Akpabio: The uncommon senate president

December 5, 2023 Ahmed Tukur 0

One time US President, Barack Obama, in his famous book, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream, said, “If you are walking down the right path and you are willing to keep walking, eventually you will make progress”. This cuts the picture of the President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Godswill Obong Akpabio, whose penchant for hard Read More

Sports bikers elect Misari, Daku as president, secretary 

November 17, 2023 Donald iorchir 0

Nigeria’s umbrella body for sport bikers, the Superbike Clubs Association of Nigeria (SCAN), has elected new executives to lead the association. The election held in Jos, the Plateau state capital, saw the emergence of an exco made of 11 members at the annual general meeting of the association. A statement signed by the chairman, the Board of Trustee (BOT) of Read More

The assault on NLC President Ajaero

November 9, 2023 Sunday Onyemaechi Eze 0

The unwarranted physical assault on Joe Ajaero President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Imo state was barbaric and condemnable. Ajaero was in Imo to lead a protest rally to demand better wages and welfare of workers who are owed about 48 months of salaries, pension and arrears. The union leader was arrested at the Imo state secretariat of Read More

Police speak on ‘arresting NLC President Ajaero’

November 1, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Imo State Police Command has denied arresting President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero. Ajaero was said arrested in Owerri, the Imo state capital, according to reports. It was gathered that he was picked up from the NLC State Council Secretariat by heavily armed policemen and taken to an unknown destination. Labour in a statement signed by Read More

Group hails Supreme Court on Tinubu’s victory affirmation, asks Atiku to congratulate president

October 28, 2023 Ahmid Lawal 0

The BAT’s 4/4 INITIATIVE, a pressure group, has congratulated President Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and well-meaning Nigerians on the affirmation of his victory by the Supreme Court, describing the judgment as a victory for the nation’s democracy. The group called on all patriots, including former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to embrace the path of honour by Read More

FEC, not kitchen cabinet, Mr President

October 20, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

That the executive council of the federation, also known as federal executive council, did not meet for 44 days after the first set of ministers were sworn in on August 21, borders on the scandalous. President Bola Tinubu should, more than anyone else, appreciate the burden he bears at this particular time in our national history. How he discharges it Read More

President Tinubu and the North

October 17, 2023 Zayyad I, Muhammad 0

Before and during his 2023 presidential campaign in the North, Bola Ahmed Tinubu was a household name among the ordinary citizens in the North. Now, President Tinubu’s public relations (PR) image in the North is fast dwindling; the Christian community is still bitter with the All Progressives Congress’s (APC) Muslim-Muslim ticket in the 2023 presidential elections, and the Muslim majority Read More

The criminals must not win, Mr President

October 12, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

Alhaji Dikko Umaru Radda, governor of Katsina state, launched his local security outfit, Katsina Community Watch Corps, on October 10. He rose to the existential security challenges facing his state. The insecurity in his state has been particularly pathetic. By his own admission, 24 of the 34 local government areas in the state face serious security problems. He put it Read More

Alleged diversion of 13, Hilux vehicles: Borno CJTF sacks president, suspends others

October 2, 2023 Sadiq Abubakar 0

The Borno state Auditor General of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), Bashir Abbas, has said the leadership of CJTF, Borno state, after series of meetings and deliberations have decided to announce to the general public of its decision to reinstate the following suspended members in line with the directive of Borno state government since November, 2022. They include: i. Read More

Adesuwa becomes 23rd president of Rotary Club of Asokoro

September 19, 2023 Donald lorchir 0

Rotarian Agbontaen Adesuwa has been installed as the 23rd President of Rotary Club of Aosokro, Abuja. The colourful investiture which also afforded the club the opportunity of bestowing awards of recognition for commitment to humanitarian services to eminent personalities, former chief of army staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (rtd), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ekwe Ibas (rtd), Dr. Magdalene Ajani, permanent secretary, Read More

Baruwa re-elected as NURTW president, vows to carry members along

August 25, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

Baruwa re-elected as NURTW president, vows to carry members along The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has re-elected Prof. Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa unopposed as president for a second term of four years. Performing the swearing in ceremony, the external legal adviser, Barrister Sunday Oluwole, on behalf of Tolu Babaleye & Co., charged the officials to uphold the Constitution Read More

Will the newly appointed ministers heed the president’s directive? 

