Tag: Yemi Osinbajo

“You have more revenues than many nations”- Osinbajo tells State Govts to raise IGR

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday tasked states to think out of the box in raising their respective Internally Generated Revenues. He made the remark at the maiden edition of Ekiti State’s maiden investment forum in Ado-Ekiti. “Thinking differently, there is a need for a sub-national to think like a[Read More…]

Vice President Osinbajo says he never called for devaluation of the Naira

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has denied reports that he called for the devaluation of the Naira, as the country’s currency continues to sink in value. However, in a statement signed by his spokesperson Laolu Akande, the vice president said the reports were a mis-characterisation. “Our attention has been drawn to[Read More…]

‘Politicians who continue to traffic in division and discord are behind the times’ – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that despite the activities of those with a divisive agenda, Nigeria will prevail over her tribulations due to the resilience, faith, hope, and strength of its people. According to a communique by his spokesman, Laolu Akande, Prof. Osinbajo stated this at the National Social[Read More…]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says ‘God is about to give Nigeria a new beginning’

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo says the new beginning will come, whether people believe it or not – The vice president stated this while featuring virtually at the ongoing 25th Annual Convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG)—The Americas, themed: New Beginning. Osinbajo, who is also a pastor in RCCG, cited the biblical[Read More…]

Vice President, Osinbajo says Nigerian govt will be imposing taxes on global tech giants

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that Nigeria is set to utilise the country’s legal provisions that empower the Federal Government to collect taxes on profits made in the country by global technology and digital firms not based in the country, but with a significant economic presence here. Osinbajo said[Read More…]

After 6 years in power, Buhari moves to reduce poverty in Nigeria – appoints Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja commenced the process to reduce poverty in Nigeria. Buhari inaugurated the National Steering Committee (NSC) of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy (NPRGS) chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The Nigerian leader reiterated his commitment to lift 100 million Nigerians out of[Read More…]

Yemi Osinbajo says young Nigerians do not vote or even register to vote

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Young people in Nigeria do not register to vote or vote because most of them engage the government on social media or via pressure groups. Osibajo made the assertion during the maiden Progressives Youth Conference organised by the APC Youth wing at the International Conference[Read More…]

Breaking: Nigeria’s Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo talks 2023 presidential race

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that he had not declared any interest whatsoever in the 2023 presidential race but is rather focused on working as VP to address compelling issues in the country. The Office of the Vice-President in a release on Monday was reacting to a website, www.supportosinbajo.ng that started trending,[Read More…]

Microsoft new partnership to benefit millions of Nigeria says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Leveraging Microsoft’s experience in the utilization of technology as an enabler for the delivery of public and social good, the Buhari administration is partnering with the tech giant to accelerate Nigeria’s certain advance towards a more digital economy in line with the Economic Sustainability Plan.  In a dual announcement today[Read More…]

Survival Fund: Vice President Osinbajo rolls out N50,000 MSME Grant for 46,117 poor Nigerians

The Buhari administration’s Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) continues to impact the lives of Nigerians and small businesses nationwide as beneficiaries of the MSMEs Survival Fund’s Payroll support track and the one-off General MSME Grant have started receiving payments today.  It would be recalled that the commencement of payment to beneficiaries[Read More…]