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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Synergy critical in managing Nigeria’s border

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says renewed efforts will be channeled towards improving synergy among agencies involved in border management.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

VP: NYSC orientation camp proposed to wait for 24 months

Contrary to reports circulating in the mainstream media, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo did not call for the suspension of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) in a meeting chaired by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on Tuesday, seeks the approval for free healthcare and improved power sector to the benefit of millions of Nigerians.

NCP proposes free healthcare, improved power for Nigerians

The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) in a meeting chaired by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on Tuesday, seeks the approval for free healthcare and improved power sector to the benefit of millions of Nigerians.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo highlights Nigerian government’s palliative for small businesses

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government has setup palliatives to assist Micro Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs) survive the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presidential committee proposes gradual easing of lockdown

The sub-committee of the Economic Sustainability Committee led by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has proposed the easing of the current COVID-19 lockdown in some states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja.
The Economic Sustenance Committee (ESC) has held its third meeting, chaired by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo chairs economic sustainability committee

The Economic Sustenance Committee (ESC) has held its third meeting, chaired by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo assures further palliatives will be developed

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says part of the tasks given to the Economic Sustainability Committee which he chairs, is to develop further palliatives.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo chairs economic sustainability committee

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to head the Economic Sustainability Committee.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo - NOVO ISIORO

Nigeria’s Vice President in self-isolation – aide

Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, stated this on Tuesday.

Aso Villa Chapel livestreams Sunday service

In an action that can be described as leading by example, the Aso Villa Chapel held it’s Sunday Service online in compliance with social distancing rules of the government as Nigeria continues to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12, the total number of cases in the country.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the family of late police escort, Inspector Ali Gomina, who died on Friday while the VP’s convoy was on its way to the Nnamdi Azikwe international Airport Abuja.

VP Osinbajo visits family of late police escort, assures of support

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday paid a condolence visit to the family of late police escort, Inspector Ali Gomina, who died on Friday while the VP’s convoy was on its way to the Nnamdi Azikwe international Airport Abuja.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Nigeria vice-president’s outrider dies in road accident

Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, in a statement in Abuja, said the sad incident occurred on Friday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo backs devoting 1% of nation’s budget to research, innovation

In order to build local capacity to compete favourably with scientifically advanced economies the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has supported the call to set aside one percent of the nation’s budget to boost research and innovation.
This was disclosed by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who presided over the meeting of PEBEC at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.

PEBEC, ICPC collaborate to prosecute corrupt public officials

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo urges policy elite to speak up on national unity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is need for Nigeria’s policy elite to contribute to matters of national concern and public discourse, especially on issues of national unity.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

MOSOP: Why President Buhari must probe Ogoni cleanup

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has called on the Federal Government to probe the ongoing cleanup activities in Ogoni land.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo: APC created to fight poverty for the vulnerable

The primary objective of forming the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2014 was to fight poverty among the larger population, especially the most vulnerable and the poor.

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Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.

Segun Agbaje elected into PepsiCo board of directors

PepsiCo has elected Segun Agbaje as an independent member of its Board of Directors.
The immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday, pleaded not guilty to 18-count charge of N3 billion graft.

Court fixes date for ex-HoS Winifred Oyo-Ita’s ‘N471 million fraud’ trial

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed Oct. 20 for continuation of trial of the immediate-past Head of Service (HoS) of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ondo deputy governor challenges impeachment in court

The embattled Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi, has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking to stop the state House of Assembly from impeaching him.