August 25, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma  0

Will the newly appointed ministers heed the president’s directive?  This week, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu swore in 45 ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and charged them to serve the country with commitment and patriotism. The President urged the ministers to, at all times, prioritise the interests and welfare of the entire nation and its diverse population, above any Read More

Dear President Bola Tinubu

August 3, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits. I am writing to address a concerning matter, specifically, your approach regarding the ministerial list. As an avid and a concerned citizen of Nigeria and also a follower of Nigeria’s politics, I have noticed some similarities between your approach and that of your predecessor, Muhammadu Buhari. Firstly, I Read More

Former president is dead

August 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former Ivory Coast President Henri Konan Bedie, part of an old guard of politicians who dominated politics in the West African nation for a generation, has died at the age of 89, according to a close relative and a member of his party. Handpicked by his predecessor, Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Bedie served as Ivory Coast’s second president after independence from France in Read More

Tunisia President sacks first woman Prime Minister

August 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Tunisian President Kais Saied has dismissed Prime Minister Najla Bouden, the first woman to lead a government in the North African country, according to a video from the presidency on Tuesday evening. No explanation was given. Saied immediately appointed in her place Ahmed Hachani, who until now worked at the Tunisian central bank and studied law at the University of Read More

President Tinubu, Nigerians are hungry

July 17, 2023 Ibrahim Mustapha 0

The soaring prices of goods and services since the removal of petroleum subsidy is frightening and disturbing. The prices of grains and other essential food items in local markets which were hitherto cheap and affordable have skyrocketed beyond the reach of the common man. The World Bank has released a damning report of 4 million nigerians who slided into poverty Read More

Rejig EFCC, Mr. President

June 22, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

I wish to report that a few days ago, I navigated my way through the labyrinth of the national archive, the graveyard of brilliant, practical, and pragmatic solutions put forward by Nigerians on Nigerian problems in judicial and administrative commissions of enquiry, committees and panels expressly set up to respond to particular issues and challenges. Take a breath. The archive Read More

RMAFC approves 114% salary hike for president, VP, judges, others

June 22, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has announced a 114 per cent hike in the salaries of President Bola Tinubu, the vice president, Kashim Shetimma, lawmakers, and judicial and public office holders in Nigeria. The commission also considered the introduction of three new allowances for judicial office holders. Muhammad Shehu, RMAFC chairman communicated the changes during the presentation Read More

You are industrious, dutiful, NBA President hails retiring director

June 17, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA),Yakubu Maikyau, SAN has lauded the outgoing Director, Legal Drafting of the Federal Ministry of Justice, Barr. Ifunaya Nwajagu, for being a dutiful, and industrious public servant. Maikyau made the remarks over the weekend in Abuja at a send forth on retirement ceremony organised for the retiring director. According to the NBA helmsman, Read More

Letter to President Tinubu

June 15, 2023 Idris Salihu Muhammad 0

With gratitude to Almighty God, the creator of heaven and earth, I Idris Salihu Muhammad who is now visually impaired wish to write this letter to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The 2023 presidential election has come and one with an overwhelming victory for Tinubu and his vice president Senator Kashim Shettima of the APC winning 26 of 36 states scoring Read More

Ahmedu reelected FIBA Africa zone 3 President

A board member of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Colonel Sam Ahmedu rtd, has been re-elected as the President of the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) Africa Zone 3 for a third tenure. His return as President was ratified unopposed by member countries of the zone at a congress which held on Thursday June 8 in Maputo, Mozambique. His Read More

President Tinubu should not forget his promises – Sumaila

Hon Abraham A. A. Sumaila is the director general Bola Tinubu Volunteers Movement, Nationwide. In this interview with OYIBO SALIHU, he appeals to the president to remember promises made to the people. What informed the formation of Bola Ahmed Tinubu Volunteer Movement ? The group was formed in 2018 and comprises people of like-minds from various states of the federation Read More

I feel sorry for President Tinubu

May 30, 2023 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

A new dawn literally broke for Nigeria as a new president assumed office on May 29. Nigeria has been swearing in new presidents over the years, of course. Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the 16th president. What is really new about this handover is that this is the first time since the 4th Republic which started in May 1999 that we Read More

As President Tinubu steps i…

God in his infinite power has offered Bola Ahmed Tinubu an opportunity to make a difference, especially to those people that don’t believe in his capacity to deliver due to their political reasons. Bola Tinubu is indeed taking over a government that is complex and complicated to handle, with humongous financial debt, increased population, unemployment, fear of disintegration, and corruption, Read More