Author: Mutiu Taiwo

THE NIGERIAN IDEAL My Fellow Citizens, I stand before you honoured to assume the sacred mandate you have given me. My love for this nation is abiding. My confidence in its people, unwavering. And my faith in God Almighty, absolute. I know that His hand shall provide the needed moral strength and clarity of purpose in those instances when we seem to have reached the limits of our human capacity. This day is bold and majestic yet bright and full of spirit, as is our precious nation. As a nation, we have long ago decided to march beyond the dimness…

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Charles Soludo, the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and current Governor of Anambra State, was reportedly refused entry to the VIP section during the Presidential inauguration ceremony in Abuja. In a video being circulated online, it appears that the Governor was not aware of where he was supposed to sit down, generating controversy over the way he was ushered out to join the masses. However, it is unconfirmed whether this is the case, or he was asked to enter the section through another route. DailyInsider will update you as events unfold.

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Muhammadu Buhari, the immediate past president of Nigeria, has departed Abuja through the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, for his home in Daura, Katsina State. Buhari left immediately the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, swore in Kashim Shetima and Bola Tinubu as Vice-president and President of Nigeria, respectively. Before his long-awaited departure, the former president handed over the flag and other official insignia to Bola Tinubu, his successor, at the inauguration ceremony in Abuja. After earlier revealing that he would retire to his home in Daura to start attending to his cows and cattle, the retired Army General will,…

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Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been sworn in as the new president of Nigeria, ushering in a fresh leap into a new democratic dispensation for the people of the country. The oath of office was carried out by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, on Monday, May 29, during the inauguration event at the Eagle Square, Abuja. DAILY INSIDER reports that Kashim Shetima, former Governor of Borno state, was also sworn in as the vice president of the country, taking the baton from Yemi Osinbajo. Recall that Tinubu, former Lagos state Governor and senator, was declared the winner of…

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