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General Buratai: A Stellar Choice For Tinubu’s Administration

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General Buratai: A Stellar Choice For Tinubu’s Administration

General Buratai: A Stellar Choice For Tinubu’s Administration

 

 

Two weeks into President Tinubu’s administration, Nigerians are filled with hope as affirmative decisions are made and bills are signed, restoring faith in the country’s future.

 

 

 

 

As the nation eagerly awaits the announcement of his cabinet, suggestions pour in regarding potential members who would be instrumental in shaping the administration.

 

 

 

Among the names being put forward is General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, a retired Chief of Army Staff, who possesses exceptional qualities and extensive experience that make him a promising addition to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s team.

 

 

 

 

With his strategic military leadership, extensive national security expertise, and commitment to democracy, General Buratai brings valuable assets to the table despite his retired status.

 

 

 

During his tenure as the Chief of Army Staff, General Buratai showcased exceptional strategic military leadership skills. He spearheaded significant transformation within the Nigerian Army, focusing on professionalizing and strengthening the force.

 

 

 

 

This expertise in organizational development could greatly benefit Tinubu’s administration, particularly in matters of defense and security.

 

 

 

 

Having dealt with complex national security challenges throughout his career, General Buratai brings insights and strategies to the table.

 

His experience in counterterrorism operations, notably his role as the force commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force combating the Boko Haram insurgency, can be instrumental in enhancing Nigeria’s security posture under Tinubu’s administration.

 

 

 

 

General Buratai’s commitment to preserving democracy and upholding the rule of law is a crucial attribute. He emphasized the importance of the military remaining apolitical and fully supportive of the civilian government.

 

 

 

 

 

This commitment ensures a harmonious relationship between Tinubu’s administration and the armed forces, should General Buratai join the team.

Moreover, General Buratai has a proven track record in driving infrastructural development within the Nigerian Army. His initiatives led to the establishment of institutions such as the Nigerian Army University Biu and the Army War College.

 

General Buratai: A Stellar Choice For Tinubu’s Administration

 

 

 

This expertise in infrastructure projects can contribute to Tinubu’s vision for national development.

 

 

 

As a retired officer, General Buratai can provide an objective perspective and independent advice to Tinubu’s administration.

 

His experience outside the active military service allows him to approach challenges with a broader understanding of the complexities involved.

 

 

 

 

Recognizing the importance of cybersecurity, General Buratai ensured the Nigerian Army developed capabilities to combat cyber threats effectively. This expertise can significantly contribute to enhancing Nigeria’s cyber defense capabilities under Tinubu’s administration.

 

 

 

 

Throughout his career, General Buratai demonstrated a strong commitment to national unity. He fostered a sense of inclusivity and cohesion among diverse ethnic and religious groups within the military.

 

 

 

 

This attribute aligns with Tinubu’s vision of a united Nigeria, where all citizens have equal opportunities and representation.

 

 

 

General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, a retired officer with remarkable experience, leadership skills, and commitment to national development, could be a valuable team player in Tinubu’s administration.

 

 

 

If given the opportunity, General Buratai’s presence could greatly support Tinubu’s goals of progress and prosperity for all Nigerians.

Osigwe Omo-Ikirodah writes in from Abuja.

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Cybersecurity levy: FG more interested in milking dying economy, says Peter Obi

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Cybersecurity levy: FG more interested in milking dying economy, says Peter Obi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global News Reports That The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, in the 2023 elections, says the federal government is more interested in milking a dying economy through the introduction of the cybersecurity levy.

 

 

 

 

Cybersecurity levy: FG more interested in milking dying economy, says Peter Obi

 

 

 

In a post on his X account on Wednesday, Obi said the policies implemented by the government not only drive the citizens into poverty but also diminish the country’s competitiveness in the economic environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

According to Obi, it is unreasonable to expect the struggling citizens of Nigeria to individually finance all government activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The introduction of yet another tax, in the form of Cybersecurity Levy, on Nigerians who are already suffering severe economic distress is further proof that the government is more interested in milking a dying economy instead of nurturing it to recovery and growth,” Obi said.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The imposition of a Cybersecurity Levy on bank transactions is particularly sad given that the tax is on the trading capital of businesses and not on their profit hence will further erode whatever is left of their remaining capital, after the impact of the Naira devaluation and high inflation rate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“It is inconceivable to expect the suffering citizens of Nigeria to separately fund all government activities. Policies such as this impoverish the citizens and make the country’s economic environment less competitive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“At a time when the government should be reducing taxes to curb inflation, the government is instead introducing new taxes. And when did the office of the NSA become a revenue-collecting center?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“And why should that purely national security office receive returns on a specific tax as stated in the new cybersecurity law?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On May 6, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) directed banks and other financial institutions to implement a 0.5 percent cybersecurity levy on electronic transfers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CBN said the policy would take effect in two weeks and charges would be described as a ‘Cybersecurity Levy’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The apex bank said the charges would be remitted to the national cyber security fund, administered by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA).

