Atiku And N10,000 Payment For Nigerians, PDP Should Apologize

Atiku And N10,000 Payment For Nigerians, PDP Should Apologize

PDP Should Apologize to Buhari-Osinbajo For Condemning TraderMoni – Buhari Osinbajo Solidarity Front

For many who remember how the opposition People’s Democratic Party and its Presidential Candidate pooh-poohed the TraderMoni initiative, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s latest fancy is either a joke, mischief but also certainly outright high hypocrisy!

Put differently, the recent call by the Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (at the last general elections), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, advocating that the Federal Government of Nigeria give the sum of Ten (10) Thousand Naira each to citizens …

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CONVID-19: President Buhari Addresses The Nation

CONVID-19: President Buhari Addresses The Nation

President Buhari writes…

Over the last few days I have received extensive briefings on the state of the nation as it relates to the Covid-19 pandemic, from the relevant Federal Government agencies as well as the Lagos State Government.

Accordingly, I approved the following:

The immediate release of a 10 billion Naira grant to Lagos State, which remains the epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak in Nigeria. This grant will enable Lagos State increase its capacity to control and contain the outbreak, while also supporting other States …

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DAY FASHOLA DAZZLED AT FEC MEETING

DAY FASHOLA DAZZLED AT FEC MEETING

Our Ministers have been giving their performance reports for the last quarter, and it was the turn of Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola last week, at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

 

The day a Minister gives performance report is akin to Judgement Day, as President Muhammadu Buhari listens raptly, asks probing questions, and then gives all the other FEC members opportunity to contribute. A reporting Minister may, therefore, leave the session, either walking tall, or like a rain beaten chicken. Fashola’s performance got everyone applauding.

 

This is …

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Osinbajo’s agonistes – By Chooks Oko

Osinbajo’s agonistes – By Chooks Oko

There is something about archetypes. They follow a pattern. They have expected features, coloured in some expected hues and flowing in an expected course. Perhaps, that is why they are called so, they have to fall into the mould designed for them. Anything short of this makes the subject a rebel, an iconoclast of sorts.

The Malcolm X story readily comes to mind. Little Malcolm had shown promises of academic brilliance in school prompting his teachers to take a special notice of him. One day, his …

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BOSF Visits Osinbajo, Seeks Expansion Of TraderMoni, MarketMoni, Others

BOSF Visits Osinbajo, Seeks Expansion Of TraderMoni, MarketMoni, Others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, August 29, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received a delegation of the Buhari-Osinbajo Solidarity Front (BOSF) led by its Convener, Mr Badmus Olawale (Liberty)

 

Badmus, who spoke with State House correspondents after the meeting, said it was an exciting time with the vice president.

Buhari Osinbajo Solidarity Front BOSF Visit The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

 

He said the delegation came to congratulate Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari on their victory in the 2019 presidential election and also to discuss the …

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Elections Were Not The Only Things That Happened In Q1 2019

Elections Were Not The Only Things That Happened In Q1 2019

1. MINIMUM WAGE

January 9, 2019: President Buhari inaugurated the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage (PTAC), with a mandate to advise the Federal Government on how best to fund, in a sustained manner, the additional costs of implementing the imminent increase in the National Minimum Wage.

The Committee, chaired by Mr. Bismarck Rewane, submitted its report on Monday March 25, 2019.

Also in January 2019, President Buhari submitted a National Minimum Wage Amendment Bill to the National Assembly for passage, following the approval of …

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Never Again! – Sen. Babafemi Ojudu

Never Again! – Sen. Babafemi Ojudu

Quote me: the coming Presidential election will be the cheapest ever in the history of our country.

 

This government will not loot the treasury or empty the Central Bank to buy votes. Money meant for arms will not be diverted to buy prayers from pastors and Alfas. INEC officials are not going to be paid to manipulate figures in favor of The President and his party. Security men will do their job as stipulated by the terms of their engagement. Above all, voters will be allowed …

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Atiku Desperate, FG Tackles Amnesty: 841 On Trial, 68 Convicted Over Killings

Atiku Desperate, FG Tackles Amnesty: 841 On Trial, 68 Convicted Over Killings

Those who claim that no suspect has been held for the killings in the land are wrong, the Federal Government said yesterday with facts and figures to back its claim.

 

In all, 947 suspects have been arrested in connection with the farmers-herders clashes. Of the lot, 841 are being prosecuted. In fact, 68 of the accused persons have been convicted.

 

The suspects were arrested in 11 states –  Taraba, Plateau, Benue, Nasarawa, Kogi, Niger, Zamfara, Adamawa, Yobe, Borno and Katsina..

 

Atiku was quoted as saying: “It is now very …

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMISSIONING OF THE NEW TERMINAL AT NNAMDI AZIKIWE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ABUJA, THURSDAY, 20TH DECEMBER, 2018

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMISSIONING OF THE NEW TERMINAL AT NNAMDI AZIKIWE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ABUJA, THURSDAY, 20TH DECEMBER, 2018

It gives me great pleasure to be here for the formal commissioning of the new Terminal at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. This event represents yet another significant milestone for International air travellers in and out of the Federal Capital Territory.

 

You will recall that on the 25th October, 2018, I commissioned Port Harcourt International Airport Terminal. During the event, the Honourable Minister of State (Aviation) stated that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Terminal, Abuja would be completed and ready for commissioning before the end …

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2019 Budget Presentation To The National Assembly: Full Speech Delivered By President Buhari And Pictures On 19TH December 2018

2019 Budget Presentation To The National Assembly: Full Speech Delivered By President Buhari And Pictures On 19TH December 2018

PROTOCOLS –

It is my pleasure to present the 2019 Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly.

 

This being my last budget speech to the 8th National Assembly, I will review economic developments over the past three and a half years with particular emphasis on 2018. I will then highlight the budget proposals for 2019. The full details of which will be given by the Honourable Minister of Budget and National Planning.

OVERVIEW OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS

 

The last three and a half years have been challenging …

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