Tag: Yemi Osinbajo

Ceding of Bakassi To Neighbouring Cameroon Is A Loss To Nigeria – Says President, Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the ceding of Bakassi to neighbouring Cameroon as a result of a judgement by the international court of justice (ICJ) is a loss to Nigeria. Speaking at a town hall meeting in Calabar on Thursday, Osinbajo said the federal government will do more for the[Read More…]

Biafra At 50: Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo Says “Greater Together”

Speech Read by Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo The conveners of this event, The Yar’Adua Memorial Centre, the Ford foundation and the Open Society Initiative West Africa, have done us an enermous favour by offering us the platform for this profoundly important conversation. They deserve our deep gratitude for this[Read More…]

Buhari’s Letter to Senate Names Osinbajo ‘Coordinator’ of Nation’s Affairs, Not Acting President

President Muhammadu Buhari says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will “coordinate” the nation’s affairs while he is abroad for medical treatment. A letter sent by the president to the Senate, notifying lawmakers of his trip, however raised questions Tuesday about Mr. Osinbajo’s powers after President Buhari failed to address him as[Read More…]

Emoruwa Adewunmi: Presidents Buhari, Osinbajo and Body Language as a Policy

  Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, a former speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives and current governor of Sokoto state, mainstreamed the term “body language” into our national discourse. Presenting a paper during the international anti-corruption day 2014 roundtable organised by the Nigeria Bar Association, Tambuwal said, “The President’s (Dr. Goodluck Jonathan)[Read More…]

Nigerians in the Niger Delta Deserve a Better Deal – Vice President Osinbajo Says

Nigerians in the Niger Delta deserve a fair deal, according to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, who outlined the vision of the Buhari administration and why it would depart from past leadership and governance failures in the region. Prof. Osinbajo said  President Muhammadu Buhari  is now advocating a New Vision[Read More…]

“I Have Handed Over Back to Buhari” – Vice President Osinbajo Says

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said he had formally handed over back to President Muhammadu Buhari. Osinbajo said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after briefing the President of developments in the polity while he was away. He had held fort for Buhari as the Acting President[Read More…]

Bola Tinubu Says Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo Is Loyal

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described Acting President Yemi Osinbajo as a loyal team player. Tinubu, in a congratulatory message to Osinbajo on the occasion of his 60th birthday, said, “we know that you will have little time to celebrate as your birthday[Read More…]

The Economist Magazine Thinks Absentee President Buhari Should Stay Away

International online medium, The Economist has said President Muhammadu Buhari should continue his vacation in London as long as he desires. In an analysis on the current economic situation in Nigeria, the medium said Buhari was making the same mistake he made when he ruled Nigeria as a military leader.[Read More…]

Chinedu Ekeke: Osinbajo Struggles To Not Outshine Sluggish, Bumbling Buhari

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is struggling not to be seen to outshine his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari, whose sluggish approach to governance has rallied critics against him and frustrated supporters in his nearly two years of exercising presidential powers. Buhari is currently in the United Kingdom attending to an[Read More…]

Acting President Osinbajo Says the Greatest Tragedy a Nation Can Experience Is Corrupt Civil Service

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the greatest tragedy a nation can experience is a corrupt civil service because the “power to do good or evil” lies there. Speaking on Tuesday during ?an inaugural civil service lecture at the presidential villa in Abuja, Osinbajo said civil servants represented the most important[Read More…]