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N-Delta youths mobilise support for Buhari’s re-election

PORT HARCOURT— Coalition of Niger Delta Youth Groups in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo and Cross River states has commenced mobilisation for...

2019: Aisha Buhari to lead APC women, youths Presidential Campaign team

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has been appointed the Chairperson of All Progressives Congress (APC) Women and Youths Presidential...

We are on mission to rescue Nigeria from greedy few –...

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is on a mission to rescue the nation’s resources from being appropriated by “a privileged few in their...

Buhari hailed for withholding assent to NBC Bill

Communication experts at the weekend commended President Muhammadu Buhari for refusing to sign the National Broadcasting Commission Bill 2018 (Amendment) into law. They said the...

Benin residents to Buhari: Thank you for the availability of fuel-...

Residents of Benin have commended the Federal Government for ensuring availability of fuel during Christmas celebration. The residents, who spoke in separate interviews with newsmen...

Why Buhari Is Getting It Right on Projects

When you’re fighting corruption that has got as close as being the face and very definition of your administration as President Muhammadu...

Nigeria’s recruitment of 500,000 unemployed graduates began in 2016

In what was the first roll-out of its N500 billion social investment programmes, the Nigerian government began taking applications online for...

‘Nigeria steps up food, shelter supplies to IDPs in North-East’- June,...

By June 2016, over 23, 000 bags of assorted food items and 2,155 bags of shelter supplies were provided by different Federal...

Presidential panel ratified two days for new business registration in April,...

The Presidential Ease of Doing Business panel has reduced the number of days required for registration of new businesses in Nigeria from...

NDLEA insists on presence at ports despite Nigerian govt’s directive

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NAFDAC) has claimed its operations at the ports had been endorsed by the federal government, despite...

Nigeria finally retakes ownership of Ajaokuta steel, Itakpe mining Companies –...

Nigeria has recovered ownership of Ajaokuta Steel Company, ASC, and National Iron Ore Mining Company Limited, NIOMCO, Itakpe, following the resolution of...

Reconstruction of Apapa-Oworonshoki road begins next week – Dangote

The reconstruction of the 35 kilometres Apapa – Oworonshoki expressway in Lagos will begin next week, chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote,...

Buhari appoints new heads for four tertiary hospitals

President Muhammadu Buhari has named four heads for major health institutions across Nigeria. The president appointed Ajayi Adekunle as...

Nigerian govt. approves privatisation of five mining subsidiaries

The National Council on Privatisation, NCP, on Thursday approved the privatisation of five subsidiaries of the Nigerian Mining Corporation, NMC.

Nigeria creates website to help vulnerable groups get legal assistance

The Nigerian government in collaboration with human right groups has created an electronic platform to reach vulnerable people in need of legal...

Buhari sets targets for total broadband coverage of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has set ambitious targets for a national broadband network to harness the potential of the internet and digital access...

Nigeria police: President approves pay rise

Nov 26, 2018: Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a rise in salary and allowances for police officers.

Nigeria: ‘Next Level’ – Buhari’s Five Key Campaign Promises for 2019

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, at the start of the week launched his re-election campaign manifesto in which he boasted of having built...

Osinbajo inspects Abuja airport, says repairs 80 per cent complete

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo  inspected the rehabilitation of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja and said the exercise is going according to...

N-Power: Nigerian govt targets 350,000 unemployed graduates in 2017

The Presidency said on Sunday that its Social Investment Programmes, SIP, had a plan to hire 350,000 more unemployed graduates under the...

Osinbajo hails ECOWAS bank for infrastructure funding, development

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday praised the ECOWAS Bank for investment and Development for being proactive in infrastructure funding and...

Airport executive orders ’60 percent implemented’ — FAAN (2017 News)

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Monday said the implementation of the Executive Order issued by Acting President Yemi Osibajo...

Osinbajo commissions $1 billion cement factory

The federal government is on course to achieve Nigeria’s quest for self-sufficiency in cement production and export, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said...

