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The Incessant  Foreign Travels Of Mr President Turning To National Embarrassment – Dr. Odo Ijere(Okpotemba Ohafia)

The Incessant Foreign Travels Of Mr President Turning To National Embarrassment – Dr. Odo Ijere(Okpotemba Ohafia)

THE INCESSANT FOREIGN TRAVELS OF MR PRESIDENT IS TURNING TO NATIONAL EMBARRASSMENT. The note verbale leaked message between the Qatari Foreign Mission in Nigeria and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is both very clear and apt message of rejection. The international community are using all manner of diplomatese to express their reservations over presidential tourism from Nigeria. What you perhaps do not know is that presidential visits is always a big deal and puts enormous diplomatic pressure on host nations. But why are Nigerians especially personnel of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs always too fixated about foreign visits in the…
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Tinubu Gets African Union Champion Appointment

Tinubu Gets African Union Champion Appointment

President Tinubu Gets African Union Appointment President Bola Tinubu has been appointed as the African Union (AU) Champion for Human Resources for Health and Community Health Delivery Partnership against the backdrop of his ambitious, innovative, and people-focused efforts in the sector. In recognition of President Tinubu’s commitment to train 120,000 frontline health workers nationwide within 16 months and to double the number of primary health facilities in communities across all local government areas of the federation from 8,800 to over 17,000 over the next three years; his doubling of health personnel enrollment capacity from accredited nursing and midwifery institutions to…
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US President, Biden Speaks Over King Charles 111 Cancer Diagnosis

US President, Biden Speaks Over King Charles 111 Cancer Diagnosis

US President, Biden Speaks Over King Charles III Cancer Diagnosis US President Joe Biden said he was “concerned” about King Charles III on Monday, telling the press that he had only “just heard” about the British monarch’s cancer diagnosis. Former president Donald Trump, the likely Republican nominee in November US elections, meanwhile wrote on his Truth Social network that the king was “a wonderful man” and that “we all pray that he has a fast and full recovery!” King Charles III diagnosed with cancerKing Charles III has been diagnosed with a form of cancer and has begun treatment, Buckingham Palace…
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Akpabio Pleads For Over 12,000 Illegal Migrants To Be Deported Back From Germany

Akpabio Pleads For Over 12,000 Illegal Migrants To Be Deported Back From Germany

Deporting 12,000 Illegal Migrants Back To Nigeria Will Further Escalate Insecurity - Akpabio Pleads With German Ambassador To Nigeria. Senator Godswill Akpabio has urged the Germany not to deport about 12,000 Nigerians… In a diplomatic exchange, the President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, implored the German government to reconsider its decision to deport approximately 12,000 illegal migrants to Nigeria. Expressing concern, Akpabio emphasized that such an action could exacerbate the prevailing security challenges in the country. According to a report by Vanguard on Thursday, February 1, 2024, the plea was made during a courtesy visit to the Senate President…
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Anger As Namibia’s President Includes Four Of His Children In COP28 Delegation

Anger As Namibia’s President Includes Four Of His Children In COP28 Delegation

Outrage As Namibia’s President Includes His Four Children In COP28 DelegationSome Namibians have been left outraged after news that President Hage Geingob’s four children joined the government’s delegation to the COP28 climate summit in Dubai. In the Namibia’s delegation list, the president’s children were confirmed to be among the six members of his family who made the trip. Though the President Geingob’s office confirmed his children travelled to the city, it refuted claims that their trip was state-funded. “President Geingob and Madame Geingos (first lady) paid for the flights and accommodation expenses of their children,” the Namibian Presidency posted on…
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Abroad Couple Crisis: Nigerian Kills Wife In UK Over Bills

Abroad Couple Crisis: Nigerian Kills Wife In UK Over Bills

Abroad Couple Crisis: Nigerian Kills Wife In UK Over Bills In a heart-wrenching turn of events, Nigerian nurse and mother of three, Taiwo Owoeye Abodunde, met a tragic end on a chilly Tuesday morning at Newmarket, Suffolk, the United Kingdom (UK). The circumstances surrounding her death unravelled a tale of marital discord, domestic turbulence, and a police response now under intense scrutiny. As the community grapples with the loss, there are questions about the adequacy of interventions, weaving a narrative that transcends borders and cultures. On a chilly Tuesday morning, Suffolk Police, England responded to a grave incident at 259…
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Okonjo-Iweala, Beyonce, Rihanna Make Forbe’s Most Powerful Women List(See Full List)

Okonjo-Iweala, Beyonce, Rihanna Make Forbe’s Most Powerful Women List(See Full List)

FULL LIST: Okonjo-Iweala, Beyoncé, Rihanna Make Forbes’s Most Powerful Women List The Forbes list of the world’s most powerful women for 2023 was released on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. The list includes 100 women who excel in various fields, such as business, media, politics, entertainment, and technology. The list was compiled using four main parameters: spheres of influence, money, media, and impact. Ngozi Okonji-Iweala, the Director-General, World Trade Orgainsation makes the list at number 87 as one of the two Nigerians on the list, alongside MO Abudu. Okonjo-Iweala’s inclusion is evidence of the great influence of her leadership and the…
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Tinubu Fails To Speak At COP28 Despite Travelling With 1,411 Delegates To Dubai

Tinubu Fails To Speak At COP28 Despite Travelling With 1,411 Delegates To Dubai

Tinubu Fails To Speak At COP28 Despite Travelling With 1,411 Delegates To Dubai Despite travelelling with 1,411 delegates for COP28 meetings in Dubai, emerging details have shown that President Bola Tinubu skipped his speaking slot at the global climate change event. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar, said President Tinubu missed his speaking slot due to several other engagements during the ongoing event. In a further attempt to justify Tinubu’s failure to speak during his allotted time, Tuggar said: “Nigeria is tired of official and fancy statements and is now more action-oriented”. “Nigeria is 100 percent for action,” the…
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COP28: You Turned Dubai Summit To Owambe Party – Atiku Slams Tinubu

COP28: You Turned Dubai Summit To Owambe Party – Atiku Slams Tinubu

COP28: You turned Dubai summit to Owanbe party – Atiku slams Tinubu The 2023 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has weighed in on the controversy that has trailed Nigeria’s huge number of delegates at the ongoing COP28 Climate Change Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Nigeria has over 1,400 delegates at the conference, a development that has drawn the ire of the citizens who have constantly been admonished to make sacrifices and tighten their belt. Reacting to the development, Atiku criticized President Bola Tinubu over his huge entourage, saying the action of the government is at variance…
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COP28: FGN Caters To ‘Tiny Portion’ Of Delegates, Tinubu Slams Critics, Denies Wasteful Spending On Entourage

COP28: FGN Caters To ‘Tiny Portion’ Of Delegates, Tinubu Slams Critics, Denies Wasteful Spending On Entourage

COP28: FG Caters To ‘Tiny Portion’ Of Delegates, Tinubu Slams Critics, Denies Wasteful Spending On Entourage The President Bola Tinubu administration on Sunday denied sponsoring over 1,000 delegates to participate at the Conference of the Party (COP28) climate change summit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The federal government added that it only sponsored a ‘tiny portion’ of delegates to the event. Some critics on social media criticised the federal government’s alleged wasteful spending after several reports emerged showing the delegates list by visiting countries. The delegates that graced this year’s summit in Dubai is arguably one of the largest…
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