We must not fail party members who gave us tickets -Tinubu tells APC Guber, National Assembly candidates

Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Sunday in Abuja met with governorship and National Assembly candidates of the party ahead of the upcoming general election. Tinubu who said he had been eager to meet with the party’s candidates urged them to ensure they do not disappoint members of the party who elected them to fly the party’s tickets at the polls. With the many unproductive years of the former Peoples Democratic Party’s government, he said Nigerians and indeed members of the APC are expecting…

Tinubu lauds Chief Bisi Akande’s courage , exemplary leadership at 84 

All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has praised former Interim National Chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, for his courage and extraordinary leadership on the occasion of his 84th birthday.   The former Lagos State governor commended Chief Akande for his helpful contributions to Nigeria and dedication and commitment to progressive politics and good governance.   He noted the unblemished public service record of Chief Akande from the start of the Second Republic when he was a member of the Constituent Assembly that drafted the 1979…

History of Aare Ona Kakanfo

According to history, the creation of the title of Aare Ona Kakanfo was the direct consequence of the ideas of a former ruler of Old Oyo Empire, Alaafin Ajagbo, who reigned in the 1600s. His predecessors, from Ajaka, who succeeded Sango (the god of thunder), to Aganju, Kori, Oluaso, Onigbogi, Eguguojo, and Orompoto to Abipa and Obalokun, all suffered incessant attacks by neighbouring states.   Aare-Ona-Kakanfo Ajagbo we gathered had a twin brother, Ajampati, and like the Biblical Jacob and Esau, Ajagbo was an outdoorsman, while Ajampati preferred the comforts…

Bello’s Reappointment, Another Good Turn For NEXIM Bank, By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.

The reappointment of the Managing Director, Nigeria Export-Import Bank NEXIM, Alhaji Abba Bello was a reward not only for hardwork, diligence and commitment to duty, but glaring transparency, accountability and major reforms that had placed the hub of dual organization in a good stead hence returning it to profitability. Appointed to serve his first term in 2017, with a low performance indices in the area of both import and export transactions, came down from a low ebb of (N8.030B ), built upon on assumption of duty that increased to an…

2023 AFRD : President Buhari , others lay wreath at National Arcade.

The Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), CFR has joined President Muhammadu Buhari to lay a wreath at the National Arcade Abuja. The ceremony which marked the grandfinale of the 2023 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebrations was a very solemn and a highly regimental event. General Magashi came under the parade of the Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces to honour the fallen heroes who paid the supreme price in line of duty serving the nation. The Defence Minister later performed the symbolic laying of the wreath…

ATTACKS: Niger CP visits Lambata,Kafin-Koro condoles with deceased families 

The Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command CP Ogundele J. Ayodeji has visited the District head of Lambata, Gurara LGA, and the family of the deceased Village head of Lambata Alh. Mohammed Abdulsafur who was attacked by irate youths in his residence on 14th January,2023 and later confirmed dead at FMC Gawu-Babangida. The CP condoled with the District head and family of the deceased. He assured the family that the perpetrators of the dastard act will be apprehended and shall be made to face the consequences of their actions. He…

A look at Atiku’s campaign model, by Hassan Gimba

Perhaps in the future, politicians, political analysts, strategists, scientists and consultants may want to look at one or two things here that make Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s campaign what it is, especially its tenacity, perseverance, astuteness and personal ties. Between 1993 and this year, that’s thirty years, Atiku Abubakar, former vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, would have contested the presidential election eight times. Twice – in 2007 and 2019 – he was a candidate on the platform of two different parties, and thrice – in 1993, 2011 and…

2023; Former Kogi Governor, Ibrahim Idris charts A New Life For Kogites.

By ABUBAKAR YUSUF.     The former Governor of Kogi state, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris has appeal to the people of Kogi state, Nigeria in general to take their destinies in their own hands by voting massively for PDP in the next month general elections. Idris dropped this message in Lokoja on Saturday during the PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar campaign visit to the state held at the confluence stadium. He said the people of Kogi state had suffered alot in the last eight years, stating the only way to…

Gov Sani Bello lauds Niger Federal Lawmaker for contribution to infrastructural development,Women And Youths Empowerment  ….. commissions sports multipurpose complex 

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has applauded the lawmaker, representing Kontagora, Wushishi, Mariga, and Mashegu Federal Constituency, Abdullahi Idris Garba for his efforts towards infrastructural development, women and youth empowerment across his Constituency.   Governor Sani Bello gave the commendation when he commissioned a sports multipurpose complex constructed by the lawmaker and subsequently flagged off the distribution of empowerment items and cash as start-up packs for about 1,600 beneficiaries.   The Governor acknowledged that the Federal lawmaker has been providing dividends of Democracy to the people of his Constituency.…

JUST IN: Gov Sani Bello imposes curfew in Lambata 

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has declared curfew in Lambata, Gurara Local Government Area of the State following violent clash that led to the killing of the Village Head of Lambata, Mohammed Abdulsafur.   A statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane further explained that in view of the unfortunate incident, the State Governor has directed that curfew be imposed in Lambata Town from 6:00pm to 6:00am beginning from Sunday 15th January, 2023 till further notice.   Ahmed Matane disclosed that the…