Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo backs quotas for young APC aspirants, 107 contestants jostle for Gombe Assembly
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Osinbajo backs quotas for young APC aspirants, 107 contestants jostle for Gombe Assembly

Vice President, Yemi Osinbanjo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed support for the request by young aspirants under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) to be given quotas in elective offices. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Osinbajo’s stance was communicated in a statement by Senior Special […]

Restructuring: History 101
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Restructuring: History 101

[FILE PHOTO] Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s rather perplexing insistence that administrative restructuring is not the solution to Nigeria’s politico-economic problems, does suggest that the academic-turned-politician is a poor student of history. (I state this with a high sense of responsibility). Otherwise, the ex-officio chairman of […]

No, Osinbajo, IBB left legacies
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No, Osinbajo, IBB left legacies

Former Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida Vice President Yemi Osinbajo last Sunday took a swipe at past governments in Nigeria accusing them of draining huge funds with little or no investment in infrastructure. Specifically, he accused the IBB/Abacha administration, the Obasanjo/Yar’ Adua governments and the Jonathan administration of this […]

Atiku and Osinbajo Who is the true advocate of restructuring Nigeria?
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Atiku and Osinbajo Who is the true advocate of restructuring Nigeria?

The general election session in Nigeria has acquired notoriety for how it is wantonly exploited by some politicians for self-promotion the back of issues of public interest. This reality is currently playing out in the public space with the fast approaching 2019 general elections with politicians and especially presidential hopefuls […]

Atiku, Mark insincere on restructuring, says APC
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Atiku, Mark insincere on restructuring, says APC

Atiku • ‘Both failed to act when they had opportunity’ • Southern, M’Belt leaders begin grilling of presidential aspirants The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday cautioned Nigerians to be wary of insincere proponents of restructuring. The party’s submission followed a recent well-publicised argument between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former […]

Osinbajo calls for backward integration in dairy Industry
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Osinbajo calls for backward integration in dairy Industry

Managing Director, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Ben Langat (left), Netherland Ambassador to Nigeria, Robert Petri; President, Consumer Dairy, FrieslandCampina, The Netherlands, Roel Van Neerbos; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Global Chief Executive Officer, FrieslandCampina, Hein; Chairman, Board of Directors FrieslandCampina Wamco, Nigeria, Jacobs Ajekigbe and Corporate Affairs Director, Ore Famurewa during a courtesy […]

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FG ‘deliberately corrupting Osun Voters’ With Trader Moni – Oby Ezekwezili

A former Minister of Education and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Group, Oby Ezekwezili, on Friday accused the Nigerian Government of “deliberately corrupting the elections in Osun” by launching the Trader Moni scheme in the state three weeks before its scheduled governorship elections. “The Federal Government either […]

Why presidential order failed to deliver Apapa from traffic gridlock
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Why presidential order failed to deliver Apapa from traffic gridlock

Barely a month after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, gave presidential order to sanitise the ports access road, importers and exporters have continued to groan under intense hardship resulting from the lingering traffic gridlock on that axis. Stakeholders and operators told The Guardian that the order appears to have failed because […]

Lagos State PDP member commends Buhari, joins APC
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Lagos State PDP member commends Buhari, joins APC

Buhari Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, formerly intending to be governor of Lagos State on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has left the party for All Progressives Congress (APC). Olawale-Cole said his decision was informed by what he described as impressive performance of President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode […]

Osinbajo and SARS public relations tragedy
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Osinbajo and SARS public relations tragedy

Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Consistent with his usual knack for seeing seemingly intractable challenges through to a tolerable state, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s order to the Inspector General of Police to “overhaul” the controversial police unit called the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and follow-up directive to the National Human […]

Buhari administration has spent N500bn to alleviate poverty, says Osinbajo
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Buhari administration has spent N500bn to alleviate poverty, says Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari flanked by the Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo signs the 2018 Budget. Others are Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Danjuma Goje, Chairman House Committee on Appropriations, Hon Mustapha Bala, SSAP on National Assembly (House) Hon Sulieman Kwau, SSAP on National Assembly (Senate) Sen Ita Enang during […]

U.S.-China trade war worsens Nigeria’s non-oil exporters’ woes
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U.S.-China trade war worsens Nigeria’s non-oil exporters’ woes

Non-oil export Revenue may drop in Q2, Q3 as Apapa gridlock stifles operations Local non-oil exporters may have started feeling the heat of the trade war between global economic leaders. Although projections from international trade bodies showed that average tariffs on exports from Nigeria and Zambia might not go beyond […]

No headquarters’ relocation order to oil firms, says presidency
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No headquarters’ relocation order to oil firms, says presidency

The Minister of State for Pretroleum Resources Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu PHOTO: TWITTER/NNPC The Federal Government has not ordered international oil companies (IOCs) to relocate their head offices to Niger Delta, according to a source in the presidency.The clarification follows reports in the media that the government may have resolved to […]

Buhari focused on taking Nigerians out of poverty, says Osinbajo
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Buhari focused on taking Nigerians out of poverty, says Osinbajo

President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo.<br />Photo:Twitter/MBuhari Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is focused on the welfare of the common man and eradication of poverty. Osinbajo, who spoke at a townhall meeting in Bariga area of Lagos said the government’s programmes were geared towards […]

Oil majors, tanker owners defy presidential orders
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Oil majors, tanker owners defy presidential orders

[file] Trucks parked on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.. August 12, 2018 The directives by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo aimed at easing traffic congestion in the Apapa area of Lagos State and ensuring the relocation of oil companies’ headquarters to the Niger Delta have not been complied with. Some oil companies have […]

NFF lauds presidency, FEC, others for resolving crisis
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NFF lauds presidency, FEC, others for resolving crisis

Amaju Pinnick. PHOTO: YouTube The board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for stepping in to resolve the federation’s lingering leadership crisis, which helped the country to ‘avert suspension from international football on Monday.’   The NFF […]