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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the Federal Government is committed to the rescue of Leah Sharibu, one of the schoolgirls abducted Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola, winner of the 1993 presidential elections.
Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
Nnanna Okoroafor, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to sustain the present N-Power social investment programme.
There is the increasing wave of suicide across the country; there is decaying standard of education and so many other ways a first lady could bring her competences to bear on the development of a nation at a non-governmental level. Such a legacy of selfless service to fatherland without playing to the gallery or publicly detracting from her husband’s efforts, no matter how futile it seems to be, is what Mrs Aisha Buhari should consider for the next four years.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the revelation by wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, that there is humongous fraud in the N500 billion Social Investment Programme and the N16 billion Mosquito Net Project of the Buhari administration, has further vindicated its stance that the administration is deceitful and a pretentious citadel of corruption.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has rubbished the N500bn Social Investment Programme of her husband’s administration, saying that it failed “woefully” in the North in particular.
Prof. Boniface Odeh, a community leader, has said that the Igede people of Benue State have confidence in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has reiterated that the priority of President Muhammadu Buhari remained the common man as evidenced by the successes recorded in the social investment schemes and its planned expansion.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that nobody can question the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, arguing that they are there for everyone to see.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inspected the onging construction work on the second Niger Bridge in Onitsha and affirmed government’s commitment to early completion of the work.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, says 130, 000 graduate youth have been employed to offer extension services to farmers across the country.
All is now set for the inauguration of the Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Federal Government in Ekiti, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday in Abuja approved N5.5 billion for the training and provision of work tools for 12,000 young Nigerians under the N-Power scheme of the federal government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP).
Contrary to speculations in some quarters, the TraderMoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products (MarketMoni and FarmerMoni) – a component of the Buhari administration’s Social Investment Programme, are still very much in operation, Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President), has said.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described women as incredible and more extraordinary.
An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Monday sentenced a man, Tijani Idris, to 15 years imprisonment for conspiring with an armed robber.
More than 1,500 people have died in nearly 10 months after an outbreak of Ebola hit the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said Monday.
An Islamic Cleric, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, was on Monday remanded by an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl in a mosque.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it will continue to operate a managed float exchange rate regime to reduce the impact of continued volatility in the exchange rate on the economy.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in court of Chairman of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, and two others charged with fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday, re-arraigned a former Minister of State for Power, Mohammed Wakil, and four others on an alleged N450 million money laundering charge.
Alexis Sanchez scored the winning goal to send Chile through to the Copa America quarter-finals with victory over Ecuador.
Over 150,000 babies are born annually with sickle cell disease in Nigeria, Chief Medical Laboratory Scientist, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Barnawa, Kaduna, Abdullahi Musa Maikano, has said.
Barcelona signed Dutch full-back Mike van Beijnen on a two-year deal, the LaLiga champions announced on Thursday.
Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has accepted to fulfil all three conditions from Barcelona in order to force a move back to the La Liga champions.