Popular cleric Morris Cerullo dies at 88

July 12, 2020 CNN 0

World-renowned evangelist Morris Cerullo has passed at the age of 88. On Friday, Dr. Cerullo’s family posted an urgent prayer request on Facebook, indicating that he was in the hospital. “Dear Friends, we would appreciate your immediate prayers for Dr. Cerullo who is being treated for Pneumonia at the hospital. Please also pray for Theresa who has been working around Read More

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Adamu, Nwajiuba back to duty in education ministry

August 23, 2019 Editorial III 0

The minister of education in the first term of President Muhammadu Buhari administration, Mallam Adamu Adamu, with the new minister of state for education, Mr Emeka Nwajiuba, has resumed duty at his former post after the ministerial inauguration ceremony Wednesday. The ministers, who both arrived at after 2pm were given a tumultuous welcome by staff of the ministry. Adamu commended Read More

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Buhari and his new cabinet

August 22, 2019 Editorial III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated his new cabinet and assigned portfolios to all the ministers. The ball is now in the courts of the ministers and the president’s. Nigerians expect a lot from them. The ministers come on board at a time the country is facing new challenges. The performance of the new cabinet will make or mar Buhari’s government Read More

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Hurdles ahead of new ministers

August 21, 2019 Editorial III 0

Barring any last minute alteration, President Muhammadu Buhari will today inaugurate the Federal Executive Council (FEC) composed of 43 ministers and other cabinet members that will bear the burden of the implementation of the Next Level agenda of Mr President. Already, the ministers-designate are technocrats some of whom are continuing from the first term change mantra of President Buhari anchored Read More

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Nanono: A technocrat in Buhari’s Next Level

August 19, 2019 Editorial III 0

‘Everybody wants to be a leader, but only few want to work for the welfare of all. Besides, real leaders must be ready to give in their best and all for the welfare of those they step in to govern’. These were the words of our late global icon Nelson Mandela, whom in the midst of opportunities decided to sacrifice Read More

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Harnessing the happenstance of two Agbas as ministers-designate

August 14, 2019 Editorial III 0

Skimming and scanning through the list of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministers-designate, one would see therein the inclusion of two Agbas, to wit: Goddy Jedy-Agba and Clem IK Agba. The enclosure of these Nigerians who bear the same surname is one of the rare happenstances in life and in the constitution of this particular cabinet. Apparently unrelated by blood and ethnicity, Read More

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Ogah as Next Level technocrat

August 13, 2019 Editorial III 0

‘Never give up.’ It’s probably one of the most cliché phrases you’ll hear as you’re building a career or in pursuit of dreams, visions and goals. However, there’s a reason these sayings are clichés since one can’t tell when success really lies around the next corner. As the saying goes: ‘it is easier said than done’, so a lot of Read More

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Buhari okays induction retreat for ministers-designate August 15

August 3, 2019 Editorial III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a two-day induction retreat for ministers-designate scheduled to take place on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. This was disclosed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Mr Boss Mustapha in a statement in Abuja Friday. The statement reads: “Following confirmation by the Senate, All Read More

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Buhari’s new cabinet: Matters arising

August 2, 2019 Editorial III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari recently unveiled the identities of his new cabinet without the delay witnessed in his first tenure. As usual, the action met mixed reactions. Whilst a fraction gave commendation particularly for its right timing, others claimed the list neither met their expectations nor reflected optimism chiefly for retaining most members of his earlier cabinet with only a few Read More

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Group hails Buhari over Ngige, Ikeazu nomination

July 30, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Federal Parastatals and Private Sector Pensioners Association of Nigeria (FEPPPAN) have praised President Muhammedu Buhari, for nominating Sen. Chris Ngige and Barr Sharon Ikeazu, to be ministers in his second term administration. FEPPPAN also said that it solely a prerogative of the president to assign the nominees to any ministry he wish, saying that those who are agitating against Read More

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Buhari promises APC loyalists more cabinet positions

October 31, 2017 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has given an insight into a possible shake up in the Federal Executive Council (FEC) with a view to injecting more party support in the running of his government.  The President’s promise is contained in his speech to the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which was however not read to the hearing Read More

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APC governors, ministers unite behind Buhari 2019

September 8, 2017 Blueprint 0

…El-Rufai reveals Alhassan never a ‘Buharist’ Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state has said that governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and many ministers want President Muhammadu Buhari to seek reelection in 2019. Speaking to State House correspondents after a close-door meeting with the President in Abuja on Friday, El-Rufa’i said the governors and ministers Read More

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Breaking: 22days after, Osinbajo finally assigns portfolios to new ministers

August 16, 2017 Blueprint 0

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the two new ministers screened and inaugurated about 22 days ago. They are Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe).   Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Media and Publicity,  Laolu Akande, announced the development on his Twitter handle.   Ocheni was made to replace his late kinsman, Bar. Read More