Obaseki constitutes cabinet 11 months after re-election

October 6, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has sworn-in 11 commissioners and two Special Advisers as members of the State Executive Council (EXCO). The commissioners and their portfolios include: Joseph Eboigbe, the Commissioner for Finance; Prof. Obehi Akoria, Health; Mrs. Otse Momoh-Omorogbe, Budget and Planning; Dr. Joan Osa Oviawe, Education; Isoken Omo, Physical Planning and Urban Development. Others are Moses Agbukor, Read More

Were Nanono and Mamman under-reported by the media

September 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari had on September 1, 2021 sacked the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, and Minister of Power, Engineer Saleh Mamman. He apparently cited commitment to breathe new air and consolidate legacy achievements in the government as reasons for the decision. Presidential Spokesperson, Femi Adesina, added that, the two ministers were sacked after an independent Read More

I ‘ll fully implement women affirmative action if elected Benue gov – Igbawua

September 18, 2021 Chamba Simeh, Abuja 0

The Chairman of all governorship aspirants in Benue state for the 2023 elections on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Chille Igbawua, has expressed readiness to fully implement the 30 per cent women affirmative action, if elected governor of the state. A statement by the Media Coordinator for the Governorship Consultative Team, Mr Andrew Oota, said the aspirant Read More

Pantami: Examplifying professionalism

September 5, 2021 Dr. Samuel Joseph 0

The Nigerian Constitution 1999, as amended, clearly provides for the appointment of at least one minister from each of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. However, the choice of who is appointed rests solely on Mr President. It won’t be uncharitable, therefore, to state that many Nigerian presidents have preferred to rely on anything but Read More