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Yemi Osinbajo

Date of Birth: 08/03/1957
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria

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South-west bias claims weaken Tinubu's standing

' For former Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo a top south-west politician and one of Tinubu's rivals for the ruling party's presidential nomination used a speech at the Kuru Institute for Policy Studies in April to condemn attempts to exploit identity politics in Nigeria '…the only thing that grows in a climate of tribal hatred is poverty'...

Hedge fund-backed firm loses bet against Abuja

Malami legal advisor to the family of the hyper-corrupt military ruler General Sani Abacha declined to answer claims by P&ID that he had lied about his conduct to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo who was then acting as Nigeria's president while Muhammadu Buhari was recovering from a long illness...



Osinbajo pushes green debt forgiveness plan

With Western countries accused of unfairness for compelling Africa to curtail fossil fuel use when they are only responsible for a tiny proportion of greenhouse gases Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo proposed at a summit last week that creditor nations forgive international debts if the money saved is spent on green energy projects instead...


Peter Obi shakes up the political class

According to an Abuja-based ambassador the diplomatic corps (which was largely rooting for the urbane Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo until he lost out to Tinubu at the 7 June APC primaries) respects Obi's integrity and reformist zeal but doubts his ability to win in the near future...

Atiku and Tinubu clash on the economy

With presidential elections eight months away and Buhari's second term set to expire on 29 May next year the country's short-term economic management will depend on Emefiele Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed...

Tinubu summons the ghosts of Abacha's kleptocracy

Bola Ahmed Tinubu 70 won the APC's presidential primaries on 8 June setting up a showdown in February with former Vice-President Atiku Abukabar 76 another plutocrat and veteran campaigner (AC Vol 63 No 12 Rival parties set up a battle of the oligarchs) While Tinubu a political godfather in the south-west secured the backing of about 55% of party delegates beating former Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo his path to victory wasn't guaranteed...

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