OLAKUNRIN’S DEATH: VP Osinbajo Visits, Condoles With Pa Fasoranti’s Family [SEE PHOTOS]

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday visited Chief Rueben  Fasoranti at his residence to commiserate with him over the death of his daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, who was killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Friday along the Benin/Ore expressway Osinbajo who arrived at the Fasoranti residence at exactly 9:10 am was accompanied by the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. See photos below; Tribune [Read]

JUST IN: Angry Residents Block Osinbajo’s Convoy in Abuja

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s convoy was blocked by Aggrieved protesters along Umaru Musa Yar’Adua expressway in Abuja on Tuesday morning, NEWS FLAKES NG reports. It was gathered that the vice-president was heading to the airport when his convoy ran into a barricade at Goza village. Residents of Gbagyi village had converged on the major road connecting the airport to the city, to protest the alleged invasion of their land by the military. The security aides of the vice-president failed in their bid to appease the protesters, forcing Osinbajo to alight from his car. Earlier reports narrated how the coalition of FCT indigenous Association in Collaboration with affected communities are currently protested [Read]

We’re Not Part of Attacks On Judiciary, Osinbajo says Ogun LP [READ MORE]

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Chapter of Labour Party has dissociated itself from the recent ceaseless attacks on the judiciary and the office of the vice President.  The party described the sustained attacks on the judiciary especially the president of the Court of Appeal and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as ‘unwarranted’ and the wishful thinking of the Arabambi-led faction of the party.  In a recent release signed by Comrade Oginni Olaposi Sunday, the State Secretary of the party in Ogun, also added that the party executives will be having an emergency meeting slated to hold in Abeokuta on Tuesday April 23rd to discuss issues currently affecting the party in [Read]

‘Nigeria Under You is Hellish’, Nollywood Star, Omotola Attacks Buhari, Osinbajo

Nollywood superstar actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has attacked the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The actress described Nigerians quality of life under Buhari’s leadership as nothing far from hell. Omotola is also an Amnesty International campaigner. She stated this in a series of tweets on Sunday evening. She wrote, “The Country Under your watch is Hellish! @ProfOsinbajo @MBuhari @NGRPresident.” She also charged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Mr Buhari to act fast. The actress spoke against the backdrop of the recent upsurge in extrajudicial killings even by security personnel across the country. She added, “The lack of Money in circulation, now coupled with the continuous Assault and killings by uniformed men. [Read]

TraderMoni: Osinbajo Suspends Scheme Nationwide [READ MORE]

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has halted his visits to markets nationwide to promote the Trader Moni scheme, The PUNCH has learnt. Osinbajo, it was learnt, has not toured any state to promote Trader Moni in the last one month. However, checks by our source showed that the programme was still on. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Trader Moni is an initiative of the Federal Government, through Bank of Industry and Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme. The programme is part of the Federal Government social intervention aimed at funding micro business in the country through soft loans beginning from N10, 000. The programme was launched in August while the Vice-President began his [Read]

Buhari poorer than in 2015, says Osinbajo [READ MORE]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is probably poorer now than when he became President of Nigeria in 2015. The Vice President stated this on Thursday night when he hosted a dinner in honour of volunteers who canvassed for votes for the All Progressives Congress, APC during the campaigns in the general election, at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him, “When I looked at his assets declaration form, I was checking it in 2015, I said to him, “Mr President, I am so much richer than you, it is an embarrassment.” He further said, “I am only a soldier, you are [Read]

BREAKING: Olanipekun, Osinbajo’s brother, Keyamo, 15 others to defend Buhari’s election victory [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Chief Wole Olanipekun ( SAN ), will lead the legal team assembled by President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress to defend the President’s mandate in court. A former Attorney-General of Ogun State and younger brother to the Vice -President, Akin Osinbajo ( SAN ), as well as the Spokesman for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr Festus Keyamo ( SAN ), are among the 18 senior advocates that will go head to head with former Vice -President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party. Our source’s correspondent , who [Read]

INEC Presents Certificates Of Return To Buhari, Osinbajo [READ MORE]

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the Certificate of Return to President Muhammadu Buhari following his re-election. He was declared the winner of the presidential election in the early hours of Wednesday after he polled a total of 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, who scored 11,262,978 votes. In his acceptance speech, he thanked God and his supporters for the victory, adding that the elections were free and fair. [Read]

Atiku defeats Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu in Lagos Polling Units [READ MORE]

  Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), defeated his major opponents President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Polling Unit 33, Unit 2, Victoria Garden City (VGC), Lagos. The VGC Polling Unit is where Osinbajo cast his ballot. The PDP polled 425 votes to the APC’s 229, in the presidential election. In the Senatorial ballot, the PDP polled 414 votes while the APC garnered 261 votes.   In the House of Representatives election, the PDP got 268 votes while the APC had 190 votes. [READ ALSO] Atiku Floors Buhari At Sanwo-Olu’s Polling Unit [READ MORE] Another presidential candidate, Mr. [Read]

JUST IN: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo casts his ballot [SEE MORE PHOTOS]

  #NigeriaDecides2019 Live UPDATES: Vice president Yemi Osinbajo as shared some images via his official page as he was casting his ballot at his VGC polling Unit few moments ago. He then commented, “I have voted. Have you voted?” More reports shortly!! See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; CHECK THROUGH AND READ MORE TRENDING ELECTION UPDATES Via: 👉 NEWS WEBSITE: www.newsflakes.com.ng AND Official Facebook page via: 👉 News Flakes NG™ (www.facebook.com/newsflakesng) [Read]

Vice President Osinbanjo donates N1million to ailing actor, Baba Suwe [READ MORE]

  THE VICE PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA, YEMI OSINBAJO ON WEDNESDAY, GAVE THE SUM OF N1 MILLION TO VETERAN ACTOR, BABATUNDE OMIDINA, BETTER KNOWN AS BABA SUWE. Osinbajo made the donation through the Office of the Youth Organising Secretary, APC Lagos, Aregbe Idriswho was also in the company of popular Nollywood actress, Remi Surutu and other musical acts. The donation was made as a kind gesture supporting the treatment of the comic actor who is reportedly battling with diabetes amongst other ailments. While making the donation, the vice president offered prayers of quick recovery and further urged well-meaning Nigerians to lend their support to the actor.   [Read]

BREAKING: I have not resigned, says Osinbajo, as VP Reacts to Absence from Security Meeting [READ MORE]

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has dispelled rumour of his resignation from the current administration for being allegedly sidelined in the scheme of things. The social media became awash hours ago with reports of the Vice President’s resignation over alleged bashing by a cabal in the Presidency. His absence at a meeting with security chiefs by top presidency officials further fuelled the speculation. But Osinbajo attributed the report to mischief makers, who he said are bent on creating rifts and tension within top officials of the current administration. On his official twitter handle, the Vice President debunked the claim, dismissing it as fake news. He wrote: “Misleading/FAKE news is on [Read]

BREAKING: Vice President Osinbajo Clears The Air amidst resignation rumours [READ MORE]

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has debunked the rumour of his alleged resignation as the Vice President of the country. On his verified Twitter handle, Professor Osinbajo said, “Misleading/FAKE news is on the rise especially in this season when Nigerians will make a choice about who will govern them for the next four years. I have not resigned! I remain committed to the service of the Nigerian people under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.” President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Media aide, Bashir Ahmed, debunked same rumour on his Twitter handle. He said Professor Osinbajo remains committed to serving the Nigerian populace. On his verified Twitter handle, Ahmad said, “FAKE NEWS [Read]

ONNOGHEN: Osinbajo cancels appearance on Channels Television [READ MORE]

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has cancelled his planned appearance on Channels Television. Laolu Akande, a spokesperson for Mr Osinbajo, said in a tweet Sunday afternoon his principal would not be appearing on Channels Television‘s ‘Rubbin’ Minds’ because of campaign exigencies. “Sincere apologies that VP Osinbajo cant make ‘Rubbing Minds’ this afternoon on Channels TV. “Being a live programme, the exigencies of campaign timing make it impossible for VP to appear on show as scheduled today. We’re working with producers to reschedule his participation ASAP,” Mr Akande said. The programmed started at 3:00 p.m. without Mr Osinbajo. Sources close to the administration, however, told PREMIUM TIMES the vice-president was compelled to [Read]

SHOCKING! See 25 Things Obasanjo Said About Buhari, Osinbajo, INEC, as He Accuses President of Plans to Rig 2019 Polls [READ MORE]

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday January 20, 2019 while addressing press men at his presidential library in Abeokuta accused President Muhammadu Buhari of acting like a tyrant when he accused him of behaaving like former military ruler, Sani Abacha. The former president also openly accused Buhari of plans to connive with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the forthcoming 2019 presidential election in his favour so as to remain in power at all cost. He equally listed alot of things about the current Buhari administration, his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, INEC and a host of other crucial things that border on national affairs as well as [Read]