Monthly Archives: July 2023

State of The Nation: Tinubu to address Nigerians today

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will make a broadcast to the nation, today, Monday. Dele Alake, Special Adviser to the President on Special Duties, Communications & Strategy, disclosed this on Monday in a terse statement. According to him, the broadcast will occur by 7 pm. “Television, radio stations and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network ...

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Cabinet List: Wike on his way out of PDP- Ex-Minister

Ibrahim Bio, a former Minister of Transportation, said it is apparent that the former governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, is on his way out of the Peoples Democratic Party. Bio disclosed this on Thursday during an interview on Arise Television while reacting to Wike’s ministerial nomination by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. According to Bio, it is evident that Wike ...

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Ministerial List: Nominating El-Rufai is a tragedy- Send Sani

Shehu Sani, a former Senator has described as a big disappointment the ministerial list of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The human rights activist during an ARISE TV interview, criticised the inclusion of the former governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, in the ministerial list recently released to the Senate. President Tinubu, on Thursday, sent 28 ministerial nominees to the Senate ...

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Sanwo-Olu submits commissioner-nominees to Assembly, drops Onigbanjo, Olowo others

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has forwarded the list of commissioner-nominees to the House Assembly for screening and confirmation. The 39 names are a mixture of politicians and technocrats. While some of the immediate past members of the State Executive Council returned, many did not return. It was gathered by politico.ng that the  former Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga ...

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Senate to begin screening of Tinubu’s ministerial nominees on Monday

The Senate says it will on Monday begin the screening of the 28 ministerial nominees proposed by President Bola Tinubu. Spokesperson of the Senate, Sen. Adeyemi Adaramodu (APC-Ekiti), disclosed this while addressing newsmen after the list of the nominees was read in the upper chamber on Thursday. Adaramodu said that although the Senate was not supposed to sit on Mondays, ...

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Apapa-led LP kickes against planned protest by NLC

The Labour Party (LP) has rejected a planned nationwide protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in demonstration against the removal of fuel subsidy by President Bola Tinubu. The party also called for the immediate dismissal and prosecution of Melee Kyari, Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL). Addressing newsmen in Abeokuta on Thursday, Abayomi Arabambi, the National ...

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Abiodun vs Adebutu: Tribunal admits 150,656 ballot papers in evidence

The Ogun State Election Petition Tribunal, has admitted in evidence, 150,656 ballot papers used for the conduct of the March 18 governorship election in the state. The tribunal had earlier admitted a video evidence tendered by a star witness of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sunkanmi Oyejide. The documents were admitted in evidence to support the petition filed by the ...

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Peter Obi dissociates himself from Simon Ekpa

The Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, Peter Obi has denied taking a picture with self-acclaimed Biafra agitator, Simon Ekpa. Obi issued the denial in response to a viral ‘photoshopped image with Ekpa’. Speaking through the Head of Obi-Datti Media Office, Diran Onifade, Obi said those determined to cast his image in bad light were behind the photoshopped image. A statement ...

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Ministerial List: Why Tinubu didn’t attach portfolio ls- Gbajabiamila

Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that additional nominees’ list will be sent “in the coming days”. Speaking to reporters in Aso Villa, he said: “I’m sure you all know that the government is not fully formed until a cabinet is in place. “That process started a while ago, culminating in the delivery of ministerial nominees ...

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Ministerial list shows Tinubu means well for Nigeria- APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says the ministerial list has shown that President Bola Tinubu is determined to do well in office. APC’s National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka said Tinubu is taking his time to select his team of ministers. Speaking with Channels Television’s Politics Today, he said Tinubu is careful in selecting a team that will help drive his ...

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