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Nigerians in the Diaspora will play a robust role in my administration – Tinubu




Nigerians in the Diaspora will play a robust role in my administration – Tinubu





The APC Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said that he would robustly engage the services of the Nigerians in the Diaspora in his agenda to rapidly develop Nigeria and resolve the mirage of problems facing the country. Asiwaju Tinubu was speaking at the 3rd National Convention of the All Progressives Congress, USA Chapter held at the weekend in Newark, New Jersey.








Asiwaju Tinubu, who was represented at the event by Mr. Dele Alake, the Adviser on Media, Communication & Public Affairs of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, said that he will tap into the expertise of the APC Diaspora members and the Nigerians in the Diaspora for the accelerated development of Nigeria. Tinubu said that as a former Diaspora himself, he knows and fully understands the abundance of talents and expertise of the Nigerians in the Diaspora, and that he is uniquely positioned, more than any other candidate, to deploy and apply them to the nation building.



Nigerians in the Diaspora will play a robust role in my administration - Tinubu





Mr  Alake informed the convention of the high premium Asiwaju places on APC-USA and that his principal personally instructed that senior members of his Media team must show up for the convention. Mr. Alake then introduced his team members of Mr. Bayo Onanuga, Director of Media and Publicity, Mr Lanre Issa Onilu, Deputy Director of Strategic Communications and Otunba Biodun Ajiboye to the convention. Mr. Alake thanked APC-USA for the support for Asiwaju and for making Asiwaju Tinubu the focus and the theme of the Convention.



APC-USA Congratulates Oyebanji




Also addressing the Convention, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, a member of the APC Presidential Campaign Council and the Chairwoman of the Diaspora Women Mobilization emphasized in depth the need for women involvement in the campaign and in politics. She called for equal opportunity for women and advised women to participate in the political process from bottom up. She advised Nigerians in the Diaspora not to lose hope in the fight for Diaspora voting.

Prince Ade Omole, the Director, the Diaspora Directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council informed the audience that Tinubu/Shettima ticket is all out for a better Nigeria and for the good of Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora. He emphasized the direction of the Tinubu/Shettima campaign and made references to the 2023 Renewed Hope (Manifesto) which he described as an Action Plan of the programs the Tinubu/Shettima administration will implement and deliver to the Nigerian people when elected as President and Vice President of Nigeria. Prince Omole assured the APC Diaspora members and the Nigerians in the Diaspora that the Asiwaju Tinubu’s administration will have a robust Diaspora inputs and engagements. He also commended APC-USA for making Asiwaju Tinubu the focus of the convention and promised to carry on the Diaspora campaign from USA to other foreign countries.

Speaking on the theme of the Convention: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu: the President NIgeria needs at this time, the Guest Speaker, Professor Olarewaju Fagbohun, SAN, extolled the uncommon leadership qualities and vision of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Professor Fagbohun, who is also a former Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), concluded that Asiwaju Tinubu is the President NIgeria needs at this time to tackle and resolve the mirage of problems confronting NIgeria from poverty, to insecurity and corruption. He advised his audience and Nigerians to read his book on Asiwaju which he believes captured the man Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Other speakers at the convention included Senator Lawal Shuaibu, the former Deputy National Chairman North of APC, Mr. Tunde Doherty, the APC UK Chairman, Mr. Dayo Israel, the APC National Youth Leader who also represented the National Chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu and Mr. Kayode Opeifa, a former commissioner in Lagos State. They all spoke about the man Asiwaju and how Asiwaju will transform and restructure the country and make it work for all Nigerians.

The Elective Convention produced new national officers of the party including Professor Adesegun Labinjo who was re-elected as the National Chairman of APC-USA. Prof Labinjo reiterated the commitment of APC USA to work tirelessly for the election of Tinubu/Shettima presidential ticket in the February 2023 presidential election. He said that APC-USA was the first Chapter of APC to inaugurate a presidential campaign committee for the purpose of ensuring victory for the party’s presidential ticket. He said the APC USA has since started to engage and incentivize the Nigerians in the Diaspora to travel home and vote Tinubu, and also sell the APC presidential ticket to their relatives and family members living in Nigeria. Professor Labinjo said that APC-USA will soon take its campaign to Nigeria to drum up support for the APC flag bearers at all levels and to donate campaign materials to the APC Presidential Campaign Council. Prof Labinjo assured the Convention that the APC-USA will deploy its technological resources to closely monitor the 2023 elections to ensure that they are free and fair, and report any malpractices before, during and after the elections, and expose and hold accountable any person or group of persons that engage in unwholesome activities.

