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Osinbajo Denies Approving NNPC ‘Contracts’

3 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said that he only approved two loans for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and not contracts. Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande had earlier said that the Vice President approved contracts for NNPC. Akande said the contracts were approved after...

BREAKING: Osinbajo Admits Approving Oil Contracts For NNPC

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has admitted granting authorisation to the NNPC for two oil contracts worth N640 billion while President Muhammadu Buhari was away on medical leave. Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, had accused the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru,...

We Hope 2018 Budget Will Be Passed In December – Osinbajo

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says it hopes the 2018 Appropriation Bill will be passed into law by the National Assembly in December. This is coming from the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, while speaking at a dialogue session with members of civil society organisations on Thursday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Professor Osinbajo also...

CSOs Not Doing Enough To Fight Corruption – Osinbajo

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has accused the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) of not doing enough to fight corruption. Professor Osinbajo, who made the accusation at a meeting with members of various CSOs, called for more support in the Federal Government’s anti-corruption drive. “There is not enough outrage from civil society...

Senate Receives Buhari’s Virement Request For Capital Project

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the virement of funds from various budget lines to fund the Federal Government’s priority projects and programs.  The Senate sent the request to its committee on appropriations. But some lawmakers opposed the virement request from the President noting that the...

FG Constitutes Committee On Export Promotion

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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...

Osinbajo Presides Over NEC Meeting

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over the National Economic Council meeting holding in Abuja. More details coming…....

President Buhari Presides Over FEC Meeting

2 weeks ago /

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting, currently holding at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Last week, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo presided over the FEC meeting which was held in Abuja The Vice President stood in for President Buhari who attended the United Nations General Assembly...

Nutrition Society Visits Osinbajo

2 weeks 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 Lauds Udom Emmanuel’s Drive

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has lauded the industrialization drive of the governor of Akwaibom state, Udom Emmanuel. Osinbajo who gave the commendation when he commissioned a meter and syringe manufacturing companies in Onna as part of his two-day visit to the state to join in celebrations to mark the...

Osinbajo Tasks African Tax Administrators

2 weeks 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 weeks 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

4 weeks 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 month 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 month 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...

Vice President Osinbajo Holds Town Hall Meeting In Ondo State

1 month ago /
Nation 

Constant dialogue between the people and government is required for lasting progress, peace and development to be achieved in the Niger delta region. Nigeria's vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who stated this at a town hall meeting with people of oil producing communities of Ondo state in Igbokoda, headquarters of Ilaje...

Niger Delta Summit V.P. Osibanjo Stresses Harmonization Of Ideas And Visions

1 month ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

Nigeria's vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for key players in the development of the Niger Delta to harmonise ideas and visions that will ensure the people benefit from the wealth of the region. Professor Osinbajo reiterated the resolve of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to paying...

President Buhari Receives Ghana President

1 month 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 month 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...


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