OSINBAJO SHIFTS GROUND, CALLS FOR NATIONAL DEBATE, SAYS COST OF GOVERNANCE TOO MUCH

The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria needs a national debate to examine the issues around the size and cost of governance, which has often been described as expensive and unsustainable. He explained that it could be difficult for the government to do something about its cost by itself but that it is something that must be done. Osinbajo said these while fielding questions by a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and immediate past Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, during a webinar organised by the Emmanuel…

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GBAJABIAMILA MEETS OSINBAJO OVER FREE ELECTRICITY AS PALLIATIVE FOR NIGERIANS

Femi Gbajabiamila The speaker of the house of representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has met with vice president Yemi Osinbajo on proposal to address electricity as a palliative for Nigerians. According to Gbajabiamila who made this known via a statement on his official Twitter handle on Wednesday, he said various options were considered and a decision would be reached soon. “Yesterday I met @ProfOsinbajo who is also the Chairman, Post COVID Economic team on the proposal of @HouseNGR to address electricity as a palliative for Nigerians. We had a robust discussion and several possibilities and options…

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OSINBAJO REVEALS WHAT WILL DEFEAT CORONAVIRUS IN NIGERIA

…As NSIA, Global Citizens launch Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund By Chioma Obinna Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Thursday said that with the unprecedented nature of COVID-19 pandemic, only carefully coordination and collaborative efforts can defeat the virus in the country. Osibanjo who spoke during a virtual Media Unveiling of the Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund for Covid-19, NSSF, organised by the Global Citizens and the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, said the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact was unprecedented. The Vice President, who noted that the pandemic provides an opportunity to reset the…

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PDP CALLS FOR OSINBAJO’S PROBE OVER NEMA 33BIL FRAUD

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Monday, called for the probe of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over the N5.8 billion National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) alleged scandal for which he was reportedly fingered by an investigative committee of the House of Representatives. It also demanded the President Muhammadu Buhari Presidency to prosecute former NEMA DG, Engr. Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja who was indicted by the House of Representatives over alleged embezzlement of N33 billion in the agency. The opposition party also stands with Nigerians in rejecting the alleged unpardonable pat in the…

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CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN : OSINBAJO, GOVERNORS MEET TO CONSIDER MORE PALLIATIVES

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—VICE President Yemi Osinbajo and governors who are members of the National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday met to discuss on more palliatives to cushion the effect of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic The Special NEC committee, which was held via videoconference anchored from the Presidential Villa, urged members to increase  public enlightment because of the ravaging COVID-19. The Committee received the report of its Technical Working Group, which proposed an array of policy options and recommendations on how federal, state and local governments could bring relief to the people…

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OSINBAJO IN SELF- ISOLATION, HOLDS VIDEO- CONFERENCING WITH STAFF

Osinbajo goes into self-isolation following Covid-19 scare in Aso Villa • COVID-19 task force storms Kyari, others’ offices The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon toured the Presidential Villa beginning from the office of the Chief Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. It is believed that the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, who was not in the office on Tuesday, might have gone into self-isolation. Also on self-isolation is the Deputy Chief of Staff, Ade Ipaye. Osinbajo and Kyari sat close to each other at the last Federal Executive…

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CORONAVIRUS: BUHARI SIDELINING HIS DEPUTY SAYS DELE MOMODU

Coronavirus: Why Buhari is ‘Side-lining’ Osinbajo – Dele Momodu buhari sidelining osinbajo dele momodu The Publisher of Ovation Magazine and former presidential candidate, Dele Momodu, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of “playing political cards” with the Coronavirus pandemic. Momodu berated the president in his weekly column, “Pendulum” on Saturday. He criticized the president for ‘side-lining’ the Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo over 2023 Politics. He wrote; “It is unpardonable that Mr Buhari will totally ignore a man as modern, cerebral, diligent and conscientious as his own Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo…

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WHY NORTHERN EMIRS ADMIRE OSINBAJO

There is a peculiar but heartwarming trend that continually plays out in Nigeria every time the Emirs and other traditional rulers in the North have the opportunity to host VP Yemi Osinbajo on his numerous official visits. These royal fathers from the predominantly Muslim Northern region are usually so enamored with a Christian pastor from the South West of Nigeria and this is for no other reason than Prof. Osinbajo being the most hardworking VP we have ever had the opportunity to see as a nation. Their admiration is usually…

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AMOTEKUN: OSINBAJO, SOUTH WEST GOVERNORS MEET IN ABUJA

Osinbajo Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday met behind closed -doors with the South West Governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting started immediately after the expanded National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by the Vice President at the Conference Hall, Presidential Villa. Osinbajo’s meeting with the governors it was reliably gathered was on the recently launched regional security outfit, Amotekun, which the Federal Government has described as illegal. President Muhammadu Buhari had recently emphasized the importance of community policing which he said was…

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OSINBAJO BRINGS EMIR OF KANO AND GOVERNOR GANDUJE TOGETHER, WATCH VIDEO

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday brought Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano and the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II together when he visited the palace of the Emir. Osinbajo, who was in Kano State on a one-day working visit was described by Ganduje as a “son of the soil”. The Vice President was to commission a number of laudable road projects that were completed by the governor. He also laid the foundation stone for the first state-owned Cancer Centre in Nigeria. On arriving Kano, the Vice President was received…

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