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

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Breaking: Osinbajo escapes as ‘own’ Helicopter crashlands

February 2, 2019 Editor 0

Osinbajo’s helicopter after crash A presidential helicopter conveying Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some of his aides has crash-landed in Kabba, Kogi state. The vice president and his aides came out of the helicopter unhurt. This is the second time Osinbajo is surviving a helicopter crash. In June last year, his helicopter crash landed shortly after take-off in Gwagwalada where Read More

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Buhari’s Ex-SGF, Oke ‘ll face prosecution – Osinbajo

January 21, 2019 Editor 0

At last, the federal government has indicated interest to probe Babachir Lawal for allegedly stealing money earmarked for the displaced victims of Boko Haram insurgency. The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who made the revelation said President Muhammadu Buhari had prevailed on anti-corruption agencies to prepare criminal charges against Mr Lawal, who served as cabinet secretary from 2015 until he was Read More

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Fake news: I was photoshopped with nude ladies – Osinbajo

January 10, 2019 Editor 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday revealed how fake news almost ruined his personal reputation.   His revelation came as Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, warned that a Nigerian may cause World War III through fake news if the menace is not quickly nipped in the bud. The duo spoke at a conference organised by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa Read More

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Osinbajo should chair council for capital market master plan

January 9, 2019 Editorial III 0

In order to further drive the Nigerian capital market to the enviable height and at par with other capital markets globally, experts have advocated for the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to head the Capital Market Master Plan Implementation Committee (MAMMIC). It is no longer news that the Nigerian equities market, with a disappointing record of -18.84 per cent Year-to-Date return, Read More

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Osinbajo’s position as Vice-President under threat – Buhari

May 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has said jokingly on Friday that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s position is being threatened by the constant agitations by women to occupy the post. The President said this while reacting to a request by Nigerian Female Parliamentarians who asked for the position of Vice President of Nigeria in subsequent elections in the country. The Nigerian Female Parliamentarians Read More

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Bomb attack: Osinbajo orders increased security in Adamawa

May 3, 2018 Blueprint 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered security agencies to beef up security in Mubi, Adamawa state, and environs, especially markets and places of worship, following the bomb attack in the state on Tuesday. The directive was contained in a release issued yesterday by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande. The release stated Read More

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APC celebrates Vice President Osinbajo at 61

March 7, 2018 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has felicitated with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on the occasion of his 61st birthday. In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, described Osinbajo as “erudite” whose reform as commissioner for Justice in Lagos state remains celebrated legacies. “The sweeping justice reforms Osinbajo undertook as Commissioner for Read More

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FG can no longer take sole responsibility for security of Nigerians – Osinbajo

February 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

*Says states’ll not be forced to provide land for colonies Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Thursday that the federal government cannot realistically provide security from the centre in view of the country’s estimated 180 million population and the inability to meet United Nations’ standard of one policeman to 400 persons ratio. Speaking at the opening session of the two-day Read More

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FG renames Varsity after Ekwueme

February 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Federal Government has renamed Federal University, Ndufu Alike, in Ebonyi after the late former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme. Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo announced this on Friday during the funeral service for the deceased at St. John the Divine Anglican Church, Oko, in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra. Osinbajo said that Ekwueme was being immortalised for his Read More

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Herdsmen-Farmers Clash: NEC raises sub-committee to visit affected states

February 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

As part of its deliberations at its resumed sitting Thursday, the Working Group set up by the National Economic Council, NEC, on the Herdsmen-Farmers violence in some parts of the country has constituted a Sub-Committee to visit frontline States in the conflict, hold consultations with stakeholders and interested parties on how to end the conflicts. At the meeting presided over Read More

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Osinbajo chairs first economic management meeting of 2018

January 8, 2018 Blueprint 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over the first meeting of the Economic Management Team for the year 2018. The meeting was held inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Osinbajo is the chairman of the team which has relevant ministers and other top government officials as members. The meeting’s agenda included oil and gas sector as well as pension matters Read More

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Osinbajo launches MSME for 20,000 people in Osun

November 30, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, launched a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSME, for 20,000 people in Osun state. The Vice President who inspected the goods and products display at Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, the state capital, said he was convinced with what he saw in the state. He described Osun state as the Read More