Second Niger Bridge will be completed — Presidency, December 2018.

The Federal Government has reiterated its resolve to complete work on the Second Niger Bridge as well as other federal projects in...

Osinbajo lays foundation stone of N200 billion industrial park in Edo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday laid the foundation stone of a N200 billion Industrial Park in Iyanomo community, Benin, Edo State.

Second Niger Bridge: We’ll keep our promises – Presidency

The President has assured Nigerians that the present administration would complete the second Niger Bridge before the end of 2019.

Nigeria launched open government website in

The federal government launched website to convey detailed and updated information and data about its achievements and progress in different sectors of...

N-Power programme to be expanded – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the N-Power Graduate Skills Acquisition Programme will be expanded and made better to benefit more Nigerian youths.

Buhari approved N10 billion for communities affected by violence

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N10 billion for the rehabilitation of communities affected by violent attacks in parts of the country.

Analysing the N701 Billion CBN Guarantee To the Power Sector, By...

The PAG is a bold step in the right direction to developing a sustainable liquidity solution for the power sector. The CBN...

Nigeria​ set targets for 1,200MW from nuclear energy.

Erapamo Osaisai, the Chairman, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission, says Nigeria plans to make each of its nuclear power plants to generate power...

Nigeria, UK sign agreement on solar energy in London

The federal government on Thursday in London boosted its power programme with the signing of an agreement with the United Kingdom on...

Nigerian govt. targets 7,000MW of electricity by 2017 – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said in October 2016 that the Federal Government was planning to generate 7, 000 megawatts of electricity within the...

Nigeria’s power generation capacity above 7,000 MW — Osinbajo

Nigeria has increased its power generation capacity above 7,000 mega watts, although challenges persist with distribution to consumers, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...

$12m LPG plant ready 2019, says operator

Barring the unforeseen, the $12 million Liquefied Petroleum Gas plant (LPG) currently under construction in Ikuru in Rivers State, by Green Energy...

Nigerian govt approves privatisation of Afam power plants

The National Council on Privatisation, NCP, which is chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the commencement of the privatisation of...

Osinbajo hails Edo govt over power project

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has commended the Edo State Government for initiating Azura power project to generate electricity and boost the economy.

FG releases N1.248trn for capital projects —Adeosun

ABUJA—The Federal Government has released N1.248 trillion for capital projects, Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, disclosed, yesterday. Adeosun, who addressed...

Second Abuja airport runway to cost N63bn – FG

•‘Why we’re linking Nigeria, Niger by rail’ Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The total amount needed for the...

Nigeria insists African Union’s free trade drive must succeed.

As negotiations for an African continental free trade area, CFTA, move closer to completion by December, Nigeria says the drive must not...

Nigeria Now Has 19million Active Taxpayers – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday disclosed that the nation has increased its tax net from 14 million in May 2017...

Number of Tax payers rises by 5m in 1 year –...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Abuja, said that over five million new tax payers have been enrolled in the...

Full text of Muhammadu Buhari’s 2018 New Year address

I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in...

What Buhari told Nigeria’s foremost policy makers

President Muhammadu Buhari has highlighted some off his administration’s challenges and successes in the security situation in Nigeria. Mr....

Buhari approves posting of Treasury staff to NNPC, NPA, others

Dec 7, 2018- The Federal Government’s quest for higher revenue and accountability got a notch higher yesterday as President Muhammadu Buhari has...

Buhari returns to Abuja days in London – LIVE UPDATES

President Muhamadu Buhari is expected back in Abuja in the coming hours after spending many days in London where he received...

Buhari meets Ghanaian President in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Buhari presides over FEC, leaves for Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the meeting of Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Buhari presided over FEC as Abba Kyari, Oyo-Ita ‘reconciled’

President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the meeting of the Federal Council, FEC, with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and cabinet ministers in...

Buhari hosts South-west APC leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday hosted the South West Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a dinner at the First...

