News - Yemi Osinbajo

Buhari Urges More Efforts To Re-Unite Displaced Families

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja directed the Ministry of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs to intensify efforts to re-unite families scattered in different camps for Internally Displaced Persons. The President, who spoke after being briefed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Special Duties, Dr Jamila Shu’ara, particularly...

We Will Ensure A Level Playing Field For Businesses In Nigeria - VP Osinbajo

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will ensure that business environment in the country is transparent and fair. Osinbajo, who gave the assurance when he received a delegation of Lafarge Holcim Executives in the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday, said that the APC-led administration would always ensure no one was...

Osinbajo Comissions Dangote Cement Plant And Coal-Fired Power Plant In Zambia

4 years ago /
International News 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has commissioned the one point five million tone dangote cement plant and the thirty megawatt coal-fired power plant in Ndola, Zambia. The commissioning of the plants which took place on tuesday was attended by the Zambia President Edgar Chagwa Lungu. The cement plant is expected to produce forty...

V.P Osinbajo Commends Kano Gov’t For Rehabilitating IDPs

4 years ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has commended the Kano state government for taking the initiative to assist the Federal Government in rehabilitating people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East. He said this when he visited an Internally Displaced Persons camp in Mairire Hotoro area of Kano state. Also, a...

FG Ready To Work On Judicial And Justice Sector Reforms, Says Osinbajo

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed the readiness of the federal government to work on judicial and justice sector reforms. Prof. Osinbajo who met with a delegation of the Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) in his office on Tuesday noted, however, that some of the reforms being envisaged would require...

Osinbajo: Present Administration Will Pursue Its “Anti-Corruption” Crusade

4 years ago /
Nation 

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo says the present administration will pursue its anti-corruption crusade to a logical conclusion. Professor Osinbajo made the remark on Wednesday when a delegation of the national union of road transport workers paid him a courtesy visit at the state house....

Osinbajo Decries Declining State Of Legal Education

4 years ago /
Education  Nation 

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday urged legal professionals to reform and renovate the law profession in the country to meet international standards. Osinbajo made the call at the inauguration ceremony of the Ultra Modern Sir Adetokunbo Ademola Dinning Hall of the Law School, Lagos. The hall was remodeled and...

Access To Information Citizens’ Right, Says Osinbajo

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said that access to information and data is the right of citizens and not a privilege. He said this at a forum organised by the Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency on the side line of the on going 3rd...

 

Group Urges President Buhari To Appoint People Of Integrity As Ministers

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Prayer Movement on Sunday in Abuja urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint as ministers only people of integrity and share in his vision of a better Nigeria. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Gbemiga Olakunle, the General Secretary of the Movement. "The President should look for selfless...

Gov Ahmed Commends President Buhari Over Salary Bailout

4 years ago /
Nation 

Kwara State governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the recent bailout of all tiers of government, to enable them offset outstanding salaries of workers. The governor said this on Sunday in Ilorin through a statement signed by his chief Press Secretary (CPS), Abdulwahab Oba. He said this bailout...

NEC Raises 4-man Committee To Verify Accruals, Withdrawals From Federation, Excess Crude Accounts

4 years ago /
Nation 

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Monday set up a four-man committee to examine the accruals into and withdrawals from the Federation Account and the Excess Crude Account from 2012 to May 2015. The committee was set up at the 58th meeting of the council, which was re-inaugurated by President Muhammadu...

Days Of Impunity, Fiscal Recklessness Are Over – President Buhari

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured State Governors that the days of impunity, lack of accountability and fiscal recklessness in the management of national resources are  over in Nigeria. While speaking at a meeting with State Governors in the Presidential Villa, Abuja lately, he vowed that funds stolen  by government officials who...

Buhari Vows To Recover Billions Of Dollars In The Next Three Months After Meeting State Governors

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja assured State Governors that the days of impunity, lack of accountability, and fiscal recklessness in the management of national resources are  over in Nigeria. Speaking at a meeting with the Governors in the Presidential Villa, President Buhari  also vowed that funds stolen  by government officials who abused their offices in...

Our Assets Would Be Made Public After Code Of Conduct Bureau Verification - Buhari

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says his declared assets and that of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will be released to the public upon their verification by the Code of Conduct Bureau. A statement by presidential spokesman, Barba Shehu says the process is expected to be completed before the one hundred day deadline . The...

Breaking News: Muhammadu Buhari Sworn In As Nigeria's President

4 years ago /
Nation 

History was made earlier today, as General Muhammadu Buhari, now President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. President Buhari who took the oath of office admistered by the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Mahmoud Mohammed beat...

 

Catholic Laity Joins Violence-free Election Campaign

4 years ago /
Religion 

As the 2015 general elections draw near, the Catholic Laity Council Of Nigeria social media platform has embarked on violenvce-free election sensitization. The president of the council, Charles Nnagbo, says since the transition to civil rule in 1999, no era has witnessed so much anxiety, tension, hate speeches, destructive utterances and...

Christian Leaders Should Influence Government Policies Positively - Osinbajo

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics  Religion 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Vice Presidential Candidate, Pastor Oluyemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday said that Christian leaders had the power to influence government policies to better the lot of the suffering masses. Osinbajo spoke in Lagos at the Annual Lecture Series in commemoration of the 73rd birthday of Pastor Enoch Adeboye,...

2015 Polls: Bakare Blasts CAN, PFN For Endorsing Jonathan

4 years ago /
Religion 

General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly and founder of the Save Nigeria Group, Pastor Tunde Bakare has berated the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) for what he called "secret endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan." He is angry with them for...

Vice President's Office Under APC Govt Will Not Be A `Spare Tyre' - Osinbajo

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Vice Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said the office of the Vice President under an APC will not be a "spare tyre" . A statement issued by the APC Presidential Campaign organisation signed by the media director, Alhaji Garba Shehu quoted Osinbajo as saying...

Buhari Pledges To Overhaul Nigeria's Economy, If Elected President

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Gen. Muhammad Buhari (rtd), on Saturday pledged to overhaul the economy of the country for a better Nigeria, if elected President on Feb. 14.He made this promise when he paid homage to the Emir of llorin, Alhaji lbrahim Sulu-Gambar, on the sideline of...