Osinbajo tells religious leaders what to do regarding controversial CAMA 2020

The Vice President ,Prof .Yemi Osinbajo has said religious leaders who have concerns regarding the recently amended CAMA 2020 law should put their concerns in a proposal and forward it to the National Assembly for possible amendment. Osinbajo made this known on Thursday while speaking on the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020, at the 60th virtual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association. Recall President Muhammadu Buhari on August 7, signed into law, the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, 2020. The bill, which has also been passed by the…

Osinbajo Didn’t Call For Cancellation Of NYSC – Aide

Contrary to reports circulating in the mainstream media, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo did not call for the suspension of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, made this known on Tuesday via Twitter. He said, “It is important to correct that it is the paramilitary orientation camping that is being considered to be suspended for at least 24 months, NOT the deployment to places of primary assignment i.e. the longer part of the NYSC programme would NOT be affected in case this…

Lessons From the Civil War, By Yemi Osinbajo

We stand in the shadow of one of the darkest chapters of our nation’s history, surrounded by the artefacts and monuments to a terrible conflict. This is neither the time nor the place for rehashing the polemics of justification and recrimination, and claims and counterclaims about the remote and immediate causes of the war. Many scholarly publications, histories, biographies, and brilliant works of fiction have been devoted to these issues and rightly so. Yet, a nation must always examine itself and reflect on its journey. In a democratic society, this…

Poll: Would You Resign If You Were Osinbajo? By Fredrick Nwabufo

But at the station of the Vice President, there are many layers of consideration to sieve through. The most pressing is public interest. Naturally, the impact of the resignation of a VP will be “tsunamic”, and it will have far-reaching national security implications. “But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also” – Jesus Christ in Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:39). I am not a pastor. In fact, I do not subscribe to…

Peter Obi: We’re Focused On How To Create Jobs — Not Learning ‘Shaku Shaku’

Peter Obi, running mate to Atiku Abubakar, presiedential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the period Nigeria is in calls for sober reflection and not for dancing “Shaku Shaku.”   “Shaku Shaku” is a popular dance step common among entertainers and young Nigerians.   Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo had said he is learning the dance step ahead of the 2019 general election.   Speaking with journalists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport in Abuja upon his arrival from Dubai on Monday, Obi said the Atiku team is spending its time…

Campaign: We are learning `Shaku Shaku’ dance steps – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday in Abuja, jocularly said he was learning the `Shaku Shaku’ dance steps for campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections. `Shaku Shaku’ is a popular and contemporary dance style common among young Nigerians. The vice president said that his friend recently polled large number of votes just by dancing. Osinbajo, who was the Chairman and Special Guest of Honour at the `Launch of Five Fascinating Books’ written by Funmilayo Braithwaite, in Abuja on Sunday, said that his friend recently polled large number of votes just…

World  leaders Attend  Second Term Swearing – in of President Kenyatta

At least 23 Heads of State and  Deputies  Head of Government  joined thousands of Kenyans who gathered at the Kasarani Sports Complex, Nairobi, to witness the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta for his second term in office. Kenyans in celebratory mood thronged to the venue of the colourful ceremony from as early as 4.00 am in order to sit at vantage points to witness the historic event. The foreign Heads of State and representatives of governments started streaming into the Kasarani Stadium from 8.00 a.m. There were delegations from…