Concerned Citizens Ask Tinubu To Sack Nigerian Postal Service Boss, Tola Odeyemi, for Negligence of Duty

A group, The Concerned Citizens, have ask President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to sack the Nigerian Postal Service, (NIPOST) Postmaster- General, Tola Odeyemi, because of the negligence of duty. The group, in an issued press statement yesterday, said the abandonment of primary assignment of NIPOST by the current Chief Executive Officer triggered their cry-out. They stated that the current Postmaster- General abandoned the NIPOST mandate of Mail Conveyance/Delivery Local & International, which caused the decayance of thousands of items at different Agency’s Postal outlets. According to the group, under the leadership…

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FG to spend N178.9bn on Tinubu’s Strategic Agenda

The Federal Government has unveiled plans to allocate N178.9 billion over the next five years, to attain President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s ‘Renewed Hope’ agenda.  This financial commitment, channelled through the Federal Ministry of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, (FMSDIGA), addresses eight priority areas outlined in the agenda. Presenting the Executive Summary of the ‘FMSDIGA Strategic Plan 2024-2028’ in Abuja, the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Zephaniah Jisalo, highlighted the ministry’s pivotal role in advancing President Tinubu’s developmental objectives and the National Development Plan (NDP) 2021-2025. Among its mandates,…

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“Tinubu can’t revive economy without holding Buhari’s ministers accountable” – Obasanjo’s former aide 

Former Special Adviser to President Olusegun Obasanjo on Research, Dr. Umar Ardo, has said that there cannot be any economic resuscitation in the country without bringing in the ministers and other aides of former President Muhammadu Buhari to account for their tenure in office. In a statement he issued yesterday, Ardo, who was also a close associate of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, said Nigerians should know in whose interest the over $72 billion debts incurred under former President Buhari were incurred. He explained that Nigerians must know how such loans…

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Poverty Alleviation: ‘Wale Edun frustrating FG’s fight’ – S’West group tells Tinubu

A group, the Southwest Youth Advocacy Network, has accused the Minister of Finance, Wale Edun, of frustrating the Federal Government’s fight against poverty. In an issued statement signed by its convener, Comrade Seun Adeaanu, the group asked the president to take action against the recent controversial decisions made by Edun. The group expressed deep concern over the proposed relocation of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) and other actions taken by the minister. It said: “The decision to transfer the NSIP from the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation to…

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Fuel Subsidy Removal: ‘Tinubu’s govt. has failed to ensure respect for human rights’ – Amnesty Int’l

Amnesty International says President Bola Tinubu’s administration has failed to ensure respect for human rights and the rule of law after six months in office. In a statement issued on Friday, the international rights watchdog said although the 1999 constitution (as amended) contains provisions on human rights, the country has been plagued by decades of human rights violations and abuses, perpetrated by both state and non-state actors. The statement reads: “Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu’s administration has failed to ensure respect for human rights and the rule of law after six…

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Arewa Group withdraws support for rotational presidency

…Accuses Tinubu of short-changing region A socio-political group, Arewa New Agenda, (ANA), has emerged with a focus on repositioning the northern region as a dominant force in Nigeria. ANA declared its opposing stance on the rotational presidency yesterday in Yola, the Adamawa state capital,, alluding to President Bola Tinubu’s “it is my turn” comment before the 2023 election. Addressing newsmen on the new move, the president of the group, Senator Ahmad Abubakar MoAllahyidi, alleged that Northern Nigeria was short-changed by the Tinubu administration, despite its numerical strength to determine the…

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‘Nigerians now united by hunger, starvation under Tinubu’s watch’ – Peter Obi

Labour Party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 election,  Peter Obi, says Nigeria, under President Bola Tinubu’s watch, has become one big nation united by hunger and starvation. In a statement shared on his X account yesterday, Obi said, “Today, we are one big nation united by hunger and starvation, to the point of dying to make ends meet”. Berating the government for wasting resources on expensive renovations, Obi urged Tinubu’s “government to lead the crusade against hunger by investing aggressively in our agricultural sector”. According to him, “Most distressing is…

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Insecurity: “Nigeria under siege by terrorists, bandits, criminal gangs” – NBA writes Tinubu

The Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) has expressed fear that Nigeria is under siege by terrorists, bandits and criminal gangs, describing the growing state of insecurity in the country as happening in ‘alarming proportions’. In its letter dated 14th February, 2024, titled: ‘State of the Nation’, which was signed by Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau, the president of NBA, and directed to President Bola Tinubu, the association wondered which part of Nigeria was still under the control of the Federal Government. “The entire country is under siege by terrorists, bandits, and criminal gangs.…

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2023 Election: Nigerians deserve Tinubu’s chaos – Amaechi

…Says  they had chance to vote wisely Aminu Imam Former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says Nigerians deserve whatever they get from leaders at the helm of affairs whom they voted for during the election. Amaechi, who stated this during a television programme at the weekend, said citizens should not complain, particularly about the state of the nation’s economy, because they had had the opportunity to vote right.  “Nigerians get what they want, what they deserve. You can’t complain. I think…(sic). Nigerians at all times had had opportunities to vote.…

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“Renewed Hope administration now in full swing” – Hadiza Bala Usman

Special Assistant (SA) to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Policy Coordination, Hadiza Bala Usman, has said the ‘Renewed Hope’ administration is now in full swing. According to the SA, yesterday,  following President Tinubu’s directive to align his priorities with ministry deliverables, my team and I initiated a series of bi-lateral sessions with key Government officials.  She further said: “We held a productive meeting at the Ship House, Federal Ministry of Defence, with Defence Ministers Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, Dr. Bello Matawalle, and Permanent Secretary, Dr. Ibrahim Abubakar Kana. Our discussions focused on…

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