News - Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo Says Nigeria's Unity Is Sacrosanct

6 days ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has again restated the commitment of the federal government to the unity and indivisibility of Nigerians. Speaking at a reception in honour of the new president of the Lutheran world federation, Archbishops Musa Filibus in Yola, the vice president urged Nigerians to love each other irrespective of...

IGP Idris Confers With V.P. Osinbajo

1 week ago /
Nation 

The inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, says in addition to the deployment of personnel, authorities of the force are taking steps to mobilize the political class in the south east to intervene and quell the current tension in the region.  Speaking on Thursday to state house correspondents after conferring with...

V.P. Osinbajo Says Diversification Of The Economy Is Yielding Results

1 week ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says government's focus on the diversification of the economy is gradually yielding results. Professor Osinbajo who said this after an inspection tour of locally manufactured products on display at the SME conference 2017 in Abuja on Thursday, noted that government will continue to make the business environment...

President Buhari Receives Ghana President

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with his Ghanaian counterpart Nana Akufo-Ado at the presidential villa in Abuja Speaking to state house correspondents after the closed-door meeting, President Nanaakufo-Addo said he was in Abuja to confer with Buhari on a wide range of national and sub-regional issues The Ghanaian leader is visiting...

FG To Concession Airports

1 week ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will soon concession three airports in the country.  Professor Osinbajo who said this at the presidential quarterly business forum in Abuja on Monday, noted that the airports are the Nnamdi Azikike international airport Abuja, Murtala Mohammed international airport Lagos and the Kaduna airport.  The...

FG Promises To Find Lasting Solution To Flood Disaster

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The federal government Wednesday said it is exploring the possibility of dredging the river Benue and constructing water channels within Makurdi metropolis as a permanent solution to the flood disaster that has consistently destroyed property and displaced hundreds of thousands. Vice president Yemi Osinbajo stated this when he visited some affected...

UK/Nigeria To Strengthen Bilateral Relations

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The government of the United Kingdom has emphasised the need to sustain and strengthen the long-standing bilateral relationship between it and Nigeria. Against the backdrop of this renewed bond of friendship, UK and Nigeria will continue to work together to address existing and emerging problems in critical areas of security, economy...

V.P. Osinbajo To Drive FG’s Negotiations With ASUU

3 weeks ago /
Education 

Nigeria's vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stepped in to drive the ongoing negotiations between the federal government and the academic staff union of universities, ASUU.  Minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige who briefed journalists at the end of Wednesday’s federal executive council meeting said the vice president's move will ensure...

Osinbajo Receives U.S Team

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government has reached out to the U.S. government to step up its assistance in ensuring that corrupt officials do not get a safe haven abroad. Professor Osinbajo said this when he received a U.S. congressional delegation at the Aso Rock Villa. He said both countries...

Arewa Youths Suspend Quit Notice To Igbos

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum has suspended its quit notice to Igbos living in the northern part of the country. The coalition of northern youth groups announced this on Thursday after a meeting in Abuja. In attendance at the meeting were the Governor of Borno State, some Igbo traditional rulers, and elders...

Presidential Committee Accuses EFCC Of Frustrating Efforts

1 month ago /
Nation 

The presidential ad-hoc committee set up to reposition the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and restore the nation’s membership of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Unit has cried out over the frustration of its efforts. The committee accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of blackmailing the Attorney-General of...

Government Mobilizes Youths For Agric

1 month ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

The Federal And State Governments are exploring ways of mobilizing the youths to venture into agriculture and agricultural services. Speaking with state house correspondents after a stakeholders meeting with vice president yemi Osinbajo at the Aso Rock Villa, governor of kebi state alongside his Jigawa state counterpart said the intention of...

Rodents Forced President Buhari To Work From Home – Garba Shehu

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will work from home after rodents damaged his official office during a more than 100-day overseas medical absence, a presidential spokesman told AFP on Tuesday. The rodents damaged furniture and air conditioning fittings in the president’s official Abuja office while he was in London receiving treatment, Senior Special...

Ooni Of Ife Warns Youth Against Hate Speech

1 month ago /
Nation 

In the wake of the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country, the Ooni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has warned the youth against hate speeches that can incite Nigerians. Ooni gave the warning while hosting some youths ahead of their empowerment programme in collaboration with the...

Vice President Osinbajo Challenges ECOWAS Bank

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has challenged the ECOWAS bank for development and investment to invest more in the lives of young people in the region. Professor Osinbajo said this at the 15th annual general meeting of the board of governors of the bank in Abuja, on Tuesday. Since its reorganization in 2006...

Buhari’s Return Rekindles Hope For A Promising Nigeria – Gov Bello

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, has said that the successful return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation has rekindled hope and strengthened faith among Nigerians that the country would be great again. Bello, who had earlier visited the President while recuperating in London, noted that the uncommon, natural...

Why Aisha Buhari Hurried To UK – Fayose

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has maintained that he president is incapacitated and is surving on life support. The state governor while speaking on the First Lady’s trip to UK noted that Aisha Buhari who was allegedly denied access to the president during her first trip to UK has made...

FEC Approves ₦55.7BN For Road, Aviation Contracts

4 months ago /
Transport  

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved road and aviation projects totaling N55.7 billion. The Ministers of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and that of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the...

Osinbajo Panel Grills BPP DG Late Into The Night

5 months ago /
Nation 

​The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo​ panel probing the allegations of contract fraud against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, ​continued its ​sitting yesterday.   The panel, ​which has Attorney-General and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami and National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), as members, grilled Director-General...

Osinbajo Panel Summons Emefiele, NIA, NNPC, NAPIMS, PINE Contractors

5 months ago /
Nation 

The presidential investigative panel headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the suspension of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. Babachir Lawal, and Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayodele Oke, has invited governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.   He will answer...


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