Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "Acting President Yemi Osinbajo"

    Osinbajo: Future of Nigeria’s economy is in MSMEs

Osinbajo: Future of Nigeria’s economy is in MSMEs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the future of Nigeria's economy is in micro, small and media enterprises (MSMEs).Osinbajo said this on Thursday during the launch of the MSMEs clinic in Abuja.The acting president has been launching the clinic - which the federal government aims to use create a suitable environment for MSMEs - over the last few months in various [...]

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    Osinbajo asks n’assembly to re-allocate N135bn in 2017 budget

Osinbajo asks n’assembly to re-allocate N135bn in 2017 budget

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has sought the approval of the house of representatives for the virement (re-allocation) of N135 billion in the 2017 budget to some exigent projects.The request of the acting president was contained in a letter to the lower chamber. The letter was also sent to the senate, but it was not read by Senate President Bukola Saraki [...]

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    Osinbajo: Nigeria one of world’s greatest countries — no question about that

Osinbajo: Nigeria one of world’s greatest countries — no question about that

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria is one of the greatest countries in the world and will “probably" measure with the 15th largest economies in 10 years time.According to VON, Osinbajo said this on Tuesday at the palace of Ibrahim Bello, emir of Gusau, Zamfara, during his official visit to the state.He said Nigeria is "such an important country" because [...]

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    Fayose threatens to sue FG over unreleased probe report on SGF, NIA DG

Fayose threatens to sue FG over unreleased probe report on SGF, NIA DG

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to release the probe panel report on the suspended duo of Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation, and Ayo Oke, director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).Oke was suspended after his agency claimed ownership of the monies discovered in an Ikoyi apartment while Lawal was [...]

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    Fayose knocks Osinbajo’s ‘behind the camera’ visit, says Buhari should address Nigerians

Fayose knocks Osinbajo’s ‘behind the camera’ visit, says Buhari should address Nigerians

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has said only a live video address of Nigerians by President Muhammadu Buhari would quell doubts over his health status.Fayose described Acting President Yemi Osinbajo's London visit as an attempt to deceive Nigerians about Buhari's condition.He said there was no pictorial or video evidence that he met with the president.Osinbajo left the country on Tuesday night [...]

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    Osinbajo orders release of N1.6bn to 16 states ravaged by flood

Osinbajo orders release of N1.6bn to 16 states ravaged by flood

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered the release of N1.6 billion to 16 states ravaged by flooding across the country.Femi Adesina, presidential spokesperson, made this known to state house correspondents after the weekly federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday in Abuja.He said the acting president has directed Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, to “immediately” disburse the money to the [...]

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    Osinbajo off to London to meet Buhari

Osinbajo off to London to meet Buhari

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has left the country for London, where he is expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari.Osinbajo left after presiding over the quarterly presidential business forum at the presidential villa in Abuja.Laolu Akande, media aide of the acting president, had initially denied that Osinbajo was leaving the country, saying the acting president would only be travelling to [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Rift between executive, legislature will soon be resolved

Garba Shehu: Rift between executive, legislature will soon be resolved

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says the rift between the executive and the senate will soon be resolved.He said this known on Wednesday while interacting with state house correspondents.The senate on Tuesday resolved to suspend the consideration of all the nominees which the executive sends to it for confirmation.This followed the comment of Acting [...]

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    Buhari will complete his tenure, says Osinbajo

Buhari will complete his tenure, says Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed hope that President Muhammadu Buhari will complete his tenure in good health.The tenure of the president ends in May 2019.There has been speculation that Buhari’s health is deteriorating. Some reports even say the president, who has been in the UK for medical treatment since May 7, has speech impairment.But on Sunday, an audio of [...]

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    You are just wasting your time, governors tell Biafra agitators

You are just wasting your time, governors tell Biafra agitators

Nigerian governors say those advocating for a separate country are wasting their time.The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is in the frontline of the struggle to carve out a country out of Nigeria.But the governors appealled to citizens to embrace peace, saying they do not want the country to witness a hate war like Rwanda did.In 1994, Hutu militias in Rwanda [...]

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    Osinbajo: We will expand solar power programme to one million households

Osinbajo: We will expand solar power programme to one million households

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the government will expand the solar home system programme to one million households.The acting president who disclosed this at the Nigeria renewable energy roundtable organised by the ministry of science and technology in partnership with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and Heinrich Boll Stiftung, Nigeria, said the programme would create “a few more million [...]

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    Osinbajo: Nigeria’s ‘crawling’ judicial process ‘nightmare for investors’

Osinbajo: Nigeria’s ‘crawling’ judicial process ‘nightmare for investors’

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria's “crawling” judicial process poses a nightmare for investors in the country.Osinbajo made this known on Monday while delivering a keynote address at the 2017 national energy workshop for judges held in Abuja.Osinbajo, who was represented by Ibe Kachikwu, minister of petroleum resources, also called for measures to speed up judicial decisions.“We also need these [...]

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    Is Buhari Nigeria’s last president?

Is Buhari Nigeria’s last president?

Tangentially, I take the title of this article to be humdrum. Why? Goodluck Jonathan was prognosticated to be the last president of composite Nigeria, but the doom prognosis is now legend.Without obviating the trepidation and tension that eclipsed the country before and during the 2015 general election, Nigeria survived Jonathan; I believe it will survive President Muhammadu Buhari.However, the whirling [...]

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    Osinbajo asks ECOWAS to do more in tackling health challenges

Osinbajo asks ECOWAS to do more in tackling health challenges

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has charged member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to do more in tackling health emergencies.Speaking before declaring open the 18th assembly of health ministers in Abuja on Friday, the acting president called for concerted effort in tackling diseases like malaria and tuberculosis of which the region has a high burden.He also [...]

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    Anthony Joshua ‘to visit’ Nigeria in August

Anthony Joshua ‘to visit’ Nigeria in August

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua will visit Nigeria in August on a three-day tour.Joshua will pay courtesy visits to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, the governors of Lagos and Ogun states as well as royal fathers in Yoruba land.According to Peel Aston Global, organisers of the tour, Joshua is scheduled to attend a charity boxing match "Inspire Nigeria 2017" at the Eko Hotel [...]

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    Odinkalu, Egwu, 71 other eminent Nigerians ask FG to deal with agents of hate

Odinkalu, Egwu, 71 other eminent Nigerians ask FG to deal with agents of hate

Chidi Odinkalu, human rights activist; Sam Egwu, former Eboniyi state governor, and other eminent Nigerians have asked the government to deal firmly with those who promote hate and violence.They expressed hope in the country, declaring "we are all Nigerians".The charge is coming hours after Acting President Yemi Osinbajo met with northern leaders in Abuja, where he said the government would [...]

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