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BREAKING: Top Politician Reveals When Tinubu Will Sack Some Ministers

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BREAKING: Top Politician Reveals When Tinubu Will Sack Some Ministers

A top politician has revealed when Tinubu will sack some Ministers from his cabinet.

News ToGo reports that former Kogi West lawmaker Senator Smart Adeyemi disclosed that President Bola Tinubu will remove any Minister who fails to deliver within six months. He made this statement during an interview with Arise Television on Wednesday.

Adeyemi said, “What Nigerians should understand about President Bola Tinubu today, including those who are Ministers, is that based on his track record if you don’t perform within six months, he shows you the way out.”

Adeyemi highlighted the unique situation of having seasoned politicians controlling the executive arm of government for the first time, citing examples such as former senators now serving as governors, including Hope Uzodinma of Imo State. He pointed out that individuals with Senate experience are attuned to the needs and aspirations of Nigerians.

“He’s telling us that he understands we’re going through some pains. He’s coming with a track record of performance. Those who are being nominated or given appointments, I celebrate you, but if you don’t perform, this man will show you the way out. It’s not a question of leaving them for eight years or four years. Asiwaju doesn’t have that kind of track record,” Adeyemi emphasized.

Adeyemi also noted that Tinubu and his Vice, Kashim Shettima, will utilize their legislative expertise to benefit the nation. He firmly stated that individuals with Senate experience cannot afford to fail once they have been in the Senate.

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Niger, Mali, Burkina-Faso Dare ECOAS, Announce Plan To Form Confederation

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Niger, Mali, Burkina-Faso Dare ECOAS, Announce Plan To Form Confederation

The governments of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, all led by military regimes, are moving forward with plans to establish a confederation, according to an announcement from the Malian foreign ministry on Thursday.

News ToGo reports that this move deepens ties among the three countries through an alliance that challenges broader West African integration efforts.

On January 28, the military administrations of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger declared their withdrawal from the West African bloc ECOWAS. They emphasized that this decision was a “sovereign” one and stated their intent to leave the Economic Community of West African States “without delay.”

Further solidifying their stance, the leader of Niger’s military junta, Abdourahamane Tchiani, reiterated on Monday that none of the three Sahel nations would seek to rejoin the regional bloc.

At a gathering in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, the ministers from the three countries confirmed their joint commitment to depart from ECOWAS promptly and continue their collaboration under the Alliance of Sahel States (AES). The Malian foreign ministry shared that they “reaffirmed their commitment to advancing resolutely in the process of implementing the AES and creating the Tri-State Confederation.”

Details regarding the functioning of the proposed confederation have not yet been disclosed, including plans for alignment in political, economic, and security matters. These countries are grappling with a decade-long battle against Islamist insurgents that has caused instability in the subregion.

In November, their finance ministers mentioned considering the establishment of a monetary union, and officials from all three nations have expressed varying levels of support for moving away from the West African CFA franc common currency.

These military-led governments have severed longstanding military ties with France, their former colonial ruler. This move has diminished France’s influence in the Sahel region and complicated international efforts to combat militants associated with al Qaeda and the Islamic State.

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A Major Edo Gov’ship Contender Quits Race

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A Major Edo Gov'ship Contender Quits Race

A prominent contender in Edo State, Dr. Ernest Afolabi Umakhihe, has opted out of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election.

News ToGo reports that he promptly announced his endorsement of Dennis Idahosa, the youthful representative of Ovia constituency in the House of Representatives, whom he hailed as “the choice of the party.”

Umakhihe, a retired federal Permanent Secretary from Edo North Senatorial District, made his withdrawal from the race official on Saturday morning.

In his statement, Umakhihe expressed gratitude to his supporters and declared, “Let us give our support to Hon. Dennis Idahosa, who is the choice of the party. There are greater days ahead.”

With the withdrawals of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and Chief Lucky Imasuen, nine out of the 12 cleared aspirants remain in the race.

The governorship direct primary election is currently underway across Edo State, with collation slated for Benin later today.

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JUST IN: APC Fires Fresh Warning At Gov Fubara

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JUST IN: APC Fires Fresh Warning At Gov Fubara

The caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Rivers State chapter, Chief Tony Okocha, has called upon Governor Siminalaye Fubara to halt the governance of the state in the absence of a budget.

News ToGo reports that Okocha further urged the governor to uphold the peace agreement initiated by President Bola Tinubu by resubmitting the state budget to the State House of Assembly.

In condemning the governor’s actions as gross financial misconduct, the APC leader accused Fubara of disregarding an agreement made with the president to resubmit the budget to the entire assembly for the sake of peace in the state. Okocha made these remarks on Thursday, February 15, during an event in Abuja focusing on the necessity of revisiting the president’s intervention for progress in Rivers State.

Expressing his dismay at the governor’s defiance of state laws by sidelining the state house of assembly, Okocha lamented the assembly’s overriding of the governor’s decisions on four significant bills. He emphasized, “Running Rivers State without a budget amounts to gross financial misconduct.”

Furthermore, Okocha advised the governor to ignore the influence of mediocre individuals and fifth columnists whose motives are solely financial gain. He concluded by warning that the state is on the brink of chaos if the governor fails to adhere to the agreements made, asserting that such actions disrespect the president and the law.

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