Tags : Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo decorates new IGP

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has decorated a Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Usman Baba, as the acting Inspector-General of Police. The event took place at the Aso Villa, Abuja on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, appointed DIG Usman Baba to succeed former IGP Mohammed Adamu. Mr Adamu, whose […]

FG Commits To Spend Half A Percent Of GDP On

The Federal Government will allocate half a percent of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to research and innovation in a determined effort to enhance the country’s economic growth and development. This was disclosed in a speech delivered by President Muhammadu Buhari at the opening of the 2021 Technology and Innovation Expo themed “Science, Technology, and […]

Nigeria Is Stronger Together” -Osibanjo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said in spite of the religious, ethnic and political differences in the country, Nigeria is better off together.  Prof. Osinbajo noted this on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at the Interdenominational Church Service for the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, which was held at the National Christian Centre, Abuja. The […]

COVID-19: “Behave Responsibly During Holidays To Avoid Another Lockdown”, FG

The Federal Government has tasked Nigerians to comply with COVID-19 health guidelines as the holiday season beckons. The call was part of the National Economic Council resolution after a meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Nigeria, in recent weeks, has witnessed a surge in new infections of the deadly […]

“Getting COVID-19 Vaccine A Matter Of Utmost Concern” -Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said one of Nigeria’s main priorities now is getting the Corona Virus Disease vaccine. Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the opening session of the virtual edition of the Paris Peace Forum, noting that this is a matter of utmost concern to the Buhari-administration. Stating what […]

#EndSARS Protests: Buhari Orders IGP To Address Nigerians’ Concerns, Calls

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, to address the concerns of Nigerians. Channels TV reports that the President’s directives followed the ongoing protests against brutality and extortion by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). In a series of tweets on Friday, October 9, 2020, President Buhari ordered […]

APC NEC Dissolves National Working Committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dissolved. This formed part of decisions taken on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the meeting of the APC National Executive Council held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Channels TV reports that the Party took the decision to […]

Buhari Chairs Third Virtual FEC Meeting

The third virtual Federal Executive Council meeting is underway with President Muhammadu Buhari presiding from the villa. Only ministers who have memos to present are physically present while others are to join in from their locations The last virtual FEC meeting was held about two weeks ago More details from this meeting are expected to […]

FEC Approves N1.33Bn Projects For Plateau Varsity, Customs

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved proposals by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, for projects worth over N1,348,057,600. The Minister of Information and Culture  disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing newsmen after the week’s […]

COVID-19: “Lockdown Order Is Backed By Law” -Osinbajo

Regarding the legality of the shutdowns announced by President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 29, 2020, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said it is entirely legal, proactive, very relevant, important and backed by law. In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, Prof. Osinbajo […]