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VP Osinbajo arrives US for meeting with Pence, others

Mr Osinbajo and members of his entourage arrived the Sheltair wing of the John F. Kennedy International Aiport at 12.38 a.m. local time (5:38 a.m. Nigerian time) and was received by the Nigerian Ambassador to the U.S., Sylvanus Nsofor

Presidency: VPs Osinbajo, Pence to discuss economy, foreign relations

The Presidency has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his United States counterpart, Mr. Mike Pence, are to discuss matters of mutual interests between Nigeria and the US, economic prospects and other related matters in Washington DC.

VP Osinbajo departs for US, to meet Mike Pence, others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Saturday, departed for United States, where is scheduled to meet Vice President Mike Pence and other key groups and interests in the country.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected to visit Apapa today.

VP Osinbajo to visit Apapa today

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to visit Apapa today.
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended Nigeria – France Business and Investment Forum dinner in Abuja.1

VP Osinbajo: Government cannot fund all public infrastructure

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.”
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inaugurated the Port Harcourt Dockyard Liquid Waste Treatment Plant in Rivers.

VP Osinbajo inaugurates liquid waste treatment plant in Rivers

Performing the inauguration, Osinbajo said that encouraging Public Private Partnership (PPP) and private capital investment, especially in commercially viable public infrastructure remained a major policy thrust of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo submits assets declaration forms

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has submitted his assets declaration forms to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) ahead of the oath-taking ceremony slated for May 29 and in compliance with the requirement of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended).
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Federal government to use technology to reduce deficits in health, education

The Federal Government is exploring all possibilities and opportunities to ensure that broadband connection is available to Nigerians.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: We will collaborate with NSE to enhance service delivery

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will welcome collaboration with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in key aspects of the economy including the Ease of Doing Business and privatisation of public enterprises, among others.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was among the people trapped in the traffic gridlock on the Umaru Yar’Adua Way Tuesday morning.1

Protesting Abuja residents block VP Osinbajo’s convoy

Aggrieved Gbagyi residents of the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday blocked the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway leading to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and prevented the convoy of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo while protesting against the alleged takeover of their land by the Nigerian Army.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

MSMEs: Federal government extends 50% discount on business registration by three months

The Federal Government on Monday extended by three months the 50 per cent discount it offered operators of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to register their company names.

Presidency: Policemen guilty of rape‘ll be punished

The Presidency has warned policemen found guilty of rape and other infringements of human rights will be punished.
Osinbajo, second right, with Fashola at the site of Niger Delta Bridge

VP Osinbajo assures on completion of second Niger Bridge

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has given an assurance that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will bring the Second Niger Bridge project to fruition.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo, Lai Mohammed task professionals on new media control

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tasked media professionals to take control of the new media space in the country, saying their activities if not well managed, could serve as major setbacks for the profession.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo tasks editors’ guild on professionalism

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, in Lagos called on leaders of Nigeria’s media industry to rise up against bastardisation of the profession.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo tasks guild on media professionalism, journalists welfare

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, in Lagos called on leaders of Nigeria’s media industry to rise up against bastardisation of the profession.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Fake news will make media practice lose its appeal

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, in Lagos called on leaders of Nigeria’s media industry to rise up against bastardisation of the profession.

Presidency: Federal government school feeding programme now in 30 states

The federal government’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) is currently feeding over 9.5 million public primary schools (classes 1-3) pupils with one free, balanced and nutritious meal a day in 30 states nationwide; while it has empowered 101,913 cooks in these states, the Presidency has said.

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