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Osinbajo Says 50 Years after Biafra, Nigeria Greater Together than Apart

Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President *Says the greatest responsibility of Nigerian leaders today is to give a pathway to unity in diversity.  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has underscored the need for Nigerian leaders to give the younger generation the vision on a pathway to unity in diversity. Prof. Osinbajo ...

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Buhari to receive freed 82 Chibok girls

Boko Haram group have released 82 schoolgirls from a group of 276 they abducted in north-eastern Nigeria three years ago, the president’s office says. They were handed over in exchange for Boko Haram suspects after negotiations. The girls will be received by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Sunday, a ...

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Buhari Increases Amnesty Programme’s Budget by N35 Billion

  *Funds released for ex-militants’ rehabilitation & reintegration *Rise in budgetary allocation fallout of recent presidential level visits to oil producing communities In sustenance of the new understanding between the Federal Government and the oil-producing communities of the Niger Delta, the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has released additional N35B to ...

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Nigeria’s Greatness Lies in its Diversity-VP Osinbajo

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President April 19, 2017/Press Release “A lot of those who say we are better divided as a nation, don’t understand that the greatness of this country lies first in its diversity and then in the size of the country”, says Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, ...

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2018 Census To Cost Nigeria N272bn- NPC

The Director-General of the National Population Commission (NPC), Dr Ghaji Bello , has said that the proposed 2018 National Population Census  will cost an estimated N272 billion. He disclosed this in New York, the United States (U.S.) that the Federal Government was expected to fund the exercise by only 51 per ...

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Seven Dead As Multiple Bomb Blasts Rock Maiduguri

Nema Officials at the blast scene Seven people are said to have died, following multiple explosions in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. It was gathered that the blasts occurred early on Wednesday morning at an Internally Displaced Persons camp located at Muna garage. Nema Official at the scene of the ...

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FG releases economic recovery plan

The Federal Government has released the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) which unveils a road map for Nigeria’s economic recovery, growth and sustainable development. This was according to a statement issued on Tuesday by the Media Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Akpandem James. According to ...

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Why North Is Opposed To Restructuring -Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has renewed his call for restructuring, saying he understands why many of those calling for restructuring are from the south, while the bulk of the opposition to it comes from the north. Speaking at an annual public lecture at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Monday, ...

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FG tracks assets held by MDAs, creates assets register

Kemi.Adeosun       The Federal Government has launched an Asset Tracking and Management Project (ATMProject), through which for the first time, the Government would be able to locate, identify, assess and evaluate all its moveable and immoveable assets, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has announced. Similarly, a ...

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FG Regulatory Agencies Must Act as Agents of Change-Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Acting President     *NAFDAC,SON Now to Grant Licenses, Approvals within Stated Time Limits It is the role of government’s regulatory agencies to act as catalysts of beneficial change and to take responsibility for facilitating businesses in the country, according to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. “We ...

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