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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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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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Buhari and Osinbajo To Spend N3.3bn On Foreign and Local Trips In 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will spend a total of N3.327bn on foreign and local trips in 2020. The figure is contained in the details of the 2020 Appropriation Bill that Buhari presented to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday. The item was tagged Travel and Transport (General) under State…

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Osinbajo Can’t Waive Immunity – Lawyer Says, Over N90bn Allegation

Lagos-based lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo lacks the constitutional power to waive his immunity. Effiong said this in a statement while reacting to Osinbajo’s vow to waive his constitutional immunity to pave the way for the “most robust adjudication” over an allegation that he took N90bn from the Federal Inland Revenue Service to…

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I Have Sleepless Nights Over The Level Of Extreme Poverty In Nigeria – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s number two citizen, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the rate at which extreme poverty unfolds in Nigeria gives him a lot of worries. Speaking  at a dinner and Interactive Session with Faculty Members, Harvard Business School (HBS) in Lagos, the VP made this known. The vice president featured alongside Srikant Datar, Professor…

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I Have Lost Weight Governing Lagos For Just One Week – Sanwo-Olu

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that governing the state is an herculean task, adding that he has lost weight in just one week of assuming office. Sanwo-Olu spoke with state house correspondents after a private meeting with the vice president Yemi Osinbajo shortly after the expanded security council meeting on Friday, at the presidential…

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Nigeria’s Toyosi Ogunseye Elected Vice-President of World Editors Forum (WEF)

Its another score for Nigeria and most importantly the head of BBC West Africa, Toyosi Ogunseye after she was elected as the Vice-President of the World Editors Forum, (WEF), the leading network for print and digital editors of newspapers and news organisations around the world. At the annual meeting of WEF in Scotland on Saturday,…

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Buhari, Osinbajo Sworn In For Second Term In Office, See Photos and Videos!

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have officially been recognised as the first and second citizens of the country for the next four years, after they were sworn in for a second term in office on Wednesday in Abuja The Oath of Office was administered around 10.15 am by the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria,…

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