FG will achieve 5 million homes’ solar system target – Osinbajo

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has reassured that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would provide electricity to 25 million Nigerians through off-grid connections to 5 million homes. Prof. Osinbajo, who spoke at the launch of 100,000 Solar home system in Jangefe community, Kazuare Emirate in Jigawa State, said the government was determined to bring power to the  un-served communities across the country. The Vice-President speaking further, applauded the management of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Ltd., (NDPHC), for playing a leading role in the Federal Government’s plan to provide electricity…

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‘Ensure Police regain trust of Nigerians’, Osinbajo tells new IGP 

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday decorated Usman Alkali Baba with his new rank as the Inspector-General of Police, (IGP). The decoration was done at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. Osinbajo asked the new IGP to ensure the Nigeria Police regains the trust of Nigerians The Vice-President also urged the Acting Police boss to restore dignity to the force as soon as possible and encouraged the new IGP to “stamp out the excesses and abuses and the culture of impunity” from the Nigerian Police. Osinbajo reminded Baba of the security…

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Ebonyi attacks: Osinbajo visits affected communities

…Says Justice will be served Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, (SAN), has assured the people of Ebonyi State that justice will be served in the case of persons recently killed by assailants in the Ishielu local government area of the State. Osinbajo stated this yesterday when he visited the affected communities including Egedegede, Obegu and Amuzu. Osinbajo, who said he was in the State under the direction of President Muhammadu Buhari, met with the stakeholders and people of the affected communities to sympathise with them. He was led to the affected…

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‘Nigeria needs $2.3tr to fix infrastructural deficit in 30 years’ – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says at least $2.3 trillion, (about N875.1 trillion),  is needed to address Nigeria’s infrastructural deficit within the next 30 years. A statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, quoted the vice-president as saying that Government’s resources were insufficient to bridge the gap, while advocating for Public-Private-Partnership, (PPP) arrangement to address the situation. “The review of budgetary allocation for capital expenditure even over the past decade will show that government resources are completely insufficient for this purpose”, he noted. He said the government…

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‘Nigeria’s challenges are stepping stones to a great future’ – Osinbajo

…As Senate President urges Igbos to ‘seize the opportunity to be at the centre of Nigeria’s politics’ Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has described the challenges Nigeria is currently facing as a nation as not isurmountable, but stepping stones to a great future. Prof. Osinbajo stated this yesterday in Owerri, Imo State, during a special inter-denominational Thanksgiving Service to mark the first anniversary of the administration of the State governor, Hope Uzodinma. The Vice President, who delivered the felicitations of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Imo State governor and the people, also…

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“Osinbajo, patient and cooperative politician”: Buhari, Northern Governors praise VP

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as “a reliable and dedicated deputy, who is not only admirably competent but also exudes confidence and passion in the performance of his job”. The president’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, in an issued statement in Abuja on Sunday, quoted President Buhari as saying this in a message to celebrate VP Osinbajo on his 64th birthday yesterday. “I’m proud to have selected Osinbajo as my running mate, and he has given a good account of himself since our journey began in 2015”, said…

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‘Building the Future Forum’ organises leadership lecture series in honour of Osinbajo at 64

Ø  President describes him as ‘a reliable, dedicated Deputy’ In commemoration of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s 64th birthday, precisely today, Monday, a pan-Nigerian coalition, under the auspices of Building the Future Forum, (BTFF), has put together a lecture series in honour of the nation’s second citizen. The coalition made the disclosure in an issued statement yesterday, in Abuja. The public lecture, to be delivered by the CEO of Financial Derivatives Company Ltd, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, at the NAF Conference Centre in Abuja and via Zoom and other on-line platforms, has as…

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“Rededicate yourself to betterment of Nigeria” – Tinubu to Osinbajo @ 64

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has urged Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo to rededicate himself and his ample talents to the betterment of the nation and its people. Tinubu stated this in his congratulatory message to Yemi Osinbajo, who clocks 64 today. In a statement signed by the VP’s media aide, Tunde Rahman, in Lagos yesterday, Tinubu prayed for many more productive years and the best of health for Osinbajo. The APC leader described the vice-president as a man of vision and diligent work…

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Buhari, Osinbajo receive Covid-19 vaccination

‘Vaccine offers hope for safer Nigeria’ – President President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo yesterday both received the Covid-19 vaccination at the State House, in Abuja. Buhari, together with Osinbajo, got the jab live on television, a day after the Covid-19 national vaccine programme commenced with the vaccination of healthcare and frontline workers at the National Hospital, Abuja. The two leaders received the first shots of the vaccine at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja in the presence of members of the Presidential Task Force…

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Just In! Buhari, Osinbajo receive Covid-19 vaccination

President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Ayeni Osinbajo in Saturday both received the Covid-19 vaccination at the State House, in Abuja. The president’s personal physician, Dr Shu’aib Rafidadi, administered the vaccine at about 11.52 am. The vice-president was also vaccinated by his personal physician immediately after the president received his dose. The president, who is the ECOWAS Champion on the Fight against Covid-19, also received his Covid-19 vaccination card. A similar card was presented to the vice-president by officials of the Federal Ministry of Health, who supervised the exercise. Recall…

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