Category: Tinubu

Why CBN board nominee, Kalu Eke, rejected Tinubu’s appointment

Kalu Eke, one of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s five nominees for the Central Bank of Nigeria Board of Directors, has rejected the appointment. Tinubu had earlier forwarded the names of Kalu-Eke and four others to the Senate for confirmation. However, Eke did not attend the screening exercise conducted by the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions. Senator Mikhail Abiru, representing Lagos East…

Economic hardship: Tinubu aware of your suffering – Gov Namadi assures Jigawa citizens

Governor Umar Namadi of Jigawa State has assured citizens that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is aware of the hardships Nigerians are going through. He urged them to the patient, assuring them of the government’s dedication to alleviating their suffering. According to him, “President Bola Ahmad Tinubu directed us to tell you the Government is aware of the situation you are in, We will do anything…

Abuja court frowns at incessant delays in trial of anti-Tinubu air passenger, Uja

A Federal Capital Territory Magistrate Court sitting at Zuba has frowned at the incessant adjournments and delays in the trial of an anti-Tinubu air passenger, Barrister Obiajulu Hansel Uja, for criminal offense. Uja, an ‘Obidient supporter’ was arrested in April last year when he caused uproar during an Abuja-Lagos Ibom Air flight with his lone protest and demand that Bola Ahmed Tinubu, then a President-elect,…

I lost over 200,000 followers for supporting Tinubu – Seyi Law

Controversial comedian Oluwaseyitan Aletile, popularly known as Seyi Law, has said he lost over 200,000 followers because of his social media activism for President Bola Tinubu during the 2023 election campaign. He disclosed this while featuring as a guest in a recent episode of The Honest Bunch Podcast co-hosted by actor Chinedu Ani Emmanuel, aka Nedu, Toun Cole, and Husband Material. The comedian said, “I…

Hardship: Why Ndigbo should refrain from anti-Tinubu protests – South East Forum

South East Development Peace Initiative, SDPI, has advised Ndigbo nationwide to resist the urge of joining the much talked about mass protest against the administration of President Bola Tinubu. There has been a nationwide outrage against the current administration with flashes of protests in different parts of the country due to rising inflation, hunger and general hardship. However, despite the growing bitterness, Nigerians in the…

Look for capable hands to handle economy, security – Kwara NLC chair, Olayinka to Tinubu

Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Kwara State council, Comrade Saheed Murtala Olayinka, has advised President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to look for capable hands to handle the issues of economy and insecurity in the country. In an interview with newsmen at the Labour House, Ilorin, on Tuesday shortly after the end of the first day nationwide planned protest by Nigerian workers, Olayinka said there are…

BREAKING: Oronsaye Report: Tinubu to scrap many agencies, merge others

President Bola Tinubu will implement some of the recommendations contained in the Oronsaye Report. This is majorly, in order to cut the cost of governance. This is coming 12 years after the Steve Oronsaye Panel submitted its report on restructuring and rationalising Federal government parastatals and agencies and a white paper issued two years after. According to Bayo Onanuga, the President and the Federal Executive…

Nigerian Army reacts to speculations of coup against Tinubu govt

The Nigerian Army has said the rumours of a possible coup against the President Bola Tinubu administration is “fake news”. On Sunday, there were reports (not in DAILY POST), claiming that the presidential guards have been placed on “high alert” over suspicions of a coup plot in Nigeria. The report said key brigades were under watch as the Commander of the Presidential Guards Brigade, Col….

Tinubu meets business sector players, seeks way out of economic quagmire

The uncertainty in the Nigerian economy prompted an emergency meeting between President Bola Tinubu and members of the business community on Sunday. Prominent among those who attended the meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja, were the Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, Chairman of BUA Group, Abdulsamad Rabiu, current governor of Anambra State, Charles Soludo, and Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, among others. The…

‘You’re responsible for Nigeria’s economic woes’— Atiku tackles Tinubu

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2023 general election, Atiku Abubakar, has blamed the economic hardship in Nigeria on President Bola Ahmed. The former Vice President of Nigeria disclosed this in his official X account on Sunday, where he called on Tinubu to learn from Argentina’s President Javier Milei how to regain investors’ confidence in a short time despite inheriting a…

‘Don’t protest against Tinubu’ — Afenifere begs Yorubas, Nigerians

Amid the economic hardship in Nigeria, the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has appealed to Yorubas not to participate in the planned nationwide protests. Reuben Fasoranti, the chairman of the Afenifere Elders Caucus, urged Yorubas and Nigerians to be understanding with Tinubu’s government. On February 16, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, disclosed plans to embark on a two-day strike, scheduled for February 27 and 28, to…

Tinubu reconstitutes management teams in Ministry of Communications, Digital Economy

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of qualified Nigerians to serve in agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. Among them is the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, which has Abraham Oshadami as Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, and Rimini Makama as Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, while the Digital Bridge Institute has Opeyemi Dele-Ajayi as President and CEO. Nigerian Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT Limited,…

Stabilise exchange rate to save pharmaceutical sector from collapse – Pharmacists tell Tinubu

Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector have appealed to the federal government to urgently stabilise the exchange rate in the country to save the sector from total collapse. The stakeholders made the call during a roundtable discussion themed “The impact of the high cost of drugs on patients and the healthcare system. The pharmacist’s stand.” The roundtable was organised by the Association of Community Pharmacists of…

‘Ban use of Dollar for trading’ – Daniel Bwala tells Tinubu to take radical approach

A former spokesman of the Atiku-Okowa 2023 Presidential Campaign Council, Daniel Bwala, has suggested a radical approach President Bola Tinubu can use to smoke out speculators hoarding dollars in Nigeria. Bwala said Tinubu should issue an Executive Order giving 30 days ultimatum to ban the use of dollar for trading both locally and internationally. He urged Tinubu to take bold steps in tackling the exchange…

