Exposed! Those gaining from Nigeria’s security crisis

Barely two weeks after Borno state Governor Babagana Zulum alleged sabotage in the military’s fight against insurgency, his Zamfara counterpart, Dr. Mohammed Bello Matawallen, has also accused some ‘power-seeking’ politicians of benefitting from the nation’s security challenge, particularly in the northern part of the country. In recent time, the northern part of the country has continued to face one security Read More

Breaking: At last, Buhari signs revised 2020 budget into law

July 10, 2020 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has just signed the revised N10.8 trillion 2020 budget into law. Signing the document inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, in the presence of top government officials including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha and National Assembly leadership, Buhari explained the reason behind the revised budget. He Read More

As NEC sacks Oshiomhole-led NWC… Buhari says APC heading towards self-destruct

June 26, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Stakeholders who called for the sack of the Aliyu Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) Thursday finally had their say, as the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) sacked the All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership under Oshiomhole. And in its place, a caretaker committee headed by Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni was constituted, with a mandate to conduct within six months Read More

Happening now: Buhari presides over virtual FEC meeting

June 10, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Those in attendance are the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; the National Security Adviser (NSA), General Mohammed Babagana Monguno (Rtd.); and the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Read More

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Osinbajo, Aisha Buhari, SGF mourn Abba Kyari

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari and the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr Boss Mustapha have paid tributes to the late Chief of Staff to the President Mr Abba Kyari.Kyari died in the late hours of Friday, April 17, 2020 following complications from ailments aggravated by COVID-19. “Dolapo and I express our Read More

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Anxiety over Kyari, Osinbajo, Bala’s COVID-19 status

March 25, 2020 Editor 0

Twenty four hours after the dreaded COVID-19 claimed the life of a former Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) top shot, Mr. Suleiman Achimugu, as its first victim in Nigeria, Bauchi state Governor Bala Mohammed has been confirmed positive. The confirmation which was announced Tuesday came amidst speculations that Chief of Staff to the President Abba Kyari also tested positive to the Read More

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Breaking: What Osinbajo, South-west govs agreed over Amotekun revealed

January 23, 2020 Editor 0

After a short meeting with the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ondo state Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has disclosed that the federal government and South-west governors have agreed on a template for security aparatus in the region. Akeredolu who briefed state house correspondents said the template will legalise Amotekun and put to rest controversies surreunding its establishment. Also, the media aide to Read More

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Assets’ declaration: SERAP hands Buhari, Osinbajo, govs ultimatum

January 5, 2020 Editor 0

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to provide information on the summary of the assets, specifically property and income as contained in their asset declaration forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). In a Freedom of Information requests sent by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to the Presidency, Read More

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Breaking: Darkness imminent in parts of Nigeria as Power supply drops

January 4, 2020 Editor 0

Inadequate gas, poor transmission infrastructure and shortage of distribution facilities has now triggered a decline of Nigeria’s electricity supply from 3,993.65 megawatts,to 3,608. A statement released by the office of the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, said the power sector has lost not less than N2, 162,000,000 due to the development. Details loading…

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Breaking: Back from London, Buhari takes charge of FEC

November 20, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over of the Federal Executive Council presided after spending 15 days in a private visit to London. While he was away, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo presided over three FEC meetings. The meeting started at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja around 11am. Details loading…

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Buhari felicitates with Osinbajo at 62

March 8, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the occasion of his 62nd birthday. The president joined Osinbajo’s wife, Dolapo, her children and Nigerians across the country and around the world to celebrate the Minister of the Gospel and ‘‘very dependable deputy with whom I share a very special bond.’’ The expressed gratitude to God for preserving Read More

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Forgive our colleagues who campaigned against you, Christian leaders beg Buhari

March 1, 2019 Editorial II 0

A group of Christian leaders under the aegis of United Christian Clerics for National Peace (UCCNP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to forgive their co-Christian leaders across the country who were against his re-election, even as the lauded the courage of the president-elect. The group before the election declared support for the re-election of President Buhari, accusing their colleagues Read More

