Today's Headlines: Tinubu Writes Senate, Seeks Approval To Apoint 20 Advisers, Reps Grill Aviation
Bola Tinubu Writes Senate, Seeks Approval To Apoint 20 Advisers Photo credit: premium times President Bola Tinubu has asked the Senate to approve him appointing 20 special advisers to run his administration. The request was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, at the plenary session on Tuesday.
Today's Headlines: Trump pledges to prohibit Nigerians from birthright citizenship in the US; 2 PDP Chieftains Resign From Party
Trump Vows To Ban Nigerians From Birthright Citizenship In US Photo credit: vanguard newspaper Former President Donald Trump has pledged to stop Nigerians and other nationals from getting citizenship for their children born in the United States if wins the 2024 election. Trump said he would issue an order during his first day back at the White House in January 2025 to deny citizenship to children with parents who are not American citizens or legal permanent residents.
Today's Headline: Plans To Kill Tinubu'll Fail-Ajibade, What Obasanjo Told Nigerians In Diaspora
Plans to kill Bola Tinubu will fail- Prophet Ajibade Photo Credit: p.m.news Founder, Christ Apostolic Church, Mountain Of Favour, Egbatedo, Agege, Lagos, Prophet Ajibade, has warned those planning evil against Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nigeria’s President-elect, to desist from doing so or face the full wrath of the Almighty God.
Today's Headlines: Why Obi Lost Poll–Shittu, A Fearless Activist In Pursuit Of Better Society—OBJ
Why Atiku, Obi Lost Presidential Poll – Shittu A former Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said the presidential candidates of the leading opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, lost the February 25 poll because of a lack of vision and proper organization.
Reports: Manchester United could offload two players to fund Mason Mount transfer
In their pursuit of Chelsea's talented playmaker Mason Mount, Manchester United are exploring options to finance the required transfer fee, estimated at around £60m. The Red Devils have emerged as frontrunners for Mount's signature, as the midfielder's contract with Chelsea expires in 2024.
Governor Adeleke Flags Off Maternal, Newborn And Child Health Week In Osun
Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has inaugurated the 2023 Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) week in the state. The initiative is a collaboration between the Save One Million Lives Programme for Results (SOML) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with the aim of providing essential interventions to reduce child mortality and improve the health of mothers and children.
Reactions as Tinubu's Wife, Remi, Boasts that Her Family Does Not Need Nigeria's Money
The comments made by Remi Tinubu, the incoming First Lady, regarding her family's wealth and their commitment to avoiding corruption have generated a range of reactions among the public. Bola Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, the President-Elect, is scheduled to be inaugurated on Monday, May 29th, 2023, after emerging as the winner of the presidential elections and meeting all the requirements set by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
I weep for our children who are in I weep for our children who are in captivity, a I weep for our children who are in captivity, and I mourn with their parents-Buhari 28th May 2023
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari(retired), stated that he still mourns for children and Nigerians who are held captive. He announced this today in his farewell address on Sunday. Remember that approximately a year after Buhari became president, Boko Haram abducted a few young girls?
Today's Headlines: Kwankwaso Not Defecting To APC–NNPP; I’ve Forgiven Tinubu —Bode George
Kwankwaso Not Defecting To APC–NNPP The New Nigeria Peoples Party on Saturday doused apprehension among its supporters, saying its Presidential candidate in the last election, Rabiu Kwankwaso, would not defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress. The party was reacting to the recent meeting between Kwankwaso and the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, in Paris, France, which had fuelled speculation about his defection to the APC.
I grieve for our children in captivity, mourn with their parents- Buhari
During his farewell speech, President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his ongoing grief for children and citizens who remain in captivity. He specifically mentioned the young girls kidnapped by Boko Haram, which occurred about a year after he assumed office as president. Buhari acknowledged that there are still individuals who were kidnapped both before and after his presidency who have not yet been freed.
Today's Headlines: LP Accuses Abure Of Diverting Billions Into Personal Account,Lamidi Apapa, Peter Obi Attend Proceeding As Tribunal Resumes
LP Accuses Abure Of Diverting Billions Of Money Meant For Party's Activities Into Personal, Wife's Account Photo credit: Sahara reporters The Lamidi Apapa-led Labour Party has accused the suspended National Chairman of the party, Julius Abure of misappropriating billions of naira meant for party activities.
Almajiri Child Rights Day: Tackle almajiri issue, group tells Tinubu
The President-elect, Bola Tinubu, has been urged by the Almajiri Child Rights Initiative, to help curb the menace of the Almajiri in the northern part of the country. The NGO made the request in Abuja during the 2023 Almajiri Child Rights Day under the direction of its Director, Mr. Mohammad Keana. The event's subject, "Transformative Actions to Address the Situation of Almajiri Children in Northern Nigeria," aims to offer equal opportunity to the Almajiri children. The Child Rights Act must be made to function
Nigeria's House Opposes Motion Seeking To Stop UK Ban On Students' Dependents
Oluga's motion was rejected, despite the fact that she had provided evidence to support the positive effects of migration between Nigeria and Britain. The House of Representatives of Nigeria denied a motion proposed by Hon. Taiwo Oluga is attempting to persuade the UK to stop prohibiting families from moving with Nigerian student emigrants.
JUST- IN: Over 90,000 out-of-school children in Abia worry Otti
Abia Governor-elect, Dr Alex Otti, has said that no fewer than 90,000 children in Abia are out of school, describing the situation as worrisome. This is as the proprietor of Gregory University Uturu and governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Professor Greg Ibe, has called for increased funding for education.
Fire Guts School Hostel, Kills 20 Children
In a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded just before midnight, a devastating fire engulfed the dormitory at Mahdia Secondary School in Guyana, located in the northeastern region of South America. Regrettably, more than 20 young lives were lost in this major disaster, leaving the nation in shock and mourning.
Today's Headlines: 5 persons die as car plunges into Canal in Kogi; I never knew I’ll lead Nigeria
5 persons die as car plunges into Canal in Kogi Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers Five persons on Saturday drowned when a car plunged into a canal along River Niger in Kogi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened at Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi at about 4.30 p.m. on Friday.
Tinubu’s inheritance: Any midas touch to solving problems confronting education?
Government operates on a continuum, and the Tinubu government is taking over as the Buhari administration leaves office. Therefore, it is anticipated that, "the next administration would take on the debts and assets of the outgoing one, particularly in the education sector, which has recently been plagued by numerous issues."
BIll to provide compensation to the EndSARS victims approved by the senate
According to vanguardngr (25 May 2023). On Wednesday, the Senate approved a bill for a second reading that aims to compensate victims of the EndSARS protests. This bill, called the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Act Amendment Bill, was introduced by Senator Bassey Gershom of the PDP Cross-River party.
Federal Government to Secure School Children with N15 Billion
Photo showing president Muhammadu Buhari The Federal Government has set aside N15 billion in the 2023 budget to secure school children in the wake of violent attacks and kidnappings in various parts of the country. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, made the announcement yesterday at the training of safe school administrators in Abuja.
UN Launches $400 Million Appeal to Avert Hunger and Malnutrition Crisis in Northeast Nigeria
According to Vangaurd News report, the United Nations (UN) has issued an urgent appeal for $400 million to prevent a severe hunger and malnutrition crisis in northeast Nigeria. The region has been grappling with persistent conflict, displacement, and limited access to basic necessities, exacerbating food insecurity and threatening the lives of millions of vulnerable people.