Osinbajo speaks on Buhari’s govt policies, Jagaban of Adamawa title

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, ​on Thursday a​nnounced that Yola, Adamawa State, would host the innovation hub for the North-East region. ​This is as​ the Federal Government begins to implement its innovation and technology initiatives with the establishment of hubs in each of the six geo-political zones​.​ Prof. Osinbajo ​spoke in Jimeta, at the commissioning…

Osinbajo bags Hausa Chieftaincy title, Jagaban of Adamawa

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has been conferred with the title of Jagaban of Adamwa. The Lamido Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa, on Thursday conferred the honourary title on the Vice President on Thursday. Osinbajo accepted the title, Jagaban Adamawa, meaning front-runner of Adamawa. This was disclosed in a tweet by the media aide to…

I’m looking for the cabals in Aso Rock – Osinbajo

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has claimed he does not know who the members of the cabal in the presidency are, but says he is looking for them. Osinbajo stated this while speaking at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja, during an interactive session with media houses. “Cabals are meant to be secret. I am still looking…

Why implementation of N5,000 monthly stipend to unemployed Nigerians facing challenges

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government was facing some challenges in the implementation of the N5,000 monthly stipend to unemployed Nigerians. Speaking at a media parley with journalists organised by the Presidency’s Office of Digital Engagement at his residence in Abuja, Osinbajo said government was facing the challenge of “identifying…

Buhari still negotiating for release of Chibok girls – Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said the Federal Government is still negotiating for the release of the remaining Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram. Osinbajo stated this on Tuesday evening, at an interaction with journalists and activists at the State House in Abuja. He expressed hope that the negotiations would yield the desired results. “There…

Why Buhari must nominate Magu as EFCC chairman – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said he will be in support if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to nominate Ibrahim Magu, as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for a third time. Speaking with journalists at the presidential villa in Abuja, Osinbajo also commended Buhari for not interfering with the DSS report which…

Fight against corruption is a difficult battle –Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has described the fight against corruption as a tough battle and that corruption “fights in back and fights very fiercely”. He however assured that the President Muhammadu Buhari/led government is committed to sustaining the anti-corruption fight to ensure that the system is cleaned up and government business is done the…

Nothing will stop fight against corruption – Osinbajo

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has stated that the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration will not slack in its fight against corruption. The Vice President was speaking on Tuesday when he played host to the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers in the State House, Abuja. Osinbajo noted that the fight against corruption was a difficult…

PDP on death row, APC gasping for breath – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the People Democratic Party, PDP, is on death row while his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is gasping for breath. The Vice President spoke yesterday at the National Conference on Political Party Supremacy and the Dynamics of Parliamentary Autonomy put together by the National Institute for…

Abuja Airport reopens April 19 – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Friday expressed optimism that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja would be opened on April 19. He gave this assurance while fielding questions from newsmen during his tour of the airport. DAILY POST reports that the federal government had last week closed the NAIA for six weeks, to repair its…

VP Osinbajo in crucial meeting with NSA, EFCC, ICPC heads

There is an ongoing meeting at Aso Villa, Abuja between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and all heads of prosecuting agencies. The agencies are the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Department of State Security, Office of the National Security Adviser, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission. Why the reason for the meeting as at…

Abuja Airport: Osinbajo inspects rehabilitation of runway [PHOTOS]

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is currently inspecting the ongoing rehabilitation work of the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport Abuja. Recall that the airport was temporarily closed  from midnight of Tuesday, March 7, 2017, to enable the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, carry out major rehabilitation on the runway. The airport is due to be…