Out-of-school kids: Big task before Tinubu

September 15, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) has called on the federal government to engage critical stakeholders on how to end the out-of-school children menace in the country. KEHINDE OSASONA revisits the issue and wonders if President Tinubu can reverse the trend. FG’s move, deafening statistics The Right to Education is clearly enshrined in Chapter 2 of the 1999 Constitution of Read More

Palliatives: Tinubu must be commended for disbursing funds to states – Lawmaker

September 8, 2023 Agi Onda 0

The lawmaker representing Funtua/Dandume Federal Constituency of Katsina state in the House of Representatives, Barrister Abubakar Ahmad Muhammad, has commended President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for approving the disbursement of N5 billion each to the states as palliative funds to ease the pangs of the fuel subsidy removal. In a statement he released in Abuja on Friday, Muhammad, who is the Read More

President Tinubu’s subsidy pronouncement saved NNPCL from bankruptcy – Kyari

September 6, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited, Mele Kyari has said that the pronouncement by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on subsidy removal saved the company from bankruptcy. The NNPC Limited GCEO, who said this at the ministerial press briefing by minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, Wale Edun, over the weekend added Read More

Don’t tarnish Tinubu’s reputation, Shettima tells political appointees, civil servants

September 5, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Kashim Shettima has called on political appointees and civil servants to exercise discretion in their public and private lives and to avoid actions that would tarnish the reputation of the federal government. Shettima said this Monday at the opening ceremony of a retreat and sensitisation programme for political aides and some civil servants on administrative procedure and governance Read More

How Tinubu can revive university system

September 1, 2023 Sunday Saanu 0

Motivation to do this write-up is predicated on the perception that President Bola Tinubu is public-opinion sensitive and determined to take Nigeria to greater heights. He also seems to be committed to doing whatever can bring greater good to a greater number of Nigerians. From all indications, Tinubu, unlike his immediate predecessor, Muhammadu Buhari, is more communicative and interactive with Read More

Under Tinubu Nigeria should right past economic wrongs

September 1, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Perhaps, for Nigerians, it is time to look in the mirror and ask some deep, soul-searching questions. Perhaps, if we asked the right questions, we might be closer to getting the right answers. Happily, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the nation’s number one citizen, seems to have asked himself the right questions and he has arrived at the right answers. Thus, Read More

Keyamo’s penchant for excellence and Tinubu’s government

August 29, 2023 Kehinde Akinmosu, 0

The appointment of Festus Keyamo, SAN, as the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, could not have come at a better time. Indeed, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has something up his sleeves. There are bound to be mixed reactions. To some, Keyamo does not fit the bill being a lawyer with no experience in the aviation sector. Others argue that Read More

Nigeria grinding to a halt under Tinubu, PDP alleges

August 29, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Nigeria grinding to a halt under Tinubu, PDP alleges The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday alleged that under the watch of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nigeria is fast grinding to a halt. It also said Nigeria is at the edge of the precipice under the Tinubu-led APC, adding that “the government lacks the acceptability and followership of citizens, a situation Read More

Will Tinubu break the Mambilla power jinx?

August 29, 2023 Ibrahim Mustapha 0

As events unfold in the renewed hope government of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, it is clear that he is a dogged fighter who takes firm decisive decisions no matter whose ox is gored. The Mambilla hydro project however has a funny twist on the nation’s development. The core issue is funding, expertise and execution. With very challenging economic times, external Read More

Pump price of petrol: What Tinubu should do

August 28, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The importation of petroleum products was initially a temporary measure to tackle the inadequate supply from Nigeria’s four refineries. However, inefficiency and corruption have turned this temporary measure into a permanent thing; thus, the ‘monster’ subsidy found its way into the system. The prices of refined petroleum products in Nigeria are solely dependent on import factors. To mitigate the high Read More

Tinubu makes fresh appointments

August 25, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mrs. Mojoyinoluwa Dekalu-Thomas as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Company (NELMCO) for a term of four years. Mojoyinoluwa Dekalu-Thomas has served as the Acting MD/CEO of NELMCO since the tenure of pioneer NELMCO MD/CEO, Mr. Adebayo Fagbemi, ended on May 8, 2023. Furthermore, Read More

Tinubu assures of comprehensive criminal justice reform

August 25, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has promised that his administration would conclude a thorough review of the remuneration templates of judicial officers in the country. Receiving the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), led by Barrister Yakubu Maikyau (SAN), the president said the battle against corruption necessitated a comprehensive review of the salaries and allowances of judicial officers, an issue Read More

