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SERAP asks President Buhari to give Nigerians reason for withdrawing $1 billion to...

The money was approved by the governors during a meeting last Friday of the National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Tell Nigerians why you need $1 billion to fight Boko Haram – SERAP tells President...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently explain to Nigerians why the government decided to withdraw the sum of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North East Nigeria.”

Aisha Buhari urges judges to review penalties associated with abuse

The Judiciary has been charged to review penalties associated with abuse in Nigeria in order to adequately address the violation of the fundamental human rights of victims of abuse.

Power generation hits highest levels this month

Nigeria recorded the three highest power generation figures for the first time in her electricity generation history, report from the office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed.

VP Yemi Osinbajo hails media contribution to Nigeria’s development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has praised the Nigerian media for its contribution to the general development of the Nigerian government and society, noting that “the democracy we enjoy today would not have been possible without the guerrilla efforts of some of our finest and most irrepressible journalists”.

Sexual abuse: We teach women how to behave but fail to caution men –...

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has questioned why girls and women are taught how to prevent sexual abuse while men and boys are not cautioned against perpetrating such acts.

VP Yemi Osinbajo, Aisha Buhari seek stiff sanctions for perpetrators of violence

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, on Saturday made a case for stiffer sanctions for perpetrators of violence, especially as it concerns abuse of human dignity.

Seriake Dickson: Blessed are the peacemakers

I was heading to breakfast when I ran into the brand new National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on the ground floor of my hotel and I congratulated him on his recent appointment.

PDP rebranding itself with stolen arms money – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Peoples Democratic Party is now rebranding itself with the stolen money that was originally meant to fight Boko Haram.

President Buhari approves purchase of vessels to reduce illegal activities on waterways

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the purchase of monitoring vessels to reduce unregulated fishing and boost security on the waterways.

Minister Ibe Kachikwu promises fuel scarcity will end this weekend

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday promised Nigerians that the fuel scarcity in some parts of the country will end in 48 hours.

VP Yemi Osinbajo, General Yakubu Gowon, Ernest Shonekan, others grace Villa Christmas concert

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, were among dignitaries who graced the 2017 Christmas Praise Concert on Thursday in Abuja.

2019: Buhari-Osinbajo endorsement posters flood Abuja streets

Major streets of Abuja were, on Thursday, adorned with campaign posters endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for reelection in 2019.

CSOs, others flay NEC for $1 billion ECA approval to fight Boko Haram

The National Economic Council, on Thursday, asked the Federal Government to withdraw $1bn from the $2.3bn currently in the Excess Crude Account and use it to fight insurgency in the North-East.


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