News - yemi osinbajo

LCCI Supports F.G’s Ease Of Doing Business

45 minutes ago /
Nation 

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has thrown its weight behind the recently signed Executive Orders by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on the ease of doing business in the country. The LCCI believes that the Executive Orders will fast-track budgetary administration as well as promote made in...

Yemi Osinbajo Speaks On Gender Equality At The "He For She" Campaign

6 hours ago /
Nation 

Acting president Yemi Osinbajo says insisting on equal rights for women is an imperative of justice and fairness. Prof. Osinbajo who said this at the launch of "he for she" campaign on Tuesday in Abuja, noted that advocating equal rights should not be regarded as a favour being done to girls and...

Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin Calls On The Acting President To Intervene On The Constant Harassment By EFCC

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's former chief of naval staff vice admiral Usman Jibrin has called on the acting president professor Yemi Osinbajo to intervene on the constant harassment and destruction of his properties by the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. This was disclosed in a petition to the acting president as well as...

Acting President Osinbajo Orders Intensive Screening At Borders To Keep Out Ebola

5 days ago /
Health  Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo directed that surveillance be stepped up at the borders in order to forestall ‘import’ of Ebola from Congo. The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, disclosed this to State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting. The minister said: “As I stated last week, in matters of...

Corruption In Military Hampers Insurgency Fight - Transparency International

6 days ago /
Nation 

The International anti-corruption body, Transparency International says the military graft is weakening Nigeria’s efforts to effectively battle the terrorist group, Boko Haram. In a statement by the anti-corruption body, Transparency International noted that President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to tackle corruption and terrorism is being hampered by the lack of transparency in...

Osinbajo Seeks Partnership In Africa's Infrastructure Financing

6 days ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday solicited private and public sector partnership to boost infrastructure financing in Africa. He made the appeal while opening the African Infrastructure Summit, organised by the African Finance Corporation (AFC) in collaboration with the Federal Government in Abuja. At the event, tagged “Infrastructure Revolution” to mark...

We’ve Served 25 Million Meals Under School Feeding Programme – FG

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says N41bn has so far been spent on its Social Investment Programmes, with 25 million meals served under the school feeding programme. The FG disclosed this in a statement issued by the spokesman to Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Mr. Laolu Akande, on Tuesday. The statement said a breakdown of...

Why Nigeria-Produced Rice Is More Expensive Than Imported Ones – Agric Minister

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday gave reasons why imported rice is still cheaper than locally produced rice, despite government efforts. Mr. Ogbeh, while responding to questions at a Town Hall meeting in Abuja, said one of the major reasons was that most of the imported rice was subsided...

SERAP Urges Osinbajo To Reject Proposed Wasteful Spending By NASS

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo requesting him to use his good offices and leadership position “to put pressure on the leadership of the National Assembly to cut the proposed wasteful and unnecessary spending on the number...

Osinbajo Reviewing 2017 Budget‎ – Presidency

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is currently reviewing the 2017 Budget. This was confirmed by his Senior special assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, via his Twitter account on Monday. Akande also revealed that Osinbajo presided over a meeting with the economic management team, with the aim of reviewing the...

Niger Delta Needs Peace To Develop – Ndoma-Egba

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said peace is critical to the development of the Niger Delta. Senator Ndoma-Egba said this when members of the Nigerian Bar Association’s Niger Delta Task Force paid him a courtesy visit at the commission’s headquarters in Port Harcourt. “The challenge...

Death Rumour: Nothing Unpleasant Happened To Buhari, says Presidency

1 week ago /
Nation 

Presidency has urged Nigerians to disregard the rumour making the rounds that something unpleasant has happened to President Muhammadu Buhari.    The Senior Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a series of tweets, said the rumour “is plain lies spread by vested interests to create panic.”    One of...

It Is Abominable To Wish President Buhari Dead – Alaafin Warns Nigerians

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has declared that it is totally wrong for anyone to wish President Muhammadu Buhari dead. He said it was abominable to wish anyone created by God dead. The Alaafin, who said he had been following the debate over the president’s health, noted that it was...

Northern Elders Pledge Loyalty To Osinbajo As Acting President

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Northern Elders’ Forum has pledged its loyalty and support to Nigeria’s Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, as well as the unity of the country. The Deputy Leader of the forum, Paul Unongo, made this known on Thursday after a meeting of the forum in Kano State. The leaders urged Professor Osinbajo...

President Buhari Arrives London For Medicals

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Mohammadu Buhari, is back in London for medical follow-up with his doctors. He departed Abuja on Sunday night after he met with the released 82 Chibok girls. This latest trip comes less than two months after he spent over 50 days in the UK on a vacation, during which he...

Buhari Shares Photos With Osinbajo, Says Govt’ll Run Smoothly

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed confidence that government would continue to run smoothly, even in his absence, as he has left authority in able hands. The President, who has arrived London for medical follow-up, handed over leadership to his Vice, Yemi Osinabjo. On Sunday night, he met with Mr Osinbajo, Senate...

Uncertainty Over Fate Of Embattled SGF, NIA Boss

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

There was uncertainty on Sunday evening over the fate of the suspended Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke; and the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. The development is based on the fact that the presidential committee investigating them can no longer present...

Again, Buhari Travels To UK For Check-Up, Hands Over To Osinbajo

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, night left Nigeria for London where he is scheduled to consult with his doctors. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the duration of Buhari’s stay in London will be determined by his doctors. Adesina, however, said the President...

FEC Approves ₦55.7BN For Road, Aviation Contracts

2 weeks ago /
Transport  

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved road and aviation projects totaling N55.7 billion. The Ministers of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and that of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the...

Osinbajo Panel Grills BPP DG Late Into The Night

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

​The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo​ panel probing the allegations of contract fraud against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, ​continued its ​sitting yesterday.   The panel, ​which has Attorney-General and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami and National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), as members, grilled Director-General...


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