Friday, 29th September 2023

Laolu Akande

13 Apr
No fewer than 2 million vulnerable Nigerians have been impacted by projects implemented under the Federal Government’s National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy (NPRGS) for the year 2022, the report says.
21 Nov 2022
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, departed Nigeria for a three-day official visit to Canada. His spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement said this would be the first high-level visit by a Nigerian...
17 Sep 2022
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday departed Abuja for London, UK, to represent Nigeria at the state funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth ll.
16 Jul 2022
Nigeria's vice president Yemi Osinbajo has been hospitalised over a 'recurrent pain' in the leg, his spokesman said on Saturday. Osinbajo's media aide Laolu Akande in a tweet said doctors will issue an update on the treatment later. Akande disclosed that the pain could be attributed to an injury Osinbajo sustained while playing squash. "VP…
6 Jun 2022
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the gruesome murder of parishioners at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Sunday as an unspeakable evil.
28 Apr 2022
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed delight with Nigerian physicians in the Diaspora over their contributions to healthcare at home.
21 Mar 2022
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the private sector is expected to invest N298 trillion or about 86 per cent of the projected investments in the National Development Plan(NDP) 2021-2025.
27 Feb 2022
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will depart Abuja on Sunday for Arusha, Tanzania, to attend the formal opening of the 2022 Judicial Year of the African Court for Human and Peoples’ Rights.
12 Feb 2022
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for improved deployment of digital technology for mass education and healthcare
7 Feb 2022
Reports that Nigeria's vice president Yemi Osinbajo will announce his bid to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari after the convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress were false, his spokesman said on Monday. "Anyone reading the story will know it's all false and speculative snippets," Osinbajo spokesman Laolu Akande said. "Any information on activities and actions…
3 Feb 2022
Nigeria has called for greater collaboration among Africans to effectively confront challenges such as climate change, public health, local vaccine production, among others.
26 Jan 2022
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that cooperatives play strategic roles in implementing government’s social investment and intervention programmes, ensuring that a large number of people have access to the them.


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The Minister of Works, Sen. Dave Umahi, said the Federal Government would begin immediate reconstruction of the collapsed Enugu/Port Harcourt expressway. Umahi said this when he and Gov. Peter Mbah of Enugu State visited the scene of the collapsed bridge for an on-the-spot assessment as part of his working visit to the state. He said…
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A small group of Tunisians arrived by boat on the Italian island of Lampedusa Friday, the first landing in over a week after a surge fuelled tensions in Europe over migration. Seventeen Tunisians were admitted to the island's migrant reception centre, which earlier this month was overrun after 8,500 arrived in just three days, Italy's…
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....Sensitize shop owners on the dangers of tobacco usage The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in collaboration with The Nigeria Police Force and Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and other partners led an enforcement campaign to major supermarkets and lounges within the Federal Capital City. Areas visited by Mr. S B Gadzama, Director, Operations and…
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N He posted on his “X” space, formerly twitter, that, “Balogun Olamilekan Eletu aka Sam Larry is now in our custody. He is currently assisting with an ongoing investigation. #justice4Mohbad #justiceforMohbad” However, Nigerians who were not pleased with such a statement took to his comment section to vent their displeasure about his choice of…
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At least 25 people were killed and dozens more wounded Friday by a suicide bomber targeting a procession marking the birthday of Islam's Prophet Mohammed in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province. While the celebration of the Prophet's birthday is accepted by the majority of Islamic sects in Pakistan, certain denominations view it as an unwarranted innovation.…