SEE THE FULL LIST OF MINISTERS NOMINATED BY BUHARI

Full list ministerial list…. Ikechukwu Ogah [ABIA] Mohammed Musa Bello – RETURNED [ADAMAWA] Sen. Akbabio Godswill [AKWA IBOM] Dr. Chris Ngige- RETURNED [ANAMBRA] Adamu Adamu – RETURNED Amb. Maryam Katagum Timipre Silva [BAYELSA] George Akume [BENUE] Mustapha Baba Shehuri [ RETURNED] Jedi Agba [CROSS RIVER] Festus Keyamo [DELTA] Ogbonnaya Onu – RETURNED Osagie Ehanere – RETURNED [EDO] Clement IKE [EDO] Otunba Richard Adebayo [EKITI] Geofrey Onyema – RETURNED [ENUGU] Ali Isa Pantami Emeka Nwajiba Engr. Suleman Adau Zainab Ahmed Shamsuna – RETURNED [KADUNA] Mohammed Mahmood  [KADUNA] Maj.gen Bashir Magaji [KANO]…

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MINISTERS’ PORTRAITS STILL IN MINISTRIES AND PARASTATALS, 2 MONTHS AFTER THEY LEFT OFFICE

Okwe Obi, Abuja Over two months after leaving office, portraits of former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh and his State counterpart, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri are yet to be removed from the walls of the ministry and some agencies like the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) and Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN). Although, Lokpobiri may not be reappointed minister because he has joined the race for the governorship election slated for November 16 in Bayelsa State, but there are speculations that Ogbeh might be brought back. Saturday Sun gathered…

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CONFUSION AS 50 JOSTLE FOR MINISTERIAL SLOT IN TARABA

There seems to be a festering feud among members of the Taraba State chapter of the All Progressives Congress over the ministerial nominees from the state sent to President Muhammadu Buhari. While the Taraba State Chapter of the party denied forwarding any list to its national secretariat for appointment as ministers and members of boards of parastatals, the Coalition of APC stakeholders Forum in the state, on Saturday, said it was being excluded in the decisions of the party in this regard. National officer of the coalition, Rimamnde Nuhu, at…

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MINISTERIAL SLOTS: HOW SOUTH WEST IS GIVING BUHARI SLEEPLESS NIGHTS

President Muhammadu Buhari • We See No Delay Yet- APC • Buhari Taking Time To Recruit Capable Hands– Momoh • Infighting In APC, Presidency, Consequences Of Stolen Mandate- PDPYesterday was exactly one month since President Muhammadu Buhari has been operating without a cabinet after being inaugurated for a second and final four-year tenure.The Guardian learnt from very authoritative sources that one of the factors delaying the selection list is the serious internal wrangling/intrigues rocking the ruling party, which has caused the President to prevaricate. The Southwest zone, it was gathered…

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TENSION IN APC OVER MINISTERIAL LIST

DESPITE not requesting, ministerial lists are being reportedly prepared by state chapters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the consideration of President Muhammadu Buhari for his next cabinet, Saturday Tribune has learnt. Although governors elected on the platform of the party have also publicly conceded the absolute right on federal cabinet appointment to the president, it has also been gathered that the state helmsmen have not given up on having an input in choosing ministerial appointees from their states. With the president in the middle, political factors and…

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10 NEW FACES LIKELY TO EMERGE IN BUHARI’S CABINET

As President BUHARI prepares his new set of ministers, there is no doubt that a few fresh blood would be thrown in, in a bid to uphold the Next Level agenda of the government. Abujareporters believe there are some men and women who would likely make the new list the President is expected to submit to the National Assembly. Some are people who have been around in the political circle for some time, while others are relatively new albeit hold some important keys to actualising BUHARI’S plan and strategies for…

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BUHARI REVEALS WHEN HE WILL NAME HIS CABINET

Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, has said President Muhammadu Buhari will announce his cabinet very soon. Buhari is yet to name new Ministers, 26 days after he was sworn in for his second term in office. The president has since made just three appointments: Mele Kyari as the group managing director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and renewal of Ahmed Idris’s appointment as the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF) and renewing the appointment of Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). In his first term,…

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YINKA ODUMAKIN: DELAY IN APPOINTING MINISTERS DOES NOT SHOW SERIOUSNESS

Nseobong Okon-Ekong dialogues with Yinka Odumakin, spokesperson for the pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, on his expectation from President President Muhammadu Buhari’s impending announcement of his cabinet It is about four months since President Buhari won the February 23 presidential elections and one month since he was sworn in, should he take this much time to announce his cabinet? Has he learnt anything from criticism which followed the delay in announcing his choice of ministers in 2015? There is absolutely no justifiable reason for this delay except the President sees the leadership of…

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BUHARI’S MINISTERIAL LIST TO BE OUT IN JULY

Olusola Fabiyi and Sunday Aborisade There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may send the list of his ministerial list to the Senate next month, investigations by SUNDAY PUNCH has revealed. A former minister, who served in the first term of Buhari’s government, said he believed that the President would send the list in order to avoid the mistake of the past when he waited for six months to appoint ministers in his first term. Besides that, the minister stated that the President was aware of the schedule of the Senate when its members…

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