Osinbajo meets APC govs
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met some state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. The meeting was held behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting preceded a larger meeting of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum scheduled for the Banquet Hall of the Presidential... Read more
Osinbajo confers 2017 Merit Award on Adesina, Onobrakpeya
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday conferred the 2017 Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA) on Prof. Adesoji Adesina and Mr. Bruce Onobrakpeya at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. At the yearly award ceremony that comes up every first Thursday of every December, Osinbajo lauded the research... Read more
FG orders Kachikwu to end fuel scarcity before weekend
  The Federal Government has ordered the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, to ensure that the fuel scarcity currently being witnessed across the country does not extend beyond this weekend. The directive was given to the minister on Wednesday during the weekly meeting of the... Read more
Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The FEC meeting which commenced at exactly 10:55 a.m. had in attendance Ministers of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Science and Technology, Mr Ogonnaya Onu. Others were Ministers of... Read more
Osinbajo meets INEC Chairman in Aso Rock
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met behind closed door with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmud Yakub, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was not clear whether discussions at the meeting only bordered on the Saturday governorship election in Anambra. At the end of the meeting, efforts to... Read more
58,000 UNILAG students jostle for 8000 bed spaces
The retiring Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Professor Rahmon Bello, has lamented the acute accommodation problem for students of the institution. According to Professor Bello, UNILAG has a student population of 58,000 but is faced with the highest challenge of accommodation as only 8,000 bed spaces... Read more
Osinbajo hails creative industry
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has hailed the creativity and ingenuity of Nigerian artistes which they have deployed to project the image of the country. He made the commendation after watching a grand performance of the cultural troupe, Wakaa the Musical, on Monday night at the Transcorp Hilton... Read more
Osinbajo presides over NEC
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended the National Retreat on revitalising urban water supply earlier Thursday morning, after which he presided over the monthly meeting of the National Economic Council. The information was contained in a tweet by the VP’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande. Read more
Buhari travels to US next week  for UN Assembly Session
President Muhammadu Buhari has been scheduled to address the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The President of Nigeria is listed as number seven on the provincial list of speakers. Buhari is expected to speak after the leaders... Read more
Adeosun confirms N350bn release for ministries,Agencies
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Monday confirmed the release of the sum of N350bn to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government for the implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget. She confirmed the development exclusively to Hotnewsnaija Online during a telephone interview.... Read more