Articles Posted in the " Dr. Reuben Abati " Category

  • Reuben Abati: When love isn’t enough

    By Reuben Abati It is that time of the year again in the month of February, when there is so much talk and excitement about romance and love, all in preparation for that special day dedicated to love, romance and dalliance, this very day, Valentine’s Day. The romantic propaganda can be really oppressive. In the […] Post from PM News


  • Bringing Back ‘Made in Nigeria’ by Olu W. Onemola

    There has been a lot of talk in recent times about promoting ‘Made in Nigeria.’ From the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki’s recent visit to the ‘Made in Aba’ trade fair, to the hashtag to #BuyNaijaToGrowTheNaira, it is clear that Nigerians are beginning to understand that it is only our concerted and collective internal efforts […] Post from PM News


  • Reuben Abati: A visit to the FRSC

    Reuben Abati One of the things I have had to do in recent times was to renew my driver’s licence. This took me to the headquarters of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Abuja. The procedure requires the applicant’s presence: forms to be filled, fees to be paid, fingerprinting to be done, and so, […] Post from PM News


  • Reuben Abati: Do you speak French?

    I was on my way back from Botswana, after attending a conference organized by the Africa Leadership Forum (ALF). This was sometime in the 90s. On that same trip was Professor Tekena Tamuno, the eminent historian of blessed memory. We boarded an Air Afrique flight from Johannesburg to Abidjan, where we were scheduled to join […] Post from PM News


  • Adeboye sends off DGO, AGOs

    Femi Anjorin The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has formerly sent forth his retired Deputy General Overseer, Pastor J. H. Abiona, his assistant since 1981, when he took over the mantle of leadership. Others that were also sent forth are his retired Assistants General Overseers: Pastors Akindele, Ilori, P. […] Post from PM News


  • Presidency blasts Obasanjo over comments on Jonathan

    Nigeria’s presidency has replied former leader, Olusegun Obasanjo over his comments on President Goodluck Jonathan today. Obasanjo, who openly endorsed Jonathan’s rival in the rescheduled 28 March election, said Jonathan does not have the leadership qualities of Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress. He also accused Jonathan of digging in to hang on to […] Post from PM News


  • Chibok Girls: APC, Presidency in fire-for-fire

    File photo: Chief Akande, right, General Buhari at a meeting in AbujaA statement issued by Nigeria’s opposition party, the All Progressives Congress accusing President Goodluck Jonathan of abdicating his responsibility by passing the buck over the unrelenting terrorist attacks in Nigeria, has spurred a counter statement from the presidency. In a statement late on Sunday, The Presidency accused the APC of dishonesty and playing politics with […] (Post From PM News)


  • African countries send 5 battalion to fight Boko Haram

    Reuben AbatiNigeria, Republic of Benin, Cameroon, Niger and Chad will contribute one battalion of troops each to the international force set up to combat Boko Haram and other insurgent groups. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, told journalists during a news briefing in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the […] (Post From PM News)


  • PDP promises Nigerians good leadership

    Prof Wale OladipoThe Peoples Democratic Party National Secretary, Prof. Wale Oladipo, said the party would continue to provide good leadership to the people in spite of intimidation and blackmail from opposition. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday while reacting to a case filed against PDP by Malam Nasir` El-Rufai, a Chieftain of All Progressives Congress, at […] (Post From PM News)


  • Pakistan air strikes kill 32 militants

    Air strikePrecision military air strikes on Wednesday killed at least 32 militants including key commanders in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said. “Confirmed militant hideouts were targeted early morning today in North Waziristan through precise aerial strikes,” a senior security official told AFP He added, “there are reports of 32 terrorists […] (Post From PM News)