President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday met with the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, as the 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly began in New York
The UN Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria reports that shortly after receiving the president, both parties went into a closed door meeting.
NAN learnt they discussed recent developments in Nigeria, how best to enhance the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Guinea as well as the implementation international court of Justice judgement on Bakassi .
According to a source, they also agreed on the pressing need for stabilisation of the political situation in Mali and for a concerted international approach to problems in Guinea-Bissau, Darfur, and Sudan-South Sudan.
NAN also learnt that they discussed terrorism in the Sahel and the importance of socio-economic factors in reducing it by ensuring increased investment in agriculture, education and employment.