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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has highlighted the successes and challenges of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration so far.

The Acting President gave the highlights this morning in his speech to mark Democracy Day and the second anniversy of the administration.

Read the full speech below:

 Appoints new heads for BOI, PenCom

 The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of Olukayode Pitan as the Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, BoI, with Dikko AbdulRahman appointed chairman of the bank’s governing board.

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has reaffirmed commitment of his administration towards ensuring safety and security for the indigenes and inhabitants of the state.

 He also promised that the state government would take a “fight to the enemies of the state.”

By Rita Michael,

Bauchi

 

The Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Nigeria, Bauchi Field office, Abdulai Kaikai, has appealed for an end to violence against children in Nigeria.

 Kaikai made the appeal in Bauchi  at a media briefing to mark 2017 Children's' Day with the theme, "Child Protection and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Issues and opportunities.

.Seeks protection of communities By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Niger State government has expressed willingness to partner Nigerian Navy by donating land for the establishment of a security outpost that would provide security to riverine communities along the River Kaduna, River Niger banks and other tributaries.

 

By Dallas Onyema,

Lagos

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has set up "Peace Clinic in all states of the Federation."

 He explained that the measure was to guide Nigeria through the crisis management process, and ensure that their voice was heard, leading to real change.

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Osinbajo’s Democracy Day Speech

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has highlighted the successes and challenges of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration so far.

Osinbajo makes first appointments

 Appoints new heads for BOI, PenCom

 The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of Olukayode Pitan as the Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, BoI, with Dikko AbdulRahman appointed chairman of the bank’s governing board.

Governor assures of safety in Kogi

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has reaffirmed commitment of his administration towards ensuring safety and security for the indigenes and inhabitants of the state.

 He also promised that the state government would take a “fight to the enemies of the state.”

UNICEF seeks end to violence against children in Nigeria

By Rita Michael,

Bauchi

 

The Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Nigeria, Bauchi Field office, Abdulai Kaikai, has appealed for an end to violence against children in Nigeria.

Niger woos Navy with land in Baaro

.Seeks protection of communities By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

NSCDC sets up Peace Clinic in states

 

By Dallas Onyema,

Lagos

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has set up "Peace Clinic in all states of the Federation."

Yobe govt boosts education with N1.3b

By Mohammed Abubakar,

Damaturu

 

Yobe State government has paid N1, 330, 011, 227.00 as counterpart fund for the joint State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)/ Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) projects for 2015 and 2016.

Osinbajo attends G7 Summit in Italy

 

Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday joined President Donald Trump of the United States and other world leaders for the G7 Summit holding in Italy.

 

FA Cup: Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea

By BBC

 

Chief football writer at Wembley Stadium

 

Arsenal won the FA Cup for a record 13th time in a thrilling final by beating 10-man Chelsea, who were denied a league and cup double.

 

Fear grips Niger govt over Fulani attacks, demands deployment of Marine Police

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

 

Niger State government has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to urgency deploy Marine Police to protect river line communities which have become targets of Fulani herdsmen.

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