Nigeria’s Buhari set to meet Trump in Washington

Meeting comes at a time when both the United States and China are looking to strengthen financial relations with Africa.

‘I’m still going strong’: Nigerian president denies being a clone –...

https://youtu.be/Um7W9jFnj98 Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has laughed off rumours that he was dead and had been replaced by a clone. Buhari...

Muhammadu Buhari Returns To Nigeria After London Medical Stay

ABUJA:  Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Sunday, saying he was feeling well after a two-week stay in London where he...

Nigerians appreciate our SIP, Projects – Buhari

Aug 24, 2018- President Muhammadu Buhari says it is heart-warming that more Nigerians are appreciative of the implementation of policies and...

Buhari invests Adesina, Onobrakpeya with highest academic award

Dec 6, 2018- President Muhammadu Buhari decorated two prominent Nigerians, Adesoji Adesina and Bruce Onobrakpeya with the Nigerian National Order of Merit...

What Buhari has achieved in three years – Presidency

As Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day on May 29, the presidency has reeled out what the Muhammadu Buhari administration has achieved in the...

Despite federal govt directive, Ebonyi officials ‘extort’ N-Power beneficiaries

Beneficiaries of the Federal Government N-Power programme in Ebonyi have alleged that they were still being extorted by the handlers of the...

2019: Buhari opts for low-key campaign

•Bars MDAs, security agencies from making contributions •Atiku bides time for campaign in Northeast, Southeast, South-South

Bailout: CBN Extends Loan Repayment Period For States

As part of bailout for financially ailing states, the Central Bank of Nigeria has restructured existing bank loans owed by state government...

Gov. Dankwambo shocked as Buhari attends son’s wedding

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe state over the wedding of his second son, Khalifa, with his wife,...

Development Bank releases N5b for 20,000 MSMEs- Oct, 2017.

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), has started its lending activities to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) valued at over N5billion.

Buhari commissions Rice Seedling Factory in Calabar- June 2018.

27 June, 2018- President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, commissioned the Cross River State seedlings and seed multiplication factory in Calabar which he described...

FG approves N60bn for rice subsidy- Nov, 2018.

Nov 27, 2018- Abuja – In a bid to boost agriculture in the country, the federal government has approved N60 billion...

Buhari Support group begs for integration in governance

AHEAD of the 2019 election, one of the support groups working for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented that...

Buhari Ties Balance of Paris Club Refund to Payment of Salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally resisted pressure from cash strapped state governors, who have been agitating for the release of balance of...

Pensioners to Buhari: You are the best

Retirees, under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Contributory Pension Scheme Sector (NUPCPS), have written to President Muhammadu Buhari, applauding his...

Buhari commissions Navy Reference Hospital in Calabar- June 26, 2018.

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday commissioned the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, almost 40 years after work...

Buhari to grace NSF closing ceremony

Small Doctor, Sheyi Shay, CDQ to light up Arena President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) will headline the dignitaries expected at a colourful ...

Buhari commissions Port Harcourt International Airport Terminal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commissioned the new Terminal at Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, Rivers state. President Buhari...

Buhari commissions Abuja metro line

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the Abuja metro rail line. Mr Buhari launched the line Thursday Morning at the...

President Buhari Was Right On National Security And Interest And The...

President Muhammadu Buhari some few days ago while flagging off the 2018 Annual General Conference of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) in...

President Buhari names Solomon Dalong minister of sports- Nov 2015.

The 51-year-old is a retired attorney who hails from Plateau State, with vast experience on the political scene but without experience in...

Nigeria, an investment destination of choice – Osinbajo

Nigeria is a leading investment destination for potential and serious investors, and the business opportunities are abundant and increasing, Vice President Yemi...

Buhari govt has invested $10bn in infrastructure — May, 2018.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government has invested close to 10 billion dollars in infrastructure development in the last three years.

Naira rain as Buhari honours Nigeria’s sports heroes •How much each...

