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BUSINESS-AS-USUAL CABINET WITHOUT ABUJA INDIGENE’

BUSINESS-AS-USUAL CABINET WITHOUT ABUJA INDIGENE’

Breaking News, News Feature, Opinion, Politics
Inside Stuff With MARTINS OLOJA It is his privilege to nominate anyone he likes. It is our right to examine the nominees and have our say. But as chief executive of the federation, he will have his way. In the same vein, it is still our responsibility as citizens to return our verdict on the quality of the cabinet this brand new senate will certainly clear tomorrow. The President of the Senate as a candidate, pledged that the senate he would preside over, would not be a ‘rubber-stamp’. Indeed, he has set the tone for the kind of senate he will lead with the just-take-a-bow-and-go’ standard that has just been set. I understand the president’s men are smiling (not to the bank please) that Senator Bukola is not even in the senate to ask why portfolios were not attache...
Breaking: Buhari to appoint more ministers

Breaking: Buhari to appoint more ministers

Breaking News, Politics
President Muhammadu Buhari will soon appoint more ministers into his cabinet. He will  also make board appointments, a demand by his party members over the months. President Buhari gave hints of the new appointments in a speech delivered today to the National Executive of the All Progressives Congress at the national secretariat in Abuja. President Buhari at the moment has 36  ministers, with 14 of them being ministers of state. He doubles as the full minister of petroleum. When he appointed them in 2015, he said he was having a trimmed cabinet to avoid waste. Now faced by demands by his party for more inclusiveness and patronage, he said he would be shifting ground soon. The “compressed Federal Executive Council”, he said, “will be expanded to bring in more supporters at Federal Lev...