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Osinbajo Commends CJN

10 hours 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

12 hours 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

13 hours 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

14 hours 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

6 days 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

6 days 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

6 days 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

12 months 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

12 months 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...

Former President Obasanjo Has Accused Nigerian Politicians Of Failing The Masses

12 months ago /
Nation 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused Nigerian politicians of failing the masses. Obasanjo who spoke at a book presentation in honour of Pastor Enoch Adeboye in Lagos, said the cleric has influenced the lives of Nigerians describing himself as a beneficiary. Nigeria’s Acting president Yemi Osinbajo explained that he accepted his nomination...

FG Has Spent N6bn On School Feeding Programme In 14 States – Presidency

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has announced that a total of 14 states now benefit from the school feeding programme set up by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. In a statement by the spokesperson to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, the Presidency also noted that it is now close to its target...

Acting President Osinbajo Inaugurates Investigation Panel

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the presidential panel of investigation to review compliance of the armed forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagement. The nine-man panel, which is chaired by justice Biobele Georgewill, was inaugurated at the Aso rock villa Abuja on Friday. Following allegations of human rights...

Anambra Church Attackers Will Face Justice, Says Osinbajo

1 year ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday that the attackers who killed 12 worshippers at St Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Anambra State will be brought to justice for the “heinous crime”. "The Acting President has been in touch with the Anambra State Governor, Willy Obiano, police authorities and other security...

Acting President Osinbajo Reiterates Governments’ Commitment For A New Niger Delta

1 year ago /
Nation 

The pan-Niger delta forum will be joining the federal government’s inter-ministerial group in the implementation of the overall development of the region This is one of the decisions reached between the acting President Yemi Osinbajo and the Pan-Niger Delta Forum at a meeting on Thursday at the Aso rock villa, Abuja. The...

Pan Niger Delta Forum Drops Ultimatum

1 year ago /
Niger Delta 

The pan Niger delta forum has dropped the November 1st ultimatum to the federal government to meet its sixteen point demands Speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with the acting president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday night, the leader of the group Edwin Clark explained that the decision is as...

Nigeria Propose A Migration Academy On Sub-Regional Migration

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria has proposed the setting up of a migration academy in to help deal with the security challenges brought about by movements across West Africa. Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyema, who represented acting president Yemi Osinbajo at the opening ceremony of the ECOWAS heads of immigration meeting in Abuja, said collaboration...


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