• Varsity boss wants professionalism in ministerial appointments

    Varsity boss wants professionalism in ministerial appointments

    The Vice Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Professor Taofeek Ibrahim, has canvassed a policy that would ensure that persons appointed as ministers in Nigeria have professional qualifications on the portfolios they are appointed to oversee.

    Ibrahim, who spoke yesterday at the Vice-Chancellor’s Press Conference preceding the 6th convocation ceremony of the University at its Ilorin campus, said gross deficiencies of some ministers in core areas of their ministries, could be responsible for their poor or average performances in offices to the […]

  • Dino Melaye shares reasons why the senate reduced the number of ministerial nominees for screening today

    Dino Melaye shares reasons why the senate reduced the number of ministerial nominees for screening today

    According to the Chairman of the senate Adhoc committee on media and publicity, Dino Melaye, the Senate decided to reduce to names of ministerial nominees for screening today to three so as to make the screening exercise more thorough

    “The reason why we reduced the number of nominees is because we responded to the agitations and yearnings and the aspirations of Nigerians.

    We have monitored the reactions of Nigerians on the issue of the ministerial screening and we found out that Nigerians […]

  • Igbos, Reject Ministerial Appointment from Pres. Buhari – Ohanaeze

    Igbos, Reject Ministerial Appointment from Pres. Buhari – Ohanaeze

    President General of the apex Igbo group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Enwo Gary Igariwey, has said:
    “We had a meeting of a select group with Ohanaeze NEC to discuss Igbo day celebration… we ask our people not to be disappointed on the seeming lopsidedness of appointments made so far by the president.

    “Our people should remain steadfast, think of home, and galvanise efforts towards the development of Igbo nation because nobody will do it for us. We have helped in building Lagos and […]

  • Tunde Bakare, says I’m not expecting ministerial appointment from PMB

    Tunde Bakare, says I’m not expecting ministerial appointment from PMB

    The General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that he is not expecting a ministerial appointment from President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Bakare, who spoke in an interview with Sahara TV monitored by our correspondent on Thursday, however, parried a question on whether he would accept a ministerial appointment if offered by the President.

    Bakare, who was the running mate of Buhari on the platform of the Congress for Progressive Change in the 2011 presidential election, defended the President’s […]