Buhari travels to Morocco tomorrow, Monday, for Climate Change Conference

<![CDATA[President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow, Monday, jet out to Marrakech, Morocco, to attend the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as COP-22. President Buhari, who will be in the country between November 14 and 16, 2016, will participate in the official opening plenary on November 15 where he will deliver his national statement … Continue reading Buhari travels to Morocco tomorrow, Monday, for Climate Change Conference

Obama gives Trump a White House welcome

<![CDATA[After their first face-to-face meeting, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump pledged to work together following a rancorous election, with the sitting president saying he wants to make Trump and his family "feel welcome as we prepare to make this transition." Obama and Trump met alone in the Oval Office for an hour-and-a-half, and the president told reporters they had a "wide-ranging" conversation about … Continue reading Obama gives Trump a White House welcome

Putin congratulates Trump by Telegram

<![CDATA[Russian President Vladimir Putin formally congratulated Donald Trump on his shock victory in the U.S. presidential election, the Kremlin said Wednesday. Putin said he hoped “for cooperation in ending a crisis in Russian-American relations,” according to the text of the message, which was available on the Kremlin website.   Trump’s victory was an opportunity to build “a constructive dialogue between Moscow and Washington on the … Continue reading Putin congratulates Trump by Telegram

Ex-World Bank chief believes Donald Trump is 'dangerous,' an 'ego-driven narcissist'

<![CDATA[ Former World Bank chief Robert Zoellick tells DW why he doesn’t want Donald Trump in the White House and why he thinks Hillary Clinton will win. He also has some advice on how the next president should deal with Europe. DW: You, along with many leading Republicans, have strongly opposed Donald Trump on foreign and economic policy, declaring that you could not vote for him … Continue reading Ex-World Bank chief believes Donald Trump is 'dangerous,' an 'ego-driven narcissist'

Chibok girls: Buhari commends Red Cross

<![CDATA[ President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the role played by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the release of the 21 abducted Chibok schoolgirls, urging it to sustain humanitarian interest in Nigeria. Meeting with Mr. Peter Maurer, ICRC President, at State House, Abuja, Monday, President Buhari said his administration is prepared to continue talks with the Boko Haram insurgent group, “as long … Continue reading Chibok girls: Buhari commends Red Cross

Joint statement on Yemen conflict from Kerry,Johnson and Ahmed(Full Text)

<![CDATA[ FOREIGN SECRETARY JOHNSON: Thank you. Good afternoon, everybody. Thank you very much for coming to Lancaster House. As you know, the conflict in Yemen is causing increasing international concern. The fatalities that we’re seeing there have become – I think they’re on an unacceptable level. And we’ve had a very good meeting today to discuss the way forward, and one of the things we … Continue reading Joint statement on Yemen conflict from Kerry,Johnson and Ahmed(Full Text)

Buhari congratulates UN Secretary-General Designate

<![CDATA[President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Antonio Guterres on his appointment by the United Nations General Assembly as the next UN Secretary General, beginning from January 1, 2017. President Buhari said he believed that Guterres’ wealth of experience as a former Prime Minister of Portugal, head of UN Refugee Agency for several years, diplomat and a politician of repute, eminently prepared and qualified him for the … Continue reading Buhari congratulates UN Secretary-General Designate