Today's Headlines: Gunmen kill 3 police officers in Ebonyi, Court Threatens Arrest Of Fani-Kayode
Gunmen kill three police officers in Ebonyi Gunmen have again killed three police officers in Ebonyi State, south-east Nigeria. The incident happened on Wednesday morning at Oshiri, a community in Onicha Local Government Area of the state. The police spokesperson in the state, Onome Onovwakpoyeya, disclosed this in a statement, Wednesday evening.
Tinubu Makes His First Promises As He Seeks Nigerians Cooperation Throughout His Regime
President Muhammadu Buhari took President-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on a tour of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as part of his familiarisation efforts. They arrived at the Press Gallery and stepped out of the waiting room of the Aso Chambers. Buhari then led Tinubu to meet with members of the press.
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, Dissolves Cabinet To Drive Fresh Progress and Development
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun MFR, made an important announcement today as he dissolved his state executive council during a valedictory meeting. Governor Abiodun expressed deep gratitude and appreciation to all members for their invaluable contributions to the remarkable achievements made under his administration's "Building the Future of the State Together" agenda.
Buhari presides over his last FEC meeting as the President of the FRN - Bashir Ahmad
The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital Communication, Bashir Ahmad has said that the outgoing Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has presided over his last Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting as the President of the federal republic of Nigeria. Ahmad took to his official Twitter handle to make this known on Wednesday.
Makinde signs chieftaincy amendment bill into law
The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Friday, signed into law the amendment of the state’s Chiefs Law, Cap. 28, seeking to grant the governor autonomy to present beaded crowns and coronets to chiefs in the state. According to The PUNCH, the state House of Assembly passed the bill to alter the Chiefs Law, Cap.
Full list: Biden’s delegation to Tinubu’s inauguration
President of the United States Joe Biden has announced the members of his delegation to Bola Tinubu's inauguration. According to The PUNCH, "the inauguration of Tinubu would be attended by no fewer than 65 foreign leaders, including Heads of State." The former governor of Lagos State will take the oath of office as Nigeria's 16th president on May 29 in Eagle Square, Abuja. "Ex-presidents, diplomats, leaders of international organizations, well-known Nigerians, and officials of foreign governments and agencies
Today's Headlines: Tinubu will win his case at election tribunal – Ex- campaign director; INEC, EFCC, others to stop poll fraud
Tinubu will win his case at election tribunal – Ex- campaign director Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers) Mr Ade Omole, the Director of the dissolved APC Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) Diaspora Directorate, says the President-elect, Sen. Bola Tinubu will win his case at the election tribunal over the Feb. 25 presidential election.
Buhari takes Tinubu round his office
On Friday afternoon, President Muhammadu Buhari led the incoming President, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, through his office building and other related offices, including the Executive Council Chamber, Tea Room, Press Gallery, and State House Banquet Hall. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made the announcement on Friday.
Governor Makinde Ensures Due Process in Oyo Chieftaincy Law Review
In a bid to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of traditional rulers in Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde has asserted that due process was followed during the review of the state's chieftaincy law. The governor, while addressing the issue, highlighted that the purpose of the review was to ensure the traditional rulers could carry out their roles more effectively.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Swears In RMAFC's Commissioners, Wike Backs Akpabio As Senate President
Buhari Swears In RMAFC's Commissioners Photo credit: daily trust President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in seven federal commissioners of the Revenue, Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC). The president performed the brief ceremony before the start of the Valedictory Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Reactions as President Muhammadu Buhari chaired the valedictory session of the FEC
Channels Television recently brought to Facebook page, a post saying President Muhammadu Buhari chaired the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at Presidential Villa in Abuja, which caused and thrilled Many Nigerians to express their selves concerning his eight year rule. The session, which was held at the Council Chamber, was attended in person by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, and all 44 ministers and ministers of state.
Today's Headlines: It's Unconstitutional To Appoint Minister Of State - Keyamo To Buhari; Buhari Directs All Ministers To Keep Working Until May
It's Unconstitutional To Appoint Minister Of State - Keyamo To Buhari Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers The outgoing Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari that it is unconstitutional to appoint a minister of state. Keyamo stated this in his speech at the valedictory session presided over by President Buhari to mark the end of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, under his (Buhari) administration, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Buhari Chairs Last FEC Meeting 5 Days To Handing Over
Picture Source: Google President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the valedictory Federal Executive Council, FEC meeting of his administration. According to a report by THE GUARDIAN, the last session of FEC takes place at the Aso Rock president Villa, Abuja. In the report, it was stated that the reason for the meeting was so that members of the Federal Executive Council can put finishing touches to their activities while in office.
Today's Headlines: I Won’t Congratulate Tinubu When My Party’s In Court – Bode George, Obasanjo endorses Akpabio, Abbas as Senate President, Speaker
I Won’t Congratulate Tinubu When My Party’s In Court – Bode George Photo Credit: Vanguard News Chief Bode George, former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told loyalists of the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu who visited him over the weekend, soliciting his support for the former Lagos State Governor, that he won’t congratulate him (Tinubu) now, when his party is still in court, contesting the just concluded presidential election.
President Buhari Asks Ministers to Remain in Office Until May 29
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked all ministers in his cabinet to remain in office until May 29, when President-elect Bola Tinubu will be inaugurated as his successor. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, confirmed this on Wednesday. He also said that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has not been dissolved.
Tinubu’s inauguration: Programmes begin on Thursday, FG invites over 65 world leaders
The inauguration of President-elect Bola Tinubu, who will take office as Nigeria's 16th president on May 29, "will be attended by some 65 foreign leaders, including Heads of State." According to PUNCH. "Ex-presidents, diplomats, leaders of international organizations, well-known Nigerians, and officials of foreign governments and agencies are also anticipated at the nation's seventh transition ceremony."
2023: "FEC has not been Dissolved" - Lai Mohammed
According to an article published by Vanguard recently, President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, directed members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, to continue with their functions till Friday. President Muhammadu Buhari has directed members of his cabinet to continue to work till the administration winds down on May 29, 2023.
May 29: Tinubu, Shettima to get national honours
Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima will be awarded the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic and the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger, respectively, on May 25, according to Nigerian news agency. Boss Mustapha, the chairman of the Presidential Transition Council and secretary to the government of the federation, made the announcement.
May 29: Tinubu and Shettima to get national honours
According to Punch News, the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic and Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger will be awarded to President-elect Bola Tinubu and Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima on May 25, according to Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of the Presidential Transition Council and Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Buhari Launches Kashimbila Multipurpose Dam
At the Kashimbila Dam site in Taraba State, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday officially opened the Kashimbila Multipurpose Dam, 40MW Hydropower Station, and Associated 132KV Switchyard, Transmission Line, and Distribution Substation (Phase I) Project. Speaking at a virtual ceremony held in the Council Chamber of State House in Abuja, the President emphasized the significance of the project, highlighting its contribution to his administration's commitment to achieving the goal of 30 GW of electricity in the country by 2030, as set forth in the Electricity Vision 30:30:30.