Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag "Yemi Osinbajo."

    Cross over to APC before you die, Osinbajo taunts PDP leaders

Cross over to APC before you die, Osinbajo taunts PDP leaders

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has asked some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) before they die.He made the call at a dinner organised to celebrate the 80th birthday of John Odigie-Oyegun, former APC national chairman, in Abuja on Sunday.At the event, Osinbajo narrated a story of an American Republican senator who told his family [...]

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    Kiki Osinbajo: How I built a fashion empire

Kiki Osinbajo: How I built a fashion empire

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    Osinbajo visits family of slain Channels reporter in Kaduna

Osinbajo visits family of slain Channels reporter in Kaduna

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo paid a condolence visit to the family of Precious Owolabi, slain reporter of Channels Television.Owolabi was killed during a clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and the police on Monday.Until his death, he was a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).According to NAN, Osinbajo visited Owolabi's family in Zaria, Kaduna state, [...]

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    Osinbajo: Many young Africans have refused to wallow in pity

Osinbajo: Many young Africans have refused to wallow in pity

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says those who talk about the “good old days” are suffering from memory loss. Osinbajo said this in his remarks at the founder’s presidential dialogue of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) forum in Abuja on Saturday. Encouraging entrepreneurs who had gathered from across Africa for the event, Osinbajo said there have been stories about the continent which do not [...]

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    Osinbajo: Anambra has a special place in Buhari’s heart

Osinbajo: Anambra has a special place in Buhari’s heart

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says Anambra has a special place in President Muhammadu Buhari's heart.Osinbajo said this at an All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders meeting in Awka, Anambra state, on Friday.He said the victory of Buhari at the last general election,  nomination of persons from Anambra into the cabinet and the execution of "important" projects in the south-east is ushering [...]

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    Osinbajo off to UK for son’s graduation

Osinbajo off to UK for son’s graduation

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is currently in the United Kingdom to attend the graduation of his son, Fiyinfoluwa.Laolu Akande, senior special assistant to the vice-president on media and publicity, made this known on Twitter on Wednesday."VP Osinbajo is in the UK attending his son's graduation today. He returns to Abuja tomorrow," he tweeted.https://twitter.com/akandeoj/status/1151491101699837952Akande, however, did not state the name of the [...]

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    PDP dares Buhari, Osinbajo to make their assets public

PDP dares Buhari, Osinbajo to make their assets public

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo to publicly declare their assets to prove that they are leading the country by example.The party made the challenge in a statement by Diran Odeyemi, its deputy national publicity secretary, on Friday.He said Buhari and Osinbajo should prove to Nigerians that they are not [...]

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    Omokri just ’embarrassing Jonathan’

Omokri just ’embarrassing Jonathan’

A group known as The Global Economic Policy Initiative (GEPIn) says Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is embarrassing the former president with his statements.In a statement on Wednesday, Bernard Okri, president of the group, accused Omokri of issuing misleading statements on behalf of Jonathan.In a bid to refute a claim by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo that Nigeria [...]

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    ‘Osinbajo lies as much as the devil’ — Reno Omokri defends Jonathan

‘Osinbajo lies as much as the devil’ — Reno Omokri defends Jonathan

Reno Omokri, an ex-aide to former president Goodluck Jonathan, has described Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president, as a man who lies as much as the devil he preaches against.Omokri made this statement in reaction to comments made by the vice president during a visit to the United States.On Monday, Osinbajo told Nigerians in New York that Nigeria had about 112.7million people [...]

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    Government cannot fund all public infrastructure, says Osinbajo

Government cannot fund all public infrastructure, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has called for public private partnership (PPP) and private capital investment in the country, saying the “federal government cannot fund all public infrastructure.”Osinbajo was speaking on Friday when he inaugurated the Port Harcourt Dockyard liquid waste treatment plant in Rivers.In a statement by Laolu Akande, his spokesman, Osinbajo stressed that a successful PPP leadership in major aspects of [...]

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    Osinbajo: Buhari said you’re insane if you say ‘Allah Akbar’ and kill someone

Osinbajo: Buhari said you’re insane if you say ‘Allah Akbar’ and kill someone

Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday hostedAbdullahi Abubakar, the 83-year-old Muslim Cleric, who saved hundreds of Christians during the Plateau killings of 2018.While speaking to the Abubakar, the Imam; Damafulul Mangai, the village head, community leaders, and diplomats from the US, UK and the European Union, the vice-president said President Muhammadu Buhari has made it clear that anyone who says "Allah [...]

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    Power vacuum: Osinbajo thanks Saraki for ‘not doing anything funny’

Power vacuum: Osinbajo thanks Saraki for ‘not doing anything funny’

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has thanked Bukola Saraki, senate president, for not taking advantage of a power vacuum, shortly before he and President Muhammadu Buhari were sworn in for another term.NAN quoted Osinbajo as saying this while speaking at a dinner held in honour of him and Buhari at the Aso Rock villa on Wednesday.The vice-president represented Buhari, who is billed [...]

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    Okorocha: I wonder if it’s worth taking pains for APC

Okorocha: I wonder if it’s worth taking pains for APC

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, is wondering if it is worth taking pains for the All Progressives Congress (APC).Speaking when Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo inaugurated some projects in the state on Thursday, the governor said he had worked passionately for the ruling party but what he got in return was constant hounding by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)."You [...]

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    Osinbajo to investors: We are still committed to special economic zone project

Osinbajo to investors: We are still committed to special economic zone project

The federal government has assured its investment partners of the Nigeria Special Economic Zone Investment Company Limited (NSEZCO) of its commitment to the development of special economic zones across the country. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo gave the assurance on Thursday at a meeting with representatives of the African Export-Import Bank, Bank of Industry, Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Africa Finance Corporation and [...]

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    Niger Delta intellectuals ask FG to be decisive about ‘criminal activities’ in the region

Niger Delta intellectuals ask FG to be decisive about ‘criminal activities’ in the region

Following the recent threat to declare Niger Delta Republic on June 1, several intellectuals in the region under the aegis of Niger-Delta Intellectual Front (NDIF) have advised the federal government to take proactive measures.A militant group known as Network of Niger Delta Republic Fighters, Monday, warned of an impending breakaway, highlighting some selective maltreatment of Niger Delta people.In a statement [...]

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    Editors demand waiver on newsprint

Editors demand waiver on newsprint

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has called on the federal government to grant waiver to media houses on newsprint, printing machines and other imported consumables in the industry.Speaking with journalists after meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa, Abuja, Funke Egbemode, president of the guild, said the discussion with the vice president was fruitful.She said the industry [...]

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