Category: Tinubu

Atiku, Osinbajo, El-Rufai, others should unite to rescue Nigeria from APC, Tinubu – Lukman

The immediate past National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Salihu Lukman, has called on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Labour Party Peter Obi, former Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and former governors of Kano and Kaduna states, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso and Nasir El-Rufai, to unite to rescue the country from APC and President Bola Tinubu. Lukman, in a statement…

Be accountable to Nigerians -Tinubu to public servants

President Bola Tinubu has implored public servants to live up to expectation by upholding public trust where they must all be accountable to the citizens. Tinubu, who was represented by his Vice, Kashim Shettima, made the call on Saturday at the Nigeria Excellence Awards in Public Service, NEAPS, held at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He restated his administration’s determination to creating an…

Tinubu not Nigeria’s messiah, will struggle for second term – Primate Ayodele

The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, on Saturday, warned that President Bola Tinubu is not the messiah Nigeria needs. Primate Ayodele said Tinubu only came to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy but nothing much will happen to the country’s economy. Addressing journalists in Lagos, the prophet also warned that Tinubu would have challenges contesting for a second term. The prophet warned that state…

Tinubu: PDP should expel Wike, trying to destroy party – Adeyanju

Popular activist lawyer, Deji Adeyanju has claimed the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike is working hard to destroy the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Adeyanju warned that if the PDP fails to expel Wike, the minister would ensure that the party has no presidential candidate to face President Bola Tinubu in 2027. Posting on X, the right lawyer wrote: “Wike is working…

Tinubu appoints Board of Consumer Credit Corporation

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Uzoma Nwagba as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Consumer Credit Corporation, CREDICORP. Other key appointments the President made on Wednesday include Otunba Aderemi Abdul, who is to serve as Board Chairman (independent non-executive director); Mrs. Aisha Abdullahi, Executive Director, Credit, Risk and Portfolio; and Ms. Olanike Kolawole, Executive Director, Operations. The appointees also…

‘Some people have turned into monitoring spirits because of Tinubu’ – Joe Igbokwe

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State, Joe Igbokwe, on Saturday raised an alarm over the monitoring of President Bola Tinubu. Igbokwe said some people have resorted to witchcraft and “monitoring spirits” against Tinubu. He pointed out that Tinubu is being monitored to know if he would fall again or make mistakes anywhere he goes. Posting on his Facebook page, Igbokwe…

Tinubu to attend Ramaphosa’s inauguration

President Bola Tinubu will attend the inauguration of President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa. According to Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Tinubu will depart Lagos for Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday, June 18, 2024. He said: “President Bola Tinubu will, on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, depart Lagos for Pretoria, South Africa, to attend the inauguration of President Cyril Ramaphosa….

‘Your government perpetrates injustice, discrimination against Igbo’ – Edwin Clark accuses Tinubu

The leader of the Ijaw Nation, Chief Edwin Clark, has accused President Bola Tinubu’s administration of “discrimination and injustice” against the Igbos. Clark said the discrimination from the past administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari against Igbos has not abated under Tinubu’s government. He noted that while Tinubu appointed 10 ministers from the Southwest, only six had been appointed from the Southeast, adding that there…

June 12: ‘Tinubu has done excellently well, kept campaign promises’ – Peter Obi

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, has insisted that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has kept his campaign promises to Nigerians. Obi stated this during a Democratic Day chat on Arise TV. In those days of electioneering, Tinubu had promised to build a Nigeria, especially for the youth, where sufficient jobs with decent wages create a better life….

