News - Yemi osinbanjo

Acting President Osinbajo Inaugurates Investigation Panel

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the presidential panel of investigation to review compliance of the armed forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagement. The nine-man panel, which is chaired by justice Biobele Georgewill, was inaugurated at the Aso rock villa Abuja on Friday. Following allegations of human rights...

Acting President Osinbajo Speaks On Combating Nigeria Mischief Makers

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Acting president Yemi Osinbajo says something urgent needs to be done to curtail hate speeches before it turns the country into a theatre of war. Osinbajo who was speaking at a seminar on Nigeria’s unity in diversity at the institute for security studies stressed the need for mutual respect among citizens...

Acting President Osinbajo Meets APC Forum

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The forum of all progressives’ congress chairmen has expressed satisfaction with the steps taken by the APC-led federal government to return the country to the path of sustainable growth. Speaking with state house correspondents after paying a courtesy visit to the acting president at the Aso rock villa, chairman of the...

Acting President Osinbajo, Approves New Appointment In Federal Government Agencies

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved new appointments in some federal government agencies. The independent corrupt practices and other related offences commission has professor Bolaji Owasanoye, as chairman while professor Musa Usman Abubakar is the secretary. On the commission as members are grace Chinda, Okolo Titus, Obiora Igwedebia, Olubukola Balogun,...

Osinbajo Declares Open Commonwealth Speakers Conference

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Speakers and presiding officers from the commonwealth, Africa region, are meeting in Abuja to look at the challenges before the presiding officer in a changing society. The conference was declared open by the acting president Yemi Osinbajo with the speaker of Nigeria’s house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara asking legislatures across the...

Elders Of Askira-Uba Margi Complain Over Silence On The Abduction Of 14 Women And Girls

1 month ago /
Security 

Some concerned elders of Askira-uba Margi community in Borno state are complaining over what they describe as, seeming silence, by the authorities, over the abduction of 14 women and girls, all indigenes of Askira-Uba local government area, by Boko haram insurgents, recently. They have therefore resolved to take their complaint to...

Youths Threaten Niger Delta Peace Over Amnesty Programme

1 month ago /
Niger Delta 

The political solution to end youth restiveness in the volatile oil-producing Niger Delta region of Nigeria that was successfully introduced during the Yar’Adua/Jonathan administration may be heading for the rocks as aggrieved youths resident in the area called for the overhaul of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) or else they...

Osinbajo: FG Is Developing A Framework For Modular Refinery In Nigeria

2 months ago /
Nation 

Acting president Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government is developing a framework that would allow any one with proven record to run modular refinery in Nigeria. Professor Osinbajo who said this at the modular refineries association of Nigeria discussion forum in Abuja on Thursday, noted that the present administration is committed...

Bayelsa Govt. Urges Residents To Receive Osibanjo Warmly

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Government has issued a statement saying it is looking forward to receiving the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbanjo, when he visits the state, as part of his tour to some states in the Niger Delta region. The government statement released in Yenagoa on Thursday, urged residents in...

Osinbajo Calls For Reform Of Criminal Justice System

6 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo, has called for the reform of the nation’s criminal justice system to ensure that criminal elements do not escape punishment. Osinbajo made the call at a lecture with course 25 of the National Defence College in Abuja. According to the Vice President, the reforms would also...

Yemi Osinbajo: N1trillion For Housing

10 months ago /
Nation 

To provide affordable housing for Nigerians, Nigeria is working with stakeholders to raise one trillion Naira, Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo said on Tuesday. The vice president stated this   at the 22nd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) in Abuja. Osinbanjo made the disclosure when he chaired a Roundtable on Job Creation, Skills and Employment at the summit. He said that...

'There Is Hope Nigeria Will Prosper' - Osinbajo

11 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assured Nigerians that there is great hope that the nation will prosper despite harsh economic realities. The Vice President on Tuesday, linked the economic recession to stealing of the nation's funds that had occurred during the rule of previous administrations. Addressing a delegation of the Northern States...

Ogoni Land Cleanup

1 year ago /
Environment 

The process to the restoration of the polluted environment of Ogoni land, in the Niger Delta has begun. With the official flag off of the cleanup of Ogoni, in line with the recommendations of the United Nations environmental program report and a campaign promise of President Muhammadu Buhari

Text Of Gen. Buhari's Address At The Inauguration Of The National Presidential Campaign Council Of The APC

2 years ago /
Politics 

Text of Address by General Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, at the Inauguration of the National Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressive Congress, APC, on Monday, January 12, 2015. PROTOCOL1. I would like to welcome all of you to this occasion and most sincerely thank all members of our great party, the...

Full List Of APC's Presidential Campaign Council

2 years ago /
Politics 

1 General Muhammadu Buhari Chairman, Council Member Presidential Candidate 2 Prof Yemi Osinbanjo Alternate Chairman, Council Member Vice Presidential Candidate 4 Alh Atiku Abubakar Vice Chairman North, Council Member Presidential Aspirant 5 Sen. Bola Tunubu Vice Chairman South Party Leader 6 Governor Chibuike Amaechi Secretary/ Director General, Council Member Governor, Rivers state 7 Dr. S...