Other national officers elected at the Convention and immediately sworn in by Judge Dele Alade are: Chief Emeka Molokwu, Deputy National Chairman South, Mr. Abdullahi Gambo, Deputy National Chairman North, Mr. Ademola Tijani, National Secretary, Dr. Ismaila Maigyara National Publicity Secretary, Ayo Olashege, CPA, National Treasurer, Dr. Umo Ekanem National Financial Secretary, Ken Nwele, Esq. National Legal Adviser, Mr. Folly Coker, National Organizing Secretary, Mrs Elizabeth Olagunju, National Women Leader, Mr. Oyakilome Bello, National Youth  Leader, Mrs Emem Asikpo, Deputy National Secretary, Ms. Ololade Salvador, Deputy National Organizing Secretary, Mrs. Khairat Animashaun-Ajiboye
Deputy National Publicity Secretary and Mr. AbdulJabbar Surajo Guga, Deputy National Youth Leader.

Prominent attendees of the Convention included Mr. Tony Isama, Mr. Tayo Alawiye, Mr. Nojeeb Agunbiade, Prince Henry Adesanya, Mr. Kunle Masha, Mr. Adeleke Lamoriyu, Dr. Biodun Dada, Mr. Bisoye Oladejo, Alhaja Adenike Oyejide, Alhaji Shehu Suleiman, Mrs. Dupe Ayangbesan, Ms. Saratu Garba and many others.


Professor Adesegun Labinjo
National Chairman, APC-USA

Dr Ismaila Maigyara
National Publicity Secretary, APC-USA

Chief Emeka Molokwu
Deputy National Chairman South

Mr. Abdullahi Gambo
Deputy National Chairman North

Hon Khairat Animashaun-Ajiboye
Deputy, National Publicity Secretary

Hon Dele Alade
Chairman BOT, APC-USA


Supplementary Budget: Centre Lauds Reps Appropriations Chair Bichi Over Thorough Scrutiny, Public Engagement



Supplementary Budget: Centre Lauds Reps Appropriations Chair Bichi Over Thorough Scrutiny, Public Engagement

Supplementary Budget: Centre Lauds Reps Appropriations Chair Bichi Over Thorough Scrutiny, Public Engagement



The Centre for Accountability and Probity (CAP) has commended the Chairman of the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, Rt. Hon. Abubakar Bichi, for his commitment to transparency and accountability.


Supplementary Budget: Centre Lauds Reps Appropriations Chair Bichi Over Thorough Scrutiny, Public Engagement


In a statement signed by Princess Ajibola Naomi, its Coordinating President, the Centre said the recent transmission of the supplementary budget has been met with thorough scrutiny and public engagement by Bichi.

Naomi said that in his characteristic manner, Bichi is engaging stakeholders, conducting public hearings, and scrutinizing the executive bill to ensure that the supplementary budget serves the best interests of Nigerians.

“Bichi’s innovative approach to the budgetary process has introduced a new level of transparency and accountability, setting a benchmark for future budgetary processes,” she said.

“His commitment to ensuring that every detail is scrutinized, and the executive accounts for every penny, is a testament to his dedication to the Nigerian people.

“Bichi has introduced public engagement and scrutiny of the budget estimates, ensuring that stakeholders’ inputs are considered.

“He has also conducted public hearings to ensure transparency and accountability and analysed every detail of the executive bill to prevent misappropriation of funds.

“Furthermore, he has ensured that the supplementary budget aligns with the priorities of Nigerians.”

In addition, Naomi said Bichi has also improved the budget process by ensuring timely submission of budget estimates by MDAs, conducting regular oversight visits to monitor project implementation, and engaging with civil society organizations to ensure inclusivity and transparency.

She noted that the Appropriations Committee has also utilised technology to enhance budget tracking and monitoring, and provided clear and concise budget reports for easy understanding.

“Bichi’s leadership has changed the narrative in the budgetary process, promoting transparency and accountability,” she added. “His commitment to ensuring that the executive accounts for every penny has given Nigerians confidence in the budgetary process”.

The Centre for Accountability and Probity, therefore, urged Nigerians not to worry about the budget, as Bichi’s commitment ensures that it will be utilized effectively for the benefit of all Nigerians.

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Sahara Weekly Reports That The First Lady Oluremi Tinubu says women have to learn how to obtain power the e ECOWAS Female Parliamentarian Association has held its Spotlight Initiative with the theme; Re-thinking Women’s Proportional Representation in Governance.










The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu noted that the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration has made significant progress in this regard but barriers still exist especially culturally and socially.