It was naira rain as President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday rewarded sportsmen and women and their officials who brought honour to the country...

Buhari signs $328 DEAL with China, secures support on Mambilla Project-...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday secured the support of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, for the building of the 3,050 megawatts Mambila...

FG distributes drugs, medical products to prisons nationwide.

Nov, 2017- The Federal Government has distributed drugs and other medical products worth millions of naira to prison formations in the 36...

Presidency rolls out policy actions to revamp economy

April 2016- Unveiling a detailed economic agenda that specifically tackles the nation’s current challenges, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on the...

World Bank unveils fresh N2.7 trillion investment strategy in Nigeria for...

Days after 10 of its executive directors departed Nigeria after a three-day visit, the World Bank on Monday announced a fresh $8.8...

My govt saves Nigeria N25 billion monthly — Buhari

Nov, 2017- President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said his administration saves the nation about N25 billion monthly through the stoppage of unnecessary...

Osinbajo challenges Nigerian leaders to aspire for good names, not vast...

In a bid to inspire a new crop of visionary elite in the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has called on...

Nigerian Vice President visits Oxford’s African Studies Centre Society- Oct, 2018

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria, has visited the African Studies Centre (the Centre), at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies,...

Buhari Mandate: Sexual violence referral clinics now in 10 states

Nigeria has expanded the number of Sexual Assault Referral Centers across the country from three clinics in three states to 11 clinics...

What Nigeria will do with $320 million Abacha loot – Buhari

May, 2018- The federal government on Monday in Abuja announced that $320 million stolen funds by late military dictator, Sani Abacha, would be...

Buhari launches appeal fund for Nigeria’s fallen soldiers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched the 2018 Emblem and Appeal Fund in Abuja for the support of Nigerian veterans and fallen...

Vice President Osinbajo inaugurates 22-member National Council on MSME – FULL...

April 27, 2017- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday inaugurated a 22-member council  for Nigeria’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises  (MSME)s.

We are planning for Nigeria’s poor in 2016 budget — Presidency

The Buhari administration is working out how to ensure that government’s planning and budgeting for 2016 caters for the vast majority of...

We’ve no plans to increase fuel price, Osinbajo says

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday restated that the federal government had no plan to increase the pump price of petrol...

School feeding now in 17 states -Oct 2017 news

Three more states have been added to the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, with an additional 1 million children now benefitting...

Nigeria adopts `Every Child Counts’ education policy – Presidency

October, 2018- 'Every Child Counts’ is the name of new federal government education policy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has said.

How govt is dealing with Apapa traffic gridlock – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday explained that the Federal Government was working with private sector players to resolve the perennial traffic...

Eradicating Worms in Nigerian Children

​​​​​To reduce child morbidity in Nigeria, the Partnership for Child Development​, Imperial College London recently supported the Nigerian Government to map 7,500 children for worm infections across 150...

FGN: 300,000 Market Women Benefited from N15.183bn Interest-free Loans- Oct, 2018.

The federal government yesterday in Abuja said it had given N15.183 billion interest-free loans to low income earners, including market women, artisans...

GEEP MarketMoni interest-free loans reaches 350,000 beneficiaries nationwide- May, 2018.

The Federal Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) MarketMoni scheme has successfully reached over 350,000 micro enterprises in all 36 states of...

FG releases N140b for Social Investment Programme in 2017

The Federal Government, on Thursday, said the sum of N140 billion out of the N500 billion budgeted for its Social Investment Programme...

Presidential Message: School feeding scheme will generate N980bn

Amid fears that a government policy of feeding primary school pupils in the country will impose a huge financial burden on the...

Our economic policy focuses on ordinary man- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said that the focus of his administration’s economic policy was to elevate the ordinary man through empowerment and poverty...

Next Level Campaign: Buhari pledges commitment to grant internet access to...

As the 2019 general election campaigns begin, President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is committed to granting increased internet access to the...

Buhari, Osinbajo take 50% pay cut- July 10, 2015.

