Oluremi: An Amazon behind the Throne

As a teacher, she had moulded  thousands of  lives. As former First Lady of Lagos, she was formally inducted into politics to play behind the scene roles. Yet, in that capacity, she was not idle as the founder of  the trail-blazing New Era Foundation. Now, as politician, she is learning the ropes and making an impressive mark. Behind the successful political megastar, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is her delectable and colourful wife, Senator Oluremi.… Read the rest

A Senator’s Thought for the Elderly

Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, who represents Lagos Central District in the Senate, has a heart of gold. Long before her election last year, she had been involved in uplifting the youth and the vulnerable. Last week, she presented a ground breaking Bill in the Senate towards ensuring social security for the elderly. Assistant Editor ONYEDI OJIABOR reports the session.

WHEN she stepped into the Senate that day, Mrs. … Read the rest

My Stewardship

Let me begin by giving gratitude to God Almighty, because it is by His grace that we are all gathered here again, to witness this second edition of our Town Hall Meeting. I welcome you, dear leaders of our great party the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), party supporters, distinguished guests and gentlemen of the press to this second edition of Lagos Central Senatorial District Town Hall Meeting.… Read the rest

Senator Tinubu renders account of stewardship

Senator Oluremi Tinubu yesterday rendered her account of stewardship at a Town Hall meeting attended by leaders and people of the Lagos Central District, Lagos State.

The meeting, which trailed the maiden edition held at Muson Centre, Onikan four months ago, was chaired by the senatorial leader, Prince Tajudeen Olusi, who said that the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) would insist on accountability among legislators representing various districts and constituencies on its platform.… Read the rest

Senator Tinubu puts the Elderly on the front-burner

The Senate yesterday took steps to create a national social agency with the responsibility to care for the elderly.

This followed the second reading of a bill entitled “A Bill for an Act to establish the National Social Agency charged with the responsibility to, for among others things,  provide financial assistance to elderly persons in Nigeria and for related matters.”

Sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central), the Bill, which was seen by most Senators as timely, sailed through second reading.… Read the rest