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Osinbajo, 9 Govs to resolve herdsmen/farmers clashes 

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  The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday constituted a working committee of nine governors, with the Vice President as chair, to resolve herdsmen/farmers clashes in the country. This was one of the high points of the resolutions of NEC announced by Govs. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano while ...

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Board appointments: Presidency says list not scandalous

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ABUJA – The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Saturday. He said the ...

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Osinbajo seeks remedy for poor media remuneration

  ABUJA – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday criticized the non-payment of salaries of media practitioners by their employers and called for full debate on the whole orientation of media salaries. He said this while declaring open the retreat of the State House Press Corps in Abuja with the theme “Journalists and Retirement Plans’’. The Vice President noted that ...

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Osinbajo to Youths: Take your destinies in your hands

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has advised youths in the country to take their destinies in their hands by taking up leadership roles through innovative ideas. Osinbajo gave the advice at the 2017 National Youth Convention of the Youth Ministry, Church of the Lord Prayer Fellowship, with the theme, “Unfailing Love’’, on Saturday in Abuja. The Vice President, who was represented ...

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Osinbajo in Owerri, says greatness is selfless service to others

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Nigerians should be more selfless and sacrificial in helping others, so as to make a better society, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Prof. Osinbajo said this today in Owerri, during the 50th birthday celebration of the wife of Imo State Governor, Nneoma Nkechi Rochas Okorocha. “All of the evidence we see in history is that greatness is only given to those ...

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Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

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ABUJA – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The FEC meeting which commenced at exactly 10:55 a.m. had in attendance Ministers of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Science and Technology, Mr Ogonnaya Onu. Others were Ministers of Trade and Investment, Mr Okechukwu Inelema; Agriculture, Audu Ogbe; ...

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N10bn Farmers-to-finance fund will reduce poverty — Osinbajo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Saturday that the newly inaugurated N10 billion Farmers-to-Finance-Mutual Funds would help reduce poverty and support local farmers to grow their businesses. Osinbajo stated this in Abuja at the 2017 Conference of the  Association of non-bank Micro-finance Institutions of Nigeria (ANMFIN) and launch of of its N10 billion Farmers-to-Finance-Mutual Funds. He said that the newly ...

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FG uncovers 500 Tax Fraudsters 

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ABUJA – The Federal Government has obtained the names of 500 Nigerians implicated in various cases of tax fraud across the country. Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President) disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC), ...

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Osinbajo visits Kwara Tuesday to commission some projects

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ILORIN – The Kwara State Government says all is set to receive the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on a one-day working visit to the State on Tuesday. The Secretary to the State Government SSG, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, who disclosed this in Ilorin on Monday, said Osinbajo will commission the International Vocational, Training and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun ...

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Osinbajo lays foundation for N200bn Benin Industrial Park

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The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the N200 billion Benin Industrial Park at Iyanomo in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. Speaking at the event, Prof. Osinbajo said the industrial park will create 170, 000 direct and indirect jobs and would contribute significantly to the country’s manufacturing sector. He commended the Governor of ...

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