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Visit to VP: ”You do not need to apologise to anyone:- Aisha Yesufu writes Taaooma
Lifestyle

Visit to VP: ”You do not need to apologise to anyone:- Aisha Yesufu writes Taaooma

Activist, Aisha Yesufu, has asked skit maker, Apaokagi Maryam, better known as Taaooma, not to apologize for her visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the statehouse. Taaooma and some skit makers during the week were at the statehouse on a courtesy visit to the Vice President. Their visit generated many reactions. Most Nigerian youths felt they shouldn't have accepted the invitation from the Vice President. Activist Rinu even went on Twitter to drag Taaooma over the visit. Taaooma afterwards tendered a public apology. She mentioned that she was able to discuss the issues Nigerian youths would want to speak about to the government during the visit. Activist Aisha Yesufu has now weighed in. She stated that Taaooma shouldn't apologise if her intentions for the visit were right. ...
Update: FFK says he was led by the spirit to defect from PDP to APC
Politics

Update: FFK says he was led by the spirit to defect from PDP to APC

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said he was led by the spirit of God to defect to the ruling APC FFK was today September 16 presented to President Buhari by the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the APC, and governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking to statehouse correspondents after meeting the President, FFK said that he was led by the Spirit of God in his decision and that he joined the APC to help for the unity of the country, adding that he was against anything that would cause the disintegration of Nigeria. He mentioned that he was instrumental in the defection of three Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governors to the APC. The governors he mentioned were Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, Ben Ayade of Cross River State and ...
Our chairman hale and hearty – EFCC
News

Our chairman hale and hearty – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that its chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa is hale and hearty and will soon be back to his desk. Bawa slumped during an event in the statehouse Abuja today September 16. The Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement released, said Bawa is hale and hearty. “The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa is hale and hearty. This clarification became necessary following an incident today September 16, 2021 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja where he was giving a goodwill message to the National Identity Day celebration, felt unwell and had to return to his seat. He has since received medical attention and is due back at his desk.”the statement read
I will not exit government as a failure- President Buhari
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I will not exit government as a failure- President Buhari

President Buhari has said that he is not prepared to leave office as a failure come 2023. The President said this while speaking during a closed-door meeting with service chiefs at the statehouse today August 19. The President said he is determined to turn things around in the war against insecurity. The National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, who spoke to statehouse correspondents after the meeting, said although the military has “recorded successes”, the president is determined to achieve a turnaround in the fortunes of the country. “It is evident that a lot of successes have been recorded. Large numbers of people are surrendering in the Northeast as a consequence of the relentless efforts of the armed forces, intelligence and security agencies. This is very, ver...
Aisha Buhari receives courtesy visit from wives of Service chiefs
News

Aisha Buhari receives courtesy visit from wives of Service chiefs

First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari on Monday June 14, received a courtesy visit from the wives of service chiefs in the country.   During the visit which took place at the statehouse, Mrs. Buhari highlighted the role that women play in nation-building as spouses of public officers and charged them to optimize their contribution in that regard.   She enjoined them to uphold the spirit of camaraderie, which is common among the families of security forces that manifests during times of joy and sorrow. She also called for regular and timely payment of benefits of retired and deceased soldiers so that the affected families get their benefits as at when due and to further serve as motivation for the security forces. She used the opportunity to urge appropriate au...

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