Group backs Tinubu over moves to ensure LG autonomy

A northern Nigeria group, Arewa Think Tank (ATTK), has thrown its weight behind President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s moves to ensure local governments enjoy financial autonomy in his administration. President Tinubu recently criticised state governors for what he termed an overbearing influence on the administration of local government councils in the country. Muhammad Alhaji Yakubu, the Chief Convener of ATTK, noted in a statement that issues…

June 12: Even Biden, Fidel Castrol fell – Shehu Sani defends Tinubu’s fall

Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has defended President Bola Tinubu after he slipped at the Eagles Square in Abuja. Sani recalled that the United States, US, President, Joe Biden; and former President of Cuba, Fidel Castro, all suffered the same fate. Posting on X, the former lawmaker said anyone can trip and fall. According to Sani: “Not Just President Tinubu,anyone alive can trip and…

President Tinubu appoints new leadership for national council on climate change

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Nkiruka Maduekwe as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on Climate Change (NCCC) in an interim capacity, pending the confirmation of her appointment by the NCCC Supervisory Council. A statement by the President’s Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, said the President also approved that Maduekwe serves as the Co-Chairperson of the Intergovernmental…

‘I don’t have land in Guzape area of FCT’ – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu on Saturday said he has no plot of land in Guzape district of Abuja. Guzape district is a not-so-new highbrow area located in the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. He spoke while inaugurating a road project in the Guzape district. Tinubu said: “I stand here as President; I do not have a plot of land here…

Tinubu better than Atiku, Peter Obi – Okupe

Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe has declared that President Bola Tinubu was the best among all the 2023 presidential candidates. Okupe said Tinubu is better than the presidential candidate of Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi and the Peoples Democratic Party’s Atiku Abubakar in terms of capacity. The former Obi-Datti campaign spokesman disclosed this while featuring on Channels Television’s Politics Today. According to Okupe: “Let me…

FCT: I was told not to appoint you as minister – Tinubu to Wike

President Bola Tinubu has revealed that he was advised against appointing Nyesom Wike to his cabinet. He said this while noting that the Federal Capital Territory Minister has been an inspiration to many people with his excellent performance in the nation’s capital. Tinubu spoke while commissioning the Arterial Road N20 from the Northern Parkway to the Outer Northern Expressway within the federal capital city, which…

‘Your leadership has brought development to FCT’ – Tinubu hails Wike

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has commissioned the full-scope development of the Outer Southern Expressway, OSEX, from the Villa Roundabout to Ring Road 1 Junction in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. The commissioning exercise, which was held at the OSEX, also known as the Mahamadou Issoufou Way, a boundary road defining the southern flank of the Abuja capital city, is the fourth in a row…

National Anthem: ‘Tinubu trying to become hero through backdoor’ – Comedian Efe Warri Boy

Popular comedian Efe Warri Boy has reacted to the reinstatement of Nigeria’s old National Anthem, “Nigeria, we hail thee.” According to the comedian, the reintroduction of the old anthem by Bola Tinubu’s administration is an attempt by the president, who has failed at governace to become a hero through the “backdoor.” He stated this in a video message shared via his Instagram account recently. He…

Reverse 50 per cent revenue reduction – NAMA begs Tinubu

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency has appealed to the federal government under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to reverse the 50 per cent revenue deduction implementation. Farouk Umar, managing director of NAMA disclosed this in a recent statement. According to him, the 50 per cent revenue deduction policy has hampered funding to the agency. He noted that reversing the policy directive would ensure…

Nobody will build Nigeria for us -Tinubu tells lawmakers

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has called on the members of the National Assembly to collaborate and build a new Nigeria that will guarantee future generations a prosperous country. The President made this call in his brief remarks at the joint session of the National Assembly. Tinubu said those in leadership positions in the country and Nigerians have no choice but to collaborate to build a…

Snubbing Journalists: Call your minister, Umahi to order – NUJ tells Tinubu

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Federal Capital Territory Council has asked President Bola Tinubu to call the Minister of Works and Housing, David Umahi to order over his walkout on Journalists. This is contained in a statement jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary of Council, Osadebamwen Osaretin and Ochiaka Ugwu, on Wednesday in Abuja. According to the union officials, the council is appalled…

