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

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

February 8, 2018 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja 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

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

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

Buhari Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Acting Secretary  - Osinbajo chairs first economic management meeting of 2018

Osinbajo chairs first economic management meeting of 2018

January 8, 2018 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja 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

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo inspects fresh fi sh exhibited during the inauguration of WACOT Rice Mills in Argungu  - Osinbajo launches MSME for 20,000 people in Osun

Osinbajo launches MSME for 20,000 people in Osun

November 30, 2017 Emeka Nze, Abuja 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

Osinbajo Baru - I, not Buhari approved N640 billion oil contracts, Osinbajo contradicts NNPC GMD

I, not Buhari approved N640 billion oil contracts, Osinbajo contradicts NNPC GMD

October 12, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday admitted that he approved the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation joint venture financing contracts as disclosed by the government-owned oil firm. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, confirmed this in a series of tweets on his confirmed Twitter handle, @akandeoj. Akande said Osinbajo approved the recommendations for Read More

Osinbajo Travels - Nigerian economy is working under Buhari, Osinajo tells London summit

Nigerian economy is working under Buhari, Osinajo tells London summit

The present administration is making specific efforts to enable the private sector to thrive by undertaking ease of doing business’ reforms and the ongoing investment in infrastructure, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has said. Osinbajo said this Monday p at the Financial Times Africa Summit held at the Claridge’s Mayfair Hotel in London, United Kingdom.  He said the present administration has Read More

Osinbajo IGP - Osinbajo, IGP Idris in close-door meeting over IPOB

Osinbajo, IGP Idris in close-door meeting over IPOB

September 14, 2017 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday had a close-door with the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, over the crisis between security agencies and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Abia state and some parts of Rivers state. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, the IGP said the meeting centered around Read More

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Strike: Osinbajo takes over negotiation with ASUU

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has taken over government’s negotiations with the striking varsity lecturers under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The lecturers had on August 13 commenced an indefinite nationwide strike over federal government’s failure to implement an agreement it reached with the union in 2009. The union boycotted a meeting which was scheduled to Read More

Buhari - Buhari meets Osinbajo, Al-Makura at home

Buhari meets Osinbajo, Al-Makura at home

President Muhammadu Buhari has met behind close-door with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State in his office at the residence where he is working. A top Presidency source told State House correspondents that the President was working from home because his office was being renovated. Buhari received briefings from Osinbajo on what had transpired while Read More

Saraki . President of the Senate 560x340 - ‎JUST IN: Senate counters Osinbajo on  PenCom, CBB, ICPC nominees, draws battle-line

‎JUST IN: Senate counters Osinbajo on  PenCom, CBB, ICPC nominees, draws battle-line

August 19, 2017 Ezrel Tabiowo Abuja 1

A fresh feud between the Presidency and Senate looms following a directive by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo directing nominees into the headship of three Federal Government institutions to act pending their confirmation by the upper chamber. Accordingly, the Senate has warned the nominees whose names were recently announced not to resume work until their nominations are confirmed in accordance with Read More

Buhari Osinbajo - Buhari in close-door meeting with Osinbajo, Service Chiefs

Buhari in close-door meeting with Osinbajo, Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Presidential Villa after battling with mammoth crowd along Abuja airport road. The President went into a close-door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Service Chiefs and other heads of security agencies. Hundreds of youths took to the streets to welcome the President. The youths were dancing and shouting Sai Baba and Baba Oyoyo, among other Read More

Yemi Osinbajo 1 - Osinbajo directs ICPC, CCB, PENCOM bosses to act pending confirmation, deploys 24 Perm Secs

Osinbajo directs ICPC, CCB, PENCOM bosses to act pending confirmation, deploys 24 Perm Secs

August 19, 2017 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja 0

  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed some appointees to resume duties in acting capacities only pending the confirmation of their appointments by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.   A statement issued by the newly sworn-in Permanent Secretary, Mr. Bolaji Adebiyi, said the decision was taken in order to ensure that there is no vacuum in certain Read More

New ministers - Breaking: 22days after, Osinbajo finally assigns portfolios to new ministers

Breaking: 22days after, Osinbajo finally assigns portfolios to new ministers

August 16, 2017 Blueprint-Nats Odaudu 0

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the two new ministers screened and inaugurated about 22 days ago. They are Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe).   Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Media and Publicity,  Laolu Akande, announced the development on his Twitter handle.   Ocheni was made to replace his late kinsman, Bar. Read More

Fayose - SGF, NIA boss: Fayose writes Osinbajo on panel report

SGF, NIA boss: Fayose writes Osinbajo on panel report

July 17, 2017 Blueprint Newsroom 1

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti Ekiti state Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has asked for the immediate release of the report of the investigative panel on corruption allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. David Babachir Lawal, and DirectorGeneral, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayo Oke. Th e request was contained in a letter written by Read More