*NEC to hold Special Meeting soon on National Security Concerns
After a briefing by the National Security Adviser to the President, Major-General Babagana Monguno, members of the National Economic Council praised the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programmes noting its potential role and significance in enhancing the security of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to act appropriately and with dispatch in releasing the second tranche of the London-Paris Club refunds to the states in order to ease their financial hardships.
*about 150,000 of them now verified & receiving n30,000 monthly stipends
AT the last count 149, 669 Nigerian graduates of the 200,000 engaged by the Federal Government under the N-Power Volunteer Corps are now collecting their monthly stipends of N30,000 monthly having been physically verified and deployed across the 36 states and FCT.
President Muhammadu Buhari today resumed duties after his vacation.
Comments made by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari this morning and was accosted by state house correspondents with questions
President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the Ogbemudia family as well as the government and people of Edo State on the death of Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, a former governor of the defunct Midwest region and old Bendel State.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has ordered the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris to promptly investigate and ensure the prosecution of the culprits in the recent communal clashes in Ile-Ife, where several lives were reportedly lost.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country tomorrow, Friday March 10, 2017.
Statement by acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 march, 2017
On International Women’s Day, I would like to, on behalf of the President, government and people of Nigeria, recognise and appreciate the very valuable work done, and role played by women in our country, over the years, since the struggle for independence.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday described the late former governor of the defunct Western Region, Major-General Adeyinka Adebayo, as a true patriot.
AG. President Osinbajo's response to state house correspondents who requested he makes a comment on his 60th birthday today after FEC meeting
I think I am frankly not different from yesterday but I must say that it’s the work of grace and I just feel so blessed: first, that I am sixty and secondly that one is in good health and able to serve one’s country.