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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

Independence Day: VP Osinbajo entertains guests to “Nigerian swag’’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at a dinner organised in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, thrilled the guests with visual descriptions of attributes that make Nigerians outstanding.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

House of Reps to revisit NGO control bill

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, says the House would revisit the bill for an act to regulate the operations of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the country.

CDS: Absence from House of Reps meeting wasn’t deliberate

Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff, says the absence of the service chiefs from the meeting of the house of representatives last Friday was not a deliberate act to disrespect the lawmakers.g
Femi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps upset as service chiefs fail to attend security meeting

The House of Representatives has berated heads of security agencies for failing to attend a meeting it called on the security crises across the country.g
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari, service chiefs hold meeting in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Service Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Southeast governors ban herdsmen from carrying AK 47 riffles in the zone

The governors also denied involvement in the Operation Python Dance of 2017 in which the country home of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, was raided.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Military panel probes Taraba kidnap kingpin’s confession, invites police

The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.

Ministers to begin work on 2020 budget

Nigeria’s newly sworn-in federal ministers are set to begin work on the 2020 the budget proposal and get it ready before the National Assembly returns from their recess.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Joint security panel worried over Taraba kidnap kingpin’s video

The panel set up by the military high command to look into strained inter-agency relations between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police is worried over a trending video of the purported confession of the re-arrested notorious Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Wadume in police custody.
President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone

Insurgency: Sierra Leonean president warns against toying with youth matters

Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio on Wednesday urged African leaders to do something about the exponential growth of youth population in the continent or risk a full-blown insurgency in the near future.

Coalition renews call for retirement of service chiefs

A coalition of civil society organisations under the banner of Coalition of Civil Rights for Justice, Peace and Security, Monday, joined in the agitations in some quarters that the nation’s service chiefs be retired.

Central bank, service chiefs collaborate to enforce executive order

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Service Chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies are closing ranks to tackle smuggling and dumping of textiles in Nigeria, currently robbing the country of billions of naira in revenue.
Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) on Sunday elected Yabagi Yusuf Sani as its Presidential candidate.

ADP: General Buratai should resign

Sequel to the comment credited to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, where he blamed troops fighting Boko Haram in the northeast for lacking discipline and commitment, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has called on the army chief to resign.

General Buratai, others have outlived their usefulness

The National Chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Yabagi Sani, has said that by saying that soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgents were not disciplined, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai, has indicted himself and the President, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.

Group cautions against false reports on military

A group under the umbrella of National Democratic Front, (NDF) has cautioned against false reports about the armed forces of Nigeria, saying such reports are capable of heating up the polity and causing disaffection within the military.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun declares state of emergency in education

Abiodun who arrived at governor’s offie, Oke-mosan Abeokuta at about 9:30am Thursday was received by the Head of Service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

VP Osinbajo: We’ll defend trust reposed on us

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday night assured that he and President Muhammadu Buhari, will defend the trust Nigerians reposed on them.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo thanks Senator Saraki for not taking advantage of power vacuum

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday jocularly thanked Senate President Bukola Saraki for not taking advantage of the vacuum in power before the presidential inauguration.

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Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

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Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.