Nigeria: Saraki’s Trial Adjourned Again As Senate President Files Fresh Motion to Disqualify CCT Chair

The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Wednesday adjourned hearing in the alleged false and anticipatory assets declaration trial of Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki, after prosecution counsel failed to show up.

Danladi Umar, chairman of …


Remarks at the Oslo Forum

Well, good morning, everybody. Borge, thank you so much for a very generous introduction. More importantly, thank you for a wonderful welcome back to Norway and to this pretty idyllic and appropriate setting for the …


General Assembly Elects 18 Members of Economic and Social Council, Also Adopts Texts, Including One Designating 29 June International Day of Tropics

The General Assembly, in a secret ballot vote held this afternoon, elected 18 members of the Economic and Social Council to hold three-year terms beginning 1 January 2017.  Those elected today were Andorra, Azerbaijan, Benin, …