Tag archive for ‘Osinbajo’
By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Why civil war was never meant to exterminate Igbo—Obasanjo

We must stop beating drums of another civil war; let’s learn from lessons of the civil war—Osinbajo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday faulted the claim in some quarters that the 30-month Civil More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Osinbajo ‘ll sign 2017 budget – Presidency

As Lai Mohammed denies saying cabinet ‘ll decide who signs 2017 budget Senior Presidential Media Aide in the Acting President’s Office, Laolu Akande on Wednesday said the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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2019 Presidency: North rejects Osinbajo

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has declared that acting President Yemi Osinbajo would not replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 should anything happen to Buhari who has been in the United Kingdom for a medical More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Buhari’s cabinet ‘ll decide who ‘ll sign 2017 budget—Lai Mohammed

As Osinbajo fails to swear in new ministers Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, ‎on Wednesday said the executive was still awaiting receipt of the passed budget, adding that a decision on who More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Osinbajo inaugurates NSIA board

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inaugurated the board of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). The board is chaired by Babajide Zetilin (South West) while members of the board represent each More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Fani-Kayode blasts Osinbajo for saying Buhari treats him like his son

Former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Femi-Fani Kayode on Thursday described as disappointing a statement credited to Acting President Yemi Osibanjo to the effect that More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Northern Elders to Osinbajo: You have our support to function as Acting President

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) on Thursday advised Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to ignore mischief makers plotting to create a wedge between him and his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari and the Northern people, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Buhari properly handed over power to me as ‘Acting President’— Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday dismissed as needless the on-going debate which greeted the language used by President Muhammadu Buhari in his letter to the National Assembly Assembly to transfer governance More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Buhari’s language in his transfer of power letter insulting– Fani-Kayode

No, Buhari’s reference to Osinbajo as ‘Coordinator’, handiwork of cabal—Group Let’s allow sleeping dog to lie–Ozekhome Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode on Tuesday described as More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Constitutional debate as Buhari names Osinbajo ‘Coordinator Of Nation’s Affairs,’ not ‘Acting President’

A letter written by President Muhammadu Buhari to transfer powers of governance to his vice, Prof Yemi Osinbajo to enable him (Osinbajo) steer the affairs of the country while he is abroad for medical treatment More...