News - Acting President Yemi Osinbajo

DSS Disowns Lawal Daura

5 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Department of State Services has issued a disclaimer of its former director-general, Lawal Daura who was sacked last year, after mounting a blockade of the national assembly.

Osinbajo Signs Three Bills Into Law

11 months ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday, August 17, 2018, signed into law three Bills transmitted by the National Assembly, which are now acts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Osinbajo Visits Jabi House Collapse

11 months ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo,  has described the collapse of a Four-Storey building in Jabi/Utako area of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory as an unfortunate incident, and  assured that that all the relevant public agencies are on ground to ensure rescue operations are effectively carried out.

Premium Times Journalist Gets Bail

11 months ago /
Election 

A Journalist with the Premium Times, Samuel Ogundipe, who has been in detention since August 14, this year  has been granted bail by a Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja.

FG Sets Up Committee To Decentralize Nigeria Police

11 months ago /

The federal government is to set up a committee to work out the modalities for the decentralization of the Nigeria police operations.

National Economic Council Holds At The Aso Rock Villa

11 months ago /
Business and Economy  

Twelve governors attended the meeting of the National Economic Council on Thursday; others were represented by their deputies.

Osinbajo Says FG Committed To Digital Training Of Teachers

11 months ago /
Education 

The Federal Government says it is committed to deploying digital technology in scaling-up training of teachers in Nigeria.

Osinbajo Commends CJN

11 months ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo   has congratulated the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen on his conferment with the 2018 Michael Hill Prize by the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL) in Montreal, Canada.

NASS Siege: Saraki Calls For Judicial Inquiry

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called for an independent judicial panel of inquiry into the siege to the national assembly by masked security operatives last Tuesday.

Osinbajo In Zamfara, Promises End To Voilent Attacks

11 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government is committed to ensuring that the violent attacks on communities in Zamfara state are brought to an end.

Osinbajo Orders Overhaul Of SARS

11 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Following persistent complaints and reports on the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) that border on allegations of human rights violations, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to with immediate effect overhaul the management and activities of SARS.

Governors’ Forum Blasts EFCC For Freezing Benue Accounts

11 months ago /
Politics 

The chairman of Nigeria’s governor’s forum Abdulaziz Yari says the freezing of Benue state government's account by the economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) is unconstitutional.

Adesina Speaks On Daura’s Sack

11 months ago /
Politics 

The special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina says the action taken by acting president Yemi Osinbajo by terminating the appointment of the director general of the department od state services shows that there is unanimity in government.

Fed. Govt Approves N 17 Bn For Installation Of Automated Fuel Management System

11 months ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The federal executive council (FEC) has approved seventeen billion naira for the installation of technology monitoring schemes in the petroleum equalization fund.

DSS Invades NASS: The Drama And Intrigues

11 months ago /
Nation 

Political events in Nigeria witnessed high drama on Tuesday, as security operatives from the Department Of State Security, DSS, took over the national assembly in a commando style, shutting out lawmakers and staff of the national assembly.

IGP Denies Police Involvement In Nass Invasion

11 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has denied the involvement of officers and men of the Nigeria police force in the takeover of the national assembly complex on Tuesday morning.

Acting President Condemns Unauthorized Takeover Of The National Assembly

11 months ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has described the unauthorized takeover of the National Assembly complex earlier today as a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all accepted notions of law and order. 

Senate Leader Appeals To NASS Leadership To Reconvene Assembly

11 months ago /
Politics 

Senate leader Ahmed Lawan has appealed to the leadership of the National Assembly to reconvene in order to pass the Budget request of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Hate Speech Will Be Considered An Act Of Terrorism, Says Osinbajo

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has drawn the line on hate speech, warning that not only will it rejected, it will henceforth be considered an act of terrorism. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said this today in Abuja at the opening of the National Economic Council Summit. Professor Osinbajo’s comments come after months of regional...

National Economic Council Holds Security Retreat

1 year ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says hate speech will no longer be tolerated and will henceforth be taken as an act of terrorism. Speaking at the special national economic council security retreat on Thursday at the Aso Rock Villa, Professor Osinbajo warned that the federal government will deal decisively with those who...


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