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Presidency Threatens To Prosecute Anyone Selling SIP Forms

Presidency Threatens To Prosecute Anyone Selling SIP Forms

The presidency has declared that no scheme under the federal government’s Social Investment Programmes (SIP) attracts an application fee. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the presidency threatened to prosecute anyone found to be selling the forms under the SIP. Aknde consequently […]

Buhari Orders Investigation Into Death Of NYSC Member In Kano

Buhari Orders Investigation Into Death Of NYSC Member In Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an independent investigation into the death of Miss Ifedolapo Oladepo in Kano State while on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme. A statement issued in Abuja by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the investigation should unravel the true circumstances of […]

Nice Terror Attack Is A Crisis For Presidency Of François Hollande

Nice Terror Attack Is A Crisis For Presidency Of François Hollande

The French president, François Hollande, has reacted to the Nice attack by reiterating the war-like stance he took after the Islamic State attacks that killed 130 people in Paris in November. But the fact that France was attacked again – leaving at least 80 dead – only eight months after the devastating November attacks on […]

I Won’t Relent In Fight Against Corruption, says Buhari

I Won’t Relent In Fight Against Corruption, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari again on Tuesday promised that he would not relent in his administration’s ongoing anti-corruption war. He said he would deplore all appropriate and legal measures to rid the country of graft. Buhari made the promise in his Eid-el-Fitr message to Nigerians. The message, which was personally signed by the President, was made […]

Buhari Writes Senate: Osinbajo Is Acting President

Buhari Writes Senate: Osinbajo Is Acting President

ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, told the Senate that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will act on his behalf as President for the 11 days he would be on medical vacation to the United Kingdom, UK. In a letter to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, President Buhari said he was writing in line with Section 145 […]

Buhari Inaugurates Committee To Handle High Profile Corruption Cases

Buhari Inaugurates Committee To Handle High Profile Corruption Cases

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja inaugurated a National Prosecution Coordination Committee (NPCC) saddled with the responsibility of prosecuting high profile criminal cases in the country. The committee is headed by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Abubakar Malami. The vice president who inaugurated the committee […]

Osinbajo To Represent Buhari In Lagos, Says Presidency

Osinbajo To Represent Buhari In Lagos, Says Presidency

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his official visit to Lagos, his spokesman, Femi Adesina, yesterday told The Guardian via a text message that the trip had not been cancelled. He said Buhari would be represented in Lagos by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Meanwhile, to ensure a hitch-free visit, the Lagos State […]

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