Politics

Nigerians need leaders of courage—Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has stated the individuals reserve the suitable to elect the kind of management they need. He stated management have to be visionary to realize the purpose of nation-building, whereas educated management would discharge its features successfully. Asiwaju Tinubu, who spoke yesterday at The Niche (an internet newspaper) annual lecture held on the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos, was represented by a former Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Dele Alake. Speaking on the theme: Business and Accountable Governance: Obligation of Leadership, the APC stalwart stated it was higher for brave leaders to serve. He stated: “The management have to be visionary; it have ...

Lagos State Governor Sanwo Olu seeking for loan of N250 billion

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday requested approval for N250billion mortgage from the Lagos State House of Assembly. He made the request in a re-ordering letter, which was learn on the ground of the House on the plenary session. The letter was learn by the Clerk of the Assembly, Mr. Sani Azeez. The mortgage was damaged down as follows: a hard and fast price bond of N100billion from the capital market and an inner mortgage of N150 billion. In the letter, the governor mentioned the budgetary provisions for each recurrent and capital finances of Ministries, Departments and Agencies weren’t prone to be utilised earlier than the top of the yr and the sum of N34.050 billion might be re-ordered. Sanwo-Olu mentioned the federal government was constrained by the dearth...

What Fatima Daura Said About Her Father Arranging A Second Wife For Buhari

Fatima Daura, daughter of Mamman Daura, has denied claims that her father is arranging a second spouse for president Buhari. Reports final week had acknowledged that President Buhari was getting married to Sadia Umar Farouq on the Aso Villa. In an interview with BBC, Fatima Daura denied the claims accusing her father of being behind a marriage association: “Wallahi, it’s a lie. It is all a part of what I’m saying concerning the false allegations towards our father. He is just not even conscious of the rumours concerning the marriage difficulty as a result of he doesn’t use social media. They are each monogamous. “Both my dad and the president apply monogamy. They are all lies aimed toward blackmailing him. They maintain falsely accusing him. It doesn’t tally with mo...

PDP Mocks Buhari Over Aisha Villa Drama

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) describes the soiled public combat between the First Lady, Aisha Buhari and President Muhammadu Buhari’s cousins, over rooms within the Presidential villa, as disgraceful and additional underlines the managerial ineptitude and management failures of the Buhari Presidency The {party} says the chaos within the Villa additional exposes the Buhari Presidency’s poor administration of points and highlights why it has failed monumentally in delivering on any of its obligations in governance, thus leaving our pricey nation in a shambolic state of affairs within the final 5 years. The feud additional uncovers the impunity, disorderliness and vainness that pervade the Buhari Presidency and the way the as soon as severe and productive seat of energy has been become ...

What happened in court on Tuesday

The absence of Grace Taiga, former director, Legal Services within the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, who’s alleged to be concerned within the P&ID a number of fraud, on Tuesday in an FCT High Court in Gudu, stalled listening to within the matter. Mr Ola Olanipekun, counsel to Taiga, knowledgeable the court docket that the defendant was sick and on admission on the Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching hospital. He additional knowledgeable the court docket that each one efforts made to have the hospital convey her to the court docket proved abortive as she was not sturdy sufficient to be moved. Olanipekun then urged the court docket to adjourn sitting to offer the defendant sufficient time to regain her energy, NAN reviews. The EFCC Counsel, Mr Bala Sanga, raised no objections to the ...

Anambra Govt. speaks on sanctioning officers extorting motorists

The Anambra Government on Tuesday stated it might dismiss any officer of the Anambra Traffic Management Agency (ATMA) who extorts motorists. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Christian Madubuko, made the disclosure throughout a 2020 price range defence earlier than the State House of Assembly Committee on Transportation in Awka. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Madubuko stated that such disciplinary motion would sanitise the company, block income leakages and function deterrent. He stated, “The main mandate of ATMA officers is to observe and guarantee free-flow of visitors to cut back journey time throughout the state and to not harass or extort motorists. “I severely frown on the act which is why now we have issued a warning that any officer discovered within the act of...

