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    Fayose hails Osinbajo on CJN, hosts South-West governors Monday

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has hailed the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for sending the name of Justice Walter Onnoghen to the Senate for confirmation as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. Osinbajo is the Acting President since President Muhammadu Buhari travelled for medical vacation. Fayose said the action of the Acting President

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    NJC extends Onnoghen’s acting tenure, writes Osibanjo

    The National Judicial Council, NJC, at the end of an emergency meeting it held in Abuja on Wednesday, re-nominated Justice Walter Onnoghen for appointment as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN. NJC forwarded its resolution at the meeting to the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, SAN, barely 24 hours after Onnoghen’s name was reportedly transmitted

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    Osinbajo meets with security chiefs, ministers in Aso Rock

    Nigeria’s acting President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting with heads of security agencies in the country including Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris. Others at the meeting include the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, the minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, the chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and

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    Sanusi refuses to reveal what he discussed with Osinbajo

    The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has refused to reveal what he discussed with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday. Sanusi held a closed-door meeting with Osinbajo at the President Villa. After the meeting, he simply told State House correspondents, to just report that he came to the Villa. “You can just report that

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    Saraki, Dogara in another crucial meeting with Osinbajo

    The Senate president, Bukola Saraki and the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara are currently meeting with acting president, Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa in Abuja. While this meeting makes it the second time Bukola Saraki will be meeting with Osinbajo this week, it is Dogara’s third meeting with the acting president

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    Senate to review construction of VP’s gate house put at N250m

    CHAIRMAN, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senator Dino Melaye, APC, Kogi West disclosed Thursday that construction cost of the gatehouse of the three-bedroomed apartment of the official residence of the Vice President would cost N250m. He also said that the mosque which occupies less than 100 square meters designed to be the

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    Osinbajo flags off 20,000 solar powered lighting systems

    Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, flagged off the distribution of 20,000 solar powered lighting systems for rural communities. Performing the flag-off at Wuna village, a rural community in Gwagwalada, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Osinbajo said it had become imperative to provide alternative power sources that would be off the national

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    Osinbajo receives briefings on Gambia

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday started performing his role as the Acting President of Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari, before proceeding on 10 days medical vacation in the United Kingdom on Thursday had informed the National Assembly that Osinbajo will perform the duties of the President in his absence. Osinbajo, who was in Davos when

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    Acting President, Osinbajo Returns From Davos

    Acting President Yemi Osinabjo, yesterday returned to the country from Davos, where he attended this year’s World Economic Forum. He has formerly assumed office as President but in acting capacity. LEADERSHIP recalls that  President Muhammadu Buhari who left the country on a medical vacation in the United Kingdom yesterday transfered the powers of his office

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