Insecurity: Nigeria can`t afford another civil war, Osinbajo warns

April 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Yomi Osinbajo, has warned that Nigeria cannot afford another civil war, hence the need for political elites in the country to speak up against the calls for disintegration and the worsening insecurity. Osinbajo stated this Tuesday night at an interactive section with Anambra state All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants organized by the state chapter of APC Patriots. Read More

Survival Fund: More payroll support payments, MSME grants begin this week – Presidency

April 26, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

319,755 benefiiaries on Payroll Support scheme265,425 on Artisan and Transport Support tracks In furtherance of the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s support for small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic under its Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP), payment would be made to the next batch of beneficiaries of the ESP Survival Fund’s payroll support track and the one-off general MSME grant of N50, 000 Read More

Breaking – Edo 2020 NSF: Minister Dare visits competition venues, tells athletes to shun drugs, violence (Pictures)

April 7, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Minister of Youths and Sports Development Chief Sunday Dare on Wednesday went round competition venues at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin, Edo state where he charged competing athletes to shun drugs and any form of violence. Chief Dare who underscored the importance of the Festival visited among other venues Volleyball, Basketball centres. The Minister who represented Read More

Breaking: Buhari, Service Chiefs meet ahead London medical vacation (Pictures)

March 30, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday morning met with Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru; Chief of Naval Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amoo. The meeting which happened before his departure to the United Kingdon also had in attendance the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, National Security Read More

Now that our leaders are being guinea-pigged

March 19, 2021 Clem Oluwole 0

At long, long last, the Covid-19 vaccine has finally arrived in Nigeria. But the Presidential Task Force set up by the federal government has warned that despite the arrival of the defence laager, it is too early to start dancing on the grave of the pandemic that has claimed more than two million lives and sickened several other millions worldwide Read More

With Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria ‘ll move forward – APC govs

March 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have said that the country will move forward with the kind of leadership of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The governors, however joined Prof. Osinbajo to celebrate his 64th birthday on Monday. The governors on the platform of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) also commended Prof. Osinbajo for his leadership, vision, commitment and Read More

@64, Osinbajo exemplifies best traits of a public servant – Tinubu

March 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has celebrated the Nation’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as he clocks 64 years on Monday. Tinubu said the VP has not only exemplified the best traits of a public servant but shown great character, intellect, and professional knowledge in serving Nigeria and in supporting President Buhari and his agenda. In a statement made Read More

Breaking: Buhari, Osinbajo take COVID-19 vaccine

March 6, 2021 Editor 0

A day after Covid-19 vaccination exercise was flagged off in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have received the AstraZeneca vaccine. Both leaders took the jab on Saturday at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The vaccine was administered to Buhari and Osinbajo by the chief personal physician. Details loading…

Breaking: Buhari presides as new Service Chiefs attend first security council meeting

March 2, 2021 Editor 0

Newly appointed Service Chiefs are among those attending National Security Council meeting taking place inside the Presidential Villa Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the closed door meeting. Others in attendance are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Profe Ibrahim Gambari; and the National Security Adviser, Read More

Happening Now: APC NEC meeting kicks off…Buhari, Osinbajo, govs, NASS leaders, NWC in attendance (VIDEO)

June 25, 2020 Editor 0

The National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has just commenced. According to a presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Governors, National Assembly leaders and members of National Working Committee (NWC) of the party are attending. Victor Giadom is leading the NWC as the acting chairman of the party. Details Read More

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FG doing more to contain security challenges- Osinbajo

February 4, 2020 Editorial III 0

There is deliberate and comprehensive consolidation of the security situation in order to contain the threats and security concerns in the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has said. Osinbajo said this on Monday when he received clergymen from the north under the auspices of the Arewa Pastors Forum for Peace at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He said the measures Read More

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Pictures: Tongue wags as Osinbajo dines, wines with Pupils in Maiduguri

May 22, 2019 Editor 0

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has promised to offer a 3-day holiday and other grand prizes to best performing pupils of the The Learning Center (TLC), Maiduguri. Osinbajo disclosed this while addressing pupils of the centre, as part of his one-day official visit to Borno. The idea of the Learning Centre was conceived in 2017 and managed by an Read More

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Osinbajo, el-Rufai to speak at induction for new govs

April 29, 2019 Editorial III 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai and former governors in the United States of America are expected to speak Monday and Tuesday at an induction programme for newly elected governors in Nigeria. An elaborate three-day event organised by the secretariat of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) also had dinner for all the governors on Sunday. A separate Read More

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Senate Presidency impasse: Ndume meets Osinbajo in Aso Rock

April 8, 2019 Editor 0

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met behind closed doors with Sen. Ali Ndume at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the senator arrived at the villa at about 3:20 pm and went straight to the vice-president’s office for the meeting. The agenda of the meeting was unknown to State House correspondents. It Read More

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May 29: Osinbajo heads 15-member policies, projects audit committee

March 13, 2019 Editor 0

Ahead of his inauguration on May 29, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of Policies, Programmes and Projects Audit Committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to audit and determine the status of implementation of policies, programmes and projects either inherited or commenced by the administration when it came on board in 2015. Members of the committee are Read More

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Osinbajo loses polling unit to PDP

February 24, 2019 Editor 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday lost his polling unit to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in both presidential and National Assembly elections In the presidential election, APC polled 197 while PDP had 384. Also, in Senatorial election, APC polled 228 while PDP got 378 votes. In the House of Representatives election; APC scored 167 against Read More

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Osinbajo moves to resolve Zamfara APC crisis

February 20, 2019 Editor 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday had a separate meeting with Governor Abdulaziz Yari and Senator Kabir Marafa, the two leading figures at the centre of the Zamfara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).  The meeting was held at the vice president’s office at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.  Marafa, who represents Zamfara Central zone at the Senate, Read More

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Presidential poll: Will Osinbajo, Obi sway votes for Buhari, Atiku?

February 16, 2019 Editor 0

The die is cast as the most populous black nation on earth, Nigerians are eager to elect its president for the next democratic dispensation. Unlike in the past, Nigerians seem to be more concerned this time about the running mates to the presidential candidates. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has the vice-president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, as its running mate, while Read More