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FG Approves Take-Off Of Maritime University

20 hours ago /
Education 

Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, has been granted approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence undergraduate degree programmes beginning from the 2017/2018 academic session.

Osinbajo Outlines Challenges Of Nigeria’s Foreign Service

21 hours ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the biggest challenge of Nigeria’s foreign service is adapting to the demands of a new dispensation 

Osinbajo Meets Lagos Chamber Of Commerce

2 days ago /
Business and Economy  

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and has told the federal government that the overlap of regulatory functions of government agencies inimical to doing business in the country.

Osinbajo Challenges African Leaders On Nation Building

6 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says Africans expect their leaders to deliver on promises made, especially on peace, stability and unity of nations. Professor Osinbajo said this at the inaugural lecture of the Kukah Centre in Abuja on Thursday. He challenged African leaders to take deliberate action towards nation building. Ghanaian President, Nana...

Photos: Osinbajo Attends Kogi Economic Summit

1 week ago /
Nation 

Speaking at the Kogi Economic and Investment Summit in Lokoja on Tuesday, Professor Osinbajo said the Buhari presidency can be scored very high despite daunting challenges in the economy. 

Osinbajo Attends Kogi Economic Summit

1 week ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the prudent management of  resources and the firm stand against corruption,  have set President Muhammadu Buhari’s leadership from others. 

Nigerian Governors Back State Police

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigerian Governors' Forum has thrown its weight behind calls for the decentralisation of police in the country. Chairman of the Governors' Forum, Abdulaziz Yari, disclosed this at the end of a 2-day summit on National Security. The Governor of Zamfara State said the Governors' Forum had endorsed the idea of State Police...

UPDATED: Buhari Holds Meeting With Security Chiefs

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President,  Muhammadu Buhari, is presiding over an expanded security meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo , all the service chiefs, Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris,  National Intelligence Agency DG, Ahmed Abujakar, Department of State Services DG, Lawal Musa Daura,  Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama,...

Prof. Osuntokun, Others Link Leadership To Good Governance

1 week ago /
Nation 

Leadership is critical to nation building and any nation that fails to take cognizance of this will only be moving against the tides of history. This is the view of speakers at a public lectures held to mark the birthday of the General  Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God,...

 

FG To Monitor Rights Violations

1 week ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Nigerian government will continue to conduct periodic investigation to ascertain if the human rights of Nigerians are being violated.

Killings: Reps Condemn Exclusion Of Kaduna, Plateau From Osinbajo Committee’s Visitation List

1 week ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria grapples with the herdsmen-farmers crisis which has led to the deaths of hundreds of Nigerians, two members of the  House of Representatives have faulted the exclusion of Kaduna and Plateau States from the list of states to be visited by a committee. The lawmakers made the claim on Thursday,...

Federal Government Endorses State Police

1 week ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Government has endorsed state police as solution to tackling some of the new security challenges facing the nation.

No Prospect Of Talks Between U.S. And North Korea At Olympic Games

1 week ago /
International News 

North Korea says it has no intention of meeting U.S. officials during the winter Olympics that start in south Korea on Friday, dampening hopes the games will help resolve a tense standoff over the North’s nuclear weapons program.

Osinbajo Calls For Creation Of State Police

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's  Vice President,  Professor Yemi Osinbajo,  has called for the creation of state police amid increasing security challenges in the country.The Vice President made the call on Thursday at a National Assembly Security Summit, as he believes this would help tighten security across the nation.According to him, the state policing...

National Assembly Commences Security Summit In Abuja

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly has commenced a two-day summit on security.The summit,  which is taking place at the NAF Conference Center, Ahmadu Bello Way, Abuja, is aimed at providing an all-inclusive platform for finding long-term solutions to the security challenges in Nigeria.In attendance are:  the Vice President; Professor Yemi Osinbanjo,  who...

VP Osinbajo Inaugurates Economic Recovery And Growth Plan

2 weeks ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the economic recovery and growth plan focus labs.

FG On School Feeding Programme

2 weeks ago /
Education 

The Federal government says over two hundred and forty six million meals have been served to primary school pupils across twenty states since the National home grown School Feeding Programme began in December, 2016.

BREAKING: Former VP Ekwueme Buried Amid Tributes

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

After a week-long series of events in honour of late elder statesman, Alex Ekwueme, his remains have finally been laid to rest amid tributes. Top government officials, close friends and family, gathered at his hometown; Oko in Anambra state, where he was buried on Friday. Some of those present to witness the...

BREAKING: FG Renames University After Alex Ekwueme

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has renamed Federal University Ndufu Alike, in Ebonyi State, to Alex Ekwueme Federal University. Nigeria's Vice President,  Professor Yemi Osinbajo,  made the announcement on Friday, during the funeral service of the late elder statesman, Dr Alex Ekwueme. Family, friends, and well-wishers – including government officials among other dignitaries were...

Osinbajo Meets Governors Over Herdsmen/Farmers Clash

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has held a closed-door meeting with state governors. The aim of the meeting is to address the Farmers/Herdsmen crisis affecting the country. A committee of governors was set up to employ technocrats, traditional and religious leaders to interface with Miyetti Allah to resolve the crisis. Zamfara State Governor,...


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