genuine desire to embark on aggressive strategy on mechanized agriculture and agricultural value chain that would not only provide employment for our people but one that would make Oyo State the Food Basket of the Nation.

“In order to achieve a greater level of educational development, we must invest in all-round development of our opportunity for self-development self- reliance and self-actualization by exposing them to trainings that will assist them to become patriotic and responsible citizens in the society.

“Hence the intervention programme flagged-off with the distribution of textbooks and exercise books to all the schools in Oyo state.

“I use the occasion of this year’s celebration to seek the cooperation of all progressive minded people, civil servants, artisans, stakeholders, political leaders and followers. We shall accommodate all interest to ensure that every part of the state have a sense of belonging indifference to political or religious inclination

“As Nigeria celebrates her 59th Independence Anniversary today, I congratulate us and pray that at our time, the dream of Eldorado is achieved. I wish you all a happy low key independence celebration.”

Highpoint of the event includes cultural performance, distribution of prizes for winners at the march past, as well as for essay writing competitions and debate which held earlier.

The event which was witnessed by a large turnout of the members of the public despite the early morning shower also saw heavy presence of security operatives.

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Buhari is a liar! Reno Omokri attacks Buhari’s independence speech.

Earlier today, President Buhari had a National broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence day. Reno Omokri has shared a post where he alleged that the speech delivered by President Buhari was filled with lies. Read his post below

20 Lies From General Buhari’s Independence Day Broadcast

By Reno Omokri

Predictably, General Buhari gave an Independence Day broadcast full of LIES. Below, I shall expose the many lies he told this morning and I challenge General Buhari to sue me.

General Buhari said “In the last four years, we have combatted the terrorist scourge of Boko Haram”.

LIE: Boko Haram controls 8 Borno LGAs. Read the TRUTH here. Buhari LIED!

General Buhari said ‘The capacity of our forces is enhanced by the acquisition of military hardware’

LIE: Our armed forces use guns purchased by Shagari.

General Buhari said “we uphold the Constitutional rights of our people to freedom of expression“

This is such an OBVIOUS LIE. Buhari locked up his critics and refused to obey court orders to free them.

General Buhari said “I reiterate my call for all to exercise restraint”.

This is the JOKE of the CENTURY from a man who threatened to ‘SOAK the DOG and BABOON in BLOOD’.

PRACTICE what you PREACH .

General
@MBuhari
said “This Administration inherited a skewed economy”

LIE: Buhari inherited an economy rated by CNNMoney and WorldBank as the world’s 3rd fastest growing economy! He ruined it in 1 year.

General Buhari said “previous governments abandoned the residual Investment-driven Non-Oil Sector”

LIE: President Obasanjo paid off our entire debt when oil was a quarter of what it sells today!

General Buhari said “exchange rate in the last 3 years has remained stable”

LIE: Google it. The Naira was rated the 4th worst performing currency 3 years ago and one of the most depreciated 2 years ago.

General Buhari said we have “robust reserves of US$42.5 B”

LIE: What he failed to tell you is that he has more than DOUBLED our debt. When you minus the reserves from our debt, we have NO RESERVES!!!!

General Buhari said “Learning from the mistakes of the past, this Administration is responsibly managing our oil wealth”

LIE: Nigeria now pays more FUEL SUBSIDY than in 2015. Nigerians pay more for FUEL.

General Buhari said “we are significantly increasing investments in critical infrastructure”

LIE: Because Buhari more than DOUBLED our debt, we now spend more on DEBT SERVICING than on infrastructure!

General Buhari said “we launched the Presidential Power Initiative to modernize the National Grid”

LIE: Buhari is modernising NOTHING. The last 3 power plants Nigeria built were built by Goodluck Jonathan.

General Buhari said “Our efforts to improve the power sector will complement other infrastructure investments”

LIE: IMPROVE Gini? Do you have power? Nigeria now generates LESS POWER than in 2015.

General Buhari took credit for the 2nd Niger Bridge.

LIE: The 2nd Niger Bridge is a PPP Project that was FULLY paid by Goodluck Jonathan from the Sovereign Wealth Fund.

General Buhari said “We‘ve made remarkable progress in almost all segments of the agriculture value chain”

LIE: Yet, Nigeria became the world headquarters for EXTREME POVERTY under him? Why such lies?

General Buhari said we are committed “economic stability and diversification”

LIE: Yet, in a leaked memo, his chief of staff admitted that they collect less non oil revenue than under Goodluck Jonathan. LIE!

General Buhari said we provide adequate resources to meet the basic needs of our teeming youth”

LIE: While Goodluck Jonathan built 165 almajiri schools and 14 new federal universities, Buhari had built NONE.

General Buhari said he has “deterred rampant theft and mismanagement of public funds that plagued public service”

LIE: Yet, according to Transparency Int’l, Nigeria is MORE CORRUPT today than in 2015!

General Buhari said “This Administration has fought against corruption”

LIE: Look at the ministers Buhari appointed. Look at those surrounding him.

General Buhari said “An example is the US$300 million recently identified as part of the Abacha money-laundering case”

Yet Buhari said Abacha did not steal. Which is it sir? Did he or didn’t he?

Finally, General Buhari said “I call upon Nigerians to combat Corruption”

Is Buhari combating corruption?

– Who owns Ikoyi billions
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9ja 59′ Buhari, senate and Others celebrate Nigeria @ 59 in Aso rock.

