Tag archive for ‘Osinbajo’
By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

I was not assigned leading role in FG-ASUU face off—Osinbajo

Says Ngige, Adamu remain the face of govt in the on-going talks Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he was not assigned any leading role in the Federal Government negotiations with the striking Academic More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Strike: Osinbajo leads FG’s team on negotiation with ASUU

The Federal Government on Wednesday mandated Vice President Oluyemi Osinbajo to lead its team in the on-going discussion with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the industrial action embarked More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 28th, 2017

Between hate speech and freedom of expression, by Abdulrazaq O Hamzat

A few weeks ago, the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo declared that henceforth, the Federal Government of Nigeria will classify hate speech as a specie of Terrorism and offenders will be charged under More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 27th, 2017

After Buhari’s return, Aso Villa cabal regains control of power, fights Osinbajo

There were strong indications that the cabal in the Presidency which literally seized governance powers from ailing President Muhammadu Buhari before he travelled out of the country for emergency medication has More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

FG threatens wealthy tax evaders with prosecution

 The Federal Government on Monday threatened to prosecute tax evading wealthy Nigerians and corporate bodies if they failed to declare their taxable income and pay appropriate taxes within the next 90 days. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Nigerians jubilate as Buhari ends medical vacation, returns home

It was a hectic day for Nigeria’s security men on Saturday to control the mammoth of crowd of Nigerians at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja who had come to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari who More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017

Why brains behind attack, threat against EFCC and officials must be fished out—SERAP

Advises Osinbajo to direct IGP to lead probe Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has requested the Federal Government to fish out the masterminds of Wednesday attack on the Headquarters of More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

BREAKING: At last, Osinbajo assigns portfolios to new ministers, swears-in 15 perm secs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday honoured his promise to assign portfolios to two new ministers who were sworn in three weeks ago. The affected new ministers who were assigned duties Wednesday are Stephen More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 14th, 2017

New ministers ’ll get portfolios soon—Osinbajo

Acting President Oluyemi Osinbajo on Sunday replied both the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and members of House of Representatives who expressed concern over his failure to assign portfolios to the More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 14th, 2017

Reps tackle Osinbajo over portfolios for new ministers

Members of the House of Representatives on Sunday called on Osinbajo to assign portfolios to the two new ministers. The lawmakers pushing for portfolios for the ministers are Messrs James Faleke, Johnson Agbonayinma More...