“These barriers include deeply entrenched societal norms, systemic discriminatory practices, structural issues within our political systems, and financial incapability”.










“To achieve this across board, we must be seen to walk the talk. For instance, our party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has taken significant steps to remove financial barriers by making nomination forms for elective positions free at grassroots level, ensuring that capable and qualified women can participate in the political process without the burden of prohibitive costs”.













Senator Oluremi Tinubu commended the Federal House of Representatives for its recent passage of the Bill seeking 74 seats for women in the National Assembly in a bid to encourage more female participation in politics and governance.











“I believe that the leadership in the Senate is gender-friendly”.










“Power is not served A’lar carte, just as my husband, President Bola Tinubu said. You have to learn how to obtain power. You need older women to mentor you”.












“Education is the cornerstone of empowerment. By improving access to education for girls and women, we can equip them with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate effectively in political processes. Additionally, raising awareness about the importance of women’s representation in governance is crucial. Public campaigns, media engagement, and community programs can help shift societal attitudes and dismantle stereotypes that hinder women’s political participation”.














The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament who is also the first female to occupy the position, Rt Hon Hadija Memounatou Ibrahimah in her remarks urged the First Lady of Nigeria to serve as the champion of the course of better representation for women in governance in the region.













This she noted is especially so with the commendable contributions to the issues of women and girls.










“Your Excellency, you transmit a kind of light that illuminates the leadership of Nigeria. It touches the lives of even the ordinary man”.











“Women account for half of the population of ECOWAS member States. Only 17% are Parliamentarians and 24% are Ministers in the region. It is high time to reduce the under representation of women in democracy”.










The Senate President, Senator Godwill Akpabio who was represented by the Deputy Senate President Jibrin Barau stated that for the Senate, women participation in governance is a priority.












“We will redefine the power of women in governance”.










After the Session, the First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu in a nostalgic move, visited the newly renovated hallowed Red Chamber. She commended the leadership of the senate.








The First Lady was a 3 term Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District till 2023.




Busola Kukoyi

SSA Media to the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

22nd July,2024

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US Election: Democratic Party Listens To Primate Ayodele, Drops Joe Biden As Presidential Candidate



*US Election: Democratic Party Listens To Primate Ayodele, Drops Joe Biden As Presidential Candidate


The build-up to the presidential election in the United States of America took a different turn yesterday when Joe Biden announced his withdrawal from the presidential race which will be coming up in December.

His withdrawal comes after he has faced an obvious health challenge which made his last debate with opposition candidate, Donald Trump an embarrassment.

This announcement follows the advice that popular Nigerian prophet, Primate Elijah Ayodele gave to the democratic party regarding Joe Biden’s chances at the election. In a statement that went viral last week, Primate Ayodele advised the ruling party to drop Joe Biden as the presidential candidate because he would not be able to defeat Donald Trump.

These were his words:

’If the Democratic Party wants to win, Joe Biden must be dropped from the race. He should be replaced with either Kamala Harris or Josh Shapiro.

“These are the ones that can match Trump if not; Joe Biden’s candidacy will disappoint the Democratic Party.’’

US 2024: ‘Drop Biden, replace him with Kamala or Shapiro’ – Primate Ayodele to Democrats

Barely one week after his prophetic advice, Joe Biden has been dropped as presidential candidate while he also endorsed Kamala Harris as candidate, one of those Primate Ayodele suggested as likely candidates that can defeat Donald Trump.

It is worthy of note that the withdrawal of Joe Biden from the presidential race due to health challenges had been foretold by Primate Ayodele in January 2021 when Joe Biden was just newly sworn in.

In a statement that went viral, Primate Ayodele mentioned that Joe Biden’s second term was not certain and that he should pray fervently against health challenges.

These were his words:

“Joe Biden needs to pray concerning his health.I foresee troubles coming for him. Also, his second term ambition is not certain.”

Also, when some men of God in Nigeria gave prophecies that the ‘number 2 in US will become number 1’, making an impression that Joe Biden would resign or be removed from office as US President, Primate Ayodele spoke again and assured that Biden would finish his first term even though he will face health challenges but God will sustain him till the end.

These were his words:

‘’God will sustain him to finish well, his emergence is a fulfilment of God’s word. I want to urge him to rule with the fear of God. His first term will be faced with health challenges. He will complete his first term and perform well. No matter the health challenges, God will stabilize him,”

Joe Biden will face health challenges – Primate Ayodele

Joe Biden’s tenure will be coming to an end in about six months but it doesn’t appear he will resign or be removed from office as President. He won’t only be seeking re-election, knocking out other prophecies about his resignation and fulfilling the prophecy of Primate Elijah Ayodele.

