BREAKING: Tinubu announces free train rides for Nigerians ahead of Christmas and New Year

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has announced free train rides for Nigerians travelling for Christmas and New Year celebrations.   The free train rides will be free across Nigeria from Thursday, December 21 to 4 January.   The directive was announced by the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dele Alake, while addressing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa Abuja on Wednesday.   Alake said a committee, which he hairs, had already met with all relevant transportation bodies across Nigeria and reached an agreement that the government will bear 50 per cent…

AFRICAN ISSUES: Tinubu ready to take up gauntlet – Dele Alake

Dele Alake, the Special Adviser to the President, Special Duties, Communications, and Strategy,said President Bola Tinubu recognized that Nigeria is being looked upon for leadership, and he is prepared to step up to the challenge.   Dele Alake made this known to State House Correspondents on Saturday following the visit of President Umaro Sissoco Embaló of Guinea Bissau to President Tinubu at his Ikoyi, Lagos residence.   Alake told reporters that while the visit was of a private nature, President Embaló took the opportunity to express his solidarity and willingness…

What Nigerians in France told Bola Tinubu By Dele Alake

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Friday in Paris–France assured Nigerians of repositioning the education and health sectors, while the ongoing reforms on the economy will be sustained and expanded, with a view to relieving families struggling with the burden of poverty and insecurity.   In an interactive session with members of the Nigerian community living in France, who lauded President Tinubu for taking bold, decisive and visionary steps in fixing the economy, the Nigerian leader said more creative and innovative policies will be unfolded and implemented in areas that directly impact…

Tinubu appoints Dele Alake as Presidential spokesman

President Bola Tinubu has announced the appointment of Dele Alake as his Spokesman.   Alake is a Nigerian journalist and technocrat. He is a former commissioner for Information and Strategy in Lagos State between 1999–2007.   He also appointed Olusegun Dada as SA on Digital Media.   The former Lagos Governor announced Victor Adekunle Adeleke, an Oyo-born career diplomat as State Chief of Protocol.   The newly appointed SCOP officially, began his assignment, today Monday, May 29, 2023.   An accomplished diplomat and lawyer, Ambassador Adeleke joined the Nigerian Foreign…

Lest Nigerian Youths Be Deceived By Obasanjo’s Sanctimony And Revisionism By Dele Alake

On the whole, the latest epistolary misadventure by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is a gratuitous insult on the collective intelligence of Nigerians. In particular, his laborious attempt to prey on the innocence of much younger generation constitutes a grievous assault on public morality, seeking to force morsels of sheer falsehood down the throats of a demography perhaps too young to comprehend events which Obasanjo furiously tried to misrepresent. It is noteworthy that it was the Obasanjo administration that abolished the teaching of history in Nigerian schools ostensibly to aid this kind…

Onanuga, Alake, Keyamo to lead APC Campaign Media Directorate

The composition of the Media and Communication Directorate of the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu-Kashim Shettima campaign has been announced.   The announcement was made in a statement on Sunday by Onanuga.   He said the directorate, approved by the presidential candidate is made up of three departments.   According to the statement, the three departments are Public Affairs, Media and Publicity and Strategic Communication.   “In the approved directorate, Bayo Onanuga, the Managing Director of The News/PMNews and former Managing Director of News Agency of Nigeria, will continue his role…