News - Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

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

1 week 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 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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...

Nigeria Listed Among 10 Global Reformers

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed delight over the World Bank latest " doing business" report that saw Nigeria moving up 24 places to 145. Professor osinbajo who made his position known in a statement signed by his media aide Laolu Akande on Tuesday, congratulated all stakeholders who worked with the...

Buhari Sacks Babachir Lawal, NIA DG, Appoints New SGF

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ayodele Oke. The President has appointed Mr Boss Mustapha as the new SGF. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina,...

U.S. Companies Set To Invest In Nigeria

4 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

President of the US-Africa business centre of the United States chamber of commerce, Scott Eisner says the economic and investment policy of the present administration has given confidence to American companies to invest in Nigeria. Fielding questions from state house correspondents after leading a delegation on a courtesy visit to Vice...

Abia Gov. Ikpeazu Speaks On Nnamdi Kanu

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu says it is not his responsibility to track the leader of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. Speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, Ikpeazu said the ipob leader who is currently on the run is...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the pathway to Nigeria’s unity is by reconciliation through the Power of God

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the pathway to Nigeria’s unity is by reconciliation through the Power of God Professor Osinbajo who said this at the 8th national prayer breakfast on Thursday in Abuja, noted that the responsibility of the destiny of the nation lies with Nigerians.  The vice president noted that the...

V.P. Osinbajo Says Corruption Remains Nigeria’s Biggest Problem

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the biggest challenge in the anti-graft war is the use of ill-gotten wealth by corrupt Nigerians to subvert justice. Professor Osinbajo who said this at a 2-day capacity workshop for justices and judges on Wednesday in Abuja, explained that the three arms of government must work...

Over 7,000 Entrepreneurs Benefit From FG’s GEEP Programme In Abia

1 month ago /
Nation 

No fewer than seven thousand small and medium entrepreneurs in Abia state, south-east Nigeria have benefited from the three hundred and eighty million naira loan under the Government’s Enterprise And Empowerment Programme, GEEP. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo gave the cheering news at an event in Umuahia  to mark the disbursement of...

FG Constitutes Committee On Export Promotion

1 month ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The federal government has constituted a national committee on export promotion. The committee is expected to support the economic diversification of the country as well as work with various institutions and states that could take ownership of export process. This was one of the decisions reached at the national economic council on...

Osinbajo On Endowment Fund For ACP

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the establishment of an endowment fund for the Africa, Caribbean and pacific group states is timely. Prof. Osinbajo who said this when he received a delegation from the African, Caribbean and pacific states (APC) led by its chairman ambassador Amadou Diop, noted that the initiative will...

Nutrition Society Visits Osinbajo

1 month ago /
Nation 

The nutrition society of Nigeria wants the federal government to set up a national council on nutrition for the council. During the group’s visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Aso Rock Villa on Monday, kano state deputy government Hafiz Abubakar who is also a member of the nutrition society...

Osinbajo Tasks African Tax Administrators

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi OSinbajo has tasked African tax administrators to device innovative ways that could boost domestic revenue in the continent. Professor Osinbajo who said this at the African tax administration forum on Tuesday in Abuja, noted that the challenges of tax collection in Africa are similar. The vice president therefore challenged...

FG Feeds 3 Million School Kids

2 months ago /
Nation 

Over 19,000 schools and about three million pupils  have so far been covered under the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. According to figures released by the Vice President’s Office,  2,918,842 schoolchildren from 19,881 schools in the 14 pilot states of the federation have so far...

Osinbajo Says Nigeria's Unity Is Sacrosanct

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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...


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