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One thing that has become a refrain in Nigeria for decades is that our country has never been in short supply of beautiful policies. What seems to be preponderance of views is that our national development was short-circuited as a result of policy inconsistencies and poor coordination. President Tinubu wants to address serious governance issues […]

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ola Olukoyede. Olukoyede, was screened and confirmed as chairman of EFCC by the Senate on Wednesday. His confirmation followed his nomination by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Erstwhile EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa had resigned following his […]

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President Bola Tinubu has appointed Ahmed Aminu as the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF).  He is to serve for a term of four years in the first instance, presidential aide Ajuri Ngelale said in a Tuesday statement. “The new Executive Secretary / CEO of the Petroleum Technology […]

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu as the new Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Dr. Aliyu’s appointment was announced by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Tuesday. According to Ngelale, the appointment is “in furtherance of […]

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At Monday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council, the industrialisation agenda of the President Tinubu’s administration came into focus. The federal government is poised to achieve full industrialisation of the economy in line with the eight-point agenda of President Tinubu. With this new commitment to the real sector, the economy is expected to see a […]

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President Bola Tinubu will this morning preside over the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Announcing this on Sunday, Minister of Finance, Wale Edun said the 2024 budget and the proposed one-point-five-billion-dollars ($1.5bn) loan request from the World Bank will top the meeting’s agenda. Nigeria is seeking the $1.5bn World Bank loan to support […]

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The Vice President, Kashim Shettima, on Sunday departed Nigeria to represent President Bola Tinubu at the 3rd Belt and Road Initiative Forum in Beijing, China, holding from October 16 to 18. This was disclosed in a statement on Sunday by Mr Stanley Nkwocha, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Communications (Office […]

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr Bayo Onanuga, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as Special Adviser on Information and Strategy. This is contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity,Chief Ajuri Ngelale, on Friday in Abuja. The president also […]

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President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday condoled with the leadership and members of the House of Representatives over the tragic death of Honourable Abdulkadir Jelani Danbuga. Danbuga, the lawmaker representing the Isa/Sabon Birni federal constituency of Sokoto State, died in the early hours of Wednesday following a brief illness and has since been buried in accordance […]

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new and returning Chief Executives to fresh terms in office across multiple agencies under the Federal Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy: (1) EVC / CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) — Aminu Maida (2) MD / CEO, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) — Nkechi Egerton-Idehen (3) […]

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Fela Durotoye and 4 others as members of the presidential advisory team. The new presidential team members are Mr. Fela Durotoye (Senior Special Assistant to the President — National Values & Social Justice), Mr. Fredrick Nwabufo (Senior Special Assistant to the President — Public Engagement) and Mrs. […]

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President Bola Tinubu has extolled the virtue of his long-time ally, confidant, and present Minister of Solid Minerals Development,Dele Alake, on the occasion of his 67th birthday. The president said he cherished Mr Alake’s patriotism and unwavering dedication to service, as well as the close relationship they have shared for four decades. President Tinubu reflected […]

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The Presidency has insisted that the certificate President Bola Tinubu presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not forged. Tinubu’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Temitope Ajayi, said the Chicago State University confirmed that the president didn’t submit a fake result to INEC. Ajayi noted that CSU affirmed under oath that […]

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Sen. Abdullahi Gumel, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), says the appointment of a new management team for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is to rejig the bank and make it alive to its responsibilities. Gumel said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that […]

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President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday urged Muslims nationwide to pray for Nigeria which, he said, is at an important juncture as his government takes “all necessary measures to make the country secure and economically viable.” “We need the full support of the citizenry in the form of patriotism, patience, and prayers,” Tinubu appealed in a […]

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President Bola Tinubu on Monday held what has been described as a very fruitful cross-sectoral discussion with his counterpart of South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa, in New York. Tinubu, who arrived in the city of the UN headquarters Monday, joins other world leaders in the United States to attend the 78th United Nations General Assembly. […]

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of 18 Special Advisers and Senior Special Assistants to actualize the agenda of the Federal Government across the different sectors of the economy. This was made known by the Director of Information, Office of the Vice President, Olusola Abiola, in a statement on Monday. According to him, the […]

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President Bola Tinubu has appointed Hakeem Okunola as his Principal Secretary, the presidency said Sunday. Okunola, until now, was Head of Civil Service of Lagos State with a statement from the presidency saying he will be bringing his wealth of experience to bear in discharging his duties. Hakeem Muri Okunola appointed Principal Secretary to President […]

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President Bola Tinubu has nominated Yemi Cardoso as the new governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He has also nominated four new deputy governors, namely Emem Nnana Usoro, Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo, Philip Ikeazor and Bala M. Bello. This directive is in conformity with Section 8 (1) of the Central Bank of Nigeria Act, […]

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President Bola Tinubu has extended condolences to the government and people of Libya in the aftermath of the devastating impact of Storm Daniel. The storm led to flooding that severely affected the eastern region of the country. The president further commiserated with all families who lost loved ones in the monumental disaster and sent his […]