Tag: Minister

Gimba Kakanda: Minister Pantami, stuck in a game theory with criminal beneficiaries of Nigeria’s dysfunction

Behind Nigeria’s problems, over the decades, have been the conspiracies of successive political elites to inflate and politicize population data for partisan agenda. Since those controversial censuses of the early 1960s, the credibility of population estimates across state boundaries has played out as toxic fights, especially between the North and[Read More…]

Lock-down imminent in Abuja, FCT Minister warns of second wave of Covid-19

 The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Mohammed Bello, has warned that the second wave of Covid-19, may have hit the federal capital territory. For this reason, the Minister says the FCT Administration may be constrained to declare another round of lockdown, if residents continue to ignore adherence to the health protocols. The[Read More…]

Minister, Ogbonnaya Onu wants a review of science and technology policy

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has called for constant review of Science and Technology Policy to reflect the changing trends in the global world. Onu said this when he received a delegation from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCDAD) in his office on[Read More…]

N864 million Fraud: Ex-FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed Gets N500m Bail

Justice Abubakar Talba of FCT High Court, Gudu, on Friday granted bail to a former Federal Capital Territory minister, Bala Mohammed, in the sum of N500million. The court also ordered Mohammed to produce two sureties in like sum who must include: a serving senator and a director in the Federal[Read More…]

APC Deputy Publicity Secretary Rejects Party’s New Spokesman

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank, has said that he remains the authentic spokesperson of the party until a Court says otherwise. The North Central Zone of the party had on Thursday nominated a former Sports Minister, Bolaji Abdullahi, to replace Lai Mohammed[Read More…]

Minister Of Labour And Productivity, James Ocholi’s Driver Also Dies At National Hospital Abuja

The driver of the Sport Utility Vehicle which conveyed the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Mr James Ocholi, SAN who died along with his family members on Sunday in a ghastly accident in Doma Village, Along Kaduna- Abuja high way has dead, bringing the number of deaths to five. The[Read More…]

President Buhari Wants To Be The Only One To Head Nigeria’s Petroleum Ministry

President Muhammadu Buhari will possibly head the Ministry of Petroleum for 18 months before appointing a substantive minister for the ministry. Buhari reportedly said this during a recent meeting with some members of his political party, the All Progressives Congress, in Abuja. One of those present at the meeting revealed[Read More…]

Senate Confirms Musiliu Obanikoro As Minister

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Senator Musiliu Obanikoro as a minister. The confirmation followed a brief speech by Obanikoro after which the Senate asked him to take a bow and go. Obanikoro would represent Lagos State in the Federal Executive Council (FEC) after a formal swearing in by President Goodluck[Read More…]