Tag Archives: Yemi Osinbajo

2019 Election: Suspense In Lagos As Ambode Flies To Abuja To Beg Tinubu

The reported confusion over the re-election bid of Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, allegedly failed to clear off on Saturday, September 15 as the APC national leadership could not secure a firm commitment from its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on the governor’s second term ambition. According to The Punch, the All Progressives Congress leaders,…

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“What Happened To Resources?”- Osinbajo Tackles Obasanjo, Jonathan On Management Of Oil

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has questioned the management of Nigeria’s oil resources by previous administrations. Relying on OPEC statistics on oil revenues accruable to Nigeria under successive administrations between 1990 and 2014, the vice-president said not much was done in infrastructure development in spite of the huge oil revenues earned. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to…

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We Aim To Take Nigerians Out Of Poverty – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the focus of the present administration, is to take Nigerians out of poverty. He said all government’s programmes and projects were geared towards achieving that objective, the Punch reports. According to a statement on Wednesday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the Vice President spoke…

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Churches Should Assume Responsibility To Promote Peace And Unity In The Country- President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other political leaders to call for church leaders to use their positions to promote peace and unity in the country. He made the call at the opening of the 23rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria on Saturday in Calabar. The President who is still in London for…

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IG Writes To Osinbajo, Requests Permission To Search Daura’s House

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has written to the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, seeking permission to search the residence of the sacked Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura. The letter was titled, “Interim Investigation Report on Criminal Conspiracy to wit trespass, intimidation and unlawful invasion of National Assembly complex with intent…

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Osinbajo Sacks DSS DG, Daura, Replaces Him With Seiyefa

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday sacked the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura and replaced him with the most senior Director in the Department of State Service (DSS), Matthew Seiyefa. According to Punch, a top government official confirmed that Daura was “handed over to law enforcement agents” immediately after his appointment…

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Buhari To Visit London On 10-day Vacation

President Muhammadu Buhari will be travelling to London on Friday, August 3, 2018 for 10 working days. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, disclosed this information in a statement on Wednesday. He noted that the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo would stand as the acting President during his travel period.  “President Muhammadu…

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Nigeria On Right Path – Osinbajo Tell Financial Times

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Muhammadu Buhari administration is on the right path in improving Nigeria’s business environment and diversifying the economy. Osinbajo made the submission in an interview with the Financial Times, where he also said that the federal government’s investment in infrastructure would improve local manufacturing capacity. According to a…

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