It is only in Nigeria you have a prosecuting Lawyer as Minister of State - Rufai
Oseni Rufai, a renowned presenter on Arise TV, expressed his concerns about certain anomalies he perceives in Nigeria through his official Twitter account. In his tweet, he highlighted a situation unique to Nigeria where a prosecuting lawyer serves as a Minister of State while the person accused of corruption also holds a ministerial position.
He wants Tinubu to give him a ministerial role-Daniel Bwala reacts, calls Keyamo desperate
Daniel Bwala, a legal practitioner, author, and spokesman for Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), has just reacted to Keyamo, saying that it is unconstitutional to appoint a minister of state. Atiku's spokesman reacted to this by saying that Keyamo was only saying this because he wants Tinubu to give him a substantive ministerial role, he also described Keyamo as being desperate.
In a meeting last week, some Muslims told Tinubu that Muslims must be given highest offices- Source
According to a news that was published by the Vanguard Newspaper online this morning, it was reported that indications, emerged last week that the jostle for inclusion in the cabinet of the next Federal Government administration, had intensified as some Muslims pleaded with the President-elect, Chief Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to give more ministerial appointments to members of their own faith than their Christian counterparts.
Reactions As Keyamo Slams Those Calling On Him To Resign Over His Comment At FEC Meeting
Festus Keyamo, the minister of state for labor and employment, has hit back at those who criticized him for his comments during the recent FEC meeting. The Tinubu-Shettima presidential campaign spokesperson complained that people failed to understand the difference between appointment and designation. During the FEC meeting, Keyamo had questioned a ministerial appointment made by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that the minister of state is a redundant position.
Tinubu Cabinet: Muslims Lobby President-elect For More Ministers Than Christians
According to VanguardNews, there were signs last week that the fight for a seat in the cabinet of the next federal administration had intensified when some Muslims asked President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu to give more ministerial posts to members of their faith than to their Christian one's counterparts.
I’ve run good race to finish my course – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his satisfaction with completing his tenure of two terms within eight years, stating that he ran a successful race to accomplish his goals. His remarks were made following the investiture of President-elect Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Vice President-elect Kashim Shettima in Abuja. The investiture ceremony marked the transition to their inauguration on May 29th, 2023, officially concluding President Buhari's eight-year administration.
Northern Govs Support For Tinubu Is Based On What Appointment They Are Going To Get- Shehu Sani
As Bola Tinubu prepares to take over the mantle of leadership from president Muhammadu Buhari, former federal lawmaker, senator Shehu Sani has warned him against appointing outgoing governors as ministers when experts could be considered for the ministerial positions. Speaking in an interview with Arise News, Shehu Sani noted that if the governors truly supported Bola Tinubu due to their commitment to patriotism and nationalism, they shouldn't be thinking of being rewarded with ministerial positions.
Bwala Reacts As Keyamo Says Its Unconstitutional For Buhari To Appoint Him As Minister Of State
A few moments ago, Daniel Bwala took to his social media handles to react after Festus Keyamo stated that it is unconstitutional for Buhari to appoint him as Minister of State in the Ministry Niger Delta Affairs in August 2019. According to a report by Vanguard, Keyamo in a recent speech told President Muhammadu Buhari that it was an aberration to appoint him as minister of state.
Buhari says he is proud to hand over transition documents to Tinubu
President Muhammadu Buhari is full of pride as he handed over three transitional documents to his successor-in-waiting, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, ahead of the May 29 inauguration. This was disclosed by Buhari when he gave Tinubu access to the files, which include three important documents, including briefing notes on each of the nine priority areas spanning important sectors.
Religious Balance in Tinubu's Cabinet Sparks Debate: Muslims Seek Increased Representation
According to Punch, As the formation of the next federal administration draws near, a recent development has sparked intense discussions regarding religious representation in President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu's cabinet. Some Muslims have appealed to Tinubu, urging him to allocate more ministerial appointments to members of their faith compared to their Christian counterparts.
