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Don’t Allow These Women Spoil Tinubu’s Government,’ Group Warns Remi Tinubu

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Don’t Allow These Women Spoil Tinubu’s Government,’ Group Warns Remi Tinubu

Don’t Allow These Women Spoil Tinubu’s Government,’ Group Warns Remi Tinubu

The Sunshine Group for Good Governance, led by the effervescent Gbenga Ikumapayi, has issued a clarion call to none other than the First Lady, Senator Remi Tinubu. Their message? Act fast, or watch as a cadre of controversial women ministers turn President Tinubu’s government into a spectacle more befitting a daytime drama than a dignified administration.
It’s as if the group is casting the First Lady in the role of the unofficial matriarch of the nation, responsible for reining in these women before they irreparably stain her husband’s presidency. The stage is set, the spotlight is on, and all eyes are now on the First Lady to see if she’ll rise to this script that the Sunshine Group has so boldly written for her.
Don’t Allow These Women Spoil Tinubu’s Government,’ Group Warns Remi Tinubu
Unless you’ve been living under a rock since May 29, 2023, you will already know that the drama unfolding in President Tinubu’s government could put the most sensational soap operas to shame! It’s like watching a high-stakes game of musical chairs, where each player is more entangled in controversy than the last.
Leading the pack is Betta Edu, the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. Edu’s tenure was like a rollercoaster that only went downhill, marked by a scandal involving a massive N585 million allegedly diverted into a private account. But wait, there’s more! Edu’s scandalous reign was marred by other allegations, like appointments into non-existent entities and the N3 billion loot saga. It’s like a labyrinth of deceit and mismanagement where every turn reveals a new shocker.
Then, there’s Hannatu Musawa, the Minister of Art, Culture, and Creative Economy, caught in a whirlwind of her own making. Musawa’s NYSC saga reads like a detective novel with missing pieces and a plot that thickens at every turn. The controversy started when she couldn’t provide evidence of her national service, leading to calls for her removal. Imagine holding a ministerial position and undergoing national service simultaneously! It’s like trying to juggle fire and ice at the same time.
But the plot thickened with Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, the Minister of Interior! Previously embroiled in a NYSC certificate controversy of his own, now also ensnared by alleged appointment racketeering involving Betta Edu’s ministry. To recap: Just when you thought the previous allegation had been successfully swept under the rug, Tunji-Ojo gets caught up in another controversy involving Betta Edu and a whopping N438.1 million. It’s like peeling an onion, each layer revealing more tears and twists. No wonder the Sunshine Group is threatening fire and brimstone! They are very angry at what they perceive as an attempt by these women to bring down one of the undisputed stars of the Tinubu government so far.
Let’s not forget Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, the Minister of Women Affairs, who seems to have a knack for stirring the pot. From her involvement in a sexual harassment case to suggesting that children be employed in producing everyday items, she’s like a walking controversy magnet. And her plan to sue the United Nations for not recognizing Nigeria’s gender equality achievements? That’s like challenging Goliath to a duel with a toothpick.
With such a lineup of characters, it’s no wonder the Sunshine Group is urging the First Lady, Senator Remi Tinubu, to step in. They must be thinking it’s high time for someone to bring order to this chaos before these controversies become the lasting legacy of President Tinubu’s government. It’s like watching a ship heading for an iceberg with the crew blissfully unaware. One can only hope that this plea doesn’t fall on deaf ears, or the ship might just hit that iceberg after all.
-Bolaji Ekundayo

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Ogun To Begin Sales Of 100 Trucks Load Of Rice At Cheaper Rate-Abiodun …the poor, elderly, vulnerable to get free allocation

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Ogun State has purchased 100 trucks load of rice to be sold at cheaper rates to residents of the state to cushion the effect of the rise in the prices of goods in the country.

The state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun stated this on Wednesday while speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting in Abeokuta, the state capital.

Prince Abiodun disclosed that the rice would be subsidized and made available at the rate it was before the recent astronomical rise in the prices of the commodities.

He, however, said the poor, the elderly, and the vulnerable would enjoy free allocation.

“We have decided to give our people foodstuffs like rice, garri, beans. I have ordered almost 100 trailers of rice, they will start offloading them tomorrow (today).

“We have decided that the poor, the elderly, and the vulnerable will be given the rice free of charge, while others will have to buy the rice at the price we formally bought it before the dollar rose very high so that it won’t be a one-off and we can continue till the issue of the dollar is settled,” he said.

Governor Abiodun assured the people of Ogun State that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is fully in charge and knows what he is doing.

According to him, the President is on top of the situation, adding that Nigerians will soon start seeing the manifestation of the several policies put in place to curtail the rising inflation

He added that the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Yemi Cardoso, at a meeting he had with him, has assured that the dollar would soon fall.

