Tag: Ministerial Appointment

Why I Was Not Made A Minister By Buhari – Says Femi Falana

Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana says he was not appointed as Minister in the Buhari-led govt because of some “ideological reason” He said this in an interview with The Interviewer Magazine.. “I was actually contacted. I was actually invited to come on board. It took me appreciable time to make[Read More…]

At The 11th Hour, Buhari Changes His Mind, Withdraws Musa Ibeto’s Ministerial Nomination

President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn the nomination of Mr Musa Ibeto (Niger State) for confirmation as minister by the senate . The withdrawal is contained in the president’s letter to the senate, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, during plenary on Wednesday. Buhari did not give any reason for the[Read More…]

Segun Oni, Lai Mohammed, See Names Of 5 other APC NWC Members Lobbying To Be Appointed In Buhari’s Cabinet

Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Engr. Segun Oni and the National Publicity secretary of the party, Alhaji Lai Mohammed are currently jostling for a place in the cabinet of the president Muhammadu Buhari as ministers, Vanguard has learnt. Similarly, five other members of the party’s National[Read More…]

Let Me Nominate Your Minister, Governor Fayose Tells President Buhari

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to give him the privilege of nominating an Ekiti State indigene for appointment into Buhari’s cabinet. Fayose, who was one of Buhari’s biggest opponents in the run-up to the March presidential election, said this in a statement on Tuesday. The[Read More…]

Cutting Cost Of Governance: Buhari May Scrap Office Of Minister Of State

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, is believed to be considering the reduction of the number of ministers, by scrapping the office of Minister of state, as part of his strategies for reducing cost of governance.Findings revealed that this formed part of the cost-saving proposals which Buhari presented during the All Progressives Congress’s[Read More…]

Breaking: Nigerian Senate Stepped Down The Ministerial Confirmation Hearing For Senator Musiliu Obanikoro

by Deji Abiodun The Nigerian Senate stepped down the ministerial confirmation hearing for Senator Musiliu Obanikoro today. The Senate did not give any reason the hearing was suspended or whether it was connected with the several petitions against his nomination. Obanikoro and his family were sighted at the Senate gallery[Read More…]

Nigerian Senate Confirms Shekarau, Others Ministers

The senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Former Governor Ibrahim Shekarau (Kano), Mr. Adedayo Adeyeye (Ekiti), Dr. Stephen Orhu (Delta), and Dr. Abdul Bulama (Yobe) as ministers.  President of the Senate, David Mark, congratulated the new appointees and urged them to see themselves as ministers of the Federal Republic of[Read More…]

Former Kano Governor, Ibrahim Shekarau, Three Others Appointed Ministers

President Goodluck Jonathan, has appointed four Federal ministers and sent their names to the Senate for confirmation, the announcement was made public during Wednesday’s senate plenary. Prominent among those appointed is Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano State who recently left the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, to join the[Read More…]