Fear of Prosecution: Kemi Adeosun Jets Out of Nigeria

Nigeria’s former finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has left the country, a day after her resignation, sources close to her told PREMIUM TIMES on Saturday. Mrs Adeosun, finance minister since November 2015, stepped down from office on Friday after owning up to parading a forged youth service scheme certificate. President Muhammadu Buhari accepted her resignation on Friday night, 69 days after PREMIUM TIMES first published a detailed investigation of how she obtained the fake document and went on to secure plush employments with it, including as head of Nigeria’s finance ministry. Mrs Adeosun explained in her resignation letter that the PREMIUM

By |September 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |1 Comment

PDP Demands Arrest, Prosecution of Kemi Adeosun Over NYSC Certificate Scandal

Following the resignation of the Minister's of finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, from the cabinet of president Muhammadu Buhari over alleged NYSC forgery certificate scandal, the Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded for her immediate arrest and prosecution by relevant  government agency. The opposition PDP acknowledged the resignation of KemiAdeosun from office as Minister of Finance, but insisted on her immediate arrest and prosecution for deserting national service and forging her NYSC Exemption Certificate in addition to alleged impropriety and abuse of office. The party accused president Muhammadu Buhari for becoming notorious in shielding many fraudulent and corrupt officials in

By |September 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Full Text of Kemi Adeosun’s Resignation Letter to Buhari

14th September, 2018 His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria State House Aso Villa Abuja Dear Excellency, Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you and to observe at close quarters your integrity and sense of duty. I have, today, become privy to the findings of the investigation into the allegation made in an online medium that the Certificate of Exemption from National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) that I had presented was not genuine. This has come

By |September 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

NYSC Reacts on Kemi Adeosun’s certificate scandal

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has reacted to the exclusive story published by Primum Times detailing how finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, skipped the mandatory national service and used a forged certificate to cover for it. The NYSC has requested for more time before they gave official response. Details published by Primum Times on Monday show that the certificate is among the set of documents submitted by the minister for her appointment and screening in 2015. Speaking for the first time since the news broke, NYSC’s Director of Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, said the service is working towards responding to

By |July 9th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |1 Comment
Go to Top