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The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari inaugurates new cabinet, retains petroleum minister position

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after they were sworn in, urged...
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list

Ministers designate in Aso Rock for inauguration

Ministers designate have arrived the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Two buses conveyed them from Transcorp hotel, Abuja to the Villa around 10.25am.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Full list of 43 ministers cleared by Senate

The president had on Monday, last week, sent the list to the Senate for screening and confirmation. The upper chamber duly suspended its recess for the exercise.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate concludes ministerial screening with Lai Mohammed

Senate ended the screening of ministerial nominees sent in by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday with the immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed.

Henry Idahagbon: Adams Oshiomhole, Godwin Obaseki’s reconciliation ongoing

Groups loyal to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, and the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Monday said the peace move by a foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote, and others was still ongoing.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

List of ministerial nominees screened so far

List of ministerial nominees screened so far

Isa Pantami: Nigeria’s image worse than reality

Dr Isa Pantami, a ministerial nominee has said that many investors are scared of investing in the country’s IT sector because the nation’s image has been badly portrayed, especially in the media.

Osagie Ehanire absent from ministerial screening

Dr. Osagie Ehanire from Edo State was called for screening on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Full list of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees

Full list of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: My wife died of wrong diagnosis

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has disclosed how wrong diagnosis led to the death of his wife, Clara, and called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in the area of their competence.

Healthcare: CSOs drum support for NAUTH, others

A Coalition of Civil Society Groups under the auspices of Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative has urged government at all levels to improve facilities at various health institutions in the country.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: I would’ve sued doctors that wrongly diagnosed my wife

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in that aspect in which they have competence.

Minister Adewole: Why we need to prioritise health

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, recently in Abuja, said ‘’we need to Prioritise Health’’ because it would boost confidence and encourage better foreign partnership in the health sector.

Report: At least 14.3 million Nigerians into drug abuse

Following a report that about 14.3million people in Nigeria use drugs outside prescription, drug control experts have urged the authorities to improve on drug control policies in the country.
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Nigeria signs N2.6 trillion support agreement on tuberculosis, AIDS

In an effort to step up the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, the federal government has signed an agreement worth N2.6 trillion ($ 71 billion) in funding support with Global Fund.

Federal government signs N2.6 trillion support agreement from Global Fund to tackle Tuberculosis, AIDS

In an effort to step up the fight against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, the federal government has signed an agreement worth N2.6 trillion ($ 71 billion) in funding support with Global Fund.

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