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Today's Headlines: Another Protest Begin in Niger, Boko Haram Still Active in Nigeria - Buhari

There is palpable tension in Bida town in Niger state as tanker drivers blocked all the major exits in the town and prevented motorists from going in and out of the town. 

Source: Punch Newspaper

All the major roads within the town have been blocked by the tanker drivers to protest the deplorable condition of the bad roads in the state, especially Bida-Lapai-Lambata Road.

Passengers travelling to various states in the East, South, North-West, North-East and North Central are now stranded. 

Though weakened, Boko Haram still active in Nigeria, Buhari tells world leaders at UNGA

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said that Nigeria will spare no efforts at getting rid of Boko Haram terrorists, especially in the North-East part of the West African nation.

Source: Punch Newspaper

Buhari also said that though the insurgent group has been weakened by the defence forces, it is still active in the country, preying on soft targets.

He stated this on Friday while addressing over 80 world leaders at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Buhari advocates debt cancellation at United Nations General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has advocated a review of “eligibility criteria” for debt suspension and cancellation for the sake of countries facing challenges, just as he said there was need to review and expand of the Debt Service Suspension Initiative, DSSI.

Source: Vanguard news

President Buhari made the plea while delivering his address at the General Debate of the 76th Session of United Nations General Assembly on Friday (today) in New York, USA. Read the full speech

Conflicts Resolution: Aisha Buhari demands more representation of women

The First Lady and Founder Future Assured, Hajia. Aisha Buhari has demanded a visible improvement in the way women are currently represented poorly during official peace and security processes despite the efforts of the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM).

Source: Vanguard News

Dr. Aisha Buhari observed that tjis was highly condemnable because the AFPLM has distinguished itself as veritable Organization for advocating peace, stability and harmony in Africa.

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