Tag: Osinbajo

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EzinneSeptember 6, 2017

“The Night King can’t cross the wall and come South” | Osinbajo visits Benue in Buhari’s stead; Twitter reacts

It would appear Nigeria’s president has reverted to type following his return to the country: Cancelling Federal Executive Council meetings, ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Out of recession: Another promise delivered?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics published data today which says the country is officially out of ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 30, 2017

Opinion: Distinguishing between hate speech and Constructive criticism

by Gbenga Odunsi A few weeks back, the Nigerian government drew a line on hate speech in the country, equating ...

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RoqeebahAugust 25, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Osinbajo finally denies “medical tourism” comments

We sort of predicted this already. When yesterday we learnt that ‘the Vice-President said that medical tourism has cost Nigeria billions ...

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RoqeebahAugust 24, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Did Osinbajo really send this man to throw shade at Buhari?

Premium Times has just reported that the Vice President decried the enormous amount of money Nigerians spend on medical tourism ...

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RoqeebahAugust 24, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Osinbajo is in Taraba to commission new projects

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is in Taraba today, commissioning State projects alongside the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan. The Senior Special ...

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EditorAugust 22, 2017

Should the court settle this Osinbajo/Senate conflict once and for all?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) was going to approach the courts ...

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EzinneAugust 22, 2017

The Thread: These are the problems with NBC’s new rules

This administration appears to be preoccupied with hate speech. Recently, Osinbajo said that “hate speech is a species of terrorism” ...

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ToluAugust 20, 2017

Governor Fayose, Femi Fani-Kayode, Yemi Osinbajo, CNN | Here are the winners and losers from President Buhari’s return

President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence from the country had begun ruffling feathers from the moment he sent the Senate an official ...

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EzinneAugust 14, 2017

“They pay Senators so much money but treat Lecturers like shit” | Dr Dipo puts the FG on blast

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has embarked on an indefinite strike action, after the Federal Government went mute on ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 8, 2017

Reuben Abati: Osinbajo’s vision and the climate of fear

by Reuben Abati   “Where have you been?” “I have been around” “I was just wondering why you have not ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 27, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: A nation of many actors

by Olusegun Adeniyi Acting, according to Wikipedia, which is what most Nigerians rely on these days, “is an activity in ...

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RoqeebahJuly 26, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Bayo Omoboriowo is posting about Buhari again | You know what that means right?

We found a corollary between our President’s presence and his personal photographer’s activities. It’s proven. When President Buhari took his ...

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RoqeebahJuly 25, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] It’s official! The Presidency, as a unit, is confused

Earlier today, we reported that the Acting President was going to swear-in two new ministers-designate – Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman ...

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RoqeebahJuly 25, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] When you try to get the Acting President’s attention on an off day

 We don’t know what was happening when this photo was taken. Still, we aren’t entirely sure all those men ...

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ToluJuly 23, 2017

When the floods visited Surulere; Macron loves holding Trump’s hands; Malala visits Osinbajo | See our top 10 photos from last week

The mainland got its own dirty share of floods over the weekend and it’s a bigger eyesore compared to the ...

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EditorJuly 18, 2017

Stinker: What Fani-Kayode wrote in the ‘APC cult of death’

by Alexander O. Onukwue According to Femi Fani-Kayode, the ruling All Progressives Congress, is “a cult of death”. FFK, in a ...

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RoqeebahJuly 17, 2017

YNaija Editorial: Yes please, the Presidency may approach the bench immediately

When three weeks ago, Babatunde Raji Fashola decided to take on the National Assembly by himself over the cuts made ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 15, 2017

Dele Momodu: Another season of poisonous rumours

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me say emphatically that our dear beloved country has never been in short demand ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 13, 2017

Opinion: Osinbajo’s noble advice to African leaders

by Jide Ojo “The tragic consequences of wars and conflicts in Africa are self-evident. The millions killed and maimed, the ...

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ToluJuly 13, 2017

Fayose knows everything about Buhari’s health status. We should listen to him

Whose report shall we believe? Governor Ayodele Fayose‘s gloom-ridden assertions or Acting President Yemi Osinbajo‘s good news. President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 13, 2017

Opinion: A confused Professor and a dead presidency

by Sammy Pam   It has become irrelevant to count the number of days that president Buhari has been out ...

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RoqeebahJuly 12, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Hey God! Where are these details of Osinbajo’s meeting with Buhari?

Acting President made a quick dash to and from London last night for a meeting with the ailing President Muhammadu ...

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RoqeebahJuly 9, 2017

Osinbajo abandoned Aso Rock, Trump honours Putin, the flooded “Mega-sea-ty” | Our top 10 photos from last week #LagosFloods Edition

Even though you may be tempted by the news cycle to believe that the flooding in Lagos is all that ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 8, 2017

Opinion: Impeachment Axe against Osinbajo- Has the Senate Lost It?

by Jideofor Adibe There is a new test of will between the Senate and the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. ...

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RoqeebahJuly 6, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 6th of July

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on YNaija: Magu will remain EFCC chairman as long as ...

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RoqeebahJuly 6, 2017

5 totally dramatic moments to expect during Donald Trump’s second trip overseas #G20Summit

The first time Donald Trump travelled overseas in his capacity as America’s leader, we had ourselves a jolly good time. ...

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EzinneJuly 5, 2017

The Thread: “Saraki will destroy Nigeria in a day” | Senate’s latest moves trigger anxiety on Twitter

It’s no news that the 8th Senate moved a motion to hand Saraki the keys to Aso Rock and he ...

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RoqeebahJuly 5, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Can we all calm down now? The head of government is back

Yesterday, Senators flexed some three-weeks-of-recess worth of muscle when they tried to make Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki Acting President. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 28, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Pro-Trump group pulls ads criticizing Heller over Obamacare | Treasury looters to be granted “full and complete amnesty” | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. I’m ready to submit myself if I’m declared wanted – Arewa Youth leader, Yerima – ...

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