Tag: Yemi Osinbajo

Here’s why Nigerians are to pay N4,000 monthly – Presidency

The estimated 25 million Nigerians that will benefit from the Federal Government’s Solar Home Systems that commences this week will be expected to pay about N4,000 monthly, the presidency has said. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement[Read More…]

Economic Recovery Plan: United Nations launches $248.48 million programme

The United Nations on Monday launched a $248.48 million programme to support the Economic Sustainability Plan of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. Tagged the Nigeria UN Plus Offer for Socio-Economic Recovery 2020-2022, the programme aims to support the administration’s initiative, which was designed as a response to the economic challenges[Read More…]

Lekki Toll Gate Killings: Yemi Osinbajo speak on shootings

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday night finally spoke on the Lekki toll gate shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters. The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo tweeted at midnight Wednesday from his official Twitter page in an attempt to calm Nigerians down after the deadly Tuesday night Lekki toll gate shooting[Read More…]

Here’s why the Federal Government is converting commercial vehicles owned by Nigerians

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the plan by the Federal Government to convert cars of Nigerians to run on Compressed Natural Gas will start with commercial vehicles. He said the plan was already being experimented in Edo State where he said Dangote firm had converted all its trucks to run on[Read More…]

VP Osinbajo urges leaders of destination countries to insist on repatriation of illicit funds & their proceeds

Leading the call for an effective global action against Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) and related vices, which is negatively impacting progress in developing countries especially in Africa, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has called for an overhaul of the international tax system in order to tackle the scourge. The Vice President[Read More…]

Nigeria’s vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria may break up if efforts are not made to address the cracks

Nigeria’s vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria may break up if efforts are not made to address the cracks. He said efforts to mend the crack might be opposed, but such opposition would be defeated with focus and consistent prayers. According to Saharareporters, the Vice President said efforts to mend[Read More…]

Vaccine distribution should be accessible – Osinbajo

*VP adds: “Debt relief for Africa without commercial debt not sustainable”   In order to effectively contain the spread of the Coronavirus disease across the globe, the deployment of the COVID-19 vaccine should be done in an equitable and affordable manner rather than on the basis of the highest bidder, according[Read More…]

Vice President, Osinbajo has called for synergy to tackle security challenges in the country

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has called for synergy among security agencies to tackle the myriads of security challenges in the country. He made this call on Monday during the virtual presentation of the research report of the National Defence College Course 28 titled “Border Management & National Development in Nigeria:[Read More…]

Vice President Osinbajo says rape unacceptable

Vice-President , Yemi Osinbajo on Friday held a virtual meeting with the National Human Rights Commission over the recent cases of sexual and gender based violence in Nigeria and the way forward. The meeting came at a time protests are holding across the country against increasing cases of rape and[Read More…]

NEC holds virtual session chaired by Vice president Yemi Osinbajo

The National Economic Council meeting is currently holding its monthly session chaired by Vice president Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa in Abuja. This is the fourth meeting between the vice president and state governors this year and the first virtual meeting since the outbreak of Corona Virus pandemic in Nigeria.[Read More…]