Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Vice President Yemi OSinbajo

Broadband penetration, crucial for Nigeria’s economic growth – Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says internet access and broadband penetration will become existential in the nearest future and will determine Nigeria’s competitiveness in the global economy.

IPOB insurgents set another police division in Imo on fire

Barely 48 hours after unknown gunmen attacked the Police Command in Imo, suspected IPOB insurgents again razed the police division in Ehime/Mbano in the...

Osinbajo presides over virtual FEC meeting

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over today’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting, as President Muhammadu Buhari is away for medical vacation in London, UK.

Education, Power, Niger Delta ministries to make presentations as FEC meeting commences

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the 37th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Nigeria rules out elderly in first batch of COVID-19 vaccination, prioritises political elite

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will pick dates on which they will be vaccinated publicly, with the first batch of Oxford/AstraZeneca...

FEC Meeting: Buhari, Ministers honour Tony Momoh, Alfa Wali

President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday observed a minute silence in honour of two former Ministers, Prince Tony Momoh and Alfa Wali, a former Minister of Agriculture, who died recently.

Buhari signs 2021 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13,588,027,886,175 into law.

Buhari joins 28th virtual FEC meeting from Daura country home

President Muhammadu Buhari is participating online in the 28th meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, from his country home in Daura, Katsina State. The...

FEC: Ministries of Transportation, Water Resources, FCT, others make presentations

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 22nd virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, as Ministries of Transportation, Water Resources and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, make presentations.

#EndSARS: Buhari presides over Security Council meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Police Brutality: Buhari welcomes establishment of Judicial Panel of Inquiry by 13 states

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the establishment of the Judicial Panels of Inquiry by 13 States of the federation to investigate cases of police brutality and bring justice for victims across the country.

Osinbajo presides over 5th virtual NEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council, NEC, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

UPDATED: Buhari proposes N13.08trn as 2021 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the 2021 budget proposal of N13.08trillion to the National Assembly for consideration and passage into law.

Executive, legislature must focus on welfare of Nigerians — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says it is time for the executive and legislature to focus on what they have been elected or appointed to...

Nigerian govt has no business running refinery – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the Federal Government has no business running refineries, stressing that challenges facing the government-owned refineries will persist if left in the hands of the government.

Osinbajo presides over 4th virtual NEC meeting

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council, NEC, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Buhari unveils 60th Anniversary Logo, presides over 15th virtual FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the nation’s 60th Anniversary Logo with a pledge that his administration will continue to work towards greater inclusiveness.

Mali: Osinbajo attends ECOWAS extraordinary summit in Ghana

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will depart Abuja on Tuesday  for Accra, Ghana, to attend an Extraordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on the situation in Mali.

Southern Kaduna: MURIC urges Nigerian govt to deploy security task force

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called for the deployment of joint security task force to stop the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna.

Nigerian govt to give N50,000 grant each to 100,000 MSMEs — Presidency

Tola Johnson, Special Assistant to the President on Micro Small and Medium and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs, says 100,000 small businesses will get N50,000 each as part of COVID-19 economic stimulus.

Stimulus fund: Buhari orders release of N2.3tr to Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the release of the N2.3 trillion as Economic Sustainability Package to cushion the effect of Coronavirus pandemic on Nigerians.

Buhari inaugurates committee for reconciling aggrieved APC members

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday inaugurated a Tripartite Consultative Committee of the Executive, Legislature and Leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Osinbajo speaks on 2023 plans

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed his future plans ahead of the 2023 political season, declaring his gratitude for the opportunity given to him to serve the country.

Nigeria’s justice administration terribly slow – Buhari

The President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the slow-paced administration of justice by Nigeria courts, proposing a 12 and 15 months’ time limit for the conclusion of criminal and civil cases respectively.

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