Tag: Ministers

Bolivia’s President Asks All Ministers To Resign

Bolivia’s interim President Jeanine Anez has asked all her ministers to resign a little more than three months before a general election. The news Sunday came just hours after communication minister Roxana Lizarraga resigned in protest at Anez’s decision to stand as a presidential candidate in the May 3 election.[Read More…]

DSS arrests man who alleged Buhari wedding his ministers

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Kabiru Mohammed, a Kano State indigene, for allegedly creating and sharing fake videos depicting a wedding ceremony between President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq.  Mohammed, 32, had reportedly released the video which sparked a frenzy[Read More…]

Buhari Notifies Senate of Cabinet Shake-up, 10 Ministers Face Sack

President Muhammadu Buhari is ready to shake up his cabinet, a move that may affect no fewer than 10 Ministers. According to THISDAY Newspaper, the presidency has reached out to the Senate, informing it of its intention to reshuffle the cabinet. With some of the Ministers to be sacked, the[Read More…]

Ex-Ministers Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman To Remain In Prison

Fani-Kayode and Usman alongside Danjuma Yusuf and Jointrust Dimensions Nigeria Limited were on June 28 arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice M. S. Hassan on a 17-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, corruption and making cash payments exceeding the amount authorized by law. The accused persons[Read More…]

Salaries Of New Ministers, Fashola, Amaechi And Co; To Cost Nigeria, N485 Million Annually

By Chris Nomjov Salaries for the newly appointed Ministers of the Federation, is set to cost the country about N380 million. This is pending the approval of a new remuneration package proposed by the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, (RMAFC). The Commission had proposed and ratified new remuneration packages of[Read More…]

Just In: Saraki Formally Writes Buhari Informing Him Of The 18 Ministerial Nominees Cleared

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, formally communicated President Muhammadu Buhari on the confirmation by the Senate of 18 nominees whose names were among those forwarded to the legislative body on September 30 for consideration for ministerial positions. Saraki, in a statement,by Yusuph Olaniyonu,his Special Adviser,Media and Publicity,said the official letter, to[Read More…]

President Buhari Is Not Ready To Form Ministerial Cabinet Until September

Nigerians eager for for President Muhammadu Buhari to announce his cabinet members still have some waiting to do as Buhari may wait until late August or early September before making the announcement. According to The Punch Newspaper, Buhari has made up his mind not to form a cabinet until the[Read More…]

President Buhari To Announce Ministers On Monday (Report)

Barring unforeseen circumstances, come Monday June 15, 2015, President Buhari will announce his ministers. An anonymous source who spoke with Daily Independent said, ”The president is just waiting to receive the reports from the transition committee today (Friday) and thereafter review over the weekend. Barring any major contrary information in[Read More…]

David West, Idika Kalu, Ndah-Isaiah, Fashola, Abdulahi, Akeredolu Candidates To Make Buhari’s Cabinet (READ)

About five weeks to the inauguration of the General Muhammadu Buhari government, the shape of the new cabinet is beginning to emerge. Daily Sun gathered that the next Federal Executive Council may be composed of Nigerians who are not only driven by the desire to restore the dream of the[Read More…]

Senate Confirms Osita Chidoka, Suleiman As Ministers

The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, confirmed the Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mr Osita Chidoka and a lecturer at the University of Abuja, Dr Abubakar Suleiman as ministers. President Goodluck Jonathan had forwarded the names of the two nominees last week to the Senate for confirmation. Federal[Read More…]