Ministerial Screening: Senate begins confirmation hearing of El-Rufai, other nominees
On Tuesday, the Senate will screen the remaining ministerial nominees transmitted to it by President Bola Tinubu.
The upper legislative chamber commenced the exercise on Monday and scrutinized 14 out of the 28 nominees using resumes that had earlier been submitted.
The Senate is expected to screen Uche Nnaji, Doris Uzoka, David Umahi, Ali Pate, Nasir El-Rufai, Ahmed Dangiwa, Hannatu Musawa, Lateef Fagbemi, and Muhammad Idris.
Others include Ekperikpe Ekpo, Stella Okotete, Dele Alake, Wale Edun, and Waheed Adelabu.
Meanwhile, the upper legislative chamber screened Abubakar Momoh, Nyesom Wike, Joseph Utsev, Abubakar Kyari, John Enoh, and Abubakar Badaru.
Others screened are Yusuf Tuggar, Sani Danladi, Uju Kennedy-Ohaneye, Olubunmi Tunji Ojo, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, Betta Edu, and Iman Suleiman Ibrahim.
Appeal Court begins hearing Gov Adeleke’s appeal against Oyetola, APC
The Court of Appeal in Abuja commenced sitting on Monday in an appeal filed by Mr Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against a judgment of the tribunal that invalidated his election as governor of Osun State.The three-member panel of justices began sitting in on the appeal at about 10 a.m.While Adeleke is the appellant, Oyetola and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are the first and second respondents in the appeal marked CA/AK/EPT/GOV/01/2023.T...
Ministerial List: El-Rufai allegedly withdraws nomination
Former Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has withdrawn his nomination to serve as a minister in the government of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Premium Times reports.Also, the ex-governor recommended a replacement to serve as a minister.Quoting a source from the presidency, the online newspaper said El-Rufai had informed President Tinubu that he would no longer consider his nomination as a minister in the government.El-Rufai reportedly assured Tinubu that he would...
Ministerial Nominees: Akpabio unveils second batch of 19 names [FULL LIST]
Senate President Godswill Akpabio has read the names of 19 more ministerial nominees sent by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.Among them are Ahmed Gwarzo, Bello Matawalle, Ibrahim Gaidam, Simon Lalong, Adegboyega Oyetola, Lola Adejo, Abdullahi Aliyu, and Abubakar Audu.Last Thursday, Tinubu sent 28 nominees to the Senate for confirmation.Names of 19 more ministerial nominees [Full List]Ahmed Tijjani GwarzoBosun TijjaniDr Maryam ShettiIshak SalakoTunji AlausaTanko SununuAd...
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