Osinbajo hails Abiodun on Ogun digital economy

April 16, 2021 Hakkem Adegbenro 0

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Thursday, commended Ogun state Governor Dapo Abiodun on the launching of Ogun Digital Economy Infrastructure Project in the state. Osinbajo gave this commendation while speaking virtually at the official launch of the project, held at the Ogun TechHub, Kobape Road, Abeokuta, the state capital. The VP noted that digital economy technology is the future of Read More

COVID-19: Osinbajo criticises vaccine nationalism, advocates global cooperation

April 15, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Wednesday, condemned the export bans on the covid-19 vaccines and the resort to vaccine nationalism. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, in a statement issued in Abuja, quoted Osinbajo as speaking at a virtual forum organized by a leading American Christian University, Read More

Osinbajo flags off Ogun digital empowerment project Thursday

April 14, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Barring any last minute change in plans, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday join Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to flag off a digital empowerment programme in Abeokuta, the state capital. Tagged ‘Ogun State Digital Economic Empowerment Project’, it is a plan of the state government, being organised by the Bureau of Information Technology in conjunction with 21st Read More

Aisha Buhari rakes N155m at book launch

April 9, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Wife of the President Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari Thursday realised N155 million at the public presentation of a book titled, “Aisha Buhari: Being Different. The book, written by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs, Office of the First Lady, Dr Hajo Sani, was launched at the State House Banquet Hall in Abuja. National leader Read More

Ebonyi: Osinbajo visits crisis areas, assures justice

April 5, 2021 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha, 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday  promised to give justice those that lost their lives in the ongoing crisis in Ebonyi state. Buhari spoke through the Vice President  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo during a day working visit to Ebonyi state to ascertain the level of killings and destruction at Egedegede and Effium communities of Ohaukwu and Ishielu local government  areas respectively. Addressing the Read More

COVID-19: Appreciating NPHCDA’s leadership intervention

March 30, 2021 Bukola Olasanmi 0

Notwithstanding heightened division in opinion, orchestrated negative propaganda and the deepening conspiracy theory against COVID19 Vaccine, Nigeria took delivery of 3.92 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, 2 March 2021. The delivery marked the first arrival of COVID-19 vaccine in the country and make Nigeria the next West African country to benefit from the COVAX Facility after Ghana 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

‘Nigeria will require $2.3trn in 30 years to bridge Infrastructure gap’

March 18, 2021 Edet Udoh 0

The only way to effectively address the massive infrastructural deficit that the country faces is by Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement in one form or the other,” the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said. Citing statistics from Nigerian Integrated Infrastructure Masterplan (NIIMP) and the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020 to buttress his point, the Vice President noted that Read More

Integrating artisanal, modular refinery operators’ll promote local content – Osinbajo

March 17, 2021 Binta Shama 0

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said the integration of artisanal and modular refinery operators into mainstream oil and gas sector will promote local content in the industry and advance home grown technology in the refining of petroleum products. He stated this on Tuesday, during a National Summit webinar meeting on the Integration of Artisanal and Modular Refinery Operations in Read More

NAF celebrates Izuchukwu, winner of National Science Competitive Exam

March 17, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Master Edeani Izuchukwu, a student of Air Force Comprehensive School (AFCS) Agbani, Enugu state has won the “774 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award,” after he emerged winner of the just concluded National Science Competitive Examination . Director of Public Relations and Information  Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Edward  Gabkwet who stated this in a statement Tuesday, said Izuchukwu was also Read More

Equity, justice, fairness crucial to Nigeria’s unity – Osinbajo

March 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo has said equity, justice and fairness for all segments of society were imperative in the pursuit of unity in the county. Osinbajo said this on Friday in Sokoto while delivering the Convocation Lecture of the Sokoto State University. The vice-president, who was received at Sokoto airport by Governor Aminu Tambuwal, also paid a courtesy call on the Read More

Sanwo-Olu felicitates with Osinbajo at 64

March 8, 2021 Tope Olusanya 0

Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), on the occasion of his 64th birthday. Governor Sanwo-Olu in a statement issued Monday by his chief press secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, described Osinbajo as a seasoned administrator, legal luminary, university don and religious leader who has used his skills and positions in 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

Osinbajo advocates knowledge-based regulation for crypto-currency

February 26, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said there was the need to develop a robust regulatory regime that was thoughtful and knowledge-based for crypto-currency. Osinbajo said rather than adopt a policy that prohibited crypto-currency operations in the country, regulators must act with knowledge and not fear. His spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said the vice president Read More

2023: As agitations continue…

February 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

There have been growing agitations among the major tribes in Nigeria ahead of the 2023 elections and zoning of the presidency. TOPE SUNDAY writes. Almost every two years before an election year in Nigeria, stakeholders and political leaders would renew their calls for the zoning of the presidency to their zones. The South-west, South-south and South-east geo-political zones as usual Read More

What Nigeria expects from Biden

January 21, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

As expected, President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the ranks of other African leaders to congratulate Joe Biden on his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States. The president, in his message to Biden, said he looks forward to working closely with him.The president, whose message was made known in a statement issued by his media assistant, Mr Garba Read More

Buhari, Osinbajo, others lay wreaths to honour fallen heroes

January 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, alongside other top government officials and members of the diplomatic corps, Friday, laid wreaths to honour the nation’s fallen heroes as part of activities to mark the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day. The Armed Forces Remembrance Day started with the launching of the remembrance emblem last year. President of the Senate, Ahmed Read More

Breaking: Umahi in first official party appearance as APC stages emergency NEC meeting

December 8, 2020 Editor 0

Few weeks after his defection, Ebonyi state Governor Dave Umahi on Tuesday joined the emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The NEC meeting which is taking place inside the presidential villa in Abuja is the first official national meeting which Umahi is participating. President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, other APC Read More

EndSARS and the betrayal of our humanity

November 2, 2020 Charles Ibekwe 0

With the turbulence of #EndSARS protests gradually calming down in states rocked by the senseless riots in the pretext of protests by some Nigerian youths, a lot have been exposed. Nigerians now know the covert agenda of some leaders and senior citizens to destabilize the country, through clandestine sponsorship or encouragement of public anarchy and bloodshed. While there is an Read More