Osinbajo meets Dalung, Pinnick over NFF crisis
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met behind closed doors with the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung and the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick at the Presidential Villa...
Federal Executive Council okays N15.73 billion for Enugu highway
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N15.73 billion for the road connecting Umana Ndiagu-Agba-Ebenebe-Amansii-Awka-Umumba Section two in Enugu State.The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde, Fashola, made the disclosure while briefing State House Correspondents...
NASS invasion: Osinbajo saved Nigeria from embarrassment - Tinubu
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday commended Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo for his intervention in the blockade of the National Assembly complex. Tinubu gave the commendation while addressing party members at the state secretariat of the party. He said the response of Osinbajo in sacking the Director-General of the Department…
Lawyers hail Osinbajo for sacking Daura
Prominent lawyers have praised the acting president of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) for decisively terminating the appointment of the director general of the Department of State Security (DSS), Lawal Daura.
New Nigerian government's scheme targets 2 million traders
Nigerian Government on Monday said it will empower two million Nigerians through a financial scheme to grant loans to petty traders. The scheme called "Trader Moni" launched under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) was designed to help petty traders expand their trade with a collateral-free loan of at least N10,000 which would be…
FG reneges on plan to stop 5% VAT in air fares
The Federal Government appears to have reneged on the plan to suspend mandatory five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on airfares in the country as contained in the Executive Order issued in June.
Use pulpit to preach against corruption, Osinbajo tells clergies
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has tasked gospel preachers to join the fight against corruption through using their pulpits to preach righteousness. He also appealed to Nigerians to stand against the plundering of the nation’s resources, as well as support the anti-corruption initiative of the Federal Government, irrespective of party affiliations. Osinbajo, speaking at the 30th…
EFCC raids house, arrests former DSS boss Ekpeyong
A former director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Ita Ekpeyong has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Why APC must win Katsina by-election, by Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) must win Saturday’s Katsina North senatorial district by-election.
FG achieved more with less resources than previous administrations, says Osinbajo
Nigeria’s acting president, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday claimed the Buhari led administration has achieved more with 60 percent less resources than previous government of the country. Osinbajo, who is in acting capacity following President Mohammadu Buhari’s 10-day holiday in London, said the present administration places priority on matters concerning the common man. Though there have…