Northern Govs' Support For Tinubu Is Based On What Appointment They Are Going To Get- Shehu Sani
Senator Shehu Sani has cautioned Bola Tinubu, a former federal legislator who is getting ready to take over as president from Muhammadu Buhari, not to name departing governors as ministers when experts may be considered. Shehu Sani said in an interview with Arise News that the governors shouldn't be considering receiving ministerial positions if they sincerely supported Bola Tinubu out of a sense of loyalty to their country and nationalism.
Tinubu’s Cabinet: Reactions as Muslims lobby president-elect for more ministers than Christians
Following the election of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President-elect of Nigeria, there have been requests from some Muslims urging him to appoint a greater number of ministers from their faith compared to Christians. The lobbying has intensified, indicating an increased competition for cabinet positions in the future federal administration.
' Keyamo trying to ambush Tinubu for ministerial office '- Atiku's aide, Bwala discloses
Mr. Daniel Bwala, the spokesman of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo of allegedly trying to ambush President Elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu so he could get a ministerial office.
Political Intrigue Unveiled: Bwala's Ambition for a Substantive Ministerial Role Sparks Controversy
In a series of startling tweets on his official Twitter handle, D.H. Bwala, a well-known figure in Nigerian politics, has ignited a fierce debate by unveiling a purported plan to secure a substantive ministerial role by ambushing Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Bwala's argument centers around the alleged unconstitutionality of his appointment as Minister of State by President Buhari, fueling speculations of a calculated move to achieve his ambitions.
Governor's Push for Hadiza Bala as FCT Minister Sparks Tension in Tinubu's Camp - Bwala
In a surprising turn of events, D.H Bwala, a prominent political commentator, took to his Twitter handle yesterday to make a startling revelation about the ongoing power dynamics within Nigeria's political landscape. Bwala claimed that a governor from the North-West region is vigorously advocating for the appointment of Hadiza Bala as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister.
Reactions As Buhari's Ally, Alhaji Abdulmajid, Warns Tinubu Not To Bring Kwankwaso To APC
According to PUNCH, Alhaji Abdulmajid Danbulki, an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano, has warned President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu against forming a coalition with the presidential nominee of the New Nigeria People's Party, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso. Danbulki, also known as Commander, made the announcement during a news conference in Kano on Thursday.
There Is Nothing Wrong With Tinubu Giving Kwankwaso A Ministerial Appointment – Sumner Sambo
A political analyst, Sumner Sambo, has hinted that the parley between the Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, and Nigeria's President-elect, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, was targeted at reaching an agreement, probably an offer for a Ministerial appointment; after he said there is nothing wrong if the former Lagos governor decides to appoint the former Kano governor as a Minister.
If Tinubu Brings Kwankwaso Into APC And Goes Ahead To Appoint Him, We Will Frown At Him- Ally Warns
In a press conference held in Kano, Alhaji Abdulmajid Danbulki, an Ally of President Buhari, voiced his concern over a potential alliance between President-elect Bola Tinubu and Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People's Party according to him, If Tinubu Brings Kwankwaso Into APC And Goes Ahead To Appoint Him, the party Will Frown At Him.
Today's Headlines:Don’t Bring Kwankwaso Into APC, Danbulki Warns Tinubu;Abure Resumes, Says No Factions In LP
Don’t Bring Kwankwaso Into APC, Danbulki Warns Tinubu Photo Credit:Punch Newspapers An associate of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), in Kano, Alhaji Abdulmajid Danbulki, has cautioned the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, against any move to form an alliance with the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso.
If Bola Tinubu brings Kwankwaso into APC, we will react- APC Alhaji Danbulki
On Thursday during a news conference in Kano, Alhaji Abdulmajid Danbulki of the all-progressive Congress warns of resistance from party members should the reported meeting between President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria People's Party in Paris, France mean that the president-elect intends to bring him into the party.