• Kerosene subsidy took $1b from FG last year, says Osinbajo

    Kerosene subsidy took $1b from FG last year, says Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that the Federal Government spent $1 billion on kerosene subsidy in 2015.

    He lamented about the low usage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas in Nigeria.

    He spoke at the ‘Domestic LPG Implementation Stakeholders Workshop in Abuja, organised by the Office of the Vice President, Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

    The vice president noted that although Nigeria’s total domestic LPG grew from 50,000 metric tonnes per annum […]

  • Algeria will be stepping stone for Nigeria, boasts Nigeria’s vice-president Osinbajo

    Algeria will be stepping stone for Nigeria, boasts Nigeria’s vice-president Osinbajo

    The nation’s second citizen has backed Gernot Rohr’s men to crush their north African opponents to boost their dreams of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

    Nigeria’s vice president Yemi Osinbajo believes the country’s senior national side would be unstoppable in their dreams to qualify for the Fifa 2018 World Cup against Algeria.

    Gernot Rohr’s men target maximum points at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium to maintain their good start after Zambia victory in Ndola.

    And Osinbajo is confident the Super Eagles will triumph […]

  • Osinbajo in surprise visit to Eagles, Falcons during training

    Osinbajo in surprise visit to Eagles, Falcons during training

    Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (GCON), on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to the country’s senior national football teams, Super Eagles and Super Falcons at their respective training sessions at the National Stadium, Abuja.

    While the Super Falcons are preparing for the 10th Women Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Cameroon 19th November – 3rd December this year, the Super Eagles are getting set for Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Algeria.

    The Vice President arrived the practice […]

  • Osinbajo: God revealed to me how Nigeria’ll overcome hard times

    Osinbajo: God revealed to me how Nigeria’ll overcome hard times

    Nigeria has gone forward and it is moving forward, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared yesterday.

    He also spoke on how God revealed to him how Nigeria would escape the hard times.

    He spoke during the thanksgiving service at the Olive Tree Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lagos.

    The vice president asked the congregation if they knew that God made a promise to the nation which was that the nation would be great and made the same promise to […]

  • How Buhari, others relegated Osinbajo to ‘a very flat tyre’ because of Tinubu – Fani-Kayode

    How Buhari, others relegated Osinbajo to ‘a very flat tyre’ because of Tinubu – Fani-Kayode

    A former minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that under the Muhammadu Buhari presidency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been relegated to not just a spare tyre but “a very flat one”, adding that this is so because the senior advocate has refused to dump his political benefactor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

    He stated this in an article published on Monday entitled; “Bola Ahmed Tinubu and those who want him dead” while itemising six shots that have been fired at […]

  • Man Risks Jail For Impersonating Osinbajo (Read Details)

    Man Risks Jail For Impersonating Osinbajo (Read Details)

    A 44-year-old man, Eseosasere Gift Osifo, on Thursday appeared before an Osogbo Magistrate’s’ Court over alleged impersonation and fraud.

    Osifo was in court for creating a Facebook account using details of Prof Yemi Osunbajo, Vice President of Nigeria, to defraud unsuspected victims.

    The Prosecutor, Mr Onoche Ekwom, Principal Legal Officer, Department of State Services, told the court that the accused committed the offence between January and August before he was arrested and brought to the court.

    Ekwon said the accused used the account […]

  • Buhari, Osinbajo, Ministers, others pocket N2.3bn salaries in one year

    Buhari, Osinbajo, Ministers, others pocket N2.3bn salaries in one year

    Despite cut in the salaries of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, both of them including cabinet ministers and other political appointees pocketed the sum of N2.295 billion as official salaries and allowances in the last one year.

    Economic Confidential gave the breakdown on Sunday in an analysis of official remunerations of the President, Vice-President, Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the Head of Service of the Federation, Ministers, and other top government functionaries as approved by […]

  • Fed Govt floats visa-on-arrival policy for businessmen

    Fed Govt floats visa-on-arrival policy for businessmen

    The Vice President, Mr. Yemi Osinbajo yesterday said the Federal Government has set 2017 target for removing obstacles in doing business in the country.

    He said President Muhammadu Buhari gave a mandate to the Enabling Business Committee to improve the nation’s rating of the Ease of Doing Business before the end of 2017.

    He also said the government will soon introduce Visa-On-Arrival policy that will free up the process for investors and businessmen.

    Osinbajo made these disclosures in an off-the-cuff address at the […]

  • VP Yemi Osinbajo, his wife and children attend service at Aso Villa chapel (Photos)

    VP Yemi Osinbajo, his wife and children attend service at Aso Villa chapel (Photos)

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, his wife Dolapo and two children, attended church service at the Aso Villa Chapel yesterday September 4th

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, his wife Dolapo and two children, attended church service at the Aso Villa Chapel yesterday September

  • Mark Zuckerberg takes selfies with President Buhari, VP Osinbajo( PHOTOS)

    Mark Zuckerberg takes selfies with President Buhari, VP Osinbajo( PHOTOS)

    The billionaire Facebook founder is back in Nigeria. He met with president Buhari at Aso Villa where he was seen in a suit happily taking a selfie with the president. Buhari’s media aide said Mark told VP Osinbajo that he wore a suit and his usual T.shirt and jeans, to meet President Buhari out of respect for him. Mark is back in Nigeria to speak at the closing ceremony of the Abuja Demo Day. See more photos after the cut…

  • Beautiful moment! 80-year-old woman meets the Boys she taught at Igbobi College, including VP Yemi Osinbajo

    Beautiful moment! 80-year-old woman meets the Boys she taught at Igbobi College, including VP Yemi Osinbajo

    “The Reward of a Teacher is no longer in heaven. I can now see mine here on earth,” – Those were the words of 80-year-old Mrs Odunisi who was super excited to see the Boys she taught Economics at Igbobi College, Yaba.

    Who have grown to be men. Some of those she taught in Class 1975 are Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Babatunde Fowler, Chairman Federal Inland Revenue Service and Mr Adeyinka Asekun, Chaiman Wema Bank PLC.

    The […]