Tag: Osinbajo

2023: Stop campaigning, I haven’t declared interest, Osinbajo tells supporters

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has distanced himself from promotional banners and political posters announcing his candidature in the 2023 presidential race. Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Monday, said Professor Osinbajo had nothing to do with those campaigns. He said the vice-president is[Read More…]

Osinbajo-Ganduje posters flood Abuja, as battle for 2023 heats up

A group, Osinbajo Ganduje Alliance, has flooded Abuja with presidential posters of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, and the governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje. The group in a statement obtained by NewsWireNGR claimed, “Vice President Osinbajo and Governor Ganduje have both offered the most plausible solutions to ending[Read More…]

Vice President Osinbajo, Ibrahim Gambari to attend Emir Of Kano’s coronation

The Vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, and the Chief of Staff to the president, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, are among the dignitaries to attend the Coronation and Presentation of Staff of Office of the emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero. The coronation, which is scheduled to hold at the Sani Abacha[Read More…]

‘Gombe, Sokoto emerge top ease of doing business states in Nigeria

Gombe, Sokoto and Jigawa states have emerged top position on Nigeria’s sub-national ease of doing business survey. The survey conducted by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council chaired by Vice President, Prof- Yemi Osinbajo, also saw Zamfara, Taraba and Delta emerging tops from behind. According to the report, the subnational[Read More…]

‘You can literally charge it anywhere’ Osinbajo says as he test drives Nigeria’s first locally-assembled electric car

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, test-drove the first locally-assembled electric car, Hyundai Kona. The vehicle, a product of Stallion Motors, was first launched in November 2020 by Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos. Jelani Aliyu, director-general of the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), had, in February 2021, unveiled the[Read More…]

Osinbajo Visits Imo; describe Owerri attacks as ‘mindless violence’

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has called on Nigerians to come together and reject the agents of anarchy seeking to cause chaos for their own selfish interests. The VP made the statement when he visited Imo State Police Headquarters and the Owerri Correctional Centre, both of which were attacked[Read More…]

Buhari and Osinbajo get Vaccinated against COVID-19, when will poor Nigerians get theirs?

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The duo took doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine at the banquet hall of the presidential villa in Abuja on Saturday. Their physicians administered the vaccine on them in the presence of members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).[Read More…]

Just in: Osinbajo tells CBN to regulate, not ban cryptocurrency

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called in the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to not ban cryptocurrency and instead seek ways to regulate the technology. Prof. Osinbajo stated this while speaking about the revolution of cryptocurrency at the Bankers Committee Vanguard on Friday. Recall that the CBN had on February[Read More…]

Buhari and Osinbajo to receive COVID-19 vaccine on live television

The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, on Thursday said the President; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; and other prominent Nigerians will be among the first set to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on live television to help[Read More…]

Just In: Federal Government to exempt minimum wage earners from personal income tax

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to exempt minimum wage earners from the payment of Personal Income Tax. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said this on Monday at the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit currently ongoing in Abuja. Those that are expected to benefit from his exemeption are workers that are earning[Read More…]