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redeployed to Ministry of Labour
Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, was on Tuesday redeployed to the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate redeployment of two Ministers of State as follows: Mr Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, is to move to the Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State; Senator Tayo Alasoadura is to move to Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs as Minister of State,” the redeployment letter signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, reads.
2023, PDP BoT to engage in talks with Jonathan, Saraki, Kwankwaso, others to
Senator Walid Jibrin, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees (BoT), has revealed that the party would embark on strategic talks with Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan; former Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido; Ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki; Governor Nyesom Wike; Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and other stakeholders ahead of 2023.
The PDP BoT Chairman noted that they had visited Atiku Abubakar in Dubai as part of its strategy on how to defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress and recapture power in the next general election.
If you want to fix
my roads, don’t ask for compensation – Buhari tells State Governors
Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has asked state governors not to fix federal roads in their states if they would eventually demand for refund.
He noted that Buhari is angry over the huge amounts usually given by state governors after repairing federal roads in their states.
Fashola quoted Buhari to have said; “Tell them not to fix my roads again if they’re going to claim compensation. If you want to fix it and not ask for compensation, send me what you want to do. But if you want compensation, go and mind your business while I mind my business because I have inherited enough debts!”
Senate summoun Ministry of Petroleum,
NNPC, Malami over P&ID $9.6billion judgement
The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Tuesday summouned Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, over the controversial $9.6billion P&ID judgement against Nigeria.
The Senate unanimously agreed that the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Malami should appear and brief the lawmakers on the judgement.
$9.6billion judgement a scam – Buhari told UNGA in New York
President Muhammadu Buhari while speaking on Tuesday at the ongoing 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America, warned that Nigeria would not tolerate attempts by international criminals to defraud the country like Process and Industrial Development (P&ID).
Buhari while speaking cited the $9.6billion judgement against Nigeria by a United Kingdom court as a scam.
“The present Nigerian government is facing the challenges of corruption head-on. We are giving notice to international criminal groups by the vigorous prosecution of the P&ID scam attempting to cheat Nigeria of billions of dollars,” he said.
Chairman Oshiomhole disowns 2023 presidential campaign posters
Adams Oshiomhole, the Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has disowned presidential campaign posters bearing his picture and name ahead of the 2023 presidential poll.
Oshiomhole described the posters as the handiwork of mischief makers. “The posters allegedly in circulation are handiworks of mischief workers who are hell bent on circulating materials to cause confusion in the polity,” he said through his aide, Simon Egbebulem.
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