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The Legal Practitioner's Privilege Committee (LPPC) on Thursday released a 91- man list of lawyers for consideration for the award of the prestigious Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). The list includes the name of Akinlolu Osinbajo, brother to the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, renowned human Rights activist and politician, Festus Keyamo amongst others.

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Baba Abubakar, has reiterated that the Nigerian Air Force remains loyal to the nation and democratic system currently practiced in the country. The statement followed reports by the Chief of Army Staff that some disgruntled politicians were covertly approaching some military personnel to illegally effect a change in government.

Rotimi Amechi - Transport Minister

President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the National Assembly’s endorsement of a $5.815 billion loan suffered a temporary setback yesterday at the Senate. The Federal Government plans to raise the loan from the China Exim Bank to modernise Lagos-Kano, Kano-Kaduna, Lagos-Ibadan and Lagos-Calabar rail lines.

Acting President- Yemi Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, yesterday signed three executive orders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The pro-business orders are designed to facilitate the ease of doing business in Nigeria as it targeted areas such as port operations, entry experience for tourists and Foreign investors as well as registration of businesses by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). According to the Acting President, the orders would "address efficiency in the business environment, local content in public procurement and timely submission of the budget".

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday confirmed that another Chibok school girl had been found barely 12 days after the release of the 82 abducted girls by their captors.

Information, Culture and National Orientation Minister, Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government yesterday replied critics of President Muhammadu Buhari anti-corruption war. In his reaction to recent criticisms, Information, Culture and National Orientation Minister, Lai Mohammed said that the administration has a good story to tell.

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