News - Vice President

Senate President Lawan Assures NASS Will Not Be A Rubber Stamp

5 months ago /
Politics 

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has assured Nigerians and the international community that the ninth National Assembly will not be a rubber stamp as being speculated.

Ogun Governor Promises Qualitative Governance

5 months ago /
Nation 

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun says his vision is to provide a focused and qualitative governance to the people of the state.

FG To Restructure Power Sector For More Investments

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has begun discussions with relevant bodies on how to restructure the power sector to make it more attractive to investors.

I Have No Plan To Protest Over INEC Server - Atiku

5 months ago /
Nation 

Atiku Abubakar said on that there is no plan to lead a protest should the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) rule against his bid to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to grant him access to information on the Commission’s central server.

Osibanjo Advises Fathers On Father’s Day

5 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged fathers to be best friends to their children.

Apapa Gridlock: Container Falls On Two Vehicles

5 months ago /
Nation 

At least two cars were destroyed after a container fell on them around Tin Can Island port in Apapa, Lagos, on Saturday.

Fed. Govt. Extends Work of Presidential Task Force On Apapa Gridlock By Two Weeks.

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has extended by two weeks, the time given the Presidential Taskforce on the Apapa traffic gridlock to resolve the matter following a request for an extension by members of the task force and other stakeholders.

Nigeria, India To Deepen Relations

5 months ago /
International News 

The Government of Nigeria and India will continue to deepen its bilateral ties in the areas of the economy, infrastructure, and human capital development.

Fintiri Appoints Gidado As Chief Of Staff

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Adamawa State Governor, Adamu Fintiri has appointed Professor Maxwell Gidado, a senior advocate of Nigeria as his Chief Of Staff.

Election Tribunal Reserves Ruling On Applications By INEC, APC, Buhari For Dismissal Of PDP Atiku Petition

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the applications by INEC, President Buhari and the All Progressive Congress, APC, seeking a dismissal of the case by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and Atiku over the 2019 elections.

Presidential Election Petition (DAY 6)

5 months ago /
Nation 

The pre-hearing of the Presidential Election Petition entered its sixth day on Tuesday with the commencement of hearing on the interlocutory motions filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, seeking to strike out the petition of the People’s Democratic Party and its candidate Atiku Abubakar.

Presidential Election Tribunal

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidential Election Tribunal has commenced Pre-hearing of Petition of Atiku, People’s Democratic Party, PDP, against Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, President Mohammad Buhari, and the All Progressive Congress, APC.

FG To Improve Domestic, Industrial Utilisation Of LPG

6 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Vice President,  Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government through a range of interventions and policy implementation will significantly improve domestic and industrial utilisation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, in the country.

President Trump Will Go Ahead With Tariffs Imports From Mexico

6 months ago /
Politics 

Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States.

Buhari Pleads For Support Of All

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has no intention to punish residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, despite failing to vote for him during the 2019 presidential election.

Fed. Govt Poised For More Intervention Programs In Education

6 months ago /
Education 

The Nigeria government says it has carefully mapped out intervention programme that will have a direct impact on the citizens especially those at the grassroots.

NCPC Mourns Its Director Of Media

6 months ago /
Nation 

The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, NCPC, Tor Ujah says that the essence of life is to add value that will make the world a better place for all irrespective of religion or ethnic group one belongs.

Osinbajo Resumes Family Chats

6 months ago /
Nation 

In fulfilment of the promise he made during the 2019 electioneering campaigns, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, late Friday afternoon, paid a visit to the family of Baba Alagazhin Gazazhin, a 106-year old Gbagyi indigene resident in Kubwa, a town in Bwari Area Council of the FCT.

Osinbajo Meets Muslim Cleric Who Saved Lives Of Over 200 Christians

6 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the eighty-three-year-old Muslim Cleric, Imam Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved the lives of hundreds of persons fleeing from attacks by suspected bandits in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State as a hero.

Buhari, Osinbajo Sworn In For Second Term

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term in office.