Akume at grand reception: No turbulence, Tinubu is capable

August 24, 2023 Tajudeen Kareem 0

One of Nigeria’s cerebral and edifying public commentators, Okey Ikechukwu, recently in his back page column of Thisday Newspaper, advised the Tinubu Administration to: “Watch out for clear air turbulence”. This, to all intents, looks like sound advice, but as it were, the top echelon of the Tinubu Administration are not sleeping. While Okechukwu was sounding the warning in his Read More

Journalist lauds Tinubu over Wike, Umahi, Alake, others’ ministerial appointments

August 19, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Vice President, European Union-Nigerian Journalist for Climate Action Network, EU-NIJOCAN, Emmanuel Huleji Daudu, has lauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the appointment of the former Governor of Rivers State as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Daudu, who is also the Nigerian President, Southern Africa Media in Agriculture Climate & Environment Trust, commended the choices of  Engr. David Umahi, Read More

Economic reconstruction: Gas the enabling elixir in attracting FDIs – Tinubu

August 18, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has pledged his administration’s unalloyed commitment to leveraging on the domestic utilisation, processing and international export of Nigeria’s massive gas resources to catalyse the fundamental restructuring of the nation’s economy for expansive growth. In a meeting on Friday in Abuja with the Board and Management of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited at the State Read More

Tinubu’s Minister and APC’s new faces

August 17, 2023 Zayyad I. Muhammad 0

President Bola Tinubu has assigned portfolios to his ministers bringing an end to weeks-long speculation, but also bringing to the fore, new discussions and analyses on the ministers’ portfolios and the new ministries created. A journalist and an editor, Jaafar Jaafar, said, ‘The North-west has many ministers but no weight’. While a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Read More

Tinubu’s appeal to EU

August 15, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The appeal by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to the European Union to support Nigeria and other African countries to strengthen security and achieve economic development to reduce poverty could not have come at better time. The call is quite timely and germane, considering the removal of subsidy on petroleum products in Nigeria, which has exacerbated the hardship in the country Read More

Can Tinubu break the vicious cycle of overreliance on borrowing for public spending?

August 11, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Nigeria is grappling with a revenue crisis as its debt profile continues to widen, which has seen policymakers take decisions that have, so far, failed to yield desired results. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, this week, has expressed his commitment to breaking the vicious cycle of overreliance on borrowing for public spending.According to him, and he is very right, overreliance on Read More

Niger coup: JNI cautions Tinubu, ECOWAS on use of military

August 6, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has cautioned President Bola Tinubu and Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) to use dialogue and diplomacy in returning peace and order to Niger Republic rather than force. The military junta, in a coup, wrestled power away from the democratically elected government in Niger Republic, while arresting the President. This has forced various reactions from Read More

Breaking: Tinubu drops ministerial nominee, appoints Keyamo

August 4, 2023 Taiye Odewale Abuja 0

As the Senate begins screening of 19 fresh ministerial nominees forwarded to it on Wednesday by President Bola Tinubu for confirmation, the President has dropped nomination of one. The dropped nominee as stated in a letter forwarded to the Senate and read by Senator Godswill Akpabio, is Dr Maryam Shetty from Kano state. The President however, in the letter, replaced 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

Tinubu should adopt Abacha’s PTF model

August 3, 2023 Ibrahim Mustapha 0

It is not understatement to say that since the unceremonious removal of petroleum subsidy by President Ahmed Bola Tinubu, precisely two months ago, Nigerians have been groaning in suffering. Transportation fares have skyrocketed and food inflation has hit 22.7 percent thereby negatively affecting the low income earners. President Tinubu in his second national broadcast blew his own trumpet and confidently Read More

What Tinubu told APC as party stages National caucus meeting

August 3, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Tinubu Wednesday called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to embrace accountability in all forms, especially in respect of financial discipline and in the active promotion of top-level women and youth participation in the day-to-day operations of the party. The President made the call during the National Caucus meeting of the party, which took place Read More

Breaking: Tinubu submits another ministerial list to Senate

August 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

President Bola Tinubu, through his Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, has submitted supplementary ministerial list to the Senate. Gbajabiamila submitted the second list with the second batch of ministerial nominees to Senate President, Godswill Akpabio on Wednesday. Senate had on Thursday July received the first list with 28 nominees. Details loading…

PDP faults Tinubu on palliatives over fuel subdiy removal

August 2, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s national broadcast as another litany of false promises. President Tinubu in a national broadcast Monday doled out N500 billion for palliatives to reduce the hardship Nigerians are currently facing with the removal of fuel subsidy. The PDP said the Tinubu All Progressives Congress (APC)- led federal government dashed the Read More