News - Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo On Africa's Economic Transformation

3 days ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Africa's economic transformation is currently being driven by ambitious businessmen and women who are stepping beyond national borders and going global. Professor Osinbajo said this at the inaugural Africa Rising lecture of the Harvard University business school in Cambridge Massachusetts, U.S.A. on Tuesday. The Vice President spoke...

Osinbajo Denies Ignoring Security Reports On Benue Attacks

4 days ago /
Nation  Security 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has denied media reports credited to Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom that he ignored security reports of the attack by herdsmen in logo and Guma Local governments on January 1. A statement by the media office of the vice president said professor Osinbajo does not believe that Governor...

Osibanjo Asks Youths To Embrace Integrity, Hardwork

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria youths have been advised to imbibe strong moral principles in order to succeed. Speaking at the South West regional youth summit in Osogbo on Tuesday, vice president Yemi osinbajo said that societies that fails to emphasize integrity are doomed. Professor Osinbajo noted that should Nigeria succeeds in dealing with corruption, over...

Osinbajo Attends South West Regional Youth Summit In Osun

1 week ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to arrive Osogbo to attend the South West regional youth summit in the Osun state capital, today. Professor Osinbajo will be joined by the host governor Rauf Aregbeshola, youth leaders as well as leaders of thought from the region. Although details of the summit is still...

Osinbajo Says MSME Is New Business Direction In Nigeria

1 month ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is a new orientation on how to grow business in Nigeria. Speaking at a meeting convened to review the implementation of the micro small and medium enterprises clinic in the out-going year, Professor Osinbajo congratulated the implementing agencies for quality service delivery. The review session was...

Why Ekiti Govt Is Suing FG Over $1bn Insurgency Fund

1 month ago /
Nation 

Governor Ayodele Fayose has explained why the Ekiti State Government is suing the Federal Government over the controversial $1 billion terrorism fund. He said it is the right of the Ekiti State government to question all accruals to the Federal Account saying it must be shared by all three tiers of...

Osinbajo Speaks On Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is a new orientation on how to grow business in Nigeria. Speaking at a meeting convened to review the implementation of the micro, small and medium enterprises clinic in the out - going year, professor Osinbajo congratulated the implementing agencies for quality service delivery. The review...

Osinbajo Advocates Compulsory Pension Scheme By Employers

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says all employers of Labour should be compelled to participate in the contributory pension scheme. Speaking at the end of year seminar of the state house press corps in Abuja on Monday, he noted that there was need by government to enforce adherence to the minimum wage...

Federal Executive Council Approves Completion Of NDDC HQs

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has approved five million dollars for the procurement of coaches, wagons and locomotives for the Nigeria rail network. This was one of the approvals made at the federal executive council presided over by vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Briefing state house correspondents after the meeting, minister of transport Rotimi Amaechi...

Osinbajo Says FG Working On Creating Easy Business Environment

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Nigerian government is working towards creating an easy and effective business environment. Speaking at an impact awards ceremony of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) at the Aso Rock Villa on Monday, Professor Osinbajo noted that government is gradually eliminating the bureaucracy that hinders...

Osinbajo Charges New Akarigbo On Development

1 month ago /
Nation 

Following the installation of the new Akarigbo of Remoland last week, vice president Yemi Osinbajo charged the royal father to pay attention to the developmental needs of the area. In this report, Ebuwa Omo Osagie takes a look at the installation of Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi as the 19th Akarigbo of Remoland. Oba...

FG Approves Six Private Universities

1 month ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigerian government has approved the establishment of six new private universities to accommodate the growing number of Nigerians seeking higher education in the country  Minister of Education Adamu Adamu made the disclosure at the end of the weekly federal executive council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at...

 

Dong, Lawaru Communities In Adamawa Mourn Their Dead

1 month ago /
Nation 

For the peace loving people of dong, a host to a robust market, December 4, 2017 will be remembered as a horrific day when Fulani Gun Men attacked its citizens in a dawn raid and left scores of people dead. At the entrance of the town, a gory sight of brutal murder...

Osinbajo Swings Into Action Over Libya Slave Trade

1 month ago /
Nation 

In line with the president’s directive, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has met with heads of relevant migration institutions in the country to facilitate the president’s directive. Speaking after a closed door meeting with the key players, Professor Osinbajo restated government’s desire to build a robust economy that will compel Nigerians to...

Osinbajo Makes Case For Higher Electricity Tariff

1 month ago /
Nation 

If Nigerians want to enjoy constant electricity supply, they must be prepared to accept an increase in electricity tariff. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is no alternative to higher electricity tariff if the power sector must be strengthened to deliver. He said this at the Aso Rock Villa on Monday. Sustainable electricity...

Osinbajo Attends Kenyatta's Inauguration

1 month ago /
International News  Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is in Nairobi, Kenya for the second term inauguration of president Uhuru Kenyatta today. Professor Osinbajo who left Abuja Monday night, is representing president Muhammadu Buhari at the event. The vice president joined other heads of state and government from Africa and beyond at the swearing-in ceremony holding...

FG Moves To Reduce Traffic Congestion On Apapa Tin Can Island Roads

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Power, works and housing Babatunde Fashola, says the federal government is taking steps to reduce the traffic congestion on the Apapa and tin can island area of Lagos. Speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, Fashola explained that the action...

Osinbajo Worried About Budget Delay

2 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed concern about the intractable delays in the passage of budget by the national assembly. Speaking at a stakeholders summit on legislative framework for economic recovery and sustainable development in Abuja on Monday, professor Osinbajo explained that the needless ranglings between the executive and legislature have...

EFCC Summons Former NIA DG, Wife

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Folashade. EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed this in a statement signed by him on Wednesday. According to Uwujaren, the summon was in furtherance...

Buhari Commends Nigeria’s Progress On World Bank Ranking

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the improvement of Nigeria on the world bank’s ease of doing business latest rankings released Tuesday. Besides moving up 24 places in the rankings, Nigeria is also reported by the World Bank to be among the top ten reformers globally.  The president in a statement congratulated all...


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