President Muhammadu Buhari will only receive 50% of the salary paid to his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, the presidency announced Friday.

Buhari urges unity among Nigerians, hails armed forces

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday called on Nigerians to build on things that unite rather than divide the country in spite of...

Buhari mourns H.I.D. Awolowo, commiserates with VP Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of Hannah Awolowo, the matriarch of the Awolowo clan, who died Saturday.

Buhari urges AU, regional communities collaboration in tackling insecurity in Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja urged the Peace and Security Council of the African Union and regional economic communities to...

How we’ll deal with fraudulent claims in N-Power jobs – Presidency

Over 90% of the 200,000 unemployed Nigerian graduates selected in the first batch of the N-Power Volunteer Corps, NPVC, have been verified...

Nigeria govt confirms further negotiation with Boko Haram to free Chibok...

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said negotiations are ongoing for the release of more Chibok schoolgirls still in the custody of...

Why Osinbajo is Performing Well – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that the performance of Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo while he was away, was buoyed by...

Nigerians should focus on values which unite, Buhari advises.

September, 2017- President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday urged Nigerians to channel their energy and resources toward values which unite the country rather...

NEMA distributes food items to 10,000 IDPs in Taraba- Sept, 2017

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has so far distributed food items to the doorsteps of about 10,433 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)...

Buhari a reformed democrat – Amosun

Governor Ibikunle Amosun has described President Buhari as a patient man who has reformed himself in line with democratic ethos.

Buhari sets targets for total broadband coverage of Nigeria- Nov, 2018.

President Muhammadu Buhari has set ambitious targets for a national broadband network to harness the potential of the internet and digital access...

I stand for stronger state govts, state police – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger state governments and state police.

Nigeria working with neighbours to tackle smuggling- Osinbajo

he Nigeria government is partnering with neighbouring countries to ensure that the country’s porous borders are better policed to tackle smuggling and...

Nigeria, France to deepen relationship on economy, anti-terrorism

Nigeria and France will continue to deepen the buoyant diplomatic, economic and military relationships between the two countries, even as both the...

Strive for peace, better trade relations, Osinbajo tells D-8 countries

November, 2017- Vice- President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has urged the D-8 countries to remain a potent force for peace, justice and the...

Osinbajo to deliver lecture at Harvard

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the invitation of Harvard University, Boston, United States, would be delivering the inaugural, keynote lecture at the...

Nigerian Government tasks Nigeria population commission on reliable census

Harmonization of demographic data is very important for national development planning, especially including some of the Buhari Presidency’s Social Investment plans, according...

Buhari urges AU, regional communities collaboration in tackling insecurity in Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja urged the Peace and Security Council of the African Union and regional economic communities to...

How I started my political life – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday narrated his youth years and how he joined several pressure groups before becoming the Attorney-General of...

Osinbajo remains Buhari’s closest adviser, confidante – Presidency

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, remains the closest adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari and is not fenced by any ‘cabal’, the Presidency...

Nigeria records ‘significant’ improvement in ease-of-business ranking

Nigeria has recorded a major leap in its ranking in the Ease of Doing Business ranking. Vice President Yemi...

Nigeria open for business, Osinbajo tells Indonesia

The Federal Government has called for collaboration between Nigeria and Indonesia in agriculture and agro-allied industries. Vice President Yemi...

Why African democracy is not developing — Osinbajo

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has said that democracy is not developing as it should in Africa because of manipulation by the elite.

Adeosun emerges ECOWAS Bank Board Chair; proffers ways to promote regional...

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday emerged the Chairperson, Board of Governors of the Economic Community of West African States,...

2019: Stop lamenting, join political parties, Osinbajo urges Nigerian youth

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday urged youth in the country to join political parties ahead of the 2019 elections to enable...

As consultations continue, Nigeria records 58 per cent decrease in pipeline...

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said on Thursday that it has recorded about 58 per cent reduction in cases of pipeline...

