Head of Service inaugurates committee for Federal Integrated Staff Housing Cooperative society 

November 1, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan has inaugurated a nine-member interim management committee for the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) Cooperative Society. The interim management committee is made up of Mr Kelvin Nwachukwu from the OHCSF as president, Mr Nayaya Usaini from the OHCSF as vice president, Mr Oguniyi Jide Bukola from Federal Ministry of Read More

Picture: Gbajabiamila’s aide, wife grace Tinubu’s inauguration as 16th Nigeria’s President

May 30, 2023 Editor 0

Hon. Chamberlain Nnamdi Dunkwu, Special Adviser on members’ affairs to the Speaker House of Representatives Rt. Hon Femi Gbajabiamila was among dignitaries who attended the inauguration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as Nigeria’s 16th President. Gbajabiamila’s aide was accompanied by his wife Mrs Joy Nnamdi Dunkwu to the historic event which held inside the prestigious Eagles Square in Abuja on Monday Read More

Happening now: CJN Ariwoola, Jonathan, other dignitaries arrive Tinubu’s inauguration 

May 29, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Chief Justice of Nigeria who would be swearing-in the president-elect, Bola Tinubu and his vice, Kashim Shettima as the President and the Vice President of Nigeria, has arrived the venue for the inauguration. Former president Goodluck Jonathan, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba have also arrived at the venue. Also, former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, and the Read More

Natives to NLC, others: Nigeria not a jungle, Tinubu ‘ll be inaugurated in grand style

May 21, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-democracy and anti-sabotage organisation on the platform of The Natives, has said the Joe Ajaero-led Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) lied that it will scuttle inauguration of the President-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as the 16th Nigerian President on May 29. A Northern group under the umbrella of Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) had uncovered plans by the leadership of the NLC Read More

Tinubu’s inauguration and Kannywood exclusion

May 9, 2023 Admin III 0

The attempt to exclude members of the giant entertainment industry in Northern Nigeria, Kannywood, from the President-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu transition committee is unfortunate. The stakeholders and practitioners of the entertainment industry in the North expressed their dismay, and roundly criticised the selection which favours members of Nollywood against their northern members, especially the notable A-list celebrities of Kannywood Read More

Inauguration: Seyi Tinubu, Dayo Israel, Segun Dada, others rally APC youths for concert

May 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of May 29th inauguration, leaders of the youth wing in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have announced a first-of-its-kind inauguration concert planned as an inclusive celebratory activity for young people across the country who contributed to the party’s victory and the emergence of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the last presidential election. Tagged the ‘Renewed Hope Concert’, the Read More

10th NASS: The scramble for positions and national interest

April 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly agitations for zoning of the key positions are increasing daily. But is zoning the right way to go? TOPE SUNDAY asks in the report. All eyes are on the 10th National Assembly as the 9th Assembly is winding down. Now, aside from the debates over the 2023 presidential elections, who becomes Read More

Inside Ogun Amotekun cell where illegal detention, torture thrive

April 25, 2023 Admin III 0

It’s been two years since the inauguration of a local security outfit, codenamed Amotekun Corps in Ogun state. HAKEEM ADEGBENRO takes a look at the activities of the outfit and conduct so far. Amotekun was set up after the South-west Security Summit held on June 25 2019 in Ibadan Oyo state to stem the tide of insecurity in the six Read More

DSS exposes politicians plotting interim government, against Tinubu’s swearing-in

March 29, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

  The Department of State Services (DSS), Wednesday, confirmed speculation in some quarters of plot by some politicians to destabilise the country leading to establishment of an interim national government. The Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, last alleged that the scarcity of naira notes was part of the plots to disrupt the 2023 general elections in order to ensure Read More

Buhari inaugurates 13km Lagos metro line

January 24, 2023 Suleiman Idris 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday inaugurated the 13 kilometers (km) phase one of the Lagos State Blue Line that stretches from Marina to Mile Two, one of the six metro lines in the state government’s Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LMRT) master plan as contained in the Lagos State Strategic Transport Master Plan (STMP). The President, who completed his two days Read More

