Tag archive for ‘Osinbajo’
By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Why we must expedite criminal trials in Nigerian courts—VP Osinbajo, others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Adolphus Karibe-Whyte and stakeholders in the justice sector, have charged players in the judiciary sector to strive towards speedy More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

VP Osinbajo, AGF Malami, others set to discuss challenges of criminal litigation in Nigeria

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami are expected at a historic symposium on speeding up criminal litigation in Nigeria at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja today. It is More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 13th, 2017

$25bn Contract Scam: I didn’t approve any contract but loan for NNPC—Osinbajo

As Kachikwu says his memo to Buhari was misunderstood As the National Assembly is getting set to dig into the management crisis in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

‘How Baru side-lined Kachikwu, Osinbajo, got Buhari’s approval for N640bn oil contracts on his sick bed ’

NNPC Strong indications emerged Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari granted approvals for oil deals, including some of those generating controversy in the polity, to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Presidency: No plans to contest 2019 poll —Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said he had no plans to contest the 2019 presidential election. According to Reuters, Osinbajo said this when he was asked at the Financial Times Africa Summit in London if More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

The economy is working under Buhari – Osinbajo

President won’t burden with unserviceable debts, Adeosun assures Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is investing in infrastructure and making specific More...

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...