“Everything we are experiencing at the moment is very transient, it will soon pass away. Let me assure you, the meeting we had yesterday (Tuesday) and today (Wednesday) after I left that meeting this evening, I am convinced that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is fully in charge. He knows what he is doing.

“With the plan that he has begun to implement, you will soon begin to see the change. We must remain very hopeful.

“The last meeting I had was with the CBN Governor. He said I should quote him and tell you that, very soon, the dollar will crash,” he said.

Abiodun noted that his administration in realization of the present hardship facing the country took some steps to cushion the effect, even as he recalled that an intervention worth more than N5 billion was announced by his administration last week.

Tertiary students of Ogun State origin across the country will receive N50,000 each, the governor said.

The secondary and primary school category with about 800,000 students, Prince Abiodun noted, will be done in phases, with the first phase, comprising 100,000 students getting N10,000 each.

Those not captured now would get five exercise books while waiting for the next phase.

The governor said women and the elderly would benefit from free medical care with insurance cards worth N18,000.

Abiodun further noted that his administration would set aside about N500 million monthly to offset the payment of deductions for civil servants in the state public service.

Governor Abiodun urged Nigerians, especially the youths not to allow themselves to be used by unscrupulous elements to disrupt the peace of the country.

“It is now so bad that they have planned to use our youths, give them money to disrupt the peace of the country by staging protests.

“What we going through isn’t what other countries around the world haven’t also experienced. But they were very patriotic, calm because they know the solution is on the way,” he said.

 

Ogun To Begin Sales Of 100 Trucks Load Of Rice At Cheaper Rate-Abiodun ...the poor, elderly, vulnerable to get free allocation

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WE HAVE NO ALLEGATION OF FRAUD AGAINST EX- COMMISSIONER, OTHERS, OGUN ASSEMBLY CLARIFIES INVITATION

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WE HAVE NO ALLEGATION OF FRAUD AGAINST EX- COMMISSIONER, OTHERS, OGUN ASSEMBLY CLARIFIES INVITATION

WE HAVE NO ALLEGATION OF FRAUD AGAINST EX- COMMISSIONER, OTHERS, OGUN ASSEMBLY CLARIFIES INVITATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sahara Weekly Reports That Ogun State House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts and Anti-Corruption, led by Hon. Damilare Bello today continues with its sittings with a clarification that the invitation extended to the former Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Abdul-Waheed Odusile and the SSA to the Governor on Media, Emmanuel Ojo was not an indictment but rather to seek clarifications on the audit report of the Ministry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WE HAVE NO ALLEGATION OF FRAUD AGAINST EX- COMMISSIONER, OTHERS, OGUN ASSEMBLY CLARIFIES INVITATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hon. Bello issued the clarification today during the Committee’s meeting with the officials of the State Hospitals Management Board at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Committee Chairman in company of other members including Honourables Musefiu Lamidi, Dickson Awolaja, Wahab Haruna, Yusuf Amosun, Folawewo Salami, Lawal Samsideen and Waliu Owode noted that the sitting was not meant to witch- hunt but to put the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government on their toes in the prudent management of government resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He recalled that at the last sitting of the Committee, there was a misinformation in some sections of the media insinuating fraudulent practices, cautioning that the Committee had not indicted anyone but merely considering issues raised in the audit reports with a view to addressing them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He stated, “on Monday at our last sitting, there was a misinformation that this Honourable House has indicted the ex- Commissioner and the SSA (Media), we have not indicted anyone. We have only used the media to invite them for clarification on the Auditor General reports in line with our constitutional responsibilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is important to note that the this House has no reason to witch-hunt anyone. We are only making sure the people see our Governor working alongside with the legislators with the right procedure to achieve all the Government lofty policies and programmes”, he stated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He urged the public to disregard the scandal rumour, saying not everything found on the media space might be the right picture of things coming from the Assembly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He called on Heads of MDAs to work together with the Assembly in blocking all leakages and help promote accountability and transparency in the running of government in the State.

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TINUBU APPOINTS DCG KEMI NANNA NANDAP AS COMPTROLLER-GENERAL OF THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE

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PRESIDENT TINUBU APPOINTS DCG KEMI NANNA NANDAP AS COMPTROLLER-GENERAL OF THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE

 

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of DCG Kemi Nanna Nandap to serve as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), effective from March 1, 2024.

 

TINUBU APPOINTS DCG KEMI NANNA NANDAP AS COMPTROLLER-GENERAL OF THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE

DCG Nandap takes over from Mrs. Caroline Wura-Ola Adepoju, whose term in office expires on February 29, 2024.

Before her appointment as Comptroller-General, Nandap was the Deputy Comptroller-General in charge of the Migration Directorate of the Service.

The President anticipates that the new Comptroller-General will deepen the ongoing reforms in the service and create a robust mechanism for efficient and dedicated service delivery to Nigerians, as well as strengthen the nation’s security through proactive and effective border security and migration management.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
February 21, 2024

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