Osinbajo returns to Niger Delta for peace talks in February –...

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, would return to the Niger Delta in February to continue negotiation with stakeholders aimed at restoring normalcy...

Osinbajo in Numan over farmers, herders violence

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently in Numan, Adamawa State, to condole with the people of the area over the recent spate...

Presidency begins national consultation on farmers-herders conflicts

Following his visit to Adamawa State on December 5 in the wake of the communal clashes in the area, Vice President Yemi...

Osinbajo speaks on ‘cattle colonies’, says states won’t be forced to...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the states of the federation reserve the right to decide whether to release their land...

INTERVIEW: If I, President Buhari visited Dapchi, Benue, others, “it would...

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo addressed journalists and social media practitioners on Friday where he addressed diverse issues. His office sent...

Farmers/ Herders clashes: Buhari sets up committee to visit attacked communities

President Muhammadu Buhari has set up another committee that will visit all communities affected by farmers/herders clashes across the country. 

Buhari assures children displaced by Boko Haram of govt’s support

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Kano, told children displaced by insurgency not to lose hope as the Federal Government was...

Osinbajo urges Presbyterian Church to be worthy ally in drive towards...

As the Presbyterian Church marks two decades of spreading the gospel in the northern part of Nigeria on Sunday, Vice President Yemi...

Not Too Young To Run: Preparation, competence more important than age...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the age of running for public office in Nigeria should not be a major issue in...

Killings: Pray for us, Osinbajo cries to churches

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, called on Churches for religious tolerance and prayers for those in government to overcome numerous challenges...

Buhari directs Osinbajo to head delegation on Niger Delta crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to head a special presidential delegation charged with the task of resolving the...

Osinbajo, Gowon, Shonekan, others grace Villa Christmas Concert- Dec, 2018

December 15, 2017- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Ernest...

Buhari embarks on 10-day London vacation, transfers power to Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari would proceed on another vacation tomorrow, the presidency has announced. Using the official Twitter handle, the presidency...

What I discussed on phone with hale, hearty Buhari – Osinbajo-...

February 7, 2017- Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has assured the nation that President Muhammadu Buhari is hale and hearty and would return...

Osinbajo meets Presidential Task Force on Food Security

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday met behind closed doors with members of the Presidential Task Force on the rising cost of...

Nigerian leaders must do more to end killings –

The office of the President has tasked leaders in the country to rise to the challenge of ending the senseless killings...

Osinbajo to lead Nigeria’s delegation to AU summit in Kigali

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Monday said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will lead Nigeria’s delegation to the 27th Ordinary Session of...

Aso Rock summons Nigeria police chief over kidnap of German archaeologists

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has been summoned over the kidnap of two German archaeologists, Peter Breunig and Johannes Behringer, in...

Benue Killings: Osinbajo replies Ortom

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday that he received no letter from Governor Samuel Ortom warning him of imminent attacks by...

Herdsmen, farmers violence: Osinbajo leads nine governors to find solutions

The National Economic Council, NEC, has set up a ten-member committee to address the widespread farmers/herders clashes across the country.

Buhari, CAN leaders in closed-door meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with members and leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the presidential villa, Abuja.

The problem with Nigeria is finding upright men in authority –...

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says that the problem with Nigeria is finding upright men in positions of authority.

Osinbajo, Enelamah speak on adoption of values to rebuild Nigeria

It was meant to be the Abuja 2018 Nation Building Workshop of the Apostles in the Market Place, a platform for change...

Nigeria must be prepared for future where oil has little value,...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has warned Nigerians of the challenges the country would face in the future if it continues to depend...

Acting President meets heads of security, anti-corruption agencies, ministers

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, presided over a meeting of heads of security and anti-corruption agencies...

Nigerian president sacks senior official amid claims of corruption

Nigeria’s highest ranking civil servant has been sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari following allegations that he diverted aid funds intended for the humanitarian...

