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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over the fourth consecutive FEC session in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Now, my introduction to Professor Tam David-West was on this wise: I was brought up by a very strict, educationist father, who would not allow his seven children travel during holidays, particularly the long vacation at the end of the session. He had his own way of keeping us busy.
Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has joined in mourning former Minister of Petroleum resources, Prof. Tam David-West, describing his passage as “painful”.
State House statement conveying the President’s condolence, reads, partly, “Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, 83, was a consultant virologist of national and international standing. He served as Commissioner of Education in the old Rivers State, Minister of Petroleum and Energy under the Muhammadu Buhari military regime, and Minister of Mines, Power and Steel under Gen. Ibrahim Babangida regime.”
Former Head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday said he will forever be an enemy of anyone that tried to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge Nigeria into crisis.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated a former Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Prof. Tam David-West, on his 82nd birthday.
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Tam David-West, has opined that President Muhammadu Buhari’s mistakes in his first four months in power are haunting his government.
Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has said that Nigeria must not just exist as a nation but lead the black race in the cause of advancing African renaissance.
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof. Tam David-West, has blamed the fuel scarcity on corruption and fraud in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof Tam David-West, has declared that he cannot vouch for retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s integrity and that the former military president is not in the same league with President Muhammadu Buhari in terms of clean leadership.
A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof. Tam David-West, has described the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, as a “minister without portfolio.”
Tam David-West, former minister of petroleum resources, says the allegations brought against Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, could not have been true.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed all banks to resolve all outstanding issues relating to failed Automated Teller Machine, Point of Sale terminal and other electronic banking transactions within two weeks, starting June 8, 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, yesterday, met to consider the request by some section of the country to reopen worship centers.
The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa now stands at 32,683.
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with