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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has described as “absurd” allegations that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is printing money to support the federal government. He was responding to a question from civil society organisations at the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room Dialogue held in Abuja on Tuesday. CBN “claims” on the federal government have reportedly gone from N678 […]

ABUJA, July 25 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s acting president will meet again with community leaders from the Niger Delta oil heartlands next week, his spokesman said on Tuesday, in a bid to shore up a fragile truce between militants and the government there. With Africa’s biggest economy mired in recession, delegations including Acting President Yemi Osinbajo […]

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has asserted that soon dependence on crude oil will become irrelevant. Osinbajo said this while speaking at the opening ceremony of the extra-ordinary session of the Council of Ministers of African Petroleum Producers’ Organisation, APPO, in Abuja. Noting that the volatility in the global crude oil market has triggered much […]

By Felix Onuah ABUJA, July 12 (Reuters) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is recuperating fast and will return home shortly, his deputy Yemi Osinbajo said on Wednesday after visiting the head of state in London where he has been on prolonged sick leave. Osinbajo’s brief and unannounced trip has revived speculation about Buhari’s health and […]

By Felix Onuah ABUJA, July 11 (Reuters) – Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in London on Tuesday, spending an hour at the country’s High Commission where President Muhammadu Buhari has spent much of the past two months on medical leave. A Reuters reporter saw Osinbajo arrive at Abuja House, the Nigerian High Commission, or […]

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Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says Nigeria will realise over a billion dollars from the recent executive order signed by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. On Thursday, Osinbajo signed an executive order to give room for Nigerians to regularise their taxes. Adeosun was speaking on the Sunrise Daily, a Channels television programme, on Monday. She said […]

By Felix Onuah ABUJA, June 12 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s acting president, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, signed the 2017 budget into law on Monday, with Abuja planning record spending to pull Africa’s biggest economy out of recession. Lawmakers passed the record 7.44 trillion-naira ($23.6 billion) budget plan in May, which was bigger than the 7.298 trillion-naira […]

By Camillus Eboh ABUJA May 31 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s presidency and lawmakers are still in talks over the record 7.44 trillion naira ($24.45 billion) budget for 2017, a government official said on Wednesday, nearly three weeks after the spending plans were passed by the Senate. The budget aims to drag the OPEC member, which has […]

By Felix Onuah ABUJA May 19 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s record 7.44 trillion naira ($23.62 billion) 2017 budget has been received by the presidency for it to be signed into law, a government official said on Friday. Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on Senate matters, said the spending plan, which is aimed at […]

ABUJA May 7 (Reuters) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to London on Sunday night for follow-up medical tests, handing over power to his deputy Yemi Osibanjo, his office said. Buhari, 74, returned to Nigeria two months ago after receiving medical treatment in Britain. Officials have refused to disclose details of his medical condition. […]