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President Buhari departs Abuja Sunday for joint ECOWAS/ECCAS and ECOWAS Summits in Togo 

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Sunday for Lome, Republic of Togo, to participate in two high-level meetings. According to a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), on arrival, the President will have an interactive session at the Nigerian embassy with the Nigerian …

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Work on Apapa-Oshodi Express begins in 2 weeks – Osinbajo   … Ambode shuts illegal terminal in Ajegunle …Directs removal of trucks within 24 hours …VP, Gov meet stakeholders

  Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday assured that the anticipated reconstruction of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway would commence within the next two weeks as part of the Federal Government’s resolve to find lasting solution to the chaos in the Apapa axis.  Osinbajo, who spoke at a dialogue with …

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President Buhari hails Armed Forces, promises to restore peace in Nigeria

By Mohammad Tijjani  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday hailed the enormous contributions of the Armed Forces to his administration’s determination to restore peace in the country. He pledged that the Federal Government would continue to raise the combat readiness of the military for effective and efficient security operations across the …

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Dangote donates N.3bn Business school to University of Ibadan …Vows to raise entrepreneurs for nation building

 Leading businessman and Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has challenged the government to muster the will to provide critical infrastructure that will make the nation’s environment conducive to commerce and industry. Dangote made this appeal while delivering the third Eminent Persons Business lecture and inauguration of the …

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Buhari expresses commitment to democratic values, wishes defectors well; They’re mercenaries, water will find its level – Oshiomhole

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his total commitment to the values of democracy, freedom of choice and total willingness to work with all members of the National Assembly, irrespective of their political party. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a …

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Buhari meets Osinbajo, Saraki, 4 Govs.; Receives Fayemi; ‘I’ll probe Fayose’s administration, says Ekiti Gov.-elect

  By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki and four All Progressives Congress (APC) governors at the State House, Abuja. The APC governors at the meeting included Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, Aminu Masari of Katsina, Abdul Aziz …

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President Buhari demands ICC’s action on corruption cases, illicit financial flows  

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday at The Hague called on the States Parties to support an International Criminal Court (ICC) with jurisdiction over serious cases of corruption and illicit financial flows by state actors. The President also assured the international community of a free, fair and peaceful 2019 general elections in …

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Nigeria welcomes Netherlands’ support on Lake Chad; Buhari meets Dutch CEOs; Lauds Nigerian professionals; Addresses ICC Tuesday 

In the course of his official visit to the Netherlands, President Muhammadu Buhari met with Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, Monday at The Hague. The two leaders, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), discussed issues related to the fight against insurgency …

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Fayemi wins Ekiti governorship poll; PDP rejects reults; Buhari congratulates winner; I will restore Ekiti’s values, Fayemi assures 

By Idowu Ariwodola/ Ismaila Chafe/ Idowu Gabriel Dr Kayode Fayemi, a former Minister of Mines and Steel Development and candidate  of the All Progressives Congress(APC)  has won Saturday’s  governorship  election in Ekiti. Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the Chief Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, …

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How Osinbajo, Silicon Valley, Hollywood investors, US industry chieftains interacted, exchanged ideas on investment opportunities in Nigeria By Laolu Akande

*FG promises protection of intellectual property, investment For two days, American investors and chieftains from the technology and entertainment sectors of the US and indeed global economies took turns to listen and actively interact with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and the Nigerian delegation drawn from the public and private …

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