Thursday, March 21, 2019

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    Presidency: Trader Moni still on, to reach 10 million petty traders

Presidency: Trader Moni still on, to reach 10 million petty traders

The presidency has said Trader Moni, a scheme to provide small funds for petty traders in Nigeria, is still on, and would reach 10 million petty traders in the country.Laolu Akande, a senior special assistant to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, made this disclosure late Wednesday, saying the government has continued giving the loans since the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the [...]

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    Small Doctor endorses Buhari

Small Doctor endorses Buhari

Small Doctor, a singer known for his hit song ‘Penalty’, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.The singer, real name Adekunle Temitope,  made the endorsement on his official Instagram account on Saturday. He also posted an animated video.  After Meeting With The BOSWGroup I Believe We Should Stand Up For What We Believe In. We All Should Support & [...]

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    Boko Haram: Coalition salutes military for ‘repelling attacks’ in the north

Boko Haram: Coalition salutes military for ‘repelling attacks’ in the north

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has saluted the Nigerian army for averting what it described as "Black Monday" by successfully repelling multiple attacks in several parts of the country.Recall that the gallant Nigerian troops had overpowered and decimated some insurgents in Adamawa, Yobe and Benue states.CATE in a statement through its president, Gabriel Onoja, lauded the military for [...]

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    Osinbajo: Adeboye prayed for me before my chopper crashed

Osinbajo: Adeboye prayed for me before my chopper crashed

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed how Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), called him after Friday’s Holy Ghost service to pray for him.Osinbajo disclosed this at RCCG City of Grace, Lokoja, Kogi state, during a thanksgiving service after his helicopter crash-landed in Kabba on Saturday.“Only God can take the glory for saving my life [...]

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    PHOTOS: Osinbajo flies Caverton 24 hours after crash

PHOTOS: Osinbajo flies Caverton 24 hours after crash

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo boarded a helicopter belonging to Caverton on Sunday.He took the flight less than 24 hours after an aircraft belonging to the company, in which he was in, crash-landed in Kabba, Kogi state.Remi Makanjuola, chairman of Caverton Helicopters, visited the nation's number two citizen on Sunday.After Makanjuola's visit, the company announced in a tweet that Osinbajo has promised to continue [...]

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    VIDEO: The moment Osinbajo crash-landed

VIDEO: The moment Osinbajo crash-landed

The chopper which conveyed Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo from Abuja to Kabba in Kogi state crash-landed on Saturday.Osinbajo and his crew survived the crash, which is the second air mishap suffered by the vice-president in eight months.He has since continued "Next Level" engagements in the state.Here is a video of the helicopter after it crash-landed[...]

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    Next Level continues, says Osinbajo after surviving second air crash in eight months

Next Level continues, says Osinbajo after surviving second air crash in eight months

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the Next Level engagements will continue, despite surviving an air crash in Kogi state on Saturday. The accident is the second air mishap the vice-president will survive in eight months, after surviving the first in June 2018.The professor of law and pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) returned all glory to God for keeping him [...]

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    VIDEO: Buhari sings Christmas song

VIDEO: Buhari sings Christmas song

You must have lost the number of times you've heard President Muhammadu Buhari speak but you can count the times you have heard him sing, if at all there has been any.In this video, Buhari joined Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo  and Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in singing a Christmas song to Nigerians.Watch:[...]

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    Mu’azu, ex-PDP chairman, holds ‘strategic meeting’ with Osinbajo at Aso Rock

Mu’azu, ex-PDP chairman, holds ‘strategic meeting’ with Osinbajo at Aso Rock

Adamu Mu'azu, former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had a private meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday.Muazu, popularly referred to as the "game changer", arrived at the vice-president’s wing of Aso Rock hours after Osinbajo accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari to the national assembly for the presentation of the 2019 budget.A presidential [...]

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    VP debate has shown Osinbajo is ‘best VP’ in Nigeria’s history, says group

VP debate has shown Osinbajo is ‘best VP’ in Nigeria’s history, says group

The Initiative to Save Democracy (ISD), a socio-political group, says the performance of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in Friday’s debate shows he is the best vice-president in the history of Nigeria.The debate was organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON).Peter Obi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ganiyu Galadima of Allied Congress Party [...]

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    I’m not Buhari’s spare tyre, says Osinbajo

I’m not Buhari’s spare tyre, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he is not a spare tyre to the president, emphasising that his roles as the number two citizen are spelt out in the constitution.Osinbajo said this during the vice-presidential debate organised by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON).He said this differs from the constitution of other countries.Asked how taking the [...]

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    IN FULL: ‘What truly happened’ — NEMA responds to house of reps allegation

IN FULL: ‘What truly happened’ — NEMA responds to house of reps allegation

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it did not abuse its mandate to save lives and preserve properties of Nigerians.The agency said this in a statement on Wednesday in reaction to the house of representatives report indicting the governing board of the agency chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.The lawmakers said they discovered that the federal government “lost a total sum [...]

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    Omokri to Osinbajo: Don’t use Jonathan to divert attention from your indictment for corruption

Omokri to Osinbajo: Don’t use Jonathan to divert attention from your indictment for corruption

Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of attempting to divert attention from the corruption allegation levelled against him by a house of reps panel.Omokri said this in reaction to allegations by Osinbajo that Jonathan president plunged Nigeria into debt.Osinbajo had said despite earning $381 billion from crude sale between 2010 and 2014, the [...]

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    Osinbajo: Geographical restructuring isn’t the answer to our problems

Osinbajo: Geographical restructuring isn’t the answer to our problems

Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo says good governance is what Nigeria needs to put an end to its socio-economic challenges.Osinbajo said this on Monday while delivering the 40th anniversary lecture of the Association of Friends in Lagos.Speaking on the theme "Restructuring and the Nigerian Federation",  the vice-president said stronger state governments, not geographical restructuring, is what Nigeria needs.He added that he has [...]

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    IN FULL: The house of reps report indicting Osinbajo

IN FULL: The house of reps report indicting Osinbajo

The house of representatives ad hoc committee on emergency and disaster preparedness has indicted the governing board of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).The board, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, was accused of illegal approval of N5.8 billion north-east intervention fund.The lawmakers, in a report released on Thursday, recommended the dismissal of Mustapha Maihaja, director-general of NEMA, over alleged fraud, accused [...]

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    Osinbajo: Nigeria needs $1trn investment to modernise energy infrastructure

Osinbajo: Nigeria needs $1trn investment to modernise energy infrastructure

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria needs about $1 trillion investment to modernise its energy infrastructure.Osinbajo said this on Thursday while declaring open the National Energy and Climate Change summit at the state house conference center in Abuja.Represented by Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, the vice-president said the Buhari administration was doing a lot to attract both domestic and [...]

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