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Peter Obi condemns the massive size of Nigeria's contingent to the COP28 climate summit

FORMER Anambra State governor and 2023 presidential candidate Peter Obi condemned the massive size of Nigeria's contingent to the ongoing COP28 climate summit in Dubai saying that having a 1411-member delegation is wasteful.



As we slowly head into 2024, surely security has got to be one of President Tinubu’s top three priorities. He needs an action plan that looks something like this

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Given that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is totally overwhelmed by the security situation, we need at least one new layer of security

[2] We will thus create regional security forces along the same lines as Amotekun. For them to become operational, these regional forces must be approved by their state houses of assembly and will operate across their geo-political zones to prevent governors using them as private armies


Adeboye issues warning to RCCG members about the way they dress when coming to church

REDEEMED Christian Church of God (RCCG) general overseer Pastor Enoch Adeboye has issued fresh directives to the female members of his parish to watch the watch the way they dress while on the camp's ground.



I am waiting to see what President Tinubu gets out of this COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai but for me, what he needs to ask for is fixed foreign direct investment rates

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] World leaders are busy trying to find ways to reduce our carbon footprint at this summit in Dubai. One thing they fail to ever mention, however, is that Africa has very little to do with global warming

[2] As a continent, our carbon emissions are minuscule because we simply do not manufacture enough to pollute the environment. When you account for just 1% of global manufacturing, you really have no environmental case to answer


Super Falcons record their biggest won in five years as they thump Cape Verde in Nation Cup qualifier

NIGERIA'S Super Falcons secured their biggest win in over five years yesterday after beating Cape Verde 5-0 in the first leg of a 2024 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.



There have been a few people in history who have had grandiose dreams for Nigeria. I hope President Tinubu joins their ranks with an unprecedented tourism programme

Ayo Akinfe

[1] We will build a mega Koma village in Adamawa State centred around the traditional culture of these people

[2] In Iseyin, we will construct a tomb of Samuel Ajayi Crowther to attract Christian pilgrims from all over Africa

[3] In Sokoto, we will reconstruct the tomb of Usman Dan Fodio to attract African Muslim pilgrims


Nigeria poised to benefit from Opec plans to slash global crude oil production

NIGERIA could soon enjoy an increase in revenue as a result of higher crude oil returns as the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) is planning to cut output in a bid to rally global prices.



Ogun State traditional ruler jailed for six months after being found guilty of impersonation

OGUN State traditional ruler the Osolo of Ado-Odo Muftau Dosunmu has been sentenced to six months imprisonment by an Abeokuta Magistrates Court for impersonation after he refused to stop presenting himself as a monarch.



Super Eagles to camp in United Arab Emirates ahead of next year's Africa Cup of Nations

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles will camp in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the team's preparations for the forthcoming 2024 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in January next year.




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