Tag: Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo Says He Did Not Beg To Be Nigeria’s Vice-President

Yemi Osinbajo says he did not beg to be Vice-President and that he is prepared to leave the position “at short notice”. Osinbajo said he is not a politician and he will not fail to “stand up for my faith” when the need arises. The vice-president said this on Tuesday[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Buhari Seeks Re-election in 2019

“President Muhammadu Buhari has just officially announced his intention to seek re-election in 2019.” This was the simple statement released by the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media Engagement, Bashir Ahmad. Buhari made the declaration on Monday morning (today) at the ongoing National Executive Committee meeting of the ruling All[Read More…]

Former President Goodluck Jonathan “Essentially Shared” N150 Billion Two Weeks – Yemi Osinbajo Says

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has alleged that the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan “essentially shared” N150 billion two weeks to the 2015 polls. He said while the current administration with less revenue, has increased capital funding by 400 percent in power, works and housing, defence, transportation, agricultural sectors, the Jonathan administration[Read More…]

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo Tells Nigerians To Stop Politicising Killings

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says allowing politics to play a part in the killings in different parts of the country is like pouring petrol into a burning fire. He also appealed to those affected by the killings not to retaliate. He spoke at the inter-denominational church service for the 2018 armed[Read More…]

Makurdi Flood: Finally, Osinbajo, Not Buhari, Visits Victims

The Federal Government has finally visited the victims of the Sept. 1 flood in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. After calls by Nigerians to have government visit the state, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo visited today. The flood started on Sept. 1, lasting for five days before beginning to ebb, after over[Read More…]

Without Mentioning Buhari, Vice President Osinbajo Explains Why “Medical Tourism Is Draining Nigeria’s Reserves”

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has decried the enormous amount of money Nigerians spend on medical tourism in other countries. He made this known on Thursday in an opening remark at the commencement of a two-day national health dialogue organised by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ, the Project[Read More…]

Just In: Acting President, Osinbajo “Ordered” From London To Swear In 2 New Ministers, 15 Permanent Secretaries

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has sworn in the two new ministers who were recently confirmed by the Senate. They are Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman Hassan. While Mr Ocheni is now the Minister of State For Labour, Mr Hassan was sworn in as the second minister of state in[Read More…]

Lame-Duck President: Osinbajo Is So Scared To Offend Buhari, He Takes No Action – Reuters

LAGOS (Reuters) – The window for Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s stand-in president, to launch bold economic reforms and wrestle the ill-disciplined naira currency into shape is fast closing. President Muhammadu Buhari signaled over the past weekend that he is ready to return from receiving medical treatment in London as soon as[Read More…]

“I Consulted Adeboye Before Joining Buhari” – Acting President Osinbajo Plays The Religious Card

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that he consulted Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, before accepting to be President Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate in 2015. Speaking at the public presentation of a book, ‘Pastor E. A. Adeboye: His Life and Calling’, at Redemption Camp,[Read More…]

“You’re Not In Charge: Opposition PDP Says Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Is A “Figurehead”

The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, says Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is not in charge of the country. It said actions taken by the Acting President had shown that power was not handed over to him contrary to the claim by the Presidency that ailing President Muhammadu Buhari[Read More…]