Senator Abba-Aji to Tinubu: Osinbajo ‘ll win APC ticket, emerge President

April 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

An Arewa elder and former Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters to two former Presidents, Senator Muhammed Abba Aji, has declared that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will clinch the presidential ticket of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and eventually win the general election. The former senator said among the array of presidential aspirants, Professor Osinbajo “is objectively the Read More

APC presidential ticket: Osinbajo not my son – Tinubu

April 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and one of the frontline presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said he has no son grown enough to contest the ticket of the ruling party with him. Tinubu, who met behind a closed-door with some governors of the party to seek support and encouragement Monday in Abuja, said Read More

The vice presidency is incurable frustration

March 29, 2022 Eric Teniola 0

Mistrust is always inherent in the relationship between the president and the vice-president. Even if they deny it, it is constantly there. The office of the vice president is generally considered to be the graveyard of political careers. It is a lonely office. It is also a miserable office. The name vice means “in place of”. It typically serves as Read More

Happening now: Osinbajo storms Abeokuta, meets Obasanjo amidst 2023 speculations

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Monday met with former President, Olusegun Obasanjo at his his residence, in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. Osinbajo is in the Ogun state capital for a high-level dialogue organised by the Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA). The dialogue tagged, ‘West Africa: Rising To The Challenge Of Consolidating Democratic Governance’, is to hold at the Read More

Openness earned Balogun throne of Olubadan – Osinbajo *Atiku, govs, others grace occasion

March 11, 2022 Admin III 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said the openness and large heart of the new Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba (Dr.) Olalekan Balogun, earned him the throne. Osinbajo, in his remarks at the installation of Balogun, as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, also prophesied that the reign of the traditional ruler would witness greatness. “He was better prepared for the throne, Read More

Happening now: Osinbajo dresses in Ijaw attire, storms Bayelsa

February 19, 2022 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently in Bayelsa state to flag-off a construction project. He sensationally left the nation’s capital Abuja in an Ijaw attire. This was disclosed by his media aide Laolu Akande on Saturday. Akande wrote, “VP Osinbajo is visiting Bayelsa State today to, among others, flag off construction of the Angiama-Oporoma Bridge. He will also pay Read More

2023: Tricycle owners back Osinbajo for President

February 16, 2022 Admin III 0

The tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN) has thrown their full weight behind Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for the 2023 presidential elections. The association pledged their support for the Osinbajo presidency when the Osinbajo Support Movement (OSM) paid a courtesy visit to the leadership of the association in their office in Gwarinpa, Abuja. The OSM delegation led by its national Read More

Diri’s 2nd anniversary: Osinbajo, Jonathan, Ayu, others flag off projects

February 7, 2022 Joy Emmanuel 0

Bayelsa state is agog ahead of activities marking the second anniversary in office of Governor Douye Diri. Governor Diri will be two years in office on February 14 but the anniversary activities commences today, Monday, February 7. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former President Goodluck Jonathan, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors and the party’s national chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, are among Read More

Osinbajo, Gowon, Jonathan, others attend Shonekan’s funeral

February 4, 2022 Admin III 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon, and former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday in Lagos attended a State Funeral Service for Chief Ernest Shonekan. Shonekan, who served as the Head of Interim National Government from August 26, 1993 to November 17, 1993, died in Lagos on January 11 at the age of 85. Gowon was accompanied Read More

Expect reduction in bandits’ attacks, Osibanjo tells Nigerians

January 31, 2022 Hamidu Sabo 0

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has assured the people of Katsina state to expect reduction in the activities of bandits in the state and the country at large now that the bandits have been declared as terrorists. He said this when he visited the Katsina emirate on Sunday after condolence greeting to Alhaji Dahiru Mangal, the business Mogul who lost Read More

People-oriented health system key to Buhari’s vision for growth – Osinbajo

January 28, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN,has urged members of the Health Sector Reform Committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to brace up for the task ahead, noting that a modern, and people-oriented healthcare is fundamental to the vision for the country’s growth and development. Prof. Osinbajo stated this Thursday in his address at the inauguration of the committee, drawn from Read More

Osinbajo to judiciary: Reverse negative perception on justice delivery

January 26, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

Vice President Osinbajo has urged stakeholders in the judiciary sector to work hard in reversing the negative perception about justice delivery in the country. In the same vein, Osinbajo stressed the need for the transformation of judiciary in the country, calling for creation of a benchmark in the salaries of judicial officers and that of the legislators, explaining that it Read More

