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Osinbajo Satisfied As World Bank Commends Nigeria’s Economic Reforms

Nigeria’s recent ranking by World Bank, evidence of productive collaboration anchored by FG’s ease of doing business initiative Remarks by the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN at the Ease of Doing Business Stakeholders’ Engagement Forum at the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) Hall, Abuja on November 7, 2017: Protocols I must congratulate the …

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Buhari Commends Nigeria’s Progress In World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking


President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigeria’s progress in World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking. The number one citizen also welcomes most heartily the phenomenal improvement of Nigeria’s economy as released by the World Bank’s latest rankings released last Tuesday. According to a release posted on Facebook page of Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, the report reveals …

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Nigeria, ECOWAS, Major World Economies Adopt Abuja Statement

Nigeria, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), World Trade Organisation (WTO), Friends of Investment Facilitation for Development (FIFD) and participants at the High Level Policy and Private Sector Trade and Investment Facilitation Partnership Forum today adopted a declaration titled “The Abuja Statement” at the close of the two-day event, which saw the participation of over 30 African countries …

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Osinbajo’s Wife, Gov’s Wife Call For Actions Against Female Genital Mutilation

Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo

Wife of Nigeria’s Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, has urged women to instill right conducts in their wards to transform the children into greatness and create a safe and secure society. Mrs. Osinbajo said this at the opening ceremony of the 17th National Women Conference organised by the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), today in Lagos, with …

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Osinbajo lauds NLNG, flags off construction of N120bn Bonny-Bodo road project

Bonny-Bodo road project

The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday in Bonny flagged off the construction of the N120 billion Bonny-Bodo Road to be jointly funded by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) and the Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. Nigeria LNG is contributing the sum of N60 billion to the project.   At …

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Buhari recuperating fast, back in Nigeria shortly – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is recovering fast from an undisclosed illness and should be back in Nigeria soon, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said on Wednesday, after a whistlestop trip to meet the ailing head of state in London. The Vice-President  told reporters before a weekly cabinet meeting in Abuja that he had been in London on Tuesday to “check up on” …

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Nobody can remove Magu, says Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says nobody can remove Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). He said this in Kaduna on Thursday while commissioning a zonal office of the EFCC. Represented by Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna,  the acting president described Magu as a “nightmare for corrupt people”. “We have confidence in Magu to fight …

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FG resolute in anti-corruption fight – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will remain resolute in its fight against corruption in spite of the daunting challenges. Osinbajo said this in Lagos at the 5th Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture on Business Integrity entitled: ‘Prevention is better than Cure even on the Issue of Corruption’. The lecture was organised by the Integrity Organisation Limited, …

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Osinbajo urges sanctions for financial institutions keeping illicit funds

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday said banks and other financial institutions holding illicit funds should be made “to face the consequences of engaging in criminal conduct.“ Osinbajo said this in an address at ‘Conference on Promoting International Co-operation in Combating Illicit Financial Flows and Enhancing Asset Recovery to Foster Sustainable Development,’ in Abuja. Osinbajo said the transfer of …

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Osinbajo: Citizens have a right to discuss their continued existence in Nigeria

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says citizens have a right to discuss their continued existence in Nigeria. ‎Speaking at a conference organised by the Shehu Musa Yar Adua Foundation to mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the Nigeria-Biafra war in Abuja on Thursday, the acting president, however, said that Nigerians were greater together than apart. ‎He urged all Nigerians …

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