Buhari Attaches Portfolios To Ministers

By Uche Mbah The newly screened and approved ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria now has portfolios attached to them. The ministers were approved by the Senate just before they went on recess. Ironically, it was only after the senate screening that the security agencies did their own investigations/screenings of the Ministers. Fashiola’s former portfolio has been unbundled, and he only retained the ministry of power. Most retained their positions. Among the new ones, Festus Keyamo got Justice, while Malami replaced Dambazau in interior. Below is the complete list.…

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Nwajiuba: The Surprise On The Ministerial List

Hon Emeka Nwajiuba

By Gideon Njoku When President Muhammadu Buhari, finally, released the names of his long awaited ministerial list, there were just two surprises. Senator Gbemisola Saraki (Kwara), and Hon. Emeka Nwajiuba. Saraki was, obviously, appointed to spite her elder brother,  and former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki. Between both siblings, there is no love lost. But the star suprise was Nwajiuba. He is a member of the House of Representatives. And, technically, not a member of the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. He became a member of the House…

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One Month After Buhari Dissolved His cabinet, All Aids Still Illegally Working For Him

President Muhammadu Buhari

By Uche Mbah More than three weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari dissolved his cabinet preparatory for the May 29 swearing ceremonies, all the aids working for him are still occupying their offices and dishing out orders, this Magazine has learnt. There has not been any announcement of their reappointment. Apart from Garba Shehu and Femi Adesina, his media aids,who are still making statements openly for the government, others are said to still act in their former capacities. Again, he is yet to submit the ministerial list to the Senate, though…

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Buhari’s Expired Clueless Men; What He Should Do Now

Muhammadu Buhari

By SKC Ogbonnia President Muhammadu Buhari would have been recorded as the worst Nigerian leader—ever, if he had lost the 2019 presidential election. Yet, his victory was not due to any popularity with the Nigerian people. And it had nothing to do with any electoral manipulation as commonly claimed within the opposition ranks. Buhari merely emerged as a better alternative in an election generally viewed as a binary contest between a devil and the deep blue sea. But the poor public perception of the president was equally neither lack of…

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One Week After Inauguration, Buhari Yet To Announce Cabinet

Muhammadu Buhari

By Uche Mbah One week after the inauguration of President Buhari for second term, he is yet to announce his cabinet, fueling speculations of a repeat of his first term delay that sent the nation into recession. Buhari was sworn in on May 29th, 2019. He immediately flew out of the country for the Organization Of Islamic Countries, OIC, meeting. There he was vocal about the Palestinian cause, and had opportunities to meet the leaders of the Arab world. The Nigerian traditional allies were absent during the inauguration. His inaugural…

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