BIOGRAPHY OF A GREAT LEADER OF OUR TIME, THE GREAT BRIDGE BUILDER! ASIWAJU BOLA ADEKUNLE AHMED TINUBU (JAGABAN OF BORGU) BY; COMRADE LUKMAN OLUKAYODE AHMED

 Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu was born in Lagos on March 29,1952.  He attended Richard Daley College, Chicago Illinois, where he earned himself a place in the honors list of the College. Earlier, he attended St John’s Primary School, Aroloya and Children’s Home School, Ibadan for his elementary education. He subsequently proceeded to the Chicago State University, Illinois where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting and Management). During his undergraduate years, he was honored with the Outstanding Student’s Award, The University Scholar’s Award and the Certificate of…

Gov Sule extols predecessor’s leadership qualities …. as Sen Al-makura becomes Sardaunan Gwandara

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has extolled the leadership qualities of his immediate predecessor, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-makura, who he said, has continued to break frontiers even after leaving office. Engineer Sule laid the commendation shortly after Senator Al-makura was turbaned the Sardaunan Gwandara worldwide, at an elaborate ceremony which took place in Kwandere, on Saturday. Highlighting the uncommon leadership qualities of the former governor, who now represents Nasarawa South at the upper chamber of the national assembly, the Governor said, unlike what obtains in the political terrain, where…

Gov Sule to send bill before assembly to give legal backing to Turunku Chiefdom

In a bold move to ensure lasting peace in Toto Local Government Area of the state, Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, said his administration will send a bill to the State House of Assembly, to give legal backing to the executive order creating the Turunku chiefdom. Engineer Sule made this known during a meeting brokered by the Governor to bring lasting peace in Toto Local Government area, which held at the Government House, on Thursday. According to the Governor, the only way to legalise the creation of the Turunku…

Senate President greets Asiwaju Bola Tinubu @69

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has sent his best wishes to former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on the occasion of his 69th birthday on Monday. Lawan joined the family members, friends and political associates of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in rejoicing with him for marking the day in good health and high spirits. “I felicitate with His Excellency, Asiwaju Tinubu, on this joyous occasion. “A leader of leaders, political strategist and astute administrator, Asiwaju Tinubu has in three decades…

ORTOM : Police Investigation Task Force arrives Makurdi   ….. as IGP charges Team to be Professional, Thorough ,Clinical

A Special Investigation Task Force set up by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A. Adamu in continuation of ongoing investigation into to the reported attack and attempted murder of the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has arrived Makurdi, the Benue State capital. The Team, led by DCP Abba Kyari – a no-nonsense investigator – consisted of operatives from the Tactical Investigation Units of the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) and other experienced, crack detectives with specialized competencies in crime scene investigation and reconstruction, ballistics, fingerprint analysis and other core areas…

Police arrest 16, recover arms, ammunition, explosives over killing of security operatives

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested sixteen (16) suspects for complicity in a series of violent and unprovoked attacks on security operatives and facilities in some states of the Federation, particularly in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. The arrest, which was an outcome of painstaking, deliberate and tireless efforts by operatives of the Nigeria Police working in collaboration with their counterparts from the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Airforce is aimed at bringing to justice persons responsible for the emerging trend of attacks on security personnel and wanton…

Niger Gov eulogizes APC stalwart, Bola Tinubu@69 

Niger State Governor and Chairman North Central Governors Forum, Abubakar Sani Bello has described Senator (Dr.) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a visionary and transformative leader. Governor Sani Bello, in a birthday message to felicitate with the APC stalwart as he turned 69, said the celebrant who is also the Jagaban of Borgu kingdom, has remained a Colossus and a phenomenon in the annals of the nation’s political history. The Governor noted the exceptional political career and service of Ahmed Tinubu, which he said has inspired so many and has…

AFCON QUALIFICATIONS : Gov Bello congratulates Super Eagles  …tip team for glory

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has extended his congratulations to the Super Eagles of Nigeria after they qualified for the 33rd AFCON tournament following their hard-fought 1 – 0 victory over fellow top spot contenders,  the Squirrels of Benin Republic.   The Governor’s congratulations on Saturday was contained in a Press Statement issued to pressmen by his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammad Onogwu.   The Governor who hailed the team spirit and camaraderie of the Eagles also expressed confidence in the combination of talents scouted from foreign and home-based turfs and…

Can Angya change the Benue Narrative?  by Moses Akawe

The New Deal, a domestic programme of the administration of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1939, took action to bring about immediate economic relief as well as reforms in industry, agriculture, finance, water, power, labour, and housing, thereby vastly increasing the scope of the federal government’s activities. The term was taken from Roosevelt’s speech while accepting the Democratic nomination for the presidency on July 2, 1932. Reacting to the ineffectiveness of the administration of President Herbert Hoover in meeting the ravages of the Great Depression, American voters,…