The Federal Government on Tuesday celebrated the nation’s 59th independence anniversary at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

There was also Presidential change of guard from 177 guard battalion to 7th battalion of the guards brigade, marking the occasion at the forecourt of the State House.

It was the highpoint of the week-long activities marking the anniversary.

The celebration was the first under the second term tenure of the administration of President Buhari.

The ceremony, which lasted for about one hour forty-five minutes, started around 10 a.m.

President Buhari was ushered to the venue by 9.59am by first inspecting the quarter guards, and then walked to the Villa forecourt to receive national salute which was followed by rendition of the National Anthem

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was earlier ushered to the venue around 9.50am.

While the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, was ushered to the venue by 9.46am, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, got to the forecourt of the Presidential Villa by 9.44am.

At the ceremony were the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Mohammad, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu, and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammed Bello.

Service chiefs and other top government functionaries and members of the diplomatic corps also attended the ceremony.

There was also 21 gun salute in the honour of President Buhari.

The event witnessed the inspection of new Guard/Quarter guard, silent drills, colour party, posting of sentries and weapons and uniforms inspections to ensure conformity with military standards.

Shortly after the no-speech making ceremony, President Buhari signed the anniversary register, released pigeons from cage and was assisted by some top dignitaries to cut the anniversary cake.

The celebration on Tuesday replaced the full military parade, drills and entertainments which used to hold at the Eagle Square, Abuja.

Since 1st of October, 2010 when the anniversary celebration witnessed bomb blasts at the Eagle Square, Abuja, the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan had marked all subsequent anniversaries under his administration in Aso Rock.

But the Buhari’s administration broke the jinx by marking the 58th Independence Anniversary last year at the Eagles Square, Abuja.

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See why Nigeria is facing climate problem. President Mo’ Buhari. (Details)

President Buhari while in New York gave some insights into the severe climate challenges confronting the country.

At a meeting with Nigerian Youths Climate Group shortly before his departure for Abuja at the conclusion of his engagements on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74), the President said:

“Nigeria is a neighbour to the Sahara Desert; Lake Chad is shrinking, while population is exploding. It’s a challenging situation. With less land, less rainfall, these are very unique problems for the country.”

President Buhari lauded the youths for representing Nigeria at UNGA as Climate Change Champions, adding, “It is good you are participating so that you can appreciate the problems older people are having.”

According to Esther Agbarakwe, one of the leaders of the youth group, “This is the first time we are seeing a President sit with us. It gives us hope. We young people understand the problems, and are in the vanguard of advocacy. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Climate Change Department works with us for solutions.”

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She also commended the support the group is receiving from the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed and the Ministry of Environment, stressing, “We are in it together.”

On his part, Hamzat Lawal, also one of the leaders of the group, thanked President Buhari for signing the Not Too Young to Run Bill into law. According to him, “We seek solutions to problems in the Sahel region. If we provide solutions to the Sahel, the world will be at peace. You have announced planting of 25 million tress and we youths plan to match it.”

See why Nigeria is facing climate problem. President Mo’ Buhari. (Details)

President Buhari while in New York gave some insights into the severe climate challenges confronting the country.

At a meeting with Nigerian Youths Climate Group shortly before his departure for Abuja at the conclusion of his engagements on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74), the President said:

“Nigeria is a neighbour to the Sahara Desert; Lake Chad is shrinking, while population is exploding. It’s a challenging situation. With less land, less rainfall, these are very unique problems for the country.”

President Buhari lauded the youths for representing Nigeria at UNGA as Climate Change Champions, adding, “It is good you are participating so that you can appreciate the problems older people are having.”

According to Esther Agbarakwe, one of the leaders of the youth group, “This is the first time we are seeing a President sit with us. It gives us hope. We young people understand the problems, and are in the vanguard of advocacy. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Climate Change Department works with us for solutions.”

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She also commended the support the group is receiving from the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed and the Ministry of Environment, stressing, “We are in it together.”

On his part, Hamzat Lawal, also one of the leaders of the group, thanked President Buhari for signing the Not Too Young to Run Bill into law. According to him, “We seek solutions to problems in the Sahel region. If we provide solutions to the Sahel, the world will be at peace. You have announced planting of 25 million tress and we youths plan to match it.”

See why Nigeria is facing climate problem. President Mo’ Buhari. (Details)

President Buhari while in New York gave some insights into the severe climate challenges confronting the country.

At a meeting with Nigerian Youths Climate Group shortly before his departure for Abuja at the conclusion of his engagements on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74), the President said:

“Nigeria is a neighbour to the Sahara Desert; Lake Chad is shrinking, while population is exploding. It’s a challenging situation. With less land, less rainfall, these are very unique problems for the country.”

President Buhari lauded the youths for representing Nigeria at UNGA as Climate Change Champions, adding, “It is good you are participating so that you can appreciate the problems older people are having.”

According to Esther Agbarakwe, one of the leaders of the youth group, “This is the first time we are seeing a President sit with us. It gives us hope. We young people understand the problems, and are in the vanguard of advocacy. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Climate Change Department works with us for solutions.”

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She also commended the support the group is receiving from the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed and the Ministry of Environment, stressing, “We are in it together.”

On his part, Hamzat Lawal, also one of the leaders of the group, thanked President Buhari for signing the Not Too Young to Run Bill into law. According to him, “We seek solutions to problems in the Sahel region. If we provide solutions to the Sahel, the world will be at peace. You have announced planting of 25 million tress and we youths plan to match it.”