President Muhammadu Buhari has finally announced the long-awaited portfolios of ministers, who were sworn in on Wednesday, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Buhari named himself Minister of Petroleum, while Ibe Kachikwu (Delta State) was named Minister of State (Petroleum).
See full list of their Portfolios:
1. Chris Ngige – (Anambra) Minister of Labour & Employment
2. Kayode Fayemi- (Ekiti) Minister of Solid Minerals
3. Rotimi Amaechi – (Rivers) Minister of Transportation
4. Babatunde Fashola -(Lagos) Minister of Power, Works and Housing
5. Abdulrahman Dambazau- (Kano) Minister […]
President Muhammadu Buhari’s 36 ministerial nominees have been confirmed by the Senate. The upper legislative chamber completed the exercise on Thursday, October 29, 2015.
A list of 30 ministerial candidates and their supposed portfolios has been released. They are:
Agriculture and Natural Resources – Audu Ogbeh
Agriculture and Natural Resources (State) – Geoffrey Onyema
Attorney General – James Ocholi
Aviation – Senator Hadi Sirika
Defense – Abdulrahman Dambazau
Defence (State) – Brigadier General Mansur Mohammed Dan Ali
Education – Professor Isaac Adewole
Federal Capital Territory – Abubakar Bawa Bwari
Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki, earlier today presented the approved list of Ministerial Nominees to President Muhammadu Buhari. See more photos detailed:
President Muhammadu Buhari has explained how he came about the persons he nominated as ministers. The explanation seems to be against the backdrop of insinuations that Buhari, since he has been out of the corridors of power for a while, may not have had so much input into his choice of ministers.
But speaking with the Nigerian Television Authority and Channels Television in New Delhi, India on Friday, Buhari said the insinuation was far from the truth.
Buhari, who was in New […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday afternoon sent the second batch of the list of ministerial nominees to the Senate through his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate) Senator Ita Enang.
Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki , confirmed the arrival of the 2nd batch of the ministerial list through his official Twitter handle, noting that the receipt was on behalf of the Nigerian
In response to criticism against the age of ministerial nominees, Presidency this morning said that ”age does not matter”.
The average age of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial appointment is
These are the copies of the ministerial nominees list sent to Senate President Saraki by President Buhari on Sept. 30th. The list has been unveiled and the nominees will be screened from Oct. 13th. See Original
The list include three women, namely Amina Mohammed from Kaduna state, Kemi Adeosun from Ogun state and Aisha Alhassan from Taraba state. Let’s takes a look at the profile of the three nominees.
Amina Mohammed- Kaduna
Amina Mohammed is the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning. She was appointed to this position on 7 June 2012
Ms. Mohammed has been working in the field of development for more than 30 years both in the public sector and the […]
Report gathered that the Senate is expected tomorrow to fix a date for the screening of the ministerial nominees submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The fixing of the date would be preceded by the unveiling of the ministerial nominees list submitted by President Buhari last Wednesday.
Senators, our correspondent reports, would be reconvening tomorrow after the Independence Day holiday they embarked upon last Wednesday.
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki had shortly after receiving the ministerial list said the sealed parcel would be unveiled […]
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah, on Monday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Nda-Isaiah, the publisher of Leadership Newspapers, was one of Buhari’s rivals in the APC presidential primaries held in Lagos on December 11, 2014.
The former APC presidential aspirant arrived the president’s office at about 11.40am and left the Presidential Villa at 12.43pm.
This was the first time Nda-Isaiah would be sighted visiting the Aso Rock Villa alone since […]
News report that the Senate will on Wednesday decide the procedure for screening ministerial nominees submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, who said this in an exclusive interview with one of our correspondents on Thursday in Abuja, assured Nigerians that the screening of ministerial nominees would not be delayed by the upper legislative chamber.
Ndume said that the screening by the Senate would be thorough just as the nomination process adopted by the Presidency was.
He said, […]