Tag Archives: Agenda

Hard drugs: Agenda for Tinubu’s presidency | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

By | 06/02/2023

As the newly elected President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is sworn in to take over the reign of power in Abuja on May 29th, 2023, one item of interest that people globally will be expecting from him, is the sustenance of the vigorous war against trafficking of hard drugs and illicit substances. There is no gainsaying… Read More »

‘Real issue’: Oli London criticises radical trans activists pushing agenda

By | 06/01/2023

Influencer Oli London, who has been de-transitioning from being transgender for a year, has criticised the agenda of radical trans activists. “Pushing for all these things on children, pushing for hormones on kids and puberty blockers – that’s the real issue,” Mr London told TalkTV contributor Rosanna Lockwood. “Men shouldn’t be in women’s spaces, men… Read More »

Nepalese PM Prachanda Arrives on Maiden Visit to India; Bilateral Ties, Agnipath Recruitment on Agenda

By | 05/31/2023

It is the first bilateral trip abroad by Prachanda after he assumed the office in December last year. (Credits: Twitter) The Nepal government has raised concerns about the Agnipath scheme and stopped the recruitment that has been going under a unique arrangement since 1947 Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda arrived in India on… Read More »

Tinubu targets 1m digital jobs as stakeholders set agenda for new administration

By | 05/31/2023

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed his administration’s readiness to create one million new digital jobs for the economy. The post Tinubu targets 1m digital jobs as stakeholders set agenda for new administration appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Follow Us on Google News

Air New Zealand’s Secret Agenda? Passengers to Face Mysterious Weigh-In Before Boarding

By | 05/31/2023

Last Updated: May 31, 2023, 01:49 IST Air New Zealand initiative has sparked concerns among passengers, given the personal nature of weight disclosure. (PTI File Photo) The airline refers to this initiative as a “passenger weight survey,” claiming it will provide crucial data on the weight load and distribution for aircraft Air New Zealand is… Read More »

Nitish Kumar to Chair Big Opposition Meet Next Month; ‘Joint Strategy’ for 2024 Lok Sabha Polls on Agenda

By | 05/29/2023

Nitish Kumar has been meeting leaders across parties to forge opposition unity. (Image: PTI/File) The notion of a joint fight in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections has become stronger as 20 opposition parties unitedly boycotted the inauguration of the new Parliament building by PM Narendra Modi Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar will chair an all-important… Read More »

PM Modi Holds Meeting With CMs of BJP-ruled States on Party’s Good Governance Agenda

By | 05/28/2023

Last Updated: May 28, 2023, 18:36 IST Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File photo/PTI) The meeting is part of the BJP’s good governance agenda in which chief ministers share their best practices in governance and implementation of various welfare schemes Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held a meeting with the chief ministers of the BJP-ruled… Read More »

US defence secretary Lloyd Austin to visit India in early June, defence cooperation on agenda

By | 05/26/2023

Lloyd Austin, the United States (US) secretary of defense, will visit India in early June to advance discussions on bilateral defence cooperation, Ely Ratner, the assistant secretary for Indo-Pacific security affairs in the department of defense said on Thursday. Lloyd Austin is the fourth US cabinet-level secretary to visit India this year, after Secretary of… Read More »

Yoruba Obas set agenda for incoming govt

By | 05/24/2023

Traditional rulers in the South-West under the aegis of Yoruba Obas Forum, on Tuesday, warned against plots to truncate the May 29 inauguration of President-elect,Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, insisting that nothing should stop the inauguration of the President-elect and Vice President-elect. The traditional rulers also appealed to the incoming administration to grant constitutional roles to monarchs,… Read More »

How Ron DeSantis Became US Conservative Hero With “Anti-Woke” Agenda

By | 05/24/2023

DeSantis appears almost daily in the national media. Washington: Expanding gun rights, defunding diversity programs and banning books, Ron DeSantis has become a darling of US conservatives for his embrace of an “anti-woke” agenda that has fueled his rise in the Republican Party. The Florida governor — who will announce on Wednesday that he is… Read More »

Ajaero:  Tinubu’s Agenda Not Clear to NLC – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/23/2023

Buhari sets Nigeria backwards Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that it will be too early to speculate on the plans of the next administration under All Progressives Congress(APC). President of NLC, Comrade Joe Ajaero, who spoke yesterday  during a familiarisation visit to one of the affiliate unions, the Amalgamated Union of… Read More »

Race for Speaker: 30 reps-elect attend as Jaji presents agenda

By | 05/19/2023

At least 30 members-elect of the House of Representativeson Thursday attended the formal declaration of Sani Jaji (APC-Zamfara) for the race for the speaker of the incoming 10th House of Representatives. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has anointed Tajudeen Abbas (APC-Kaduna) and Benjamin Kalu (APC-Imo) as its candidates for speaker and deputy speaker respectively… Read More »

