Tag: Ministerial appointments

Just In: Finally Nigerian Senate Screen Rotimi Amaechi

After weeks of high-wired politics, former Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi was finally screened today be the Senators after postponements owing to allegations of corruption against him. After few minutes of tension, the ministerial nominee was screened. He answered questions from Senators from the All Progressives Congress as[Read More…]

The Muhammadu Buhari’s Cabal Emerges, Group Alleges Persons Behind The Ministerial Appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to urgently save his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), from sliding into crisis by reversing some of the nomination for ministerial positions he made. A statement yesterday, by a group, Save Democracy Contingent (SDC), alleged that some of the nominees were not members of the APC[Read More…]

Breaking: Bukola Saraki Receives 2nd Batch Of Buhari’s 15 More Ministerial Nominees

Senate President, Olubukola Saraki on Monday received the 2nd batch list of ministers to work in the cabinet of President Muhammadu. President Muhammadu Buhari has sent additional 15 ministerial nominees to the senate. Special Adviser to the President on national Assembly matters, Ita Enang, told our reporter that he and[Read More…]

APC Tells The Nigerian Senate To Allow Amaechi “Take A Bow & Go” During Ministerial Screening

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend made a strong case for the immediate past governor of the State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, to be among the few who should be given special consideration by the Senate during the screening of ministerial nominees. The party in a[Read More…]

Fayose Says Although Fayemi Sunk Ekiti Into Debt “Our Senators Will Not Oppose His Ministerial Nomination”

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has asked Ekiti state lawmakers to ensure his predecessor and ministerial nominee, Kayode Fayemi have a hitch free screening exercise at the floor of the senate come 13th October 2015 when screening of the country’s ministerial nominees will commence. Fayose made the call while speaking[Read More…]

Trouble For Amaechi & Fashola As Senate Rules That Two Senators From Nominees States Must Endorse Candidates

Ministerial nominees must be endorsed by at least two senators from their state, the senate ruled on Thursday after deliberating on the procedures for the screening which commences on Tuesday. Except there is last-minute realignment of forces, some of the ministerial nominees may not scale through, TheCable reports. Rotimi Amaechi, former[Read More…]

“Corruption & Incompetence Trailing Buhari’s Ministers” – Nigerians React, READ The Top Tweets

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has finally unveiled the names of Ministerial nominees by President Muhammadu Buhari and of course Nigerians take to twitter reacting to the selection of a team Read Tweets below… Buhari Ministerial List: A group of mostly geriatrics and ex-governors with overpowering stench of corruption & Incompetence[Read More…]

I Am Disappointed At Buhari’s Ministerial List Says Balarabe Musa

A former Governor of Kaduna state, Malam Balarabe Musa, says he is disappointed at President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial list arguing that that there is nothing spectacular about the names. According to him, “why did it take the President four months to come up with these names? I believe this is[Read More…]

How Buhari Picked Fashola, Fayemi Over Tinubu, Osinbajo’s Candidates For Ministerial Appointments

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in shock over the ministerial list released by President Muhammadu Buhari. The list revealed on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday by Senate President Bukola Saraki. But some party leaders, especially Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo and former Lagos State Governor,[Read More…]

Fayose, Wike Plot Against Fayemi, Amaechi As Ministerial Nominees Embark On Fasting & Prayers

With less than 48 hours to the unveiling of the ministerial list by Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, some nominees have embarked on intensive prayer sessions ahead of their screening by the upper legislative chamber. The ministerial list will be read on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday while[Read More…]