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.
Loyalty of Nigerian Air Force to Nigeria Unwavering - CAS
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.
2017 Budget Will Be Signed When Satisfied With Content – Osinbajo
Amidst recent controversies on who will sign into law the 2017 Budget, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said he will assent to the 2017 budget when he is satisfied with the content.
Senate Invites Amaechi Over Alleged Lopsided FG Rail Projects
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 Signs three Executive Orders
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".
Another Chibok Girl Freed By Boko Haram
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.
FG Carpets Saraki Dogara, Says Anti-Corruption War Yielding Visible Results
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.