Peter Obi Rejects the Current State of the Country, Urges Judiciary to Uphold Independence
In a recent statement titled 'At a Time Like This: My Message to Fellow Nigerians,' Mr. Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), expressed his rejection of the shameful conditions prevailing in Nigeria. However, he remains hopeful for a better future for the country.
May 29: I Will Not Be Happy If I Handover To An Incompetent On Monday, Buhari Sound an Alarm
According to PunchNews, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that the opposition was creating the impression that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was an incompetent political party that was throwing the country into chaos. He also said he was looking forward to Monday's handover.
Stop the Panic: Removal of Fuel Subsidy Will Not Have Immediate Effect - Tinubu's Media Center
The Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Media Center, in response to President Bola Tinubu's remarks on fuel subsidies, has urged Nigerians not to engage in panic buying of petroleum products. According to a tweet from the verified account of the Tinubu media center, they clarified that the President's statement about the end of fuel subsidies was a reiteration of the federal government's plan to discontinue the subsidies by the end of June, rather than a new development.
Stop the panic: Fuel subsidy removal will not have immediate effect- Tinubu's media center
The Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Media Center responded to President Bola Tinubu's statements regarding fuel subsidies by urging Nigerians to refrain from excessive purchases of petroleum products. The demand was issued through a verified Twitter account associated with the Tinubu media center on Tuesday. It was emphasized that the President's announcement about the discontinuation of fuel subsidies merely reiterated the federal government's previous commitment to end them by the end of June, rather than signifying a new development.
Tinubu Tried To Cover What One could Consider To Be Absence Of His Predecessor – Prof Jibrin Ibrahim
A Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Development, Professor Jibrin Ibrahim, has revealed how President Bola Ahmed Tinubu tried to cover up the absence of former President Muhammadu Buhari in his inauguration speech yesterday; as he insisted that the former president never showed understanding or empathy towards Nigerians throughout his tenure in office.
Buhari Leaving Nigeria Much Better Than He Met It, Ganduje Speaks
According to VanguardNews, Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje said on Friday that the President, Maj. Gen.Muhammadu Buhari (Ret. ), would leave Nigeria much better than he thought. Ganduje made the statement Friday at the inauguration of the state-of-the-art 3,000-capacity Janguza Detention Center in Kano.
Buhari leaving Nigeria much better than he met it — Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State expressed his belief that President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has significantly improved Nigeria during his tenure. Ganduje made this statement at the inauguration of the state's new Ultra-Modern Custodial Centre in Janguza, which has a capacity of 3,000.
Just In: Buhari Confers GCFR, GCON Titles On Tinubu, Shettima
Channels Television reports that President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his vice president-elect, Kashim Shettima, have received national honors from President Muhammadu Buhari. Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) and that of Grand Commander of the Order of Niger (GCON) honors were bestowed upon Tinubu and Shettima, respectively.
29 May: Joe Biden announces delegates from US to attend Tinubu's inauguration
President Joe Biden has announced the appointment of a Presidential Delegation to attend the swearing- in of Nigerian President- elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu on May 29, 2023, in Abuja, Nigeria, Nigerian Tribune reports. The delegation, led by Marcia L. Fudge, Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, signifies the commitment of the United States to strengthen ties and maintain diplomatic relations with Nigeria.
United States Delegation Announced for the Inauguration of Bola Tinubu as Nigeria's 16th President
On May 29, Nigeria will witness a historic moment as Bola Tinubu takes the oath of office to become the country's 16th President. The significance of this event is further amplified by the presence of a high-profile delegation from the United States, led by Secretary Marcia L. Fudge of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
BREAKING: Let court decide Nigeria’s president, Obi tells US
Punch Newspapers reports that Peter Obi, the Labour Party's candidate for president in the recently held general election, has criticized the US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken's call to President-elect Bola Tinubu, saying that he should let the court decide who is Nigeria's rightful leader.
Atiku Says, I Find It Unbelievable That US Secretary Of State Called Tinubu
Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president, responded to information about a phone contact between Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. According to DAILY POST, Blinken gave Tinubu assurances that the United States would continue to improve its ties with Nigeria under the next government during their phone discussion on Wednesday.
May 29: Joe Biden Announces Delegates From US to Attend Tinubu's Inauguration
According to the Nigerian Tribune, President Joe Biden has announced the appointment of a Presidential Delegation to attend the swearing-in of Nigerian President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu on May 29, 2023, in Abuja, Nigeria. The group, which was in charge by Marcia L. Fudge, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, represents the country's dedication to fostering ties and upholding goodwill with Nigeria.
I will build on the foundation laid four years ago - Abiodun.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Monday, vowed to build on the foundation laid by his administration in the last four years to continue the socio-economic development of the state. According to Punch, The governor noted that although his administration has not met the expectations of the residents of the state during his first term, he assured that his administration will work harder in the next four years to improve the state and its people.
Speakers preaches peace at presidential inauguration lecture
Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, a former president of Kenya, provided insight into the negative consequences of polarizing narratives on democracy and prosperity in Africa. Mr. Kenyatta stressed that these narratives sow the seeds of intolerance, ethnicity, and division in his thought-provoking lecture, "Deepening Democracy for Development and Integration," at the 2023 presidential inauguration lecture held at the International Conference Center in Abuja on Saturday.
Buhari To Handover Transition Documents To Tinubu On May 25
At a briefing in Abuja on Thursday, Mr. Mustapha, who is also the Chairman of the Presidential Transitional Council, said the investiture program, which is part of the 2023 presidential inauguration activities plan, will be held at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja. He further noted that on the same day, President Buhari will confer national honors on President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his Vice-President-elect Kashim Shettima.
Obi advises the US to let the judiciary determine Nigeria's president
Peter Obi, the Labour Party's presidential candidate in the court case to determine Nigeria's president, has criticized the US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken's call to President-elect Bola Tinubu, saying that he should let the court decide who is Nigeria's legitimate president.
Nigerian institute opens centre for security analysis, democracy radio
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday inaugurated Democracy Raido 104.9 FM which is a baby of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS). NILDS is one of the agencies of the National Assembly. Lawan also commissioned a Legislative Centre for Security Analysis which is domiciled in NILDS.
Atiku finds Blinken's appeal to Tinubu demoralizing.
According to Punch News reports, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has faulted the telephone conversation between the United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, and the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, describing it as "demoralizing." He said that by making the call, the US had acknowledged a "fraudulent election" in Nigeria.
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