Paton would, perhaps, rebuke President Biden for leading a pack of leaders of the European Union with angry teeth snarling at Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin. The elites devoted to bread and European immigrants across Southern Africa do not constitute majority population. More importantly, Ukraine has become a bazaar for military weapons. AID watchers in Africa know that such funds do not cross the Atlantic Ocean. What is good for dredging the swamps of poverty, decay and racism in his America must also be good for Africa.
The APC presidential candidate scored 523 in Buhari’s Sarkin Yara Polling Unit in Daura, Katsina State, while Atiku and Obi scored three and zero, respectively. The two polling units that make up the Government House in Makurdi, namely Government House Protocol Polling unit 022 and Government House Arts Theater 011, were won by Obi. In former Governor Jonah Jang’s polling unit in Plateau State, Obi scored 239 votes to beat Atiku, who polled 29 votes. The APC presidential candidate scored 523 in Buhari’s Sarkin Yara Polling Unit in Daura, Katsina State, while Atiku and Obi scored three and zero, respectively. The two polling units that make up the Government House in Makurdi, namely Government House Protocol Polling unit 022 and Government House Arts Theater 011, were won by Obi.23 days ago THISDAYLIVE
Leonard made the remarks in an interview with reporters when she visited the Tudun Wada Secondary School polling units in Zone 4 Abuja, where there was a large turnout of voters. Regarding vote buying, the British envoy noted no incidents of vote buying in the polling units her team visited. And we will stay here until early April to complete our assessment of the overall election process here in Nigeria. Our long-term observers have been deployed since late January, and short-term observers during this week are at polling units throughout the country. “And on Monday, we will publish a preliminary statement containing our initial assessment of the election process regarding all of the issues that have arisen.23 days ago THISDAYLIVE
*Launches advisory council on support for female gender*Neem Foundation says discrimination is clog in wheel of any nationDeji Elumoye and Michael Olugbode in AbujaPresident Muhammadu Buhari has launched High-Level Advisory Council on Nigeria’s Support for Women and Girls, calling for upscaling of efforts for more inclusion of women in development policies and projects. According to him, “This is what we promised to all Nigerians – including our women and girls when our party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), was elected in 2015. “The wellbeing of women and girls remain a pivotal indicator of how well any Nation is doing in driving her developmental plans. “It is expected that the High-Level Advisory Council on Nigeria’s Support for Women and Girls, which I am very proud to inaugurate today, therefore, comes as an answered prayer to bridge this identified gap. Meanwhile, the Executive Director, Neem Foundation, Dr Fatima Akilu, has said the discrimination and disempowerment of women and girls was a clog in the wheel of progress of a nation.1 month ago THISDAYLIVE
The day was marked with a church service laced with singing, prayers, musical performances and biblical ministrations. In his sermon at the service, the Bishop of Lagos Mainland Diocese, Rt. Akinpelu Johnson, recalled Mama and her family’s early days at St Jude’s Cathedral and particularly her devotion to the service of God. Adeboye, who also ministered at the service, prayed for the celebrant, thanked God for her life and asked for God’s blessings on her and everyone at the service. Leading the special celebration messages for Mama contained in the event brochure was President Muhammadu Buhari, who wrote a personal letter to Mama Osinbajo.1 month ago THISDAYLIVE
The president said he was looking forward to working closely with Pate to strengthen the nation’s health system and on other global health issues. Congratulations, Nigeria is proud of your achievements.”According to a report by Gavi New Media yesterday, Pate would be officially starting as CEO on August 3, 2023. It described Pate as a proven global health leader with experience at the national and international levels. Pate would lead Gavi as it continues its work to support routine immunisation, outbreak response and COVID-19 vaccinations around the world. Gavi is one of the most impactful organisations in global health, a testament to the great work of the Alliance partners and Secretariat staff.1 month ago THISDAYLIVE
The central bank also said it is working assiduously to increase the circulation of the newly redesigned banknotes across the country. The apex bank has also insisted that the redesign of the naira notes was not targeted at any individual but was done in the overall interest of the country and the economy. The CBN’s assurances came against the backdrop of a misleading report which misquoted Emefiele as attributing the naira banknotes to a shortage of printing materials at the NSPMC known as the Mint. The NCS had tasked the apex bank to make the new Naira notes available or recirculate the old Naira notes to ease the current suffering of Nigerians. Naira Redesign Not Targeted at Any Individual, CBN InsistsMeanwhile, the CBN has also insisted that the redesign of some naira notes is not targeted at any individual but was done in the country’s overall interest and the economy.1 month ago THISDAYLIVE
Here is the kernel of Kolawole’s message to his fellow Nigerians : “The politics of purpose is often missing, giving way to prebendal politics and politics of pulling the wool over people’s eyes through a highly marketable sectional sentiments. GUEST COLUMNISTSAM AMADIDemocracy and the JudiciaryChukwudifu Oputa, a reputed Justice of the Nigerian Supreme Court, once noted that the Supreme Court is final not because it is infallible, but infallible because it is final. Today, for all practical purposes, democracy now means representative democracy, which has further mutated into electoral democracy. Many sceptics of electoral democracy argue that the competition of electoral democracy is elitist and therefore not equalitarian. The judicialisation of electoral politics raises serious concerns for democracy and governance.1 month ago THISDAYLIVE