• Nobody else anywhere in the world will destroy the facilities meant to help them, Osinbajo tells Niger Delta leaders

    Nobody else anywhere in the world will destroy the facilities meant to help them, Osinbajo tells Niger Delta leaders

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday received a delegation of Urhobo leaders, led by Chief Tuesday Onoge at the Presidential Villa, where he described the damaging of pipelines and oil installations in the Niger Delta as destruction of facilities meant to help the people of the region.

    The vice president lamented that “so much damage is being done, governments will come and go, but these damages will ultimately destroy people’s livelihoods, aspirations and future”.

    Osinbajo said: “Nobody else anywhere in the world will […]

  • Why Nigeria must urgently diversify economy – Osinbajo shares reasons

    Why Nigeria must urgently diversify economy – Osinbajo shares reasons

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stressed the need for Nigeria to aggressively diversify its economy, saying the advent of electric cars prove the nation might not be able to depend on oil for much longer.

    According to him, there would be far less oil consumption, especially from Asian countries – Nigeria’s major oil market – as there is an estimate that electric cars would displace demand of 2 million barrels per day as early as 2023. “That could be equivalent to […]

  • Buhari, Osinbajo to lead Ondo APC guber mega rally

    Buhari, Osinbajo to lead Ondo APC guber mega rally

    According to reports reaching ADELOVE, president Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, will on Saturday lead members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, from across the country to Akure for a mega campaign rally.

    Ondo State APC Publicity Secretary, Abayomi Adesanya, in a statement on Friday in Akure, stated that the rally was for the party’s governorship flag bearer, Rotimi Akeredolu.

    The Ondo State governorship election holds on Saturday, November 26.

    Mr. Adesanya noted that the visit of the president […]

  • Why I have been meeting with Buhari and Osinbajo – Saraki opens up

    Why I have been meeting with Buhari and Osinbajo – Saraki opens up

    According to reports, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised politicians and the media to stop peddling empty speculations about his recent visits to the Presidential Villa and linking such visits to the request by the Buhari administration for approval of the National Assembly to get $29.9 billion loan from foreign sources.

    Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that in all his recent meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President […]

  • Osinbajo and governors meeting in Aso rock

    Osinbajo and governors meeting in Aso rock

    According to recent reports, Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, and state governors are currently in a meeting.

    The meeting which started about 11.10am is holding inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    They are meeting under the aegis of the National Economic Council,

  • $30bn loan request not part of my discussion with Buhari and Osinbajo, says Saraki

    $30bn loan request not part of my discussion with Buhari and Osinbajo, says Saraki

    According to reports, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has called on politicians to stop linking his recent visits to both President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo to the $30bn loan request rejected by the senate.

    Insinuations in certain quarters have connected Saraki’s recent visits to the President and Osinbajo to the loan request turned down by the senate.

    Reacting to commentaries generated by his several visits to the Presidential villa, Abuja, Saraki in a statement advised both politicians […]

  • End to Niger Delta challenges lie with the elite, says Osinbajo

    End to Niger Delta challenges lie with the elite, says Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the end to the sundry problem of vandalisation of critical infrastructure among others in the Niger Delta region lies within the purview of the elite and other stakeholders in the area.

    He said that militants and all the aggrieved parties in the region must also meet get their problems resolved once and for all.

    This came as the presidency yesterday received another list of fresh‎ demands by the Niger Delta Peoples Congress (NDPC).

    Recall that President […]

  • Fight against corruption in judiciary is to safeguard its independence, says Osinbajo

    Fight against corruption in judiciary is to safeguard its independence, says Osinbajo

    It was gathered that the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the fight against corruption in the judiciary is aimed at safeguarding the independence of the judiciary, which is the foundation of the Nigerian policy.

    According to the Vice President, the independence of the judiciary is not a favour, but the essence of any system of justice that must be protected by all players in the sector.

    The VP was speaking at 2016 fellows’ lecture of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal […]

  • We shall soon overcome economic recession – Osinbajo assures

    We shall soon overcome economic recession – Osinbajo assures

    Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has predicted that the country shall soon overcome the present challenges and the biting economic recession.

    He said this at the Minna Choral Society (MCS) 8th annual Festival of Songs and Concert, in Minna, Niger State capital.

    He, however said that strict adherence to divine instructions is the panacea to bailing the country out of the present recession.

    Drawing inference from the theme of the concert, “More than Conquerors”, the Vice President said, “in all our numerous challenges, […]

  • Osinbajo’s meeting with Saraki, Dogara, APC governors ends in deadlock

    Osinbajo’s meeting with Saraki, Dogara, APC governors ends in deadlock

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s meeting with the Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and the five governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ended in deadlock yesterday.

    The agenda of the meeting, which lasted over two hours at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, our sources said, included the alleged lopsided appointments, the Federal Government’s $30 billion loan request, among other issues.

    Indications that no decision was reached emerged when none of the five governors: Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rochas Okorocha […]

  • $30bn loan request: Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara meeting in Aso Rock

    $30bn loan request: Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara meeting in Aso Rock

    Reports reaching ADELOVE have it that the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are currently in a meeting.

    The meeting is holding in the office of the Vice President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    The parley may not unconnected to resolving the impasse arising from the Senate’s decision to reject President Muhammadu Buhari’s $30bn loan request.

    Also expected to be discussed is the 2016-2018 Medium Term Expenditure Framework.