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Strike: Osinbajo takes over negotiation with ASUU

August 30, 2017 Administrator 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has taken over government’s negotiations with the striking varsity lecturers under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The lecturers had on August 13 commenced an indefinite nationwide strike over federal government’s failure to implement an agreement it reached with the union in 2009. The union boycotted a meeting which was scheduled to Read More

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Buhari meets Osinbajo, Al-Makura at home

August 21, 2017 Administrator 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has met behind close-door with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State in his office at the residence where he is working. A top Presidency source told State House correspondents that the President was working from home because his office was being renovated. Buhari received briefings from Osinbajo on what had transpired while Read More

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‎JUST IN: Senate counters Osinbajo on  PenCom, CBB, ICPC nominees, draws battle-line

August 19, 2017 Administrator 0

A fresh feud between the Presidency and Senate looms following a directive by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo directing nominees into the headship of three Federal Government institutions to act pending their confirmation by the upper chamber. Accordingly, the Senate has warned the nominees whose names were recently announced not to resume work until their nominations are confirmed in accordance with Read More

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Buhari in close-door meeting with Osinbajo, Service Chiefs

August 19, 2017 Administrator 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Presidential Villa after battling with mammoth crowd along Abuja airport road. The President went into a close-door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Service Chiefs and other heads of security agencies. Hundreds of youths took to the streets to welcome the President. The youths were dancing and shouting Sai Baba and Baba Oyoyo, among other Read More

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Osinbajo directs ICPC, CCB, PENCOM bosses to act pending confirmation, deploys 24 Perm Secs

August 19, 2017 Administrator 0

  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed some appointees to resume duties in acting capacities only pending the confirmation of their appointments by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.   A statement issued by the newly sworn-in Permanent Secretary, Mr. Bolaji Adebiyi, said the decision was taken in order to ensure that there is no vacuum in certain Read More

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Breaking: 22days after, Osinbajo finally assigns portfolios to new ministers

August 16, 2017 Administrator 0

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the two new ministers screened and inaugurated about 22 days ago. They are Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe).   Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Media and Publicity,  Laolu Akande, announced the development on his Twitter handle.   Ocheni was made to replace his late kinsman, Bar. Read More

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SGF, NIA boss: Fayose writes Osinbajo on panel report

July 17, 2017 Administrator 0

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti Ekiti state Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has asked for the immediate release of the report of the investigative panel on corruption allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. David Babachir Lawal, and DirectorGeneral, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayo Oke. Th e request was contained in a letter written by Read More