Buhari asks EFCC to proceed with investigation of Babachir Lawal, Oke

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night said he was aware of the investigation of two sacked officials by anti-corruption agencies, saying the...

SGF Lawal, #Ikoyimoney scandals: Osinbajo’s committee to submit report Monday

The expected submission of the report of the three-man presidential committee investigating two key officials suspended for alleged infractions has been postponed till Monday.

Buhari, Osinbajo agree on sack of Lawal Daura – Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed reports that the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo’s decision to sack the Director General, State Security Service (SSS),...

Democracy Day: Osinbajo visits Abuja market

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday visited the Garki Model Market in Abuja where he interacted with traders to know how they...

Osinbajo celebrates Pastors Adeboye, Olukoya as UNILAG’s ‘firsts’

The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Enoch Adeboye, is the first Nigerian to acquire a Ph.d Degree in...

Osinbajo to deliver keynote address at Financial Times Africa Summit in...

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Africa Summit, themed “What Makes Africa Work” taking...

VIDEO: Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) as President Muhammadu Buhari continues a tour...

Osinbajo, Ribadu, others pay tribute to PREMIUM TIMES publisher on 60th...

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday joined other Nigerians to pay glowing tributes to the Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of...

Osinbajo, Amosun storm coronation of new Remo traditional ruler

The traditional ruler of Remoland, Babatunde Ajayi was on Thursday officially coronated and handed his staff of office and certificate.

Osinbajo chairs FEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Nigeria vows to compel public officers to justify wealths

In order to curb corruption and embezzlement of public funds, the Nigerian government has said that henceforth politicians and other public office...

Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Kenya’s presidential inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari will be represented by his deputy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at Tuesday’s second term inauguration of Kenya’s President Uhuru...

Osinbajo’s Kano visit not political – Aide

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has described as untrue and misleading, media reports that his visit to Kano State at the weekend...

Nigeria sets up panel for prosecution of high profile corruption cases-...

A National Prosecution Coordination Committee, NPCC, has been inaugurated for the effective prosecution of high criminal cases in the country, with an...

Buhari represented by Osinbajo in two-day Ondo State visit

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday arrived Akure, the capital of Ondo State, for a two-day official visit. Mr...

We have capacity to overcome Nigeria’s challenges — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday declared that Nigeria has the capacity to overcome the many challenges it is facing.

Buhari represented by Osinbajo at inauguration of Sierra Leone’s President Bio-...

May 12, 2018- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday left Abuja to attend the inauguration of President Julius Bio in Freetown, Sierra...

IBB hails Buhari’s successes in tackling corruption, insecurity- Dec, 2018

December 16, 2018- Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his successes in the fight...

2017 budget to be signed when Aso Rock satisfied with content

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will assent to the 2017 budget when he is satisfied with the content, his spokesperson said on Wednesday,...

Boko Haram: Nigeria’s Presidency tasks CSOs on rebuilding North East

Nigeria's Presidency has charged Civil Society Organisations to contribute to the rebuilding, reconstruction, reconciliation and resettlement of victims of insurgency in the...

How Buhari ensured democratic transition in Burkina Faso

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari ​wa​s a key player in the civil transition in Burkina Faso which culminated...

Firm petitions Osinbajo over fraudulent sale of Kaduna DISCO

A company that emerged reserve bidder in the sale of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, LEDA Consortium Ltd, has petitioned Vice President Yemi...

Wike holds airport reception for Osinbajo

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday held a reception for Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa.

NAMA commences implementation of Executive Orders

Ahead of the June 8 deadline for the implementation of the Federal Government’s executive orders on the ease of doing business in...

Buhari personally re-negotiated Lagos-Calabar rail – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari personally re-negotiated the funding of the Lagos-Calabar rail.

Presidential Message: Lagos holds the seed of Nigeria of our dreams-...

Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday night said the quest to evolve a greater and more prosperous Nigeria lies in the...