Hillary Clinton Believes Meghan Markle Is Targeted By British Tabloids Because She’s Biracial

In a brand new interview for The Sunday Times of London, the previous US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 71, defended Meghan Markle, saying her biracial background “certainly” performed a task within the harsh therapy from British tabloids. Clinton stated this in response to a query about Prince Harry’s newest transfer to sue three British tabloids. Clinton stated throughout the interview: “I do want to say that the way she’s been treated is inexplicable.” Hillary identified that race is “certainly part of it.” “If the explanation is that she’s biracial, then shame on everybody,” Clinton added. Clinton’s daughter Chelsea was additionally requested the identical query and he or she stated that the best way the British press treats Meghan i...

Buhari seeks Senate approval for N10b payment to Kogi government

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to approve the fee of N10.069billion as settlement of promissory notice to the Kogi State Government. Nigeria Senate Ahmad Lawan learn Buhari’s letter of request throughout Tuesday plenary session. “Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan reads a letter from Mr President requesting for the resolution of the National Assembly on the issuance of N10.069billion for promissory note programme of Kogi State and a Bond issuance to settle inherited debt,” Nigerian Senate tweeted. Details later.

APC Candidates Are Cultist, Militants And Terrorists: Governor Dickson

Exactly one month to the following gubernatorial ballot in Bayelsa State, the state governor, Seriake Dickson, has described the key opposition within the state, All Progressive Congress(APC) as presenting a ticket of militancy, terrorism, cultism, and criminality to the electorates. Speaking on the official inauguration of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial marketing campaign groups and secretariat on Tuesday, October 14, he stated he’s certain of victory for his Party. He stated, “Consider what would occur if issues had been to occur in any other case, none of you’ll spend per week in Bayelsa State. APC is presenting a ticket of militancy, terrorism, cultism and criminality, it’s going to be a authorities of criminals and cultist. “Democracy in Bayelsa State ca...

Fight For Good Governance, Not Money – Makarfi Tells Labour

A former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has requested organised labour within the nation to at all times maintain authorities accountable slightly than preventing for “money, money.” Makarfi gave the recommendation in an interview with journalists throughout the 36th Plenary/AGM of the Unity Schools Old Students Association which held on the Federal Government College, Kaduna on Saturday He stated, “I had challenged, even earlier than I turned a governor, Labour leaders I knew that in the event that they talked of cash, cash, cash, they might find yourself with cash that was not going to be helpful. “Rather, maintain authorities accountable. Demand for good governance, demand for infrastructure, demand for safety, demand for lots of issues which can be anticipated from au...

2020 Budget: FG To Spend N9bn To Buy Fuel, Maintain Generators

The Federal Government is alleged to have budgeted N9.05bn for the acquisition, upkeep and fuelling of mills throughout the Ministries, Departments and Agencies nationwide. Reports even have it that the Federal authorities has budgeted N75.4m for upkeep and fuelling of mills in a few of its overseas missions overseas. All of those particulars are contained within the 2020 finances proposal which was submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. This is coming after the senate president learn the riot act to the brand new minister on the passage of the finances for the 12 months 2020.

Trump Orders Withdrawal Of About 1,000 US Troops From Northern Syria

Defense Secretary Mark Esper stated the transfer got here after the US discovered that Turkey was urgent additional into Syria than anticipated. The Kurds — with whom the US partnered to fight the Islamic State (IS) group — later introduced they’d reached a take care of the regime in Damascus to deploy Syrian troops close to the border to confront the Turkish offensive. “We have American forces likely caught between two opposing advancing armies and it’s a very untenable situation,” Esper instructed CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “So I spoke with the president last night after discussions with the rest of the national security team and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria.” Esper stated he was unable to offer a timeline due to the altering scenari...