Tag: Yemi Osinbajo

“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…]

Nigeria’s Acting President Goes Mute After Meeting Absentee President Buhari

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo spent one hour with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in London and then swiftly left to begin the journey home. According to Reuters, Osinbajo arrived in the night at the Abuja House, where Buhari has been living since he arrived 8 May, from Nigeria for medical[Read More…]

House of Reps Urges Acting Pres. Osinbajo To Assign Portfolios to 2 Ministers-designate

The house of representatives on Tuesday called on Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to swear in the two ministerial nominees who have been screened by the senate. The upper legislative chamber confirmed the appointment of the two ministers – Stephen Ocheni from Kogi and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe – on May[Read More…]

“Osinbajo May Not Succeed Buhari” – Pastor Tunde Bakare Finds His Voice

Fiery senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, has exploded again, saying that acting president Yemi Osinbajo may not succeed ailing President Muhammadu Buhari. In his carefully couched sermon on Sunday, Pastor Bakare declared that the next in line to the throne does not become king in all[Read More…]

Bukola Ogunyemi: The Marathon Path to Ease of Doing Business

Blessed with an abundance of natural resources, vast arable land, a temperate climate and a teeming population of young vibrant people, Nigeria has the potentials to be one of the biggest economies in the world. However, the potentials for greatness have failed to translate into any viable economic development due[Read More…]

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo Warns Northern Leaders

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the government will clamp down on those who make speeches that are capable of provoking violence and division. The acting president said this at the opening of a meeting with northern leaders of thought in Abuja on Tuesday. His statement is coming on the heels[Read More…]

FG Distributes Special Relief Intervention in the North East

The Federal Government will distribute 30,000 metric tonnes (1,032 trucks) of cereal directly to affected persons in the Northeastern states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi and Gombe. The exercise is expected to be flagged off by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo on Thursday 8th June, 2017 in Maiduguri,[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Debt Rises To N19.15 Trillion

Nigeria’s total debt rose to N19.15 trillion ($62.91 billion) as of March 2017, from N17.36 trillion at the end of last year, the Debt Management Office said on Monday. Africa’s biggest economy, which slipped into recession last year for the first time in 25 years, raised $1 billion in February[Read More…]

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Says Sanctions Should Be Imposed On Banks Housing Looted Funds

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says sanctions should be imposed on banks and other financial institutions that are housing looted funds. Speaking at a conference in Abuja on Monday, Osinbajo said until such measure is taken, developing countries will not go far in the fight against corruption. “We have to look[Read More…]