Tagged: Osinbajo

Osinbajo to test run new Lagos-Ibadan railway next week

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, would test run the Lagos – Ibadan Standard Gauge railway next Wednesday, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said. Speaking during an inspection ride on the standard gauge train from Agbado to Abeokuta of Friday, Amaechi said that the public would thereafter enjoy two-month free ride on the route from Feb. 7. ”The Vice President is expected to flag off the test run of the standard gauge rail project on Feb. 6 for passengers use. ”Arrangement was being put in place for passengers to enjoy free train for about two months between February and March,” Amaechi...

Buhari ready to jail more corrupt people – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will jail more corrupt Nigerians if re-elected. NAN reports that Osinbajo spoke on Sunday during his house-to-house campaign in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State. He said grand corruption, which plagued the 16 years administration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), contributed to the lack of infrastructure for Nigerians. Osinbajo said the Buhari-led APC government would focus on jobs for youths, power and providing enough resources to financially empower petty traders and business owners. “The difference between us and the PDP is that we don’t steal government...

Timi Dakolo Slams Vice President Osinbajo

Award-winning Nigerian singer Timi Dakolo has slammed vice president Yemi Osinbajo who he claimed is not speaking out on the current alleged breach of constitutional rights of Nigerians despite being a top pastor at one Nigeria’s largest churches. Dakolo took to his Instagram page to remind the Vice President of Daniel in the Bible who spoke fearlessly to the authorities despite being a part of them. He shared, 1.i thought you knew the law. 2.pastor sir,what has Happened to you ? 3.pastor pastor,I thought you are an orator? Why are you not speaking? Why are you not speaking the truth?...

Osinbajo, Ajimobi, Oyetola attend minister son’s wedding in Ibadan

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the weeke hosted Osinbajo, Govrnor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and his Osun State counterpart, Gboyega Oyetola, at his (minister) son’s wedding in Ibadan. The solemnisation of holy matrimony between Adedayo Adewole, the minister’s son and Ebunoluwa Oyedele was held at Agbala Daniel Cathedral in the Ojoo area of Ibadan. The reception of the wedding, which attracted several prominent dignitaries across the country, was later held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. Archbishop Dorcas Olaniyi, the founder and prophetess of the church, in her message to the couple, urged them...

President Buhari woos Oke Ogun with poly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday wooed the voters in Oke Ogun, comprising 10 local governments in Oyo State, with a promise of establishing a federal polytechnic in the area if elected president for a second term. Represented by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in Saki, Buhari promised the monarchs of the Oke-Ogun area a federal polytechnic should the All Progressive Congress be given the opportunity to continue its governance after the 2019 presidential election. Osinbajo also visited Igbeti and Kishi where he presented the state APC governorship candidate, Mr Bayo Adelabu, to the people and solicited their votes for him. He said,...

Mixed reactions trail Vice-presidential debate

On Friday night, five candidates contesting for the vice presidency, engaged in a debate. The debate was put together by the Nigerian Election Debate Group, NEDG, and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria, BON. The parties represented were: Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Young Progressives Party (YPP). Those who participated were: 1) Yemi Osinbajo (APC) 2) Peter Obi (PDP) 3) Umma Getso (YPP) 4) Alhaji Abdulganiyu Galadima (ACPN) 5) Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya (ANN) Their responses and opinions drew mixed reactions from Nigerians. Here are some, as curated...