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Nigeria

Yemi Osinbajo

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


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Abuja's high hopes in New York

Whoever leads the Nigerian delegation to this year's United Nations General Assembly – President Muhammadu Buhari or his deputy Yemi Osinbajo – security concerns, national and regional, will top the agenda...


Letting a crisis go to waste

Politicians, journalists and activists heaped lavish praise on Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who steered the ship during Buhari's first stint of medical leave in January-March...


Polarisation politics

Although intensive negotiations and dealmaking by Deputy Oil Minister Emmanuel Kachikwu and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have damped down militant attacks in the Niger Delta, there are questions about the sustainability of this reduction...


The great growth divide

In Nigeria, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are pushing the merits of their medium-term recovery programme (AC Vol 58 No 11, A date with destiny)...


A date with destiny

During Buhari's absence, almost all governors and ranking politicians from the north, with varying degrees of subtlety, have offered their services to the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, should the dreadful day arrive and his elevation require the appointment of a new deputy...

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Bitter pills for the politicians

So when the Presidency referred to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo becoming coordinator of the government rather than Acting President, as agreed with the National Assembly, as stipulated by the constitution, some detect an attempt to downplay the role...

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Ambition and ethics

Although there are doubts about the views of other presidential advisors on Magu's qualities, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo endorsed his candidacy for the EFCC job...


Mega-projects await reforms

Back at the helmOn 15 March, Buhari chaired his first cabinet meeting for two months after getting a full briefing from Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who has run the government in his absence...


Health checks

On the plus side, the transfer of powers to acting President Yemi Osinbajo has taken off some of the political pressure, at least in the short term...


Global shocks, local differences

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo suggested a policy shift on 17 January, telling the Davos Forum in Switzerland that the government was determined to close the gap between the official and parallel exchange rates...

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