We are counting the days like a Nursery school kindergarten that is eagerly waiting to go home after school hours.
Browsing: May 29
All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday appraised Nigeria’s democratic evolution, saying as important as it is, May 29 does not carry the weight of significance that June 12 carries in the country’s democratic sojourn.
The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, May 29, as a work free day, in commemoration of the 2019 Presidential Inauguration.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to work towards stopping allocation of security votes to state governors during his second term in office.
Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, presided over the National Economic Council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday thanked the commissioners for their support in making his first term a success, while asking them to vacate their positions on Friday, May 24.
The Federal Government said it would provide over N10million grant and mentorship programmes to some young Nigerian entrepreneurs to help kick start their businesses.
A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri has on Tuesday struck out a suit seeking to prevent the inauguration of the Imo governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, on May 29.
As Nigerians prepare for inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term of office on May 29, arrangement had been concluded to bring some of Nigeria’s best entertainers to Abuja for an “Inauguration Day Concert”.
The Peoples Democratic Party has derided the President Muhammadu Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress for thinking that moving major events of its planned presidential inauguration from May 29 to June 12, the country’s Democracy Day, can confer any form of legitimacy on the outcome of the “rigged” 2019 presidential election.
The Federal Government says President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29 will be low-key and that a number of events slated for the inauguration will be held on June 12.
Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya, the Gombe state Governor-elect, has inaugurated a 30-member inauguration committee ahead of May 29.
However, National Chairman of PPA, Garshon Benson, told News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that the president should send a Bill to the National Assembly for a law on the new Democracy Day.
This is good news for democracy and a proud moment for Nigeria. While impossible to go back in time and change the past, we must do our utmost to correct the wrongs of the past.
Buhari had on Wednesday in a statement he personally signed directed that as from next year, May 29 will no longer be observed as Democracy Day and that the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, be honoured with the ward of the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic
Buhari had on Wednesday moved the celebration of the country’s Democracy Day from May 29 every year to June 12 with effect from next year
No one in the Presidency has “convincingly” told us what we need to know about the continued scarcity and how they tend to resolve it as soon as possible. It`s quite obvious that President Jonathan no longer feels concerned about whatsoever befall us, even though he never did in the last five years. But by this time next week, it is expected that the story would have changed. A President is expected to be in place and the government shall be on his shoulder. He is the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari. He is expected to tell us what we need to know about the looming fuel subsidy and put a lasting solution to this failure of government. May be this is exactly the right time to let go of subsidy. Well this is not the topic for today but for another day
This Arase said was to ward off possible plans by insurgents to carry out widespread violence and coordinated attacks on the installations and public places ahead of the May 29, 2015 handover date to incoming administrations at the federal and states levels
Anyim said the terms of reference of the committee include “to collect from all the MDAs the handover briefs, then prepare them and then interface with the in-coming administration’s transition committee, and then we prepare the president’s handover note”
It is quite unfortunate that it is only in this part of the world that people raise issues that have no constitutional backing. Constructive criticisms are essentially based on issues of law, constitution and to some extent morality