Be on forefront of fight against corruption – Tinubu urges varsities

President Bola Tinubu has called on Nigerian universities to be at the forefront in the fight against corruption as prime institutions of learning. Tinubu made the call at the second combined 3rd and 4th convocation ceremony of the Federal University Gusau, FUGUS, which was held in Gusau on Saturday. The president, represented by the Vice-Chancellor of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Prof. Lawal Bilbis, said…

Investment in Nigeria: Details of meeting between Tinubu, Chinese executives emerge

President Bola Tinubu has told Chinese executives that Nigeria is a safe investment hub. Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, disclosed this in a statement on Friday after a delegation led by the Chairman of the China Railway Construction Corporation, CRCC, Mr. Dai Hegen, paid him a visit in State House, Abuja. President Tinubu assured the Chinese business executives that…

Tinubu returns to Nigeria after Netherlands, Saudi trips

President Bola Tinubu has returned to Nigeria after his trips to the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia. According to the NTA, Tinubu returned on Wednesday. DAILY POST reported that the Special Adviser on Information and strategy to the president, Bayo Onanuga, had in a statement via his X handle on Tuesday, said the President will come back on Wednesday. “President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, along with his…

Tinubu appoints Barikor, Ambgare heads of NESREA, NDRBDA

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of the new heads for the National Environmental Standards and Regulation Enforcement Agency, NESREA and Niger Delta River Basin Development Authority, NDRBDA. A statement on Friday by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, announced Dr Innocent Bariate Barikor as the Director General of NESREA and Prince Ebitimi Amgbare as the Managing Director of…

Chess Champion: Tinubu congratulates Onakoya on rare feat

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated Tunde Onakoya on setting a new world chess record and showcasing Nigeria’s ingenuity at the square of global acclaim. DAILY POST recalls that Onakoya broke the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon on Saturday, after playing for over 58 hours and winning every match in tow. President Tinubu in a statement by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, celebrated…

Ogbonnaya Onu defended Nigeria’s unity, advocated peace – Tinubu mourns

President Bola Tinubu has expressed his deepest condolences to the Onu family over the passing of Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, who died on Thursday at 72. This was contained in a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Thursday in Abuja. Tinubu said Onu defended the country’s unity and was an advocate for peace. “The President mourns the first…

Hardship: You’re doing well – Aisha Yesufu mocks Tinubu

Aisha Yesufu, a popular activist, has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the state of the nation’s economy. She accused the Nigerian leader of successfully throwing Nigerians into poverty. According to her, under the current administration, people can no longer afford basic needs. “Bola Ahmed Tinubu is doing very well in throwing people into poverty. Many can no longer afford the basics in Nigeria,” she…

Tinubu to attend swearing-in ceremony of Senegal’s President-elect, Faye

Arrangements have been concluded for President Bola Tinubu to depart Abuja, Nigeria’s capital to attend the inauguration of Senegal’s President-elect, Bassirou Diomaye Faye. He is billed to leave Abuja on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, for Dakar, Senegal, following an official invitation from the Republic of Senegal. According to Tinubu’s spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale on Monday, the President who doubles as the Chairman of ECOWAS Authority of…

Tinubu performing miracle, will do 8 years as President – Umahi

Minister of Works, Dave Umahi, says President Bola Tinubu is divinely destined to rule Nigeria for eight years. Umahi, a former Governor of Ebonyi State, is optimistic about Tinubu’s re-election chances when Nigerians head to the polls, over three years away from now. The Minister stated this while fielding questions on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. Umahi also disclosed that the repair work on the Third…

Zack Orji’s health: AGN appreciates President Tinubu’s intervention

Dr Emeka Rollas, National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, has expressed gratitude to President Bola Tinubu for intervening in the health of Nollywood actor Zack Orji, who recently traveled to the United Kingdom for post-surgery assessment. In a statement issued on Saturday, Rollas thanked President Tinubu for his fatherly attention to the creative industry, and also commended the First Lady, Sen. Oluremi…