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NEMA: Suspension of 6 Directors in Order, Head of Service tells Reps

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita Thursday said the suspension of six directors by the Board of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, was in order. Also, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu said the agency recommended the suspension of ...

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Buhari, Osinbajo, Ambode Eulogise Tinubu At 66

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos State Governor, Mr.  Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday took turns to eulogise the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as he clocked 66. Speaking at the 10th Bola Ahmed Tinubu Colloquium, organised to commemorate the former Lagos Governor’s birthday, President Buhari described Tinubu as a political patriot ...

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Osinbajo, Corruption Fight And Public Opinion, by JEROME-MARIO UTOMI

It is a deep-seated teaching within the religious circle that for a man to exist, comprehends, exercise and act; he must depend on a supernatural gift called grace. Such ‘grace’ for political decisiveness seems to have been recently released upon our nation’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo as he against all permutations conceded that corruption still exists in President Buhari’s ...

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Bill Gates Picks Holes In Nigerian Govt’s Economic Plan

ABUJA – The Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, on Thursday said the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan was not reflective of the people’s needs. He also said the country would do better with strong investments in health and education, rather than concentrating on physical infrastructure to the detriment of human capital development. ...

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Herdsmen/Farmers Conflicts: FG Approves Committee To Rebuild Communities 

In line with the administration’s commitment towards finding permanent solutions to the herdsmen-farmers clashes in some parts of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the formation of a new Committee to look into the rebuilding of communities affected by the violence in the affected states. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, announced the approval today at the monthly meeting of ...

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Osinbajo to launch micro-credit clinics scheme in Kogi Feb.13

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The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will on Feb. 13 inaugurate Marketmoni/Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Clinics in Kogi under the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programmes (SIP). Mr Adoga Ibrahim, the Special Adviser to Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Multilateral Donor Agencies and Special Projects/Focal Person on Social Investment Programme, made this known in Lokoja, on Thursday. Ibrahim said ...

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Osinbajo in Davos, woos investors for manufacturing sector

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday  in Davos, Switzerland, said that the country was ready to partner international investors and friendly nations to develop Nigeria’s manufacturing sector. Osinbajo said this in a statement by his Special Senior Assistant on Media,  Laolu Akande,  in Abuja. Osinbajo stated this while meeting with a delegation of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), led ...

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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


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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