It would also be recalled that Primate Ayodele foretold the emergence of Joe Biden as the President after giving several advises to the democratic party about the viability of his candidacy and chances at the election in 2020.

Primate Ayodele’s fulfilled prophecies on Joe Biden’s political career are not surprising or strange; he is known for his consistent prophetic warnings and revelations to presidents of nations that end up paying heavily for disobedience in a situation where they ignore the prophecy of this enigmatic man of God.

Several instances include the removal of Ali Bongo as president of Gabon in 2023 after the prophet warned him the previous year not to seek re-election because he would be removed from office. The prophet conspicuously revealed that Bongo’s time was up and all he had to do was to handover to someone else to avoid being removed from office. Unfortunately, Bongo refused the warnings of Primate Ayodele and was made to face a disgraceful removal.

‘’ Gabonese president, your time is up, I am seeing a crisis, if not coup d’etat, because of your health why not resign, why do you want to die on this seat? I am telling you what the Lord has said, your staying on the throne is killing you but because you are self-centered. This is enough warning for you, you are incapacitated but no one is telling you the truth. I am telling you to humble yourself, resign, and handover to someone who can do better so that you won’t cause a crisis in your country’’

Likewise, the president of Kenya, William Ruto was warned by Primate Ayodele before he started facing the unforeseen crisis of the ‘Gen Zs’ calling for his removal as President of Kenya. The prophet who foretold his surprising victory at the elections in 2022 warned him shortly after his election to be careful of policies that will make people rise up against him. He advised him not to be careful of his tax policies as it may cause an uprising against him but unfortunately, he failed to listen and as a result, he is currently facing a revolutionary uprising against his leadership in Kenya.

‘’Kenya: The country should pray not to see an assassination or removal of a governor. The country’s economic policy will be alarming. Ruto will come up with different policies to see that Kenya gets better but he won’t be appreciated. Oppositions will come out strongly against him. All the efforts of Ruto to make Kenya better will be faced with challenges.’’

The former prime minister of UK, Rishi Sunak is another global figure that failed to listen to Primate Ayodele’s prophecy and suffered unnecessarily for it. Before the election that saw his party lose its majority for the first time in decades, Primate Ayodele had said that Rishi Sunak’s time was up and that his party would not get enough seats to remain in power after the UK general election. He made it known that they will be disappointed basically because of the policies of the Prime Minister.

These were his words:

‘’Rishi’s time is up because his party will not make any headway. In the coming election, his party will face disappointment and will not get enough seats. Rishi’s policies will affect his party’s chances in the election, they will not have any headway in the coming election.’’

The unfortunate death of the vice president of Malawi, Saulos Chilima alongside other notable figures in the country in an ill-fated helicopter crash was also foretold by Primate Ayodele. The prophet, who also wrote a letter to the president, had said in a publication that there will be a national mourning in Malawi except the people can pray to avert it.

‘’Malawi: The president’s efforts will not be appreciated despite all his efforts to stabilise the economy. The opposition will frustrate his efforts and he will have compounded issues in his party. “The country’s currency will continue to depreciate and the country will have troubles from natural disasters. The president needs to pray for his good health and electricity will be challenging for them. Let them pray against calamity that will bring the country to mourn.”

Likewise, Primate Ayodele warned Nigerians as far back as 2022 not to vote for the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the 2023 presidential election as he foresaw that there will be too much hardship in the country if the party returns to power. In a viral video, the prophet analyzed all that would happen if APC remains in power and as he said, the current economic hardship in the country has never been seen before in just one year of President Tinubu’s government.

Asides the remarkable prophecies that have come to pass, there are several others that are still in the pipeline of getting fulfilled if those involved fail to listen.

The former president of Ghana, John Mahama has been warned severally by Primate Ayodele regarding his ambition to return to the seat of power. The man of God had said that Mahama has all it takes to be president of Ghana again but he hasn’t done the right thing. He stated that failure to do the right thing would make him lose the election to the Vice President, Mahamadu Bawumia who is also in the race.

Likewise, Primate Ayodele has advised the service chiefs of Nigeria that if they want to end insecurity in the country, they should build three strong towers for God. The country has been facing insecurity for several years and according to the prophet, the strong towers would lead to a complete stop of insecurity in the country but as we speak, the service chiefs are yet to do anything regarding the spiritual advice shared by Primate Ayodele.

For several others who have been warned by Primate Ayodele, it’s advisable that they listen and yield to his prophetic warnings so they won’t end up like Ali Bongo, Rishi Sunak, William Ruto, to mention but a few.

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