Ex-INEC Commissioner sets agenda for Tinubu on political appointments

By | 05/18/2023

A retired professor of sociology at the university of Lagos, Lai Olurode, has advised President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu and newly elected governors to consider certain factors in nominating those to serve in their governments. In a statement he sent to PREMIUM TIMES, Mr Olurode enumerated factors he said Mr Tinubu and the new governors should… Read More »

Ambitious agenda for Biden on upcoming three-nation Indo-Pacific trip as debt default looms at home

By | 05/14/2023

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has an ambitious agenda when he sets off this week on an eight-day trip to the Indo-Pacific. He’s looking to tighten bonds with longtime allies, make history as the first sitting U.S. president to visit the tiny island state of Papua New Guinea and spotlight his administration’s commitment to… Read More »

Setting Agenda for 10th N’Assembly’s Presiding Officers – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/08/2023

Mon-Charles Egbo writes that the leadership of the 10th National Assembly should come up with people-oriented bills that will address the yearning needs of an average Nigerian in areas of growing hunger, poverty and insecurity in the country. From every perspective, what shaped the events and activities leading to the 2023 general elections was a… Read More »

OPINION… 10th National Assembly: Setting agenda for the presiding officers

By | 05/07/2023

From every perspective, what shaped the events and activities leading to the 2023 general elections was a massive agitation for a regenerated Nigeria where everything is working for the good of all. The political parties, candidates and the electorate were unanimous that Nigeria must work “now or never”. The level of the expressed desperation, justifiably… Read More »


By | 05/06/2023

 Tony Tomiwa commends oil and gas producing communities for their private sector-led investment initiatives The challenge of development in the oil and gas producing states has remained a huge issue especially in the Niger Delta as events have also shown over time. Niger Delta is so pronounced here because of the intensity of oil exploration… Read More »

Sco: SCO meet will look to firm up agenda for July summit | India News – Times of India

By | 05/05/2023

BENAULIM (GOA): In his second bilateral with his Chinese counterpart Qin Gang, foreign minister S Jaishankar on Thursday reiterated India’s position that ties will return to normal only after the situation along the LAC is fully resolved.Defence minister Rajnath Singh had told his counterpart Li Shangfu in another SCO meeting last week that China’s violations… Read More »

I have delivered on my change agenda, Buhari claims

By | 05/04/2023

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja, claimed that his administration had delivered on the change agenda he promised Nigerians, especially in the area of affordable housing. President Buhari made the claim when he self-appraised his administration’s performance during the inauguration of a housing estate in Zuba, Abuja, on Tuesday. According to the President, the… Read More »

I have delivered on my change agenda – President Buhari

By | 05/03/2023

President Buhari has said that his administration has delivered on the change agenda it promised Nigerians in 2015, especially in the area of affordable housing.     The President stated this while commissioning a housing estate in Zuba, Abuja, on Tuesday, May 2.   According to the President, the new housing estate was addressing multidimensional… Read More »

Assessing Okowa’s Eight Years of SMART Agenda – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/03/2023

Deji Elumoye examines Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s achievements in terms of infrastructural development of Delta State in the last eight years. On May 29, 2023, Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa will be handing over the baton of leadership to Governor-elect, Sheriff Oborevwori, after eight years in office.  Okowa’s mission and vision for the state is… Read More »

Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance Should Be on Modi Govt’s Political Agenda: Swedish Official to News18

By | 05/02/2023

With the outbreak of Covid-19, the use of antibiotics has risen significantly across the globe including in India, Malin Grape, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) ambassador from Sweden, told News18. In an exclusive conversation, the top Swedish official said, “India is an important country and the issue of fighting antimicrobial resistance should be made part of the political… Read More »

Retrieving Pak-occupied Kashmir Very Much on Govt Agenda, Says Union Minister Jitendra Singh

By | 05/01/2023

Union minister Jitendra Singh Singh is on an official visit to the UK and met London-based J&K-origin students and social groups. (Image: Twitter/File) The minister said after PM Narendra Modi sought to “correct several anomalies of the past that were the legacy of successive governments since 1947” To retrieve Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir and make… Read More »

Biden welcomes small business owners to White House to highlight economic agenda – UPI.com

By | 05/01/2023

1/3 President Joe Biden’s small business initiative launched in April 2022 and established dozens of new federal measures to promote new business creation through loans and community support services. Photo by Nathan Howard/UPI | License Photo May 1 (UPI) — President Joe Biden will welcome dozens of small business owners to the White House Monday… Read More »