Osinbanjo Biography ⇑ History Of Professor Yemi Osinbajo


Osinbanjo biography the vice president of Nigeria who is the person of Professor Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo.  I have made available information in this publication all you don’t know about Osinbanjo…. The information you see in this article are genuine and current. Please take your time and ready through the vice president Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbanjo biography…

Oluyemi osinbanjo was born in the year 1957 8th of march.. he is a Nigerian by birth and as well a politician who happen to be the current vice president of his country (NIGERIA) he has been in office sibe 29th of may 2015. He is also a senior advocate of Nigeria. A professor of law, and until he was install as the vice president of Nigerian, he became a senior partner with simmonscooper partner which is a commercial law practice..


Oluyemi osinbanjo was born right into the family of Opeoluwa Osinbanjo on thew 8th of march 1975 at the creek hospital in lagos state Nigeria. He also married to a beautiful woman named Dolapo (née Soyode) osinbanjo. He also got a ground doughter of Obafemi Awolowo which makes it sum up a total of children together..


Beginning from the year 1979-1980, osinbanjo served the one year compulsory youth copers  service popularly known with a slogan “copersion” he served a legal officer with the Bendel Development and Planning Authority (BDPA), right in Bendel state.

Thereafter, in the year 1981, he was the given an employement as a law lecturer at the university of lagos popularly known as UNILAG in Nigeria. From the year 1983-1986, he became the senior lecturer of law at the same institution UNILAG. From the 1988-1992, he then became an Adviser (legal advice and litigation) to the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Bola Ajibola. Another shocking part bro is that he Osinbajo began lecturing job as at the age of 23.

From the year 1997 down to the year 1999, osinbanjo was made a professor of law and as well head of department of public law same at the university of lagos UNILA from the year 1999 to the 2007. In addition, Oluyemi osinbanjo was a soul member of the cabinet Lagos State Ministry of Justice, also Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice as well too

And from the year 20017 to the year 2013, Oluyemi Osinbanjo was again employed as a professor of law in the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. In 2007,.

Some of his other past roles are clearly listed below here:

  • He is a Staff Member, United Nations Operations in Somalia, Justice Division, UNOSOM II.
  • He is a Member, United Nations Secretary General’s Committee of Experts on Conduct and Discipline of UN, Peacekeeping Personnel around the globe, Member, 2006.
  • He is also a Partner in Law Firm of Osinbajo, Kukoyi & Adokpaye.
  • and finally he is Senior lecturer at faculty of law, Lagos State University Lecturing public law


After which the creation of the all progressive congress (APC) in the year 2013, Oluyemi Osinbanjo was then tasked. Alongside with other natable Nigerians, so as to redesign and produce a manifesto for the new political party All Progressive Congress (APC). This brought about the presentation to the “Readmap to a New Nigeria” this was a written document which was published by the APC party as its manifesto if been elected to power.

So therefore On the 17th of December in the year 2014 the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), retired General Muhammadu Buhari, announced Osinbajo as his running mate and vice-presidential candidate for the 2015 general elections which was held.

After which the election was held successfully, Buhari was confirmed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) On 31 March 2015 as the winner of the presidential elections. Thus Osinbajo became the Vice President-elect of Nigeria. and the both was sworn in office on the 29th of May 2015.


Yemi Osinbajo, has received several awards, they includea dn as well listed below for you to view:

  • A State Merit Award 1971
  • The School Prize for English Oratory, 1972
  • Adeoba Prize for English Oratory 1972–1975
  • Elias Prize for Best Performance in History (WASC) 1973
  • A School Prize for Literature (HSC), 1975
  • An African Statesman Intercollegiate Best Speaker’s Prize, 1974
  • Former President Goodluck Jonathan also conferred on Osinbajo the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger on May 28, 2015.

In addition Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo, a Pastor (Redeemed Christian Church Of God), Lawyer, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria, he is a Professor of Law, a Senior Partner at SimmonsCooper Partners and finally the incumbent Vice President of Nigeria. I guess I am sure anyone who is a member of the RCCG should be lightened up with smiles on his or her face here……

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Osinbajo was burn and brought up in Lagos state into the Opeoluwa Osinbajo’s family. He was burn on the 8th of March 1957. After which he completed his senior secondary school (SSCE), and obtained the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate (WAEC), he gained admission into one of the reputable tertiary institution in Nigeria which is the University of Lagos, Lagos state. Where he studied professional course LAW and obtained his LL.B and as well was called to the bar in the year 1979….

Professor Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo later advanced to London school of Economics and studied a professional course where he was awarded and obtained a Masters degree in law (LL. M). on completion of his academic race, Oluyemi Oluleke engaged himself in law practice, which is a profession he practiced so perfect that he was then elevated to the position of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

Prof. Yemi is the senior partner at SimmonsCooper Partners. Which a leading commercial litigation and corporate commercial firm in Nigeria He is a Professor of Law and a former Attorney-General of Lagos State and Commissioner for Justice. He represented the former governor of the Central Bank and current Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, in his suit against Goodluck EbeleJonathan, a former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Early in the year 1988, the professor was then appointed as the special Advisor to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria which he held down till the year 1991. This great man oluleke later got an appointment as a lecturer in the University of Lagos (LASU), lagos state where he also became a professor of Public Law.

In addition to all these, in the year 1999, Osibanjo was appointed as the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Lagos State during Bola Tinubu regime when he was governor of the state. The Professor is the chairman, Board of Trustees of the Redeemer’s University.

Professor Yemi Osinbajo SAN is a member of several professional bodies including International Bar Association and the British Institute of International and Comparative.

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