In a Nine-point Development Agenda, Buhari finally bows to the people – Magnus Onyibe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 continued with the rejigging of his administration’s policy plank by repackaging his erstwhile three-point development agenda of anti-corruption, fighting insurgency as well as economic development. He chose the occasion of the parley…

*Sanwo-Olu suspends reopening of Mosques, Churches indefinitely (Vanguard) *Calling us useless is oppressive, Naira Marley replies Executive Jets (Vanguard)

Sanwo-Olu suspends reopening of Mosques, Churches indefinitely (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has suspended indefinitely planned reopening of religious worship centres in the state following steady increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state which has remained…

Heritage Bank, Dukia Gold to boost Nigeria’s N200m ounces of gold potential reserves – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria has commended Heritage Bank for being part of a valuable private sector collaboration with Dukia Gold & Precious Metals Refining Co. Ltd, saying such partnership stands to create new opportunities for Nigeria to grow its…

‘What NEC really discussed regarding DisCos’

The Office of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has corrected what it described as “misleading media reports” indicating that the National Economic Council meeting, which held yesterday, had deliberations over ownership of electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos). “Some of the erroneous…

Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo demand explanations for Osinbajo’s ordeal (Punch)

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded explanations from President Muhammadu Buhari on the stripping of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of his constitutional functions. The group, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday by Chief Edwin Clark (South-South), Chief…

APC, governors, others say no crack in presidency (Guardian)

From the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) came yesterday a denial that there is a crack in the presidency as believed in some quarters. Also, the governors on the platform of the party said there was no iota of truth…

N90bn allegation: You can’t waive immunity, lawyer tells Osinbajo (Punch)

Lagos-based lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo lacks the constitutional power to waive his immunity. Effiong said this in a statement while reacting to Osinbajo’s vow to waive his constitutional immunity to pave the way for the “most robust…

Stop maltreating Osinbajo, MASSOB tells Buhari’s aides (Punch)

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra on Sunday asked President Muhammadu Buhari’s aides to stop maltreating Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The group alleged that the ‘subjective measures’ against Osibanjo by “vicious Fulani cabals dictating the…

2023: Southern leaders warn North against dumping zoning (Punch)

The controversy over the alleged witch-hunt of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ahead of the 2023 Presidency by a pro-North group in the Presidency is far from over as prominent leaders of the South-West, South-South and South-East have lent their voices…

Group decries insinuations of distrust between Buhari, Osinbajo (Punch)

The Initiative to Save Democracy, a pressure group, has said that the relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo remains mutually respectful. The group’s President, Mr Oladele Peter, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, condemned individuals…

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