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Osinbajo loses polling unit to PDP

February 24, 2019 Editor 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday lost his polling unit to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in both presidential and National Assembly elections In the presidential election, APC polled 197 while PDP had 384. Also, in Senatorial election, APC polled 228 while PDP got 378 votes. In the House of Representatives election; APC scored 167 against Read More

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Osinbajo moves to resolve Zamfara APC crisis

February 20, 2019 Editor 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday had a separate meeting with Governor Abdulaziz Yari and Senator Kabir Marafa, the two leading figures at the centre of the Zamfara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).  The meeting was held at the vice president’s office at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.  Marafa, who represents Zamfara Central zone at the Senate, Read More

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North‘ll be greatest beneficiary of restructuring – El-Rufai

January 17, 2019 Editor 0

Governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has declared the North’s readiness for what he called an inclusive restructuring. The governor, who also chaired the All Progressives Congress Committee on Restructuring, also pointed out that contrary to what some people want to believe, the region would be the greatest beneficiary of restructuring. The governor spoke as a keynote speaker in Read More

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Onnoghen: Osinabjo heartbroken, says ‘Buhari not aware of CJN’s arraignment’

January 16, 2019 Editor 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has denied that his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari pre-arranged the trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal for non declaration of assets.  He said Buhari did not have any fact of financial misdemeanor involving the CJN until Saturday evening.  According to the Vice President: “It is highly regrettable Read More

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Buhari, Tinubu co-chair APC Presidential campaign council, Dangote, Otedola also make list

December 28, 2018 Editor 0

The Presidency on Friday named President Muhammadu Buhari as chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council for the 2019 general election. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, who announced this in a statement in Abuja, named Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as co-chairman of the council. The statement said Vice President Yemi Read More

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2019: Buhari’s victory ‘ll unlock Yoruba’s chances come 2023 -Osinbajo

December 23, 2018 Editor 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has again raised Presidential hope for South-West indigenes after calling on the People to ensure they vote for President Muhammadu Buhari for reelection assuring them that the victory of Buhari would guarantee a sure ticket for Yoruba presidency come 2023. Osinbajo who stated this when he visited the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi in Read More

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Sports Festival: Security beefed up as Athletes, Officials troop into Abuja

December 5, 2018 Editor 0

All is now set for the official opening ceremony of much talked-about 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) slated for Abuja between December 6 and 16, 2018 with last minute rushes and preparations for organisers, Athletes and team Officials. As at last check, no fewer than 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have confirmed participation at the competition which Read More

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We spent N10m to recover 10 AK47 rifles in Zamfara – Yari

December 4, 2018 Editor 0

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state, yesterday, revealed that  10 AK-47 rifles were returned to the state government by bandits  at N1 million each, putting the total sum paid as reward at N10million. The governor said this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after a close-door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. He expressed concerns over the growing insecurity Read More

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2019: Enenche backs Buhari/Osinbajo Presidential ticket

December 2, 2018 Editor 0

The United Young Christians Forum (UYCF) under the leadership of Pastor Andrew John Enenche has taken a position ahead of the 2019 general . The group after a crucial meeting on Saturday endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term. The Christian group described the duo of Buhari and Osinbajo as friends of the church who deserved every support to push Read More

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Be your brother’s keeper, Osinbajo beckons Nigerians

November 24, 2018 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof  Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has admonished Nigerians, particularly the ruling class to lead a selfless life and live for others, especially the less privileged ones Osinbajo gave this admonition in Iyin Ekiti during the burial ceremony of Pa Stephen Ogunjuyigbe Bamidele,  father of an All Progressives Congress(APC) Senatorial Candidate in Ekiti State, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, who died Read More

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Plateau violence: Troops parade 17 suspected killers

June 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Seventeen persons suspected to be involved in the recent carnage that occurred in some parts of Plateau state, were yesterday paraded by Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) of the Nigerian Army. Violence broke out in some parts of the state on Saturday, leading to the death of about 100 persons, believed to have been killed by suspected herdsmen. The arrests came Read More