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Osinbajo Disowns Ngige Over ASUU Strike

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says contrary to the claim by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, he has not taken over negotiations with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities. The vice president said this today through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande. …

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Vice President Osinbajo To Head Negotiation With ASUU

The information reaching nghubs newsdesk is that the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will now head the negotiation between the Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. This was revealed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige while briefing State House correspondents after …

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Osinbajo Assigns Portfolios To New Ministers

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assigned portfolios to the two ministers who were sworn in three weeks ago. Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman Hassan were sworn in in May, several weeks after they were confirmed by the Senate, due to President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence. Mr. Ocheni will fill the vacuum …

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Evil Cabal Dictating To Acting President – Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has lambasted Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo. Fani-Kayode said Osinbajo is receiving instructions from the “cabal” in the presidency. He was reacting to comment by Osinbajo that those demanding restructuring of Nigeria only wanted appointment. He stated that the Acting President should not have uttered such …

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Acting President, Osinbajo To Swear-In New Ministers Today

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will today swear in the two ministers-designate, Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe). Sources in the Presidency hinted this afternoon that all is set for the inauguration on Wednesday. Ocheni and Hassan’s nominations were confirmed by the Senate about three months ago. Ocheni is to …

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Senate Gives Osinbajo 3 Conditions To Accept Magu

The Nigerian senate has given the Aso Rock Villa three conditions it must meet for peace to reign. Top of the conditions is the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, and the withdrawal of a statement credited to Acting President …

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Osun by-election: Adeleke Defects to PDP Ahead of APC Primary

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An All Progressives Congress aspirant in the Osun-West senatorial district, Chief Ademola Adeleke, may have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party to contest the July 8 senatorial by-election. A chieftain of the PDP, who pleaded anonymity, said this while speaking with our correspondent on the telephone, on Tuesday. The PDP …

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Osibanjo Signs N7.441 Trillion Budget Into Law

Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday signed the 2017 budget of N7.441 trillion into law. Osinbajo made it public on Twitter. He wrote: “I just signed 2017 Budget into law. It’s an important milestone in our economic recovery & growth plan laid in April by President Buhari.” This …

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Fayose Reacts to Osinbajo being Acting President

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has raised the alarm over the ‎continued nefarious activity of the Fulani herdsmen across the country, especially in Benue state, calling on the Federal Government to use every means possible to rein in the killer herdsmen. Fayose said, “what is going on in Benue …

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Fasting And Prayer Won ’ t Grow Our Economy – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria’s economy will not grow by fasting and prayer but by the collective effort of all citizens. Speaking with heads of ministries, departments and agencies at the state house on Wednesday, Osinbajo, who is a pastor, urged government officials to be the drivers of transparency …

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Drama As Osinbajo Fails to Inaugurate New Ministers Again

Recall that we reported last week Wednesday that in the absence of President Muhamamdu Buhari, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, did not swear in two new ministers, Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe), few days after President Buhari headed for the United Kingdom for a follow-up consultation with his …

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VP Osinbajo Agrees Ekiti Need Airport

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says he shares the same view with the people and government of Ekiti state on the need for the federal government to establish an airport in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. He explained that this has become a necessary project in wake of the ongoing …

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