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Kemi Adeosun

27 Sep 2018
Until Friday, September 14, 2018, Folakemi Adeosun (nee Oguntomoju), was Nigeria’s erudite and piquant-witted minister of Finance. Mrs. Kemi Adeosun (as she is popularly known) is as mannerly, almost inimitably brilliant, talking as though she once kissed the proverbial Blarney Stone in Scotland, as she is stunningly prepossessing, her face bedecked by inviting dimples and…
26 Sep 2018
As the dust gradually settles over the resignation of Mrs. Kemi Adeosun from her position as Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, one of the lessons from the entire saga which must not be lost on all is that public offices are held in trust for the people....
22 Sep 2018
Before ex-minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun’s NYSC certificate forgery scandal became an issue of public discourse, she has used the certificate...
21 Sep 2018
Another minister in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term, an online news medium reports. The minister failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife…
21 Sep 2018
Days after Kemi Adeosun resigned as Nigeria’s finance minister over the forgery of her National Youth Service Youth Corps exemption certificate, a majority of respondents to a recent poll wanted the Nigerian government to prove it is serious about its anti-corruption drive by prosecuting the former minister. In her resignation letter, Adeosun claimed she was…
20 Sep 2018
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday confirmed Hajia Zainab Ahmed as substantive Minister of Finance following last weekend’s resignation of the last occupant, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun on account of an NYSC exemption certificate scandal.
20 Sep 2018
It must take a heart of steel to foray into Nigerian politics. The way things are it is an arena for the survival of the fittest, where the man of muscle and the man of might, the man of means—fair or foul—and the ones who shout the loudest have the hope of being kings.
19 Sep 2018
That Kemi Adeosun finally bowed to pressure and resigned as minister of finance last week is not something for her admirers to crow about. She deserves pity but not accolade and perhaps not condemnation.
18 Sep 2018
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari said he will continue to ensure equitable and fair distribution of appointments among the 36 states of the federation without being bias. Buhari, since assumption in office in 2015, has come under criticism from different sections of the country for allegedly favouring the northern region of the country in appointments of…
18 Sep 2018
I was never a fan of the now former Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun. I’m also not a fan of the NYSC programme - as I wrote here in December 2016, the programme is an immoral and unfair use of resources. It is also important to remember that Mrs Adeosun’s crime was using a forged certificate.…
17 Sep 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday urged the National Assembly to immediately probe the alleged siphoning of over N10 trillion by the cabal in the presidency during the tenure of erstwhile Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun.
16 Sep 2018
On the 70th day after a detailed investigation revealed that the immediate past Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun used a fake National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate...


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