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Vice President Osinbajo Says Nigeria’s Police Reform Plan Will End Impunity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said the agenda of both the federal and state governments on police reform which includes investigating brutality as well as providing compensation to victims of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other tactical units will be a game-changer in ensuring an end to impunity. This was made known on Thursday in Abuja when Osinbajo received an American government…

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Nigeria Has Approved N13bn To Kickstart Community Policing

According to multiple reports, over N13bn has been approved by the Federal Government for the take-off of community policing across the country. The news of funding for the initiative which is also part of measures targeted at containing the country’s security situation was made known by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on…

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Vice President Osinbajo Says Fighting Corruption In Nigeria Will Get Tougher

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday July 14, said the fight against corruption in Nigeria will become more difficult but citizens must continue to stand up and against it. Osinabjo who spoke at Speaking at the 20th-anniversary regional webinar organised by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission (ICPC), said the nation must at…

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Federal Government And States Working Together To Domesticate Child Rights, Others

The Buhari administration is in collaboration with State Governments across the country, and all other stakeholders, for the purpose of dealing decisively with problem of rape and gender-based violence in Nigeria. According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who disclosed the development, every form of sexual assault “are blemishes on the collective humanity and dignity of Nigerians…

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We Aim To Take Nigerians Out Of Poverty – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the focus of the present administration, is to take Nigerians out of poverty. He said all government’s programmes and projects were geared towards achieving that objective, the Punch reports. According to a statement on Wednesday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the Vice President spoke…

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Nigeria On Right Path – Osinbajo Tell Financial Times

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Muhammadu Buhari administration is on the right path in improving Nigeria’s business environment and diversifying the economy. Osinbajo made the submission in an interview with the Financial Times, where he also said that the federal government’s investment in infrastructure would improve local manufacturing capacity. According to a…

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Sectarian Threats: Osinbajo Begins Consultations, Begins Protection of Every Nigerian

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will from Tuesday evening commence series of consultations with the Northern and Southern leaders to salvage the tensed situation in the country. A statement by his spokesperson, Laolu Akande, revealed that Osinbajo has also ordered the security chiefs to ensure that all lives of Nigerians and their property are fully protected at…

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Osinbajo Hosts Togolese President in Aso Rock Villa

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday evening, received President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Togolese President was newly elected Chairman of ECOWAS. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity in the Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said Osinbajo assured him of Nigeria’s support…

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Acting President Osinbajo Formally Receives 2017 Appropriation Bill From NASS

The Presidency has confirmed that the National Assembly has formally transmitted the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed into law to the Executive. While confirming this on Twitter, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, also said that the document was formally received in the office of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo,…

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