Thursday, June 17, 2021


Vice President

Virtual FEC: Buhari presides as Interior, Aviation, other ministries make presentations

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 18th virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja.

Buhari presides over 8th virtual FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the eighth virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council holding, FEC.

JUST IN: Buhari presides over virtual FEC meeting as Aviation, Education, other ministries make presentations

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Digital companies, liable to tax under new Finance Act — Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo says multinational digital companies operating abroad with significant economic presence in Nigeria will be subjected to taxation under the new Finance Act.

People, not oil, are Nigeria’s greatest asset — Ex Finance Minister

Dr Mansur Muhtar, Vice- President, Islamic Development Bank, IDB, and Former Minister of Finance, says the greatest potential Nigeria needs to explore is its people and not oil.

Xenophobia: Nigeria pulls out of economic forum, to recall ambassador to South Africa

The Nigeria High Commissioner to South Africa, Kabiru Bala, will any moment from now be recalled for consultation over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country.

Ex-VP Sambo disowns ‘fake’ social media accounts, says mischief-makers at work

Former Vice-President, Namadi Sambo, has disowned some "mischievous and unsolicited" posts made on Facebook and other social media accounts purportedly in his name by unknown persons.

10,000 lawyers to attend NBA 59th Annual General Conference

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says more than 10,000 legal practitioners will attend its 59th Annual General Conference billed to hold from Aug. 23 to Aug. 29 in Lagos.

NNPC supports IDP children with N500m – Baru

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has said it spent over N500 million supporting an initiative to get back to school children that were displaced by the Boko Haram sect in Borno State.

JUST IN: Buhari, Osinbajo, APC governors in emergency meeting over polls

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently attending an emergency National Caucus Meeting with vice president, Yemi Osinbajo and governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC at the party headquarters.

Aisha Buhari’s campaign team holds Northwest zonal rally in Kano

The All Progressives Congress, APC’s Women and Youth Presidential Campaign Team, headed by the First Lay, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, will kick-off its North West zonal rally in Kano state on Saturday.

Peter Obi calls for joint fight against corruption

The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Peter Obi has urged Nigerians to join forces in the fight against corruption in the country.

CBN, BPE agree on sale of 12.4bn FG’s shares in NSPM

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, have signed an agreement for the sale of the Federal Government’s...

Osinbajo attacks Miyetti-Allah, says retaliatory or not, killing is condemnable

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the spate of killings in some parts the country noting that the Plateau attack whether retaliatory or not is a condemnable act.

JUST IN: Osinbajo wades into IGP Idris, Saraki’s case, in closed-door meeting with Daura, Malami

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently holding a closed-door meeting with the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, the Director General of the State Security Service, Lawal Daura; and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

Osinbajo visits Benue IDPs, says killings not product of any planned agenda

Mr Osinbajo, who is Benue on a two-day working visit, made the denial on Tuesday during a stakeholders meeting at the Benue People’s Government House, Makurdi.

ACP fund will ensure Africa’s independence – Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has described the establishment of an endowment fund for Africa, Caribbean and the Pacific, ACP, as timely. Mr Osinbajo spoke while receiving...

Buhari approves additional N4,500 monthly grant for N-Power beneficiaries

By Mustapha Usman The Federal Government has approved an additional N4500 monthly to all the 200,000 N-Power beneficiaries to purchase an electronic device loaded with...

Buhari pays N72bn to China for Lagos-Ibadan railway

The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has released N72 billion counterpart funding for the construction of Lagos-Ibadan modernisation railway project. The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi,...

Osinbajo leads talks on Niger Delta, tours region

By Mustapha Adamu The vice president, Yemi Obinbajo, will lead a government delegation to parley with leaders of oil producing communities in the Niger Delta...

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