Osibanjo: Another Jagaban emerges

The Lamido Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa, on Thursday conferred Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with an honorary title, Jagaban Adamawa. Osinbajo, who was in Yola to commission some of the state government’s project, accepted the title with greetings from President Buhari, “in-laws” to Adamawa people Jagaban Adamawa means front-runner of Adamawa. Laolu Akande, the spokesman……

I am looking for the cabal in Aso Rock villa – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed he doesn’t know of any cabal within the presidency but declares he is searching for them. Speaking at the presidential villa in Abuja during an interactive session with newsmen, Osinbajo, who spoke on a humorous note, said “cabals are meant to be secret”. “Cabals are meant to be secret. I……

You’re a liar, Osinbajo’s aide tells Bamaiyi

Aide to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, has described Rtd General Ishaya Bamaiyi (rtd) as a liar with shifty recollections. Akande was responding to claims made by Bamaiyi in his new book against the then Lagos State Attorney-General, Professor Osinbajo (SAN). He said, “My attention has been drawn to claims made by Rtd General…

ABUJA AIRPORT RUNWAY REPAIR: Osinbajo optimistic of April 19 deadline

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday expressed confidence that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja will be reopened as scheduled on April 19. He stated this while reacting to questions from newsmen during an inspection tour of the airport on Friday. Details of the interaction were made available in a release by Laolu Akande, senior…

Niger Delta communities source investors for modular refineries

Communities in the Niger Delta region have taken the lead in efforts to take advantage of the federal government’s plan to develop modular refineries. Already at a meeting on Thursday at the Presidency, a delegation of representatives from the Gbaramatu Kingdom met with the Vice President Yemeni Osinbajo on the issue. According to a statement…

What we regard as most important –Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that what is most paramount is for the present government to ensure that it does those things it promised to do. Osinbajo stated this at the closing of a five-day induction programme for envoys in Abuja on Tuesday. This was as he called on the recently approved non-career ambassadors-designates…

‘France to assist Nigeria defeat ideologies fuelling terrorism’

The French government has promised it will continue to deepen its diplomatic, economic and military relationships with Nigeria. This was even as the French Republic has assured of its readiness to explore new ways to confront and defeat the ideologies fuelling terrorism. A statement by Laolu Akande, senior special assistant to the president on media…

FG Approves New Management Team For NEMA, Others

According to the statement released by Femi Adesina on Friday 31st March 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved appointments into the executive management of some government agencies and parastatals. At the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), 1. Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN – chairman, 2. Engr. Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja – Director-General Other members of…

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at OECD Forum

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advocated united action in winning the war against corruption The vice president who spoke at Anti-Corruption Forum, Paris under the auspices of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recognised that collaboration is the smartest approach to restitution of stolen assets in the fight against the menace. He pointed…

Osinbajo blames difficult looted funds recovery on Int’l financial system

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has blamed the difficulty in retrieving funds looted from the country on the international financial system. Professor Osinbajo was speaking on Thursday at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) forum in Paris, France. In a statement, the Vice President pointed out that illicit financial flows must be regarded……

OECD: Osinbajo Requests The Return of Nigeria’s Stolen Assets From the West

Donald Ugwu: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for an urgent robust global framework on repatriation of stolen assets to ensure quick restitution to victim countries. Osinbajo made the call in his remarks at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), anti-corruption forum in Paris, France, on Thursday, noting that such framework was long…