‘Southern senators will resist attempt to impeach Tinubu’ – Ohanaeze chieftain

A chieftain of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, has dismissed the possibility of the National Assembly attempting to impeach President Bola Tinubu over the hardship facing Nigerians. Isiguzoro said Southern Senators would resist any attempt by their Northern counterpart to impeach Tinubu over the economic downturn in the country. Speaking with DAILY POST, the factional Secretary-General of Ohanaeze said on Tuesday: “On the potential impeachment of…

‘Tinubu has no right to appoint Medical Council registrar’ — Stakeholders

Some stakeholders in the health sector have condemned the recent appointment of the registrar of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, MDCN, by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The concerned stakeholders maintained that the recent appointment of the registrar by the President contradicts the provisions of the Medical and Dental Practitioners Act, Cap M8 LFN 2004. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu had last week approved the…

Tinubu approves continuation of Tax Credit Scheme – FIRS

The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, on Friday, said that President Bola Tinubu has approved the continuation of the Tax Credit Scheme. The development followed a closed-door meeting between the Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Zacch Adedeji, the Minister of Works, David Umahi, and the Chief Financial Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPCL, Umar Ajiya, to discuss the tax credit agreement issued…

Tinubu, Peter Obi, Atiku should be in jail – Deji Adeyanju

A frontline human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, has said President Bola Tinubu, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar; and his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi should be in prison. Adeyanju said Tinubu and other presidential candidates failed Nigerians, hence the suffering in the country. Addressing a protest in Abuja, the constitutional lawyer decried naira degeneration as against other West African currencies. According to…

Honored and proud’ – Peseiro thanks President Tinubu for rewarding Super Eagles

Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro has expressed his delight following the national honour bestowed on the team. Peseiro and his players were received at the Presidential Villa by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Tuesday. The Portuguese and his players were awarded with national honours, plots of land as well as flats in the Federal Capital Territory. “Honored and proud. We were received and commended…

Hardship: Address food scarcity, corruption in your govt – PDP BoT tells Tinubu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BoT, has charged President Bola Tinubu to address the economic hardship in the country. It noted that the hardship occasioned by food scarcity in the country has led to restiveness and frustration across the country. This was contained in a communiqué issued on Tuesday after its meeting in Abuja. According to the communique: “The BoT expresses deep…

Tinubu cautions varsities against indiscriminate award of honorary degrees

President Bola Tinubu has issued a stern warning to Nigerian universities against indiscriminate award of honorary Doctorate Degrees. The President gave the warning at the combined convocation ceremonies for the 6th, 7th, and 8th graduates of the students of Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital on Saturday. According to him, indiscriminate award of honorary doctorate degrees is an act of…

Opposition parties instigating mass protests to undermine Tinubu’s government – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has alleged that opposition parties have resorted to instigating unsuspecting youths to protests following the protest that rocked Minna, the capital of Niger State, and Kano State on Monday over the hardship in the country. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Felix Morka, in a statement issued on Tuesday, maintained that the protests in Minna and Kano on Monday…

Actor Olaiya Igwe apologises for going naked to campaign for Tinubu

Veteran Yoruba actor, Olaiya Igwe, has tender a public apology to Nigerians for going naked to pray for president Bola Tinubu during the 2023 general elections. This is coming amid the current hardship faced by Nigerians following the economic policies of President Tinubu. Olaiya has been receiving backlash since he went unclad at the beach in 2023 to pray for Tinubu’s victory. Speaking in a…

‘Nobody can intimidate us’ – Aisha Yesufu vows to continue calling out Tinubu’s govt

Social critic and human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu, on Monday declared that nobody can intimidate her as she continues to demand good governance from the President Bola Tinubu administration. Yesufu insisted that she will continue to criticise Tinubu’s government over the rising economic hardships and worsening insecurity in the country, arguing that Tinubu did same in the past. Yesufu, in a video sighted by DAILY…

You’re opposition-in-chief to Tinubu, doing bad job at it – Presidency blasts Atiku

The Presidency has accused the 2023 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, of carving a niche for himself as the “opposition-in-chief” to President Bola Tinubu and his government. Bayo Onanuga, Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Information & Strategy, said Atiku took up the new role due to the failure to achieve his life-long ambition of ruling Nigeria. In a statement he issued, Onanuga, however,…

Tinubu wrested control of NNPCL finances, donated it to CBN, Finance Ministry – Atiku

The 2023 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Bola Tinubu of forcefully taking control of the finances of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPCL. Atiku said Tinubu wrested NNPCL finances and donated it to the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Posting on X, he insisted that Tinubu’s action has no ethical or legal…

Tinubu not recruiting ‘area boys’ to collect tax – Oyedele

Taiwo Oyedele, the Chairman of the presidential committee on Fiscal Policy and Reforms, says the federal government under President Bola Tinubu is not planning to recruit “Area boys”, as tax collectors. Oyedele made this clarification on Saturday through his official X account. The presidential committee chairman clarified reports making the rounds that his committee planned to recruit Area boys for tax collection. According to him,…

New syndicate of terrorists coming, top Nigerians’ll be kidnapped – Primate Ayodele warns Tinubu

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, on Saturday warned President Bola Tinubu to take the matter of insecurity very seriously as he foresees a new syndicate of terrorists, kidnappers and bandits in Nigeria. He said top personalities will be kidnapped in the country if the president doesn’t address insecurity immediately. In a statement signed by his spokesman, Oluwatosin Osho, the clergyman…

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