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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.
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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.
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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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VP Osinbajo: Health insurance central to federal government’s healthcare plans

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the Federal Government has made the National Health Insurance Scheme central to its plans for the healthcare system in the country.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo urges journalists to expose corruption

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerian Journalists to continue to interrogate and expose corruption in the country.
VP Osinbajo after the wreath laying ceremony at the Kigali memorial centre.

Rwanda: VP Osinbajo says ‘never again’ to genocide in the world

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that many world leaders are committed towards ensuring that there will never be a repeat of the type of genocide that happened in Rwanda.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has departed Nigeria for Kigali to join other world leaders and top dignitaries to participate as a Special Guest in the ceremonies marking 25th National Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide.

VP Osinbajo in Kigali for Rwandan genocide anniversary

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has departed Nigeria for Kigali to join other world leaders and top dignitaries to participate as a Special Guest in the ceremonies marking 25th National Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide.

VP Osinbajo attends 25th national commemoration of Rwandan genocide

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has departed Nigeria to join other world leaders and top dignitaries to participate in the ceremonies marking the 25th National Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government.

Presidency: TraderMoni loans not for election

Critics of TraderMoni – a social investment programme of the Federal Government – got a reply yesterday to their claim that the scheme was introduced to buy votes during the general elections.
Contrary to speculations in some quarters, the TraderMoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products (MarketMoni and FarmerMoni) – a component of the Buhari administration’s Social Investment Programme, are still very much in operation, Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President), has said.

Presidency: 30,000 traders have received Tradermoni after elections

Contrary to speculations in some quarters, the TraderMoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products (MarketMoni and FarmerMoni) – a component of the Buhari administration’s Social Investment Programme, are still very much in operation, Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President), has said.

INEC shifts elections by one week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2019 general elections.
the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state

NCAA commences investigation of VP’s helicopter crash

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Sunday says investigation has began into Saturday’s crash landing of an helicopter conveying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in Kabba, Kogi State.
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APC prays for safety of leaders ahead of elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has prayed for the safety of its leaders and general progress of the country ahead of the coming elections.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has expressed thanks to Nigerians for their concern following the chopper incident earlier today in Kabba, Kogi State.

Chopper crash: CAN felicitates with VP Osinbajo

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Sunday, facilitated with the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for surviving an helicopter crash on Saturday in Kabba, Kogi.
the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state

VP Osinbajo: Caverton explains reason behind helicopter crash

Air charter service, Caverton Helicopter, has blamed hazy weather conditions for its helicopter crash involving Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday.

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