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cabinet apointments

Buhari may sack ministers

24 May 2016, 15:35

There are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may reshuffle his cabinet anytime from now.

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Buhari under pressure to reconstitute cabinet

01 March 2016, 15:05

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may reconstitute his cabinet anytime from now.

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All ministers will be assigned portfolios – Presidency

03 November 2015, 16:22

The Presidency has said all the 36 ministerial nominees screened by the Senate would be assigned portfolios.

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Buhari cancels weekly Federal Executive Council meetings

30 November 2015, 10:30

President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting

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Kogi PDP rejects Ocholi’s portfolio

13 November 2015, 13:05

The Peoples Democratic Party in Kogi State has faulted the portfolio allocated to the minister from the state, James Ocholi.

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Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Profile of the new Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

11 November 2015, 19:53

Born and brought up in London, Kemi Adeosun’s father was a civil servant and she is the third of four children.

Monday, 02 November 2015

Senate delays swearing in of ministers

02 November 2015, 11:12

The Senate is yet to officially communicate President Muhammadu Buhari on the list of ministerial nominees screened and confirmed by the upper chamber.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

PDP, APC senators hold separate meetings over Amaechi

29 October 2015, 16:16

Senators of the PDP and the APC have held separate meetings to fine tune strategies on how to tackle the issue of the confirmation of Rotimi Amaechi as minister.

Senate confirms Amaechi, 17 others as ministers

29 October 2015, 19:59

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi and 17 others as ministers of the Federal Republic.

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Amaechi, five others listed for screening

22 October 2015, 12:29

Embattled Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi is among the six ministerial nominees listed for Thursday’s screening at the Senate

Senate screens Amaechi, four other nominees

22 October 2015, 21:27

The Senate has screened five more ministerial nominees.

APC, PDP senators disagree over Amaechi’s screening

22 October 2015, 22:29

Senators of the All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party have disagreed over the screening of former governor of Rivers, Rotimi Amaech

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

PDP senators reject Amaechi

21 October 2015, 21:32

Senators elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have resolved to oppose the nomination of the former Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi as a minister.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Buhari drops another ministerial nominee

20 October 2015, 12:06

There are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn the ministerial nomination of Barrister Adebayo Shittu as the nominee from Oyo State.

Senate postpones Amaechi’s screening again

20 October 2015, 13:20

The Senate has again postponed the ministerial screening for former governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi.

Ministerial nominees lobby Dogara

20 October 2015, 14:18

Some ministerial nominees have met behind-closed-doors with the Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara in order to facilitate their clearance by the Senate.

Dickson urges Bayelsa senators to support Lokpobiri’s screening

20 October 2015, 16:04

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called on senators from the state to support the nomination and screening of a ministerial nominee from the state.

Buhari meets Tambuwal over Sokoto ministerial nominee

20 October 2015, 18:15

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with Gov. Aminu Tawbuwal of Sokoto State over the rejection of the ministerial nominee from the state, Aisha Abubakar by some members of the All Progressives Congress.

Monday, 19 October 2015

Senate committee recommends stay of action on Amaechi’s screening

19 October 2015, 11:15

Hope of the embattled former Governor of Rivers, Chibuike Amaechi, appearing before the Senate for screening as a ministerial nominee has hit a brick wall

Tension in Ondo APC over ministerial nomination

19 October 2015, 18:16

The All Progressives Congress in Ondo State is enmeshed in a fresh crisis over the choice of Professor Omoyele Daramola as the ministerial nominee representing the state

Amaechi denies attacking Saraki

19 October 2015, 21:45

Former governor of Rivers State and a ministerial nominee, Rotimi Amaechi has denied attacking Senate President Bukola Saraki over the deferment of his screening.

Friday, 16 October 2015

Governor Okowa appoints 1 500 political aides

16 October 2015, 16:03

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has so far appointed over 1 500 political aides in spite of the prevailing austere economy.

Taraba Assembly confirms Gov.Ishaku’s 20 commissioner nominees

16 October 2015, 22:40

The Taraba House of Assembly has cleared all the 20 commissioner nominees sent to it by Governor Darius Ishaku for confirmation.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

PDP secures court order to stop Amaechi’s ministerial screening

15 October 2015, 11:09

The Peoples Democratic Party has secured a court order to stop the Senate from screening former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi as a ministerial nominee.

Senate defers screening of Amaechi to Tuesday

15 October 2015, 13:08

The Nigerian Senate has deferred the screening of Rotimi Amaechi to Tuesday, 20 October.

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Buhari drops ministerial nominee

14 October 2015, 16:08

President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn the nomination of Musa Ibeto as a ministerial nominee.

Amaechi’s screening deferred

14 October 2015, 18:30

The screening of the immediate former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, by the Senate for the position of a minister has been deferred.

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

PDP governors meet lawmakers ahead of ministerial screening

13 October 2015, 12:33

Governors elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party have met with federal lawmakers from the party.

Ajimobi forgives Oyo ministerial nominee

13 October 2015, 13:32

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said he has forgiven the ministerial nominee from the state, Adebayo Stittu.

Monday, 12 October 2015

APC senators to resist attempts to block ministerial nominees

12 October 2015, 14:12

APC senators have vowed to resist attempts by the PDP senators to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees when they appear for screening.

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