Dr Ramatu Tijani-Aliyu, former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, has called on President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, state Governors, and Nigerians at large to demonstrate compassion and unity in a bid to ensure a progressive Nigeria. Aliyu made this appeal at the dinner and launch of the Nigerians Unite for […]
As newly inaugurated Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State settles into office, residents are voicing their hopes for improved living conditions, particularly health and education. Chibueze Nwigwe, a Lagos-based business tycoon and native of Ebonyi, voiced his confidence in Governor Nwifuru’s ability to boost the state’s economy and improve the welfare of its residents. He
Ex-MEND Chiefs Implore President Tinubu: Address Regional Unrest, Appoint Delta Ijaw to Amnesty Role
Ex-leaders of the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND) have implored President Bola Tinubu to address unresolved issues leading to regional unrest. The group also advocates appointing a Delta Ijaw native as the succeeding Administrator of the Amnesty program. This appeal was contained in a press release following a meeting of the ex-militant
In response to the skyrocketing cost of transportation, the Kwara State Government issued a mandate on Monday, altering the workweek from five to three days for all state employees. This critical decision is detailed in an official communication from Murtala Atoyebi, the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary. The directive is tied to a series of measures
Amid the recent disagreement between Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi, a.k.a Auxiliary, the former Chairman of the disciplinary committee of the Park Management System (PMS) in Oyo State, and Governor Seyi Makinde, the governor has come forward to explain his decision to terminate the PMS boss’s appointment, asserting that there cannot be two governing powers in a
During a visit to the state’s secretariat complex, Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State pledged his commitment to prioritising the welfare of civil servants. Governor Fubara, accompanied by the Head of the Civil Service, Dr George Nweke, and permanent secretaries, aimed to assess the facilities and understand the challenges faced by civil servants first-hand. Fubara
Kaduna State Governor, Uba Sani, has pledged his administration’s commitment to aid security agencies in combatting banditry, terrorism, and related criminal activities within the state, according to a statement from the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Muhammad Shehu. Sani expressed his concern about the state’s security situation, restating that one of his administration’s key priorities is
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) warned fuel station management and motorists queuing for petrol yesterday. The warning centred on preventing gridlocks on major roads. During his observation of officers deployed around fuel stations and other traffic hotspots across the state, the General Manager of LASTMA, Bolaji Oreagba, conveyed the necessity of such deployment.
Senator Shekarau Criticizes High Cost of Governance, Advocates for Streamlining the National Assembly
Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, who represents Kano Central, criticised Nigeria’s high cost of governance. In an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, he offered advice to President Bola Tinubu, urging a reduction in federal lawmakers. Shekarau argued that the National Assembly’s dual-chamber structure, consisting of 109 senators and 360 House of Representatives members, is unnecessarily costly.
President Bola Tinubu convened a meeting with Abdulrasheed Bawa, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and Mele Kyari, the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL). This meeting occurs amid a nationwide resurgence of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) scarcity. This crisis developed shortly after President Tinubu announced in