Nigeria earns more from non-oil revenue – Osinbajo

November 15, 2021 Binta Shama 0

In a bid to successfully diversify Nigeria’s economy from being dependent on oil and gas revenues, the federal government has announced that revenue flowing into the nation’s treasury are now majorly from non-oil and gas exports. This historic announcement was made on behalf of the government by the Vice-President, Prof. Olayemi Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of Science, Read More

FG to establish urban farms, small home gardens – Osinbajo

November 10, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Determined to address malnutrition and related challenges in the country, the federal government, in collaboration with states, is considering the establishment of urban farms and small home gardens. The programme is coming under the auspices of the National Economic Council and the National Council on Nutrition, an “Operation Feed Yourself” initiative, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed. Professor Osinbajo stated Read More

Osinbajo’s supporters fault ‘fake’ analysts, commentators over 2023 presidential poll

October 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a group loyal to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on the platform of Osinbajo Support Movement (OSM) has faulted some comments and analysis made by some commentators against the ambition of the Vice President. The group raised concern over attempts by various acclaimed social media influencers to act under the guise of analysis, free Read More

Osinbajo not desperate, didn’t renounce 2023 presidential ambition – Group

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s strong focus on his responsibilities, along with a decidedly non-desperate disposition towards the 2023 presidential race has further energised his support base nationwide, the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) has said. Dismissing speculations that the Vice President may have attended a meeting and renounced his 2023 bid to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, the PCG emphasised that Read More

How a private firm resolves Nigeria’s passport crisis

October 21, 2021 Sule Ya’u Sule 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is right on point on this; his views resonate with trends in developed and the developing world on the role private firms can play in a nation’s economic development. The private sector “It is the private sector”, said Professor Osibajo at the commissioning of BUA’s Sokoto Cement plant in July 2018, “not the government, that will Read More

FG, World Bank to raise $30m for COVID-19 vaccine plant

October 20, 2021 Helen Oji 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said Wednesday that Nigeria and the World Bank are collaborating to raise $30 million to finance a vaccine plant. He stated this during a conference tagged: “The Health Access and Socio-Economic Development Beyond COVID-19: The First Multisectoral Approach to Solution Finding” in Abuja. The conference was organised by the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development Read More

Eternal battle against poverty

October 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

The global community observed yesterday as International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The day is set aside to raise awareness about thepeople struggling for survival amidst poverty. The theme for this year’s commemoration is “Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent, Respecting all People and Our Planet”. The day was adopted on December 22, 1992 through a United Nations General Assembly Read More

Osinbajo washes hands off Naira devaluation – Osinbajo

October 13, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Tuesday denied calling for the devaluation of Naira as reported by a certain section of the media. The Vice President said in a statement issued by his Mr Laolu Akande in Abuja that he has consistently been against what he referred to as “a willy-nilly devaluation of the Naira.” The statement reads: “Our attention has been Read More

2023: Osinbajo best qualified to succeed Buhari, APC group declares

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the 2023 general elections, a support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Consolidation Group (PCP) has rated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the best qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC members said Osinbajo’s presidency will increase party’s chances for massive success in the coming general elections and also accelerate growth Read More

2023 presidency: APC national secretariat approves Osinbajo mobilisation group

October 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ongoing mobilization towards ensuring that Vice President Yemi succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari has received further boost with the APC National Headquarters formal recognition of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG). An October 4, 2021 letter issued by the APC and titled ‘Letter of Recognition as Support Group’ formally makes the pro-Osinbajo PCG the first 2023 presidential mobilization group to be granted Read More

FEC okays implementation of revised Public Service Rules

September 30, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved the revised Public Service Rules (PSR) for implementation. Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. She said the Public Service Rules was last amended in 2008, stressing that the Read More

Breaking: FG approves 14 days paternity leave for workers

September 29, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved a 14-day paternity leave to allow working class fathers bond with their newborn babies or adopted ones. Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Read More

On Osinbajo’s tact and national cohesion

September 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

On various fora, the vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has deployed tact and moral suasion in dousing tension and promoting national cohesion in the country.In different shades of crisis—farmer/herder clashes, banditry, kidnapping, insurgency, secessionist agitations–he has appealed for calm, condemned violence, killings and destruction of property. Called for co-existence He has consistently harped on the need for peaceful co-existence amongst Read More

7 questions for the Author of The Buhari In Us

September 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

AWAAL GATA hurls seven questions at Abdullahi Ojoanyonu Haruna, the author of one of the most popular (political) books in Nigeria in 2021, “The Buhari In Us,” about the book and his literary life in general. What inspired you to write “The Buhari In Us”? The desire to write the book, The Buhari In Us stemmed from an innate burning Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

2023: Pro-Osinbajo group takes lobby to Masari, Daura, others in Kastina

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A major phase in the race towards the All Progressives Congress’ presidential ticket has begun with the weekend’s visit to Kastina state by a lobby group loyal to Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo, ahead of the 2023 presidential primaries of the ruling party. Addressing newsmen Sunday in Abuja, members of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) declared that their weekend mobilization and Read More

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Nigeria on course for a new beginning – Osinbajo

August 20, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has Nigeria is on course for a new beginning, regardless of all doubts and insinuations. Professor Osinbajo stated this while featuring at the ongoing 25th Annual Convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God – The Americas, themed: “New Beginning”. The VP, who is also a pastor in RCCG, cited the Biblical story of Nathaniel Read More

2023: APC group intensifies lobby for Osinbajo to succeed Buhari

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of stakeholders within the All Progressives Congress (APC) has intensified lobbying highly-placed party members to join its efforts towards mobilizing support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.  Acknowledged copies of a three-page letter from the Progressives Consolidation Group (PCG) to the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan and other top party leaders indicates that several Read More

Breaking: FG reveals when ban on Twitter ‘ll be lifted in Nigeria

August 11, 2021 Editor 0

Nigerians will soom return to micro blogging platform, Twitter, after the federal government assured that the ban on the social media operations will soon be lifted. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave this the assurance after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Read More

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FG determined to curb gender-based violence – Osinbajo

August 5, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The federal government has restated its commitment to total eradication of Gender Based Violence (GBV), assuring also efforts in ensuring care and justice for survivors across the country. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this in Abuja while speaking at the official launch of USAID’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership (MCGL), a five-year project aimed at increasing access to services for Read More

Address the huge infrastructure deficit

August 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s oft-reiteration that the only way to effectively address the massive infrastructure deficit that the country faces is by Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement in one form or the other could be the panacea for Nigeria’s socio-economic development. Citing statistics from Nigerian Integrated Infrastructure Masterplan (NIIMP) and the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020 to buttress his point, Read More

Osinbajo, Jerry Gana, others bemoan value erosion

July 30, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The vice-president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and a former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, lamented the high rate of values erosion in Nigeria and called for urgent re-orientation and revival. The duo who spoke in Abuja Thursday night at the 2021 Edition of Africa Value Awards tasked Nigerians on the need to pay more attention on leadership and societal values Read More