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Osinbajo Backs State Police

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has joined others calling for the introduction of state police in the country. Osinbajo, whose media aide, Laolu Akande, featured on Orange FM, Akure, Ondo State on Tuesday, also said the Muhammadu Buhari administration has implemented some of the recommendations of the 2014 Constitutional Conference. He said the administration has…

Osinbajo Presides Over NEC Meeting

o The National Economic Council, NEC, meeting held on Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Abuja was presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. The meeting took place at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja and was attended by state governors and the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele. Several resolutions…

Osinbajo Arrives Zambia (Photos)

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is already in Zambia for the 51st Annual General Meeting of the African Development Bank, AfDB. Osinbajo left the shores of Nigeria on Monday night after representing President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos for the commissioning of some projects carried out Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The Vice President is in Zambia for…

Osinbajo Commissions LESAMA Rescue Unit

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, commissioned the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Rescue Unit in Oshodi. LASEMA, located in Cappa, Oshodi, was put up by the State Government to ensure prompt and swift response to emergency situations in the state. Also commissioned by the Vice President were equipment procured by the…

Buhari Meets Osinbajo, Budget Minister (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday had discussions with his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo at the State House, Aso Rock in Abuja. Also at the meeting with Buhari and Osinbajo was the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udo Udoma. The talks were not unconnected with the controversial 2016 budget, which has set the executive…

Buhari’s Policies Insensitive, Wicked—Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose has kicked against plans by the Federal Government to increase Value Added Tax, VAT, from the current five per cent to 10 per cent, describing it as insensitive to the plight of Nigerians, who he said are suffering from the bad economic policies of the President Mohammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress,…

Buhari Absent At Emergency FEC Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Friday, April 8, 2016, not present at the emergency Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Reason for his absence was not disclosed to State House correspondents. Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, took his place and presided over the meeting. It was learnt that details…

Buhari Meets NASS Leadership

President Muhammadu Buhari finally met with leadership of the National Assembly, NASS, at the State House in Abuja. The meeting, which was held behind closed-door on Wednesday night, was attended by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo; Senate President, Bukola Saraki; and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. It was also attended by some lawmakers…