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Tinubu denies emerging running mate for Buhari in 2019

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied being nominated as the running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election, saying Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, need not replaced. Describing the report which was circulated in some newspapers as "classic...

Osinbajo and wife Dolapo celebrates wedding anniversary [PHOTOS]

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo, on Saturday marked their 28th wedding anniversary. Osinbajo took to Facebook in the morning and wrote, "When our worlds collided, it was just a matter of time. Our story began today, many years ago. The harmony in the symphony ,My treasure! Happy Anniversary Oludolapo. Your...

‘Buhari, Osinbajo, others have 101 Presidential aides’

President Muhammadu Buhari, his wife and his associates have at least 101 aides, with 50 per cent attached to the Office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Premium Times said.   The report further suggested that Buhari has eight other aides attached to him apart from the Chief of Staff,...
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Osinbajo reveals damages delay in budget approval costed Nigeria

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Nigeria's Vice President, has revealed how delay in passage of 2017 budget has deepened the present economic recession in the country. Osinbajo who noted how important it is to always tell the story of Nigerian recession so that it would not happen again, "not now nor...

Osinbajo attends staff wedding in Ebonyi

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over the weekend was a witness to the wedding ceremony of a staff member, Ekene Nelson Nwokoro who got married to Ngozi Margret Nwankwo, at Pastoral Centre Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. The ceremony was well attended by other dignitaries like the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi...

CAN hits Osinbajo over Islamisation plot

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has caution the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on the plan of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to Islamise Nigeria. The call came after Osinbajo made a statement at an occasion, allying fears that there was no agenda to Islamise the country and it...
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Osinbajo tasks Nigerians on merit, says quota system dangerous to any nation

Nigerian Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has called for the use of merit in the conduct of daily affairs in Nigeria, as against the of quota system which is detrimental to the progress of any nation. Osinbajo made the statement while delivering speech titled "Towards A Better Nigeria" in Lagos...

Why I don’t like visiting Aso Rock- Osinbajo’s wife’s father

Elder Olutayo Soyode, the father of Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, the wife of Vice President, has revealed what visitation to the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, is to him whenever he wanted to see his daughter, saying the venture is more like he is going to jail as the movement of...

Osinbajo approved N640b NNPC contract after due diligence- Laolu Akande

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has taken responsibility for granting authorisation to the NNPC for two oil contracts worth N640 billion. A statement by presidential spokesperson, Laolu Akande, said Mr. Osinbajo approved the contracts in his capacity as acting president in July. “In response to media inquiries on NNPC joint venture financing,...

Osinbajo reveals why Nigeria’s electriciy is irregular

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday said the cause of poor electricity in the country can be attributed to inaccurate billing system as the result of not having enough meters for customers. Mr. Osinbajo who was inaugurating Electric Metering Factory in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State,...

Osinbajo has no plan for 2019 presidency- Spokesperson

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has on Saturday dissociated himself with reports that he has ambition to run for 2019 presidential election, especially disconnecting himself from the group known as 'Osinbajo Volunteers', which is recruiting volunteers to achieve its project. The Osinbajo Volunteers group however admitted that the vice president is not...
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Nigeria: Quit notice, call for break up state, restructuring ordained by God- Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has advised Nigerians to save the energy and resources wasted on debates about division of the country. He said Nigeria in its diversity is the kind of country God has ordained. Osinbajo said this when he represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the 2017 Eid Al-Adha Lunch...

Briefing time: Buhari and Osinbajo gets down to details

Expediently, the just-return and resumed President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received a briefing from Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, in a bid to annex properly to the task. President Buhari who arrived country on Saturday since May 7 he left for medical vacation in the United Kingdom, resumed work today at his...

Buhari’s return: Osinbajo, worshippers holds thanksgiving service for president

Following the return of Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday after his 104-day medical vacation, a thanksgiving service was held for his behave by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and host of worshippers on Sunday. The service which was held at the Aso Villa Chapel was jointly celebrated by other supporters in...

Osinbajo reveals what Federal Government will do to hate campaingners

  The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday read the riot out to proponents of hate speech in the country, saying they were engaging in terrorism. Osinbajo spoke at the National Security Summit organised by the National Economic Council at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The council, which...

Osinbajo congratulates Kenyan President, Kanyatta, for being re-elected

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated President Kanyatta after official announcement of the Kenya election result that he has been re-elected as the Kenyan leader. Osinbajo noted in his congratulatory message that President Kenyatta's re-election testified to his selfless service to the people of Kenya and to his enormous approach...

Osinbajo not in charge of Nigeria, but figurehead- PDP

Nigeria's major opposition party of the Peoples Democratic Party has lashed out on the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, saying he is not the one taking charge of the country. PDP also said Osinbajo had proven that he does not have full authority, as against what Presidency claims that the...
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Full list of new Per Secs appointed by Osinbajo

Nigerian Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday approved the appointment of new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. Their portfolio will be announced in later. The announcement of the new Permanent Secretaries was made by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita. See the full list...
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Osinbajo’s statement offensive, Kanu slams Acting President demands withdrawal of all charges agains him

Nnamdi Kanu, the Pro-Biafra leader yesterday slammed the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo over his comment that Biafra agigation is unconstitutional, asking him to retract the statement. The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, made the statement in Abuja through his lawyers in a world conference, maintaining that Osinbajo’s view...

Osinbajo tasks APC govs to think outside the box to improve their states

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President has urged state governors of the All Progressives Congress to think out of the box in a bid to meet up with the social welfare of their people. Osinbajo noted that the present ruling party promised better life for Nigerians and they must deliver...

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