NNPC MESS: Osinbajo Denies Approving Contracts / ORBITNEWS Updates

NNPC MESS: Osinbajo Denies Approving Contracts / ORBITNEWS Updates

It appears that the last as not been heard about the NNPC contract issues brought to light by Minister of State for Petroleum, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu. Nigeria’s vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has clarified his earlier statement where it was assumed he had backed the alleged NNPC position that he signed the contracts while the president was away as he was then acting president. But according to a clarification statement on the Daily Trust website…

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Osinbajo Presides Over National Economic Council Meeting

Osinbajo Presides Over National Economic Council Meeting

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over a meeting of the National Economic Council. The meeting, which began at 11:20am, is being held inside the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. The chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State and many of his colleagues are in attendance. The Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Habitat Lawal, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun as…

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Buhari, Osinbajo Will Storm Abia For APC Mega Rally / ORBITNEWS Updates

Buhari, Osinbajo Will Storm Abia For APC Mega Rally / ORBITNEWS Updates

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun and other big wigs of the party are expected to participate in the party’s mega rally in Abia State. The State Publicity Secretary of the party, Comrade Benedict Godson told newsmen on Monday in Umuahia, the state capital after the inauguration of the party’s Contact, Mobilization/Rally Committee that the event would hold in the state capital in October….

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2019 Presidency: Stop Campaigning For Me – Osinbajo

2019 Presidency: Stop Campaigning For Me – Osinbajo

The media aide to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has responded to the 2019 Presidency campaign launched by a group of supporters on behalf of the Vice-President. A group, Osinbajo Volunteers initiated a website dedicated towards advancing a course for Prof. Yemi Osinbajo’s contest as President in 2019. Although the group clearly stated on its website that the vice-president has no hand in their support campaign as they have not yet met him in person, the Presidency…

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Aso Rock Cabal Sidelines Osinbajo, Controls Power And Influence Again – PUNCH

Aso Rock Cabal Sidelines Osinbajo, Controls Power And Influence Again – PUNCH

The cabal in the Presidency has again gained control of power and influence, with the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from London, United Kingdom, where he spent 104 days receiving medical treatment. This group is said to have the ear of the President, influence policy-making and determine those who get major appointments. A source who is close to the president said, “While Buhari was away, they tried to ensure that Osinbajo was not in control…

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President Buhari Resumes Work,Met With Osinbajo,Service Chiefs Secretely

President Buhari Resumes Work,Met With Osinbajo,Service Chiefs Secretely

President Muhammadu Buhari held a brief meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, service chiefs and heads of other security agencies, after he arrived from London yesterday. The closed-door meeting was held at the president’s official residence inside the Aso Rock Presidential Villa. Journalists and other government officials were denied access to the venue throughout the meeting A number of youths, who attempted to make their way into the Presidential Villa to welcome the president, were…

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NIGERIA MILITARY CHIEFS OBEYS OSINBAJO

NIGERIA MILITARY CHIEFS OBEYS OSINBAJO

Nigeria’s military chiefs on Tuesday morning arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in response to the orders of the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo. Mr. Osinbajo last week held a closed-door meeting with all heads of the nation’s military to review the worsening Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria. Apart from last week’s ambush and abduction of a team of geologists from the University of Maiduguri, Boko Haram insurgents had carried out about 90 separate or…

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“OSINBAJO IN LONDON” ACTING PRESIDENT VISIT PRESIDENT BUHARI IN LONDON

“OSINBAJO IN LONDON” ACTING PRESIDENT VISIT PRESIDENT BUHARI IN LONDON

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is headed toward London to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. This was disclosed by Laolu Akande, Mr. Osinbajo’s spokesperson. Mr. Buhari has been in London for medical treatment for over 65 days, during which time Mr. Osinbajo has acted as president. In his tweet on Wednesday, Mr. Akande said the acting president would come back to Abuja “instantly thereafter.”

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE = Attempt to declare Saraki acting President fails at Senate

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE = Attempt to declare Saraki acting President fails at Senate

A mild drama occurred on the floor of the Senate, on Tuesday, when a point of order was raised, that the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki was the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Senate, upon resumption from its 3 weeks break, received a communication from Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President of Nigeria, seeking the confirmation of Mr. Lanre Gbajabiamila, as the Director General of National Lottery Regulatory Commission. The lawmakers,…

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