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Ezekwezili Condemns Confirmation of Obanikoro

Ezekwezili Condemns Confirmation of Obanikoro

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of Education has criticized today’s nomination and confirmation of Musiliu Obanikoro, a former lawmaker, as a Minister. While describing the nomination by the Senate as morally repugnant, Ezekwesili also described the senators who approved the confirmation as shameless fellows. “So despite Ekitigate, our Senate confirmed the morally repugnant nomination of Obanikoro

Why Obanikoro May Not Be Reappointed 

For Musiliu Obanikoro, former minister of Defence, returning as a Minister in the President Goodluck Jonathan administration may be a really tough task. This is because eighteen (18) senators of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday opposed his nomination by the president for a ministerial position. The lawmakers cited Obanikoro’s alleged involvement in the

Delay Mars Lagos PDP Governorship Primary

Against the expectation of party members, delegates, media and observers of the December 8 governorship primary of the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the process was delayed for over five hours behind schedule. Although the party could not give reasons for the delay in the commencement of the process of electing

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Jonathan Confirms Seven Ministers Leaving Cabinets

President Goodluck Jonathan, on October 15 announced the names of ministers who have indicated their interests to quit his cabinet to pursue their ambition of becoming governors in their various states. Those he mentioned include Labaran Maku, Information Minister from Nasarawa State; Onyebuchi Chukwu, Health Minister from Ebonyi and Emeka Wogu, Labour Minister from Abia

Maku, Wike, Others Set to Resign As Ministers

There are strong indications that about five serving Ministers in President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet are now ready to resign their appointment and formally join governorship race in their various states ahead of the 2015 general elections. The Ministers include Labaran Maku, Minister of Information; Musiliu Obanikoro, Minister of State for Defence; Emeka Wogu, Labour Minister;

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