Nigerian women have largest voting population – Atiku 

November 24, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has rated Nigerian women high as having largest voting population in Nigeria as well as most loyal party members.  Atiku who appealed for the total support also promised to promote advancement of women when he becomes president. The candidate made the assertion on Wednesday at the inauguration of the Women Read More

New area councils’ chairmen for inauguration Tuesday – FCTA

June 10, 2022 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it would inaugurate the newly-elected chairmen for the six area councils of the territory on Tuesday in compliance with the order of the FCT High Court, Kubwa. The FCTA permanent secretary, Mr. Olusade Adesola, disclosed this when he addressed FCT youth who were protesting the delay of the inauguration on Friday in Read More

Zamfara: Hours after panel report, Sen. Nasiha sworn in as deputy governor 

February 24, 2022 Sanusi Muhammad 0

 Few hours after receiving the report on the activities of the embattled Zamfara state Deputy Governor Mahadi Aliyu Gusau and his consequent impeachment by the state legislature Wednesday, a serving lawmaker, Senator Hassan Mohammed Nasiha was sworn in as his replacement. The impeached deputy governor is the son of General Mohammed Gusau (retd), a powerful military operative and influential Nigerian Read More

Kwara gov swears-in acting grand kadi

February 17, 2022 Admin III 0

L-R: Immediate past Grand Kadi of the Kwara State Sharia Court of Appeal Justice Muhammad Ola Abdulkadir; Hajia Salamat Kamaldeen; Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi; Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq; newly appointed Acting Grand Kadi Sharia Court of Appeal Justice Abdullateef Kamaldeen Al-Adaby; Speaker Kwara State House of Assembly Rt Hon. Yakubu Salihu Danlandi; Special Assistant Religion (Islam) Alhaji Ibrahim Danmaigoro; Justice Mas’ud Adebayo Oniye; and Dr. Kamaldeen Khadeejah; during the swearing in ceremony of the Acting Grand Khadi, at Government House, Ilorin, on Wednesday.

Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

Akwa Ibom: APC Elders Forum vows to save party from implosion

September 28, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Akwa Ibom state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated Elders Forum. The party charged the forum to resolve all crisis confronting the party in the state. The inauguration which took place on Monday in Uyo, had Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio as leader, former military governor of Ogun and Rivers states, Group Captain Read More

2023 presidency: Bala Mohammed’s support group inaugurates BOT

August 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the ‘Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguards’ (BAM-V), a support group of the Bauchi state governor who is currently eyeing the number one seat in the nation has inaugurated its Board Of Trustees (BOT) to be chaired by a former member of the house of representatives Honourable Abdulrazak Nuhu Zaki. The group inaugurated the board alongside Read More

Bauchi flags off phase 2 COVID-19 vaccination with 100, 296 doses

August 22, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Bauchi state government on Saturday flagged off the phase 2 of COVID 19 vaccination with 100,296 doses across the 20 local government areas of the state. The state Chairman Task Force on COVID-19 and deputy of Bauchi state Baba Tela, disclosed this during the inauguration of the phase 2 COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Bauchi. He said the state received 100,296 Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Make estate valuation practice simple for Nigerians, Fashola tells ESVARBON board

July 6, 2021 Admin III 0

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Friday, called on the members of the reconstituted Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) to make the practice of estate valuation simple for ordinary Nigerians. Fashola, who spoke shortly after he inaugurated the board in Abuja, also charged them on integrity and professionalism. The minister, who also urged them Read More

Defections: One party system not possible in Nigeria – Gombe gov

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state governor Inuwa Yahaya, has rule out possibility of heading to a one party system in Nigeria. The governor said Nigerians should expect more political parties coming up to join the existing ones as soon as they meet INEC’s requirements and constitutional provisions. The governor spoke with newsmen at the national secretariat of APC Friday in Abuja after the Read More

Advancing women equality can add $12trn to GDP – Omo-Agege

June 29, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Deputy Senate President, Obarisi Ovie Omo-Agege has explained that according experts, $12 trillion could be added to the Gross Domestic Profit (GDP) in the year 2025 by advancing women equality. Omo-Agege further said this is because women are the backbone of global economy as they engage more in entrepreneurship. He noted this on Tuesday in Abuja at the inauguration Read More