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TY BURATAI HUMANITY CARE FOUNDATION CELEBRATES WORKERS; SALUTES PRESIDENT TINUBU’S SALARY INCREASE APPROVAL

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TY BURATAI HUMANITY CARE FOUNDATION CELEBRATES WORKERS; SALUTES PRESIDENT TINUBU’S SALARY INCREASE APPROVAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sahara Weekly Reports That The TY Buratai Humanity Care Foundation has recently expressed jubilation and gratitude towards President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his approval of a significant salary increase ranging between 25% and 35% for civil servants on the remaining six Consolidated Salary Structures. Additionally, the Foundation also applauded the President for approving a pay rise for pensioners under the Defined Benefits Scheme (DBS). This announcement was made in a statement signed by the Chairman of the Foundation, Amb Ibrahim Dahiru Danfulani Sadaukin Garkuwan Keffi and Betara of Biu.

 

 

 

 

 

TY BURATAI HUMANITY CARE FOUNDATION CELEBRATES WORKERS; SALUTES PRESIDENT TINUBU’S SALARY INCREASE APPROVAL

 

 

 

 

The statement highlighted the Foundation’s Grand Patron, His Excellency, Ambassador Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai (Rtd) CFR, former Chief of Army Staff, who expressed confidence in President Tinubu’s renewed hope agenda. The Grand Patron emphasized that the salary increase would undoubtedly bring smiles back to Nigerian workers, acknowledging their relentless dedication to the nation’s progress.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buratai further stated that the salary and pension increase are a step in the right direction and hope for more increases in the nearest future in order to further cushion the inflationary trend in the economy on the workers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Furthermore, General Buratai urged the public to rally behind President Tinubu’s administration, expressing concern over prevalent issues such as fuel scarcity and the escalating prices of goods in the market. Despite the Naira’s appreciation against the dollar, the Grand Patron noted that these economic challenges persist, calling for solidarity and support from all citizens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Buratai extended his heartfelt salute to Nigerian workers for their unwavering sacrifices towards the nation’s prosperity. Their dedication and commitment do not go unnoticed, and their efforts are instrumental in shaping a brighter future for all.

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Ondo 2024: PDP holds primary on Thursday with seven contestants

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Ondo 2024: PDP holds primary on Thursday with seven contestants

 

 

 

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Global News Reports – The Ondo Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is gearing up for its primary this Thursday. This pivotal event comes before the November 16 governorship election in the state.

 

 

Ondo 2024: PDP holds primary on Thursday with seven contestants

 

 

 

Seven Prominent Figures Vying for the Ticket The party boasts seven chieftains who will be vying for the PDP’s ticket in the primary. The lineup of aspirants is impressive and diverse. It includes Mr. Agboola Ajayi, a former Deputy Governor of the state, and Chief Olusola Ebiseni, who previously served as the Secretary General of the pan-Yoruba socio-political association, Afenifere. Joining them are Mr. Kolade Akinjo, a former member of the House of Representatives; Mr. John Mafo, a former Commissioner for Information; Mr. Adeolu Akinwumi; Mr. Bamidele Akingboye; and Bosun Arebuwa.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Committee and Procedures Announced In a statement released on Wednesday, Mr. Kennedy Peretei, the state Publicity Secretary of the PDP, shed light on the upcoming poll. He revealed that a seven-man committee, led by Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Mr. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, will conduct the primary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The statement read, “The Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party Governorship Primary Election, scheduled for Thursday, 25th April, 2024 will be conducted by a 7-man Primary Election Committee, headed by Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details of the Primary Election The statement detailed, “The Ondo State PDP Governorship Primary Election, set for Thursday, April 25, 2024, will be overseen by a 7-man Primary Election Committee.” The committee’s chair is none other than the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, His Excellency, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Venue and Participants The International Culture and Events Centre (The Dome) in Akure will host the exercise. An impressive roster of 627 delegates from the 18 local government areas of the state will gather to choose the party’s flag bearer for the November 16, 2024, Governorship election.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Preparations Delegate accreditation will kick off at 10:00 am. The party advises individuals who are not delegates or do not have official business at the venue to maintain a reasonable distance from the arena.

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