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VP Osinbajo’s chopper crash lands in Kogi

The chopper carrying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and members of his team crash-landed in Kabba, Kogi state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

VP Osinbajo cancels appearance on Channels TV programme

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has cancelled his planned appearance on a Channels Television programme.
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TraderMoni: Ex-President Obasanjo is either ignorant or mischievous – Presidency

The Presidency has described as either “ignorance or mischief” Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s attack on TraderMoni, the microcredit scheme of the Federal Government.
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VP Osinbajo: Federal government earned $94 billion in two years

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo at the weekend disclosed that the federal government earned $94 billion between December 2015 and December 2017, which he claimed, had helped the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari execute some strategic infrastructure projects.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Buhari administration is for all Nigerians, despite social class and status, and remains committed to improving their welfare so they can lead better lives.

Yemi Osinbajo: Muhammadu Buhari won’t abandon Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Buhari administration is for all Nigerians, despite social class and status, and remains committed to improving their welfare so they can lead better lives.
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Yemi Osinbajo: Muhammadu Buhari conceived TraderMoni as Katsina foundation chairman

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari conceived the TraderMoni scheme way back as chairman of the Katsina State Development Foundation, which gave soft loans and micro-credits to people to assist them in their respective businesses.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Digital economy: Yemi Osinbajo calls for Africa-Europe synergy

Africa and Europe must work together to advance and harvest the economic benefits of digital economy, and also prevent a counter-productive widening of the digital gap, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Grand corruption is Nigeria’s greatest problem

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the problem with Nigeria is not about resources or planning, but the poor management of resources in the past.

Yemi Osinbajo: Grand corruption Nigeria’s greatest problem

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the problem with Nigeria is not about resources or planning, but the poor management of resources in the past

Yemi Osinbajo heads to Berlin, to address German business community on Monday

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to address a group of notable German business leaders in Berlin, Germany, on Monday
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Federal government mulls education bond for public universities

The Federal Government is considering setting up an education bond to finance infrastructure in public universities, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: House of Reps allegations false, misleading

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that allegation against him by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness on the approval of N5.8 billion from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) was both ‘false and misleading’, saying he did not violate any law in the approval of the fund.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger state governments and state police.

Yemi Osinbajo: N-Power to accommodate one million beneficiaries

The N-Power programme of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will be expanded to accommodate 1 million beneficiaries in the next phase, Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (R), inspecting food items at the Utako Market, during the launch of TraderMoni in Abuja on Thursday (6-9-18). 04819-6-9-2018-Ibrahim Sumaila-JAU-NAN

TraderMoni: Nigerians not for sale – Presidency

Laolu Akande, senior special assistant to the vice-president on media and publicity, says the TraderMoni loan given to petty traders is not meant to buy voters.

Presidency: House of Reps allegation on North-East food aid blatant falsehood

The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (R), inspecting food items at the Utako Market, during the launch of TraderMoni in Abuja on Thursday (6-9-18). 04819-6-9-2018-Ibrahim Sumaila-JAU-NAN

2019: Southern, Middle Belt leaders accuse Yemi Osinbajo of vote buying

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum on Wednesday accused the Buhari administration through the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, of engaging in “advance(d) vote buying” ahead of the 2019 general elections.
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Yemi Osinbajo to attend 1st African Investment Forum in South Africa

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, will depart Abuja on Wednesday for South Africa to attend the Africa Investment Forum organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

TraderMoni: Yemi Osinbajo, Akinwunmi Ambode, Jide Sanwo-Olu monitor scheme in Lagos

Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Monday, monitored the Tradermoni scheme in the state, targeted at assisting traders to boost their businesses.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.