Presidency moves to transform illegal Niger Delta oil refineries
The presidency is making a move to make some of the illegal refiners and the local communities in the Niger Delta become shareholders in the proposed modular refineries concept of the Federal Government.
Imo expects N13.5b of Paris Club loan refund, not N80b, says Okorocha
Okorocha regretted that were already wrong speculations about the money, adding that he would turn Imo into another London if he gets as much as N80 billion. He stressed that N13 billion would only pay two months workers and pensions salaries.
Villa Chapel honours Aisha Buhari on Mother’s Day
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo, attended the service. Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC), Deaconess Joan Ayo, on behalf of the women, commended the President’s wife in her support for her husband in building a virile nation.
Group commends FG on integration of illegal refineries
The Bayelsa business community have commended the Federal Government’s plan to integrate illegal oil operations into the proposed modular refineries to be established in the Niger Delta.
Lagos-Ibadan rail project: A rebirth of Nigerian rail transport
Early this month, Vice president Yemi Osinbajo, who was then acting president performed the ground breaking of the Lagos - Ibadan rail project that is to run from Apapa port in Lagos to Ibadan.
Abia to benefit from modular refineries
The Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has indicated that oil-producing communities in Abia State would have their deprivations resulting from oil activities redressed by the government and the state will also benefit along with others when modular refineries are established.
Senate okays additional $500m Eurobond
The Senate has approved the request of the Presidency to raise additional $500 million Eurobond from the international capital market for the funding of the 2016 budget.
Unwanted celebration of looters
As Nigeria’s current leadership continues to fight corruption , a scourge that has diminished the country on all fronts, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s anger and determination to speak out against corruption as often as possible should be appreciated as a necessary cry from the heart.
It is Buhari we wish to commend for dealing with the issue of granting his deputy an acting appointment status without creating a constitutional crisis. Secondly, his honesty about his health status is worthy of commendation.