Tag Archives: Yemi Osinbajo

Buhari Blames COVID-19 As Nigeria Slips Into Second Recession In 5 Years

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria’s new recession came about because of the severity of the global downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic following the nation’s decline in economic activity for the second time in five years. Declaring open the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit with the theme: “Building Partnerships for Resilience’’ on Monday in…

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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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#EndSARS: Osinbajo Breaks Silence Over Lekki Shootings, Vows Justice For Victims

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has released a statement on social media following the numerous killings of Nigerians calling for an end to police brutality and bad governance in the country. He expressed his concern in a series of tweets on Wednesday, stating that he had spoken to some of the victims in the hospital. Osinbajo also added…

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#EndSARS: Wizkid Tackles Buhari Again, Demands Osinbajo & IGP Adamu’s Resignation

Like many others who have been criticizing the Buhari-led administration over their use of violence on peaceful #EndSARS protesters, Wizkid has called for the resignation of the President, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Inspector-General of Police Mohammad Adamu. The popular singer, reacting to the ongoing chaos in the country via Twitter, said Buhari has failed in…

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Osinbajo Apologizes To Nigerians As #EndSARS Protests Continue: ‘We Are Sorry’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tendered an apology to Nigerians, admitting that the their administration could have “moved faster” in addressing the demands of #EndSARS protesters. This is in the light of Friday night’s candlelight sessions held by thousands of protesters across the country for victims of SARS/police brutality. Taking to Twitter, Osinbajo admitted that the feelings of anger…

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Buhari’s Aide Says Cyber Criminals, Unsuspecting Citizens Are Behind #EndSARS Campaign

Lauretta Onochie, the Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media, has insinuated that protests against the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) were coordinated by internet fraudsters. This is despite a complaint by the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, that the extrajudicial killings by SARS were disheartening. “The President and I have had discussions on this. He…

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Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Is Now A Grandfather!

The Vice President of Nigeria now has a grandchild! Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo became grandparents on Monday September 21, as their eldest daughter Oluwadamilola Osinbajo Bakare welcomed a son with her husband Oluseun Bakare. The 63-year old public figure posted on social media a photo of the couple announcing the news. “All glory to GOD! I am now a grand dad! My daughter, Oludamilola…

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Buhari Says Almost 60 Percent Of Nigeria’s Revenues Dropped Amid COVID-19

Amid concerns raised by many Nigerians over increases in the price of fuel and electricity tariffs, President Muhammadu Buhari has opened up about the trying times affecting the government, which according to him is due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although his remarks were delivered by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who was attending the start of the first-year Ministerial performance review…

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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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