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Buhari to attend EU-AU summit.

President Muhammadu Buhari is to attend the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit holding in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.buhari

Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), said in a statement on Monday that summit which would hold from November 28 -29 has as its theme, “Investing in the Youth for a Sustainable Development”.

The President will participate in working sessions and meet with a number of African Heads of State and their European Union counterparts.

Buhari will use the occasion of the summit to reiterate Nigeria’s readiness to work with African and European countries to address the challenges such as peace and security.

The Nigerian leader will attend the official luncheon to be hosted by the government of Cote d’Ivoire in honour of visiting Heads of State and Government and other delegations.

According to the organizers, 83 Heads of State representing 55 African countries and 28 European countries are slated to attend this high-level meeting.

Delegations from partner countries, the African Union Commission, the European Union Commission, regional and international organizations, will also participate at the Summit.

The governors of Akwa Ibom and Bauchi States and some ministers are among the top government officials that will accompany President Buhari.buhari.jpg

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President Buhari receives classmates of 1953 in his hometown (photos)

President Buhari receives classmates of 1953 in his hometown (photos): https://y25n4.app.goo.gl/?link=https://www.naij.com/1123488-president-buhari-receives-classmates-1953-photos.html&apn=com.naij.android&ibi=com.tutby.news.nigeria&isi=830240306&ius=naij.ios

Lai Mohammed refutes news of Buhari US trip credited to him

Information and culture minister Lai Mohammed says a parody Twitter account in his name @MohammedLai was used to spread the fake and ludicrous news claiming President Muhammadu Buhari is due to leave Nigeria for the US on Monday to “condole with President Trumping over the floods in Houston.”

The tweet has garnered 263 comments and been retweeted 109 times.

Mohammed says he doesn’t have any twitter or Facebook account, but at least have created with various combinations of his name, all asserting they are parody accounts for the information minister.

The same parody account used to spread news about the President’s purported trip was also used to circulate a fake report that the minister sharply criticized Senator Dino Melaye for attending the Notting Hill Carnival in the UK.

Mohammed said both instances highlight dangers posed by purveyors of fake news and disinformation.

A separate old NTA News video is also on social media, claiming the President has already left for the UN General Assembly in New York.

Mohammed said it is an old video from 2015 repackaged to look recent and give the impression the President has left Daura, where he is observing Eid, directly for New York.

‘Fake news, disinformation and hate speech are the antics of the naysayers, those who are pathologically opposed to this Administration. That is why we are urging Nigerians to be more discerning and to double check any information emanating from social media,” Mohammed said.

The tweets parodying Lai Mohammed

At least six parody Twitter accounts in Mohammed’s name are up and busy, amassing followers, retweets and replies by the thousands.

Here are recent parody tweets in the name of Mohammed.

President Buhari leaves Nigeria on Monday, September 4, 2017 for a trip to the USA to condole President Trump over the floods in Houston.

— Alhaji Lai Mohammed (@MohammedLai) September 3, 2017

Just look at this clown; Senator Dino Melaye at the Notting Hill carnival in London, performing his favourite song “Ajekun Iya”. pic.twitter.com/XlbkMXc54P

— Alhaji Lai Mohammed (@MohammedLai) August 29, 2017

In case you missed it,PMB received our female National Basketball Team, D’Tigress,at the State House.10 million for their account.Fine gals pic.twitter.com/q9ZVbQ9Vse

— Alhaji Lai Mohammed (@MohammedLai) August 31, 2017

President @MBuhari just called me from his office in London and he didn’t sound like he’s been away on medical holiday. #HeIsClearlyOnGround

— Lai Mohammed (@Mohammed_Lai) August 2, 2017

Fellow Nigerians, President Buhari will approve the implementation of the 50400 minimum wage as soon as he resumes work Tomorrow

— Lai Mohammed (@LaiMohammed1) April 30, 2017

I’m the minister of information, I’m meant to give you information i do my job well but Nigerians are complaining… why??

— Alh. Lai Mohammed (@LieMohammed) July 7, 2017

Ehennn…na wa o. People wil just be creating fake twitter handles and tweeting fake things about me. There is God o. Only mumu will believe

— Lai Mohammed (@Alh_LaiMohammed) July 31, 2017

Our Government is not supporting Herdsmen, the grass we shall be importing from Brazil will be eaten by Cows not the Herdsmen. Be guided. https://t.co/vWkFbapt2n

— Alhaji Lai Mohammed (@AlhLai_Mohammed) October 26, 2016

Source: Daily trust