News - Yemi Osinbajo

 

FG Signs ICT Internship Deal For 2,000 Intakes With Huawei

4 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation  Science and Tech 

The federal government, yesterday, agreed a deal with Chinese technology firm, Huawei, to provide 2000 Information and Communication Technology, ICT trainee jobs to young Nigerians in 2016 under the “Huawei’s Seeds for the Future program.” Speaking at the signing of the agreement, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo stated that “ICT is...

FG To Implement Niger Delta Master Plan - Osinbajo

4 years ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government is focused on implementation of Niger Delta Master Plan to drive development of the region. Osinbajo stated this at the inaugural meeting of Partners for Sustainable Development Forum organised by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), in Port Harcourt on Monday. He said President Muhammadu...

500 Nigerians Deported From UK Today; Some Stranded!

4 years ago /
International News  Nation 

About 500 Nigerians were deported from the UK to Nigeria today following the announcement made by the UK government a few months ago. They were reported to have arrived at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos this morning. Some of them complained they were forcefully removed from their locations and were...

 

FG To Investigate Revenues Earned In Foreign Currency Remitted In Naira

4 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The National Economic Council (NEC), on Thursday mandated the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and Ministry of Finance to investigate revenues earned in foreign currencies but remitted in naira by some ministries/agencies/departments.This is the high point of decisions reached at the end of the NEC meeting presided over by Vice...

FG Promises Better Lives For Internally Displaced Persons

4 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has assured internally displaced persons across the country that government will make life more comfortable for them. The vice president who was represented by the chaplain of the Aso Villa chapel, Joseph Malomo  at the Kugbani IDP camp in the federal capital territory says their...

Council Of State Commends Attahiru Jega

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Council of State on Wednesday commended former Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, for his exemplary performance in office. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, disclosed this to journalists at the end of the meeting in Abuja on...

Fight Against Boko Haram On Course As U.S Backs Nigerian Troops

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Malam Aliyu Ismail, said on Monday that the Nigerian Armed Forces were working hard to ensure that the mandate of crushing Boko Haram before the end of the year was realised. He said this in an interview with State House Press Corps after the Service...

FG Receives EU Election Report

4 years ago /
Nation 

The European Union observer mission to the 2015 general elections in Nigeria has submitted its reports to the federal government. Receiving the report on behalf of the federal government on Tuesday, vice president Yemi Osinbajo said the Buhari administration would guarantee free and fair elections in the country. While thanking the EU...

Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Urges Nigerians To Remain United And Join The Fight Against Terrorism

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has advised Nigerians to pay less attention to the things that divide the country but rather concentrate on those things that unite them. He gave the advice on Sunday in Abuja in his remarks at the 55th Independence Anniversary Interdenominational Church Service held at...

Osinbajo Seeks Inter-Agency Collaboration To Fight Smuggling

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said on Tuesday that the fight against smuggling in the country could be won through inter-agency collaboration. He gave the indication when he received officials of the National Boundary Commission at the State House. The Vice President said the Federal Government would explore means of ensuring...

Osinbajo Urges NIPSS To Look Inwards And Partner With Private Sector For Funds

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has advised the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) to look inward and evolve creative strategies for raising resources to meet its funding needs. He gave the advice on Wednesday in Abuja when he received a delegation from the institute led by...

FG Praises African Union's Achievements in Tackling Conflicts In the Continent

4 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s vice president Yemi Osinbajo has praised the achievements of the African Union Peace and Security Council in tackling numerous conflicts in the continent. Osinbajo said this while declaring open the African Peace and Security Council retreat in Abuja this Monday....

President Buhari Says Fight Against Corruption Is For The Soul Of Nigeria

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday that the fight against corruption was aimed at saving the soul of the nation. Buhari, represented by Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, disclosed this at the second plenary meeting of Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), at Igwurita, near Port Harcourt. Buhari also said that the...

We Won’t Let Nigerians Down, Says Osinbajo

4 years ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerians that the Muhammadu Buhari administration would not let them down inspite of their high expectations. He gave the assurance on Sunday at the 33rd Holy Ghost Convention of the Sword of the Spirit Ministry, Garden of Victory, Old Ife Road, Ibadan. Osinbajo, who was accompanied...

No Ethnic Agenda In Fight Against Corruption - Osinbajo

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Thursday that the battle against corruption by the present administration had no ethnic agenda. He said this when traditional rulers of the Yoruba extraction in Northern Nigeria and Abuja paid him a courtesy visit at the state House. According to him, there is no country in...

FG To Tackle Violent Extremism, Says Osinbajo

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday the Federal Government would take measures to tackle all forms of violent extremism and promote economic development. He said this at a special dialogue session on democracy, human rights and countering violent extremism in Abuja. The UN Secretary General, Mr Ban Ki-moon was...

NGE Conference To Hold In Yenagoa, Aug. 27

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) says it will hold the 2015 Annual All Nigerian Editors Conference.(ANEC) on August 27. A statement by Mustapha Isah, Chairman, Publicity Sub-committee, of ANEC 2015, said the conference would to take place in Yenagoa, Bayelsa. Isah said the conference has its theme as "NIGERIA: The Change...

President Buhari Orders Single Account Operations

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered each ministry, department and agency to immediately revert to operating only one account. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on media and publicity, Laolu Akande stated that the measure is to promote transparency and facilitate compliance with sections 80 and...

 

Reverend Ini Ukpuho Commends Federal Government's Efforts On Tackling Boko Haram

4 years ago /
Nation  Religion 

The Nigerian Government has again been commended for its efforts in tackling the Boko Haram insurgents. Reverend Ini Ukpuho of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria gave the commendation on thursday when he led a delegation of the SYNOD on a courtesy visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Reverend Ukpuho who is the...

Maitama Sule Says Integrity In Leadership Is The Solution To Corruption

4 years ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian permanent representative to the United Nations, Maitama Sule says integrity in leadership is the solution to the challenges of corruption, insecurity and bad international image confronting Nigeria.  Maitama Sule who spoke to journalists after visiting vice president, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Abuja said he was confident that the...