More men, arms for military to battle insecurity – Osibanjo

There will also be increased surveillance and funding, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday. Besides, the armed forces will collaborate with local vigilante to enhance security. Osinbajo spoke on Monday in the wake of Sunday’s “Prayer Walk” by Christians in protest against killings and upsurge of insecurity in the country. The “Prayer Walk” called by Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) was led in Lagos by General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye. Thousands of RCCG parishes nationwide participated after a prayer for the nation by Adeboye during the thanksgiving service, beamed live to

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We “APC” are out to fight poverty – Osibanjo

The primary objective of forming the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2014 was to fight poverty among the larger Nigerian population, especially the most vulnerable and the poor. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the weekend at the fifth edition of the Airtel Touching Lives in Lagos. Get the latest news at your fingertips by Downloading our news App via Google Play Store He said the writers of the party’s manifesto, including himself, decided that APC’s workbook must include a social safety initiative for Nigerians. Osinbajo recalled that during its formative stage, the APC realised the need for government to

By |January 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

We Have A Major Road Project Going On In Every State – Osinbajo

The Muhammadu Buhari administration has an ongoing major road project in all states across the country. The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, stated this while delivering a keynote address at a Christian gathering on Saturday in Lagos. Outlining the contributions of the present administration in various sectors, he noted that the Federal Government’s interventions through the various reforms would yield greater results. “Our focus in the last few years has been on investing in roads, rail, and power; we have a major road project going on in every state of the federation,” the vice president was quoted as saying in

By |January 26th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

I’ll Always Remain Loyal To My Boss Buhari – Osibanjo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised not to compromise his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria. The pledge came amidst reports of a crack in the Presidency allegedly caused by recent changes. The promise of the VP was contained in a magazine entitled, ‘This is Nigeria’ circulated on Tuesday night during the October 1, 2019 Independence Day Dinner held at the old Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja.  The message titled ‘Uncompromised Loyalty’ was contained on page 15 of the Brands International Special Edition of the magazine, which is the official magazine for Buhari’s Next Level Agenda, 9th

By |October 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Demand Explanation From Buhari Over Osinbajo’s Travails

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded explanations from President Muhammadu Buhari on the stripping of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of his constitutional functions. The group, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday by Chief Edwin Clark (South-South), Chief Ayo Adebanjo (South-West), Chief John Nwodo (South-East) and Dr Pogu Bitrus (Middl-Belt), expressed doubts about the claims of the All Progressives Congress governors that all was well within the Presidency. Against the backdrop of the removal of the VP as head of the government’s economic team and his replacement with an ad hoc committee by Buhari, the elder statesmen said

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

CAN: Corruption Allegations against Osinbajo a Sham

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday described the corruption allegation against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as a sham and urged Nigerians to discountenance the claim since those peddling it could not provide evidence to substantiate it. The Vice President was accused of mismanaging N90 billion allegedly provided by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) for the 2019 election campaigns, an allegation he has vehemently denied, threatening to sue those behind it. The CAN President, Dr. Olasupo Ayokunle, who spoke to journalists in Abuja after a meeting with the Vice President said no one should crucify Osinbajo over an unsubstantiated

By |September 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

How we intend to create 100m jobs – Osibanjo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has explained how President Muhammadu Buhari plans to lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty. He said the Federal Government’s policies and programmes aimed at promoting financial inclusion remain key to the actualisation of the plan. Prof. Osinbajo spoke in Abuja at the opening of the Annual Conference of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, the Vice-President referred to the President’s June 12 speech where he stated that “we are working to lift Nigerians out of poverty and set them

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

FIRS denies making 90billion available to Osinbajo

The cables had reported that Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had alleged that Osinbajo started having issues when the presidency discovered that he mismanaged N90 billion allegedly made available by the FIRS for 2019 election campaign purposes. Wahab Gbadamosi, FIRS’ director of information, who dismissed the claim in a statement on Monday, saying, the agency had not received up to N100 billion, per annum, as Cost of Collection from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, accused Timi Frank of mendacious and wicked attempt to smear the image of the company. According to him,

By |September 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Reject Corrupt Practices, Tribalism –Osinbajo Urges Nigerians

As thousands of Nigerians convened at the headquarters of Deeper Life Bible Church (DLBC), Gbagada, Lagos, yesterday, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, urged all the people of Nigeria “to refuse corruption which has eaten deep into the fabrics of the country.” Also, amid diverse challenges tearing Nigeria apart, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has urged religious leaders across the country to intensify for God’s intervention and restoration of hope in the future of Nigeria. The two leaders gave the admonition at an inter-denominational service organised by the Lagos State Government to mark Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary at the

By |October 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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