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‘Our People Will Hold Leaders To Account’ – Tinubu Hails Ruling On LG Autonomy

‘Our People Will Hold Leaders To Account’ – Tinubu Hails Ruling On LG Autonomy

‘Our People Will Hold Leaders To Account,’ Tinubu Hails Ruling On LG Autonomy President Bola Tinubu has hailed the Supreme Court ruling on local government autonomy, saying Nigerians, especially the poor, will be able to hold their local leaders to account. The apex court had on Thursday declared that it is unconstitutional for state governors to hold onto funds meant for local governments. The Supreme Court also barred governors from dissolving democratically elected local government councils, saying that doing so would amount to a breach of the 1999 Constitution. Shortly after the ruling, the President said an ineffective local government…
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Defence Minister Congratulates President Tinubu On His Re-election As ECOWAS Chairman

Defence Minister Congratulates President Tinubu On His Re-election As ECOWAS Chairman

Defence Minister Salutes President Tinubu On His Re-election As ECOWAS Chair The Minister for Defence (state), Dr. Bello Matawalle has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his re-election as the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States. The Dogged Minister on Sunday also felicitated Nigerians on the great honour and privileged position of Chairman of ECOWAS now re-occupied by President Tinubu. Congratulating President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, Dr. Matawalle noted that the Nigerian President’s re-election is a testament that confirms President Tinubu’s extra- ordinary leadership qualities which his colleague Presidents from ECOWAS countries are pleased with. “I urge…
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President Tinubu Makes 9 Fresh Appointments

President Tinubu Makes 9 Fresh Appointments

President Tinubu Makes 9 Fresh Appointments President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of 9 members as the Board of the Nigerian Consumer Credit Corporation (CREDICORP). Tinubu appointed Otunba Aderemi Abdul as Board Chairman (Independent Non-Executive Director) and Engr. Uzoma Nwagba as Managing Director/CEO STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT TINUBU APPOINTS BOARD OF NIGERIAN CONSUMER CREDIT CORPORATION (CREDICORP) To further expedite the process of expanding consumer credit access to Nigerians, President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of the following qualified Nigerians to the Board of the Nigerian Consumer Credit Corporation (CREDICORP): (1) Otunba Aderemi Abdul – Board Chairman (Independent…
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President Tinubu Mourns Veteran Nigerian Journalist

President Tinubu Mourns Veteran Nigerian Journalist

Tinubu Mourns As Veteran Nigerian Journalist Dies President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday extended his condolences to the family of Mr Kabir Yusuf, who passed away on Tuesday. Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity in a statement on Wednesday, said Yusuf, a veteran journalist was the Federal Capital Territory correspondent for The Triumph Newspaper and Radio France Internationale Hausa. “He covered the State House for many years until his passing. “The president prays for the repose of the soul of the departed and comfort to his family in this time of grief and always,” Tinubu…
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19 Million Households Benefit From FGN N4.3 Trillion Palliatives

19 Million Households Benefit From FGN N4.3 Trillion Palliatives

19 Million Households Benefits From FG N4.3 Trillion Palliatives The Federal Government may have rolled out palliatives worth N4.3tn to cushion the effects of the fuel subsidy removal under the current administration. Parts of the palliatives have been payments of cash to no fewer than 18.7m vulnerable households, and acquisition of CNG powered buses amid the rising spate of inflation. It also included agricultural interventions and financial aids to manufacturers as well as small and medium scale enterprises in the country. This was just as the presidency said the series of palliatives were informed by President Bola Tinubu’s determination to…
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President Tinubu Announced Eight New Appointments (See List)

President Tinubu Announced Eight New Appointments (See List)

President Tinubu Announces Eight New Appointments (FULL LIST) President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of eight new Federal Permanent Secretaries to fill in existing and impending vacancies in some states and geo-political zones in the top administrative cadre of the Civil Service of the Federation. Special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, made this known in a statement issued on Friday. Tinubu said the new Federal Permanent Secretaries were appointed after a diligent selection process by the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation. The President anticipates that the new Federal…
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FGN Announces Fresh Job Opportunities For 30,000 3MTT Fellows

FGN Announces Fresh Job Opportunities For 30,000 3MTT Fellows

FG Announces Fresh Job Opportunities For 30,000 3MTT Fellows The Federal Government through the 3 Million Technical Talents (3MTT) program, has announced job opportunities for the 30,000 fellows that have graduated from cohort 1 of the program. The program coordinators announced this on Thursday, asking the fellows to start applying. While the nature of the jobs was not disclosed, the coordinators said the fellows would see the jobs that are available locally and remotely once they log in to their dashboards. “We are happy to announce that you can now explore job opportunities on the 3MTT Job Boards! These Job…
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Why There’s Persistent Insecurity In Nigeria – President Tinubu

Why There’s Persistent Insecurity In Nigeria – President Tinubu

Why There’s Persistent Insëcurity In Nigeria – Tinubu President Bola Tinubu has described the lingering insecurity bedevilling Nigeria, particularly the North West region of the country, as inherited security compromises. The president added that the banditry and insurgency facing the country is a likelihood of historical injustices meted out to the adverse victims of conflicts. Reflecting on his inaugural speech one year ago, Tinubu noted that “we promised to make Nigeria safer, and this aim has been our topmost priority since we came to office.” Tinubu said on Monday at a two-day security and peace summit organised by the North-West…
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Tinubu Appoints New Consumer Protection Commission CEO

Tinubu Appoints New Consumer Protection Commission CEO

Tinubu Appoints New Consumer Protection Commission CEO President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr. Olatunji Bello as the new Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice-Chairman of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC). Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement disclosed that the appointment is subject to confirmation by the Senate. Mr. Bello is a lawyer, administrator, and renowned journalist. He is the former secretary to the Lagos State Government and holds a Master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos. He also studied Law at the same…
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Again, President Tinubu Jets Out Of Nigeria On Official Duty

Again, President Tinubu Jets Out Of Nigeria On Official Duty

Again, President Tinubu Jets Out Of Nigeria President Bola Tinubu will on Tuesday, depart Lagos for Pretoria, South Africa, to attend the inauguration of President Cyril Ramaphosa. The inauguration of President Ramaphosa follows his re-election as President for a second term. Ramaphosa was reelected by lawmakers for a second term, hours after his party African National Congress sealed a deal with the Democratic Alliance (DA) to form a coalition. Ramaphosa gathered 283 votes to defeat Julius Malema, leader of the far-left Economic Freedom Fighters who had 44 votes. President Tinubu will return to Nigeria after the inauguration ceremony of Ramaphosa.
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