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Yemi Osinbajo

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


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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...


Deadline dramas

That could damage the chances of another billionaire and former governor of Lagos State Bola Tinubu but it may benefit younger candidates such as Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Ekiti State governor Kayode Fayemi...


President Buhari's edict shakes up presidential race

The two obvious winners of the Emefiele saga are Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi neither of whom will have to resign their elected positions before the APC convention on 31 May...


How the Central Bank could win next year's election

Should a contender such as Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of the ruling APC or Peter Obi of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) win the presidential election next year Emefiele's policies will be subjected to more rigorous debate at least...

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In search of flagbearers

AlternativesShould Tinubu stumble there are two other contenders from the south-west both of whom are veterans of the pro-democracy struggle in the 1990s: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi who also chairs the Nigerian Governors' Forum...


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