We will find you and invest in you, Osinbajo vows (Vanguard)

Following the distribution of ten thousand Naira loan (N10K), from the huge money Nigeria recovered from the Abacha loot which was approved by the federal government to give to small and medium scale business owners in the country, Vice President…

FG wants Google to extend free WiFi to market (Punch)

The Federal Government has called for the extension of Google Station’s free WiFi services to markets in Nigeria. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, disclosed this in Lagos on Friday while declaring open the 32nd Lagos International Trade Fair. He…

We’re not in business of deceiving Nigerians – Osinbajo (Nation)

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is not in the business of deceiving Nigerians. He spoke as a guest on Brekete Family Programme, Human Rights Radio, that airs on FM 101.1MHz, where he interacted…

Aboru residents groan as flood wreaks havoc (Nation) * Again, FG, governors fail to agree on new minimum wage (Guardian)

Aboru residents groan as flood wreaks havoc (Nation) Aboru residents in Alimosho Local Government of Lagos State yesterday counted loses caused by flood. This followed a heavy rain that lasted from Sunday night till early hours of Monday. The News…

Atiku no match for Buhari, says senator (Nation) * Yoruba youths warn Tinubu against supporting Buhari (Punch)

Atiku no match for Buhari, says senator (Nation) Senator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said yesterday that the party will emerge stronger from the crises arising from its primaries. It is also his position that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

Social Investment Programmes key to improved human capital development, financial inclusion, says Osinbajo

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo said at the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja that Social Investment Programmes of the President Buhari-led administration has been crucial to the human capital development and financial inclusion in the country. “Our Social Investment Programme…

FG announces ‘enhanced’ scheme for 2016 N-Power beneficiaries (Guardian)

The Nigerian government has announced a ‘big plan’ for some beneficiaries of the social intervention programme dubbed: N-Power. The federal government in a communique released on Thursday revealed that it is set for an enhancement programme for the 2016 N-power…

Over a million displaced persons reunited with loved ones, rebuilding of destroyed communities underway – VP Osinbajo

Aside from the ongoing military operations that have significantly degraded the Boko Haram insurgents, over a million people displaced by the insurgency have been restored as efforts to rebuild destroyed their homes and communities are underway, according to Vice President…

FEC approves N500m for EFCC office (premiumTimes)

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a memo from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), requesting N500 million for the maintenance of its new office complex. The EFCC recently moved into a new 10-storey permanent office building…

22 ministers absent as Osinbajo preside over FEC meeting

The council chamber of the Presidential Villa was more or less deserted Wednesday as 22 of 36 ministers were absent at the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. At the meeting which started…

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