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Tinubu’s Wife Donates Fabrics To APC Women Leaders After Outcry

Tinubu’s Wife Donates Fabrics To APC Women Leaders After Outcry

Tinubu’s Wife Donates Fabrics To APC Women Leaders After Outcry The First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu on Wednesday, gave out local fabric materials to the Forum of 36 State Women Leaders of the All Progressives Congress and the Federal Capital Territory. Tinubu said it was part of the Renewed Hope Initiative for their support The First Lady, who was represented by Hajia Nana, the wife of Vice President Kashim Shettima, and her team made the donation at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja. The delegation comprised the spouse of the Speaker for the House of Representatives, Fatima Abbas; the…
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Labour Shifts Ground From N615,000, Proposed New Minimum Wage To FG

Labour Shifts Ground From N615,000, Proposed New Minimum Wage To FG

Labour Shifts Ground From N615,000, Proposed New Minimum Wage To FG Organised Labour on Wednesday reduced its demand for an improved new minimum from an initial N615,000 to N500,000 after an agreement could not be reached at the Tripartite Committee meeting on Tuesday. The Deputy President of Nigeria Labour Congress Political Commission, Prof. Theophilus Ndubuaku, disclosed this in an exclusive phone chat with The PUNCH. Ndubuaku told The PUNCH that the labour team was compelled to reduce its demand to ensure the Federal Government meets up with the arrangement. Unfortunately, he expressed concern that despite their shifting ground, the FG…
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President Tinubu To Jet Out Of Nigeria  Today

President Tinubu To Jet Out Of Nigeria Today

President Tinubu To Jets Out Of Nigeria Thursday (Details Emerged) President Bola Tinubu will on Thursday, May 23, depart Abuja for N’Djamena, the Republic of Chad, to attend the inauguration of President Mahamat Déby. This is contained in a statement issued by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale on Wednesday. The inauguration of President Déby follows his declaration as the winner of the country’s presidential election earlier this month and subsequent affirmation by the Constitutional Court of Chad. Ngelale said President Tinubu would be accompanied on the trip by senior government officials and would return after the ceremony. Born 4 April, 1984,…
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Tinubu Offers Fresh Appointment To Ajuri Ngelale

Tinubu Offers Fresh Appointment To Ajuri Ngelale

Tinubu Offers Fresh Appointment To Ajuri Ngelale President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has offered a fresh appointment to Ajuri Ngelale, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume, announced this in a statement issued on Sunday. In the statement signed on behalf of Akume by Segun Imohiosen, Director, Information and Public Relations in the SGFs office’, Ngelale was named Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Action and secretary of the newly established 25-man committee to oversee Green Economic Initiatives. According to the statement, Tinubu established the committee in a strategic move to…
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Tinubu Orders CBN To Suspend Implementation Of Cybersecurity Levy

Tinubu Orders CBN To Suspend Implementation Of Cybersecurity Levy

Tinubu Orders CBN To Suspend Implementation Of Cybersecurity Levy President Bola Tinubu has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria to suspend the implementation of the controversial cybersecurity levy policy and ordered a review. This followed the decision of the House of Representatives, which, last Thursday, asked the CBN to withdraw its circular directing all banks to commence charging a 0.5 per cent cybersecurity levy on all electronic transactions in the country. The CBN on May 6, 2024, issued a circular mandating all banks, mobile money operators, and payment service providers to implement a new cybersecurity levy, following the provisions laid…
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Health Rumours: President Tinubu Quells ‘Noisemakers’ With Public Stroll; Resumes Work

Health Rumours: President Tinubu Quells ‘Noisemakers’ With Public Stroll; Resumes Work

Health Rumours: President Tinubu Quells ‘Noisemakers’ With Public Stroll; Resumes Work President Bola Tinubu has officially resumed duties at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, a day after returning from his overseas trip. To quell rumours about his health and whereabouts, the Presidency released a video of the President taking a stroll from his official residence to his office, flanked by his security team, Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, and other aides. During his two-week trip, Tinubu visited the Netherlands on the invitation of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, met with the Nigerian-Dutch business community, and attended the…
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Northern Youths Group Knocks Atiku Abubakar For Blackmailing Seyi Tinubu

Northern Youths Group Knocks Atiku Abubakar For Blackmailing Seyi Tinubu

Northern Youths Group Knocks Alhaji Atiku For Blackmailing Seyi Tinubu The Northern Youth Initiative for Peace and Good Governance has taken note of a statement attributed to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate in the 2023 general election and former Vice President of Nigeria, linking Mr. Seyi Tinubu to Hitech construction company, the company responsible for the construction of the Lagos-Calabar coastal highway. In a statement released by Mr. Paul Ibe, the Special Adviser to the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar alleged that the swift awarding of the Lagos-Calabar coastal highway construction contract to Hitech…
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First Lady Celebrates Pioneer Nigerian Female Graduate Of UK Military Academy

First Lady Celebrates Pioneer Nigerian Female Graduate Of UK Military Academy

PHOTOS: First Lady Celebrates Pioneer Nigerian Female Graduate Of UK Military Academy First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu, on Monday hosted the first female Nigerian graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom, 2nd Lt Oluchukwu Owowoh. PUNCH reported in April that, at 24 years old, Owowoh joined 134 other Officer Cadets in London for the Sovereign’s Parade, marking the culmination of 44 weeks of rigorous training as part of Commissioning Course 232. In a statement signed on Monday by the Senior Special Assistant to the First Lady on Media, Kukoyi Busola, Mrs Tinubu was said to have commended…
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ASUU Begins Indefinite Strike

ASUU Begins Indefinite Strike

The University of Abuja branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities has begun an indefinite strike to draw attention to developments bordering the union. The union announced its decision to embark on the strike on Thursday at the end of its congress, held at the Permanent Site of the institution. Members of the UniAbuja ASUU have been at loggerheads with the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdulrasheed Na’allah and the Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman over the processes for the appointment of a new VC. An advertorial that surfaced in a national daily on March 15, 2024, sought a replacement…
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