Nigeria to implement Niger Delta ​master​p​lan- Nov 2015

The Federal Government is focused on implementation of Niger Delta Maste​r-plan to drive development of the region. Mr. Osinbajo...

Executive order for 24-hour operations at Apapa Port- May 2017

May 19, 2017Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the resumption of 24-hour operations at the Apapa port and outrightly banned touting by...

How we’ll provide basic infrastructure across Nigeria – FGN

September 2017- The Federal Government of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja said it planned to use Public Private Partnership, PPP,...

Nigeria moves to return to Egmont Group- Sept 2017

September 21, 2017- The Presidential ad hoc committee set up by the Nigerian government to facilitate the return of the country to...

Exploit your oil while its value lasts, Osinbajo tells Niger Delta...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, asked the people and investors in the Niger Delta region to make effective use of the proceeds from...

2019: ‎Osinbajo disowns group asking him to run for president- Sept...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday issued a disclaimer on a political group that is pushing for him to run in the...

Electricity meter, syringe factories inaugurated by FGN- Sept 2017

The federal Government of Nigeria has said that the problem of irregular power supply in Nigeria is caused by inaccurate billing...

Nigeria must use oil wealth to prepare for future – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said Nigeria must use its oil wealth to prepare for a future when the world no...

Why Nigeria must embrace transparency in extractive industry – Osinbajo

October 29, 2017- Nigeria will continue to embrace transparency in the extractive sector because it is in the country’s overriding national interest...

What Nigerian youth should do to achieve more – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s youth will achieve more if they collaborate more on projects that will benefit them and also boost the nation’s capacity in...

Nigerian Government seeks remedy for poor media remuneration

Nigerian Government on Monday criticised the non-payment of salaries of media practitioners by their employers and called for full debate on the...

FGN inaugurates Abia tele-health initiative- April 2018

April 13, 2018- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday inaugurated the Abia Tele-health initiative, otherwise known as “Dial-a-doctor,” describing it as commendable...

Buhari’s next level through Fashola’s prism- Nov 2018

November 222, 2018- Works and Housing minister, Babatunde Fashola, and Transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, are among the most ingenious of President Muhammadu...

Buhari has great humour, genuinely loves Nigeria – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has heaped praised on his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari as he turned 76 on Monday.

Budget: Buhari lists achievements on infrastructure- Dec 2018

Dec 19, 2018- President Muhammadu Buhari has identified infrastructure development as one of the areas in which his administration had made...

2019: SGF urges civil servants to move Nigeria to ‘Next Level’

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has urged civil servants to always keep working for the peace, progress...

Buhari 2019 ‘Next Level’ plan dey make Nigerians ginger, BBC News-...

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2019: I’m taking Nigeria to next level – Buhari

ABUJA — Campaign for the 2019 presidential election formally opened, yesterday, with the two leading candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All...

What Buhari’s govt has done so far in Niger Delta

The Buhari administration is committed to promoting the establishment of privately financed modular refineries so as to increase local refining capacity, create...

Buhari in closed-door meeting with APC leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently chairing a national caucus meeting of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC. The meeting...

INTERVIEW: How Buhari administration will deliver on promises before 2019 –...

In this interview with Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo conducted by Zain Asher, CNN’s International Correspondent at the Nigerian Bar Association...

Scores of Jewish graves were desecrated in France

Guillaume Debré didn't know how to break it to his young daughters and has yet to show them a photograph of the swastika. "They...

Analysis: Johnson may have stormed to victory, but he’s got a...

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Corbyn: I will not lead party into next election campaign

Leader of the Labour party Jeremy Corbyn announced that he will not lead his party into the next election. Corbyn spoke after winning his...

Senate To Investigate Actions Of NNPC Regarding Freight Of Petroleum Products

  The Senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate the actions of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company in ensuring participation of indigenous companies in the freight...

India could pass controversial citizenship bill that excludes Muslims

India could be set to pass a bill that would give Indian citizenship to immigrants from three neighboring countries -- but not if they...