Tinubu’s big stick as sign of what to come By Abdulaziz Abdulaziz

“I took an oath to serve this country and give my best at all times. Like I said in the past, no excuse for poor performance from any of my appointees will be good enough…Within the first quarter of this new year, Ministers and Heads of Agencies with a future in this administration that I lead will continue to show themselves.” โ€“ President Bola Tinubu, 2024 New Year broadcast   The mother hen, goes a Hausa proverb, stomps on its chicks not because it doesn’t love them. It is a…

THE BBC DOCUMENTARY AND MY ENCOUNTER WITH TB JOSHUA AND SYNAGOGUE CHURCH By Law Mefor

I’m not sure if this qualifies as the proverbial “case of curiosity kills the monkey.” However, I was aware that Prophet TB Joshua and his Synagogue Church had gained significant traction in Nigeria and beyond, and I had noticed this. I used to watch his Emmanuel TV station a lot back then when I was bored with the sad news from Nigeria. Even if I had my doubts about the validity of his amazing miracles, they yet cannot be disregarded. For me, it was a sort of comedic relief, and…

British High Commission mulls partnership with NiDCOM on Diaspora Programmes

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria Dr Richard Montgomery CMG has reemphasized the important role of the Nigerian Diaspora in the United Kingdom and pledged more collaboration with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission . He further stressed the need for enhanced trade and investment between both countries.   Speaking during a courtesy call to Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa Chairman/CEO,Nigerians in Diaspora Commission and some Management staff in the Office in Abuja ,the British High Commissioner stated further that the UK-Africa Summit Scheduled to hold in May in the City of London,…

JUST IN: Tinubu appoints new board and management for Hajj Commission

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new board and management team for the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON).     In the statement issued by the presidentโ€™s spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale, the appointment is subjected to the Nigerian Senate confirmation.   According to Ajuri, the President, in his resolve to ensure hitch-free and seamless 2024 Hajj operations, appointed the following persons to the Board of NAHCON:     Jalal Arabi โ€” Chairman (In Office)   1. Aliu Abdulrazaq โ€” Commissioner, Policy, Personnel, & Finance     2. Anofi…

๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ for ๐—ก๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—บ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of a ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—•๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ for ๐—ก๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—บ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป (NCPC)   This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Presidentโ€™s spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale.   According to Ajuri, the President appointed the following nine (9) persons to serve on the Board of NCPC     1. Colonel Aloche Adole โ€” Chairman   2. Dr. Stephen Adegbite โ€” Secretary   3. Omowumi Olubunmi Ogunlola โ€” Member, South West   4. Clement Alobu Nweke โ€” Member, South East   5. Chief Prince Weli Wosu…

2024 NYSC MOBILIZATION: PCMs to register with National Identification Numbers

Starting from 2024 Mobilization Exercise, all the eligible Prospective Corps Members are expected to register for Mobilization with their National Identification Numbers (NIN).   This was part of the deliberations during the meeting of NYSC Management led by the Director General, Brigadier General YD Ahmed with the Management of National Identification Management Commission, led by its Director General, Engr Abisoye Coker-Odusote in Abuja today.   The NYSC Director General, Brigadier General YD Ahmed said the collaboration with NIMC on Corps Mobilization would strengthen the online registration process for the Scheme.…

Nigerian singer, Zuwa shot dead in US

American-based Nigerian singer Osazuwa Agbonayinma aka Zuwa has been shot dead in the United States of America.   According to Channels Television, Zuwa, one of the members of the singing duo, Roze, was shot dead on Sunday.   The singerโ€™s father and former Nigerian lawmaker Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma confirmed the unfortunate news to Channels TV Entertainment News.   Ehiozuwa said his son who also had a masterโ€™s degree in Architecture was killed by a shot in the back of the head.     The late singer formed the duo Roze with…

Towards Citizens’ And Government’s Economic Patriotism In 2024 By Adefolarin A. Olamilekan

” I have always thought the actions of men are best interpreters of their thoughts” – John Locke The above quote resonates the likes of late Prof Bade Onimode, Prof. Claude Ake, Prof. Eskor Toyo, Prof Sam Aluko and not to forget, late Henry Boyo, Nigeria’s finest monetary experts. All these great men of ideas and praxism of economics, never failed to admonish the Nigerian state on how best to address the problems in our economic. And they did their best, speaking to the powers that be, in a manner…