Sardauna was iconic figure in leadership, governance – Osinbajo

January 18, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the late Premier of Northern region, Sir Ahmadu Bello the Sardauna of Sokoto as an exceptional icon in the business of governance whose sterling leadership quality would remain indelible in the political lexicon of the nation. Speaking at a special lecture organised by the Sardauna Memorial Foundation entitled ‘Reviving the Northern Traditional Institutions, Imperatives Read More

Osinbajo hails Katagum emir on peace, unity

January 10, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has applauded the Emir of Katagum, Bauchi state, Alhaji Umar Farouk for ensuring unity among everyone residing in the emirate in the interest of national unity and progress. He made the commendation on Saturday when he paid a courtesy visit on the emir in his palace shortly after attending the wedding ceremony of Fatima Adamu, the Read More

2023: Northern group endorses Osinbajo for president

January 5, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

A coalition of Northern groups, Wednesday, kicked against the idea of same faith ticket for Nigeria’s presidency by any political party come 2023, while declaring its support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the man to unify the country and address the nation’s challenges. Speaking in a communiqué issued at the end of its one day Joint Conference on Northern Read More

Osinbajo commissions 27-capacity secretariat complex in Asaba

November 29, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Monday inaugurated the multi-billion naira Prof. Chike Edozien Secretariat Complex for civil servants and the 8.5 Megawatts Asaba Independent Power Plant (IPP). The civil service complex was solely executed by the state government while the Asaba IPP was executed in partnership with a private firm, Bastanchury Power Solutions Nigeria Limited and Africa Plus Read More

Men of God or priests of Hermes?

November 27, 2021 Clem Oluwole 0

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, stirred the hornet’s nest the other day when he admonished church leaders to expose and/or shun corrupt elements in their congregations. The erudite professor of law, himself a pastor, just told us all that is in the public domain. So, he did not just choose the occasion of this year’s Father’s Day to shout wolf Read More

FG making serious efforts to revive Nigeria’s economy – Osinbajo

November 26, 2021 Admin III 0

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has assured the business community of the federal government’s unrelenting efforts to restore the country to a path of economic growth. He said on Friday in Lagos that the target was to make the growth rate higher than population growth rate. Osinbajo gave the assurance at the 2021 Presidential Policy Dialogue organised by the Lagos Chamber of Read More

In Jos, Osinbajo extols late Capt. Din

November 20, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the late Captain Joseph Mangtup Din as a man who stood for justice, fairness and equity in all his dealings. Osinbajo spoke at the funeral service for the late Capt. Din held at the COCIN Headquarters in Jos, Plateau state capital on Saturday. The Vice President recalled that late captain Din, was a Read More

Nigeria earns more from non-oil revenue – Osinbajo

November 15, 2021 Binta Shama 0

In a bid to successfully diversify Nigeria’s economy from being dependent on oil and gas revenues, the federal government has announced that revenue flowing into the nation’s treasury are now majorly from non-oil and gas exports. This historic announcement was made on behalf of the government by the Vice-President, Prof. Olayemi Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of Science, Read More

FG to establish urban farms, small home gardens – Osinbajo

November 10, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Determined to address malnutrition and related challenges in the country, the federal government, in collaboration with states, is considering the establishment of urban farms and small home gardens. The programme is coming under the auspices of the National Economic Council and the National Council on Nutrition, an “Operation Feed Yourself” initiative, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed. Professor Osinbajo stated Read More

Osinbajo’s supporters fault ‘fake’ analysts, commentators over 2023 presidential poll

October 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a group loyal to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on the platform of Osinbajo Support Movement (OSM) has faulted some comments and analysis made by some commentators against the ambition of the Vice President. The group raised concern over attempts by various acclaimed social media influencers to act under the guise of analysis, free Read More

Osinbajo not desperate, didn’t renounce 2023 presidential ambition – Group

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s strong focus on his responsibilities, along with a decidedly non-desperate disposition towards the 2023 presidential race has further energised his support base nationwide, the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) has said. Dismissing speculations that the Vice President may have attended a meeting and renounced his 2023 bid to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, the PCG emphasised that Read More

How a private firm resolves Nigeria’s passport crisis

October 21, 2021 Sule Ya’u Sule 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is right on point on this; his views resonate with trends in developed and the developing world on the role private firms can play in a nation’s economic development. The private sector “It is the private sector”, said Professor Osibajo at the commissioning of BUA’s Sokoto Cement plant in July 2018, “not the government, that will Read More