Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag "Yemi Osinbajo."

    Osinbajo: Govt can’t provide adequate health care for Nigerians

Osinbajo: Govt can’t provide adequate health care for Nigerians

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government cannot adequately provide health care services for the entire Nigerian population.Osinbajo said this on Tuesday at the national health dialogue organised by Premium Times in Abuja on Monday.Represented by Nicolas Audiferren, his chief physician, Osinbajo said an effective national health insurance scheme may be the best option for the development of the nation's health [...]

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    Transcorp fulfills privatisation conditions, receives discharge certificate

Transcorp fulfills privatisation conditions, receives discharge certificate

Transcorp Hotels have been presented a certificate of discharge by the National Council on Privatisation after fulfilling all the conditions attached to the sale of the hotel.Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who chairs the council, presented the certificate to Tony Elumelu, the chairman of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), the core investor in the hotel.Speaking at the event, Alex Okoh, Bureau [...]

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    Osinbajo: Don’t run when no one pursues

Osinbajo: Don’t run when no one pursues

BY MICHEAL ABRAHAMSupporters of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, are beginning to hallucinate shadows where none exist. They are alleging persecution where none exists, which is profoundly sad considering that the presidency has categorically asserted that there is no rift between President Muhammadu Buhari and his number two.Such reassurances, which conforms with what Nigerians know about the cordiality that [...]

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    I’ll remain loyal to Buhari, says Osinbajo

I’ll remain loyal to Buhari, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he will remain loyal to his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari.The VP's promise was contained in a magazine titled, 'This is Nigeria', which was circulated on Tuesday night during the Independence Day dinner held at the old banquet hall of the statehouse in Abuja.The message titled "Uncompromised Loyalty" was contained on page 15 of the Brands International [...]

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    EXTRA: Laughter as Osinbajo says ‘gbe bodi e’ inside Aso Rock (video)

EXTRA: Laughter as Osinbajo says ‘gbe bodi e’ inside Aso Rock (video)

The audience could not stop laughing as Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo showed that he is up to date with developments in the entertainment sector.At a dinner organised to commemorate Nigeria's 59th independence anniversary, the VP displayed his knowledge of contemporary dance steps in the country.Naming them one by one at the event which held at Aso Rock, Nigeria's number two citizen [...]

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    APC says PDP is incurably shortsighted

APC says PDP is incurably shortsighted

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it can understand the "incurable shortsightedness" of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The ruling party said this in reaction to reports that the role of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is being whittled down.In his Independence Day speech on Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari said the National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIPs) would now be under the ministry of [...]

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    Buhari hints at taking NSIP out of Osinbajo’s control

Buhari hints at taking NSIP out of Osinbajo’s control

President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that the National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP) might be moved from the office of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.The programme, which is seen as one of the major avenues through which the current administration is empowering the masses, is currently being coordinated by the office of the VP.In his Independence Day broadcast, Buhari said the newly created [...]

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    ‘The church will fight for him’ — CAN defends Osinbajo on N90bn allegation

‘The church will fight for him’ — CAN defends Osinbajo on N90bn allegation

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the church will defend for Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in the N90 billion allegation levelled against him.Supo Ayokunle, CAN national president, made this known on Friday when he led a delegate of the association to visit Osinbajo.Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had alleged that Osinbajo mismanaged N90 [...]

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    Osinbajo can be investigated with his immunity, says lawyer

Osinbajo can be investigated with his immunity, says lawyer

Inibehe Effiong, a lawyer, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo does not need to waive his immunity for him to be investigated. On Wednesday, the vice-president said he will waive his constitutional immunity so he could be investigated.Osinbajo’s reaction came after Timi Frank, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), alleged that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) [...]

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    Osinbajo writes Google, demands withdrawal of ‘defamatory’ broadcast on YouTube

Osinbajo writes Google, demands withdrawal of ‘defamatory’ broadcast on YouTube

Femi Atoyebi & Co, solicitors acting on behalf of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, has written a petition to Google Nigeria demanding the suspension of a video published by Roots TV on YouTube.According to the letter seen by TheCable, Roots TV was said to have published a material which contained defamatory claims about Osinbajo."It is our understanding that you have provided a [...]

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    I will waive my immunity to be investigated, says Osinbajo

I will waive my immunity to be investigated, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he will waive his constitutional immunity to be investigated.Osinbajo made this known on Wednesday in a tweet."In the past few days, a spate of reckless and malicious falsehoods have been peddled in the media against me by a group of malicious individuals," he tweeted."The defamatory and misleading assertions invented by this clique have been making the [...]

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    Timi Frank to FIRS: Instead of suing me, apologise to Nigerians on N90bn ‘slush fund’

Timi Frank to FIRS: Instead of suing me, apologise to Nigerians on N90bn ‘slush fund’

Timi Frank, former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to stop its attempt to fool Nigerians.Frank had alleged that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo's trouble with the presidency started when it was discovered that he mismanaged N90 billion made available by the FIRS for 2019 election campaign purposes.But in [...]

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    ‘We don’t have that kind of money’– FIRS denies releasing N90bn to Osinbajo for election

‘We don’t have that kind of money’– FIRS denies releasing N90bn to Osinbajo for election

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it did not make N90 billion available to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for election campaign. 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.But in [...]

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    Bakare: Why I won’t grant any interview on Osinbajo issue

Bakare: Why I won’t grant any interview on Osinbajo issue

Tunde Bakare, the senior pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, says he has not granted any interview on the issues involving Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo."I believe the government is perfectly capable of addressing the issues," he told TheCable on phone."I have not and I am not granting interviews on this current VP saga. If, however, my counsel is sought at all, I will handle [...]

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    Aso Rock cabal frustrating Osinbajo, says MASSOB

Aso Rock cabal frustrating Osinbajo, says MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) says the cabal in the presidential villa are frustrating Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.Uchenna Madu, MASSOB leader, said this in a statement issued in Awka, Anambra state, on Sunday.He said the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari to the alleged frustration of Osinbajo by the cabal in the presidential villa is [...]

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    Osinbajo to NEC: We’ll have to go through Buhari to get briefing from new economic council

Osinbajo to NEC: We’ll have to go through Buhari to get briefing from new economic council

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the national economic council will have to send a request through the president to get a briefing from the newly appointed economic advisory council (EAC).Osinbajo made this statement on Thursday in response to a request for clarification by members of the national economic council regarding their relationship with the newly appointed council.A statement by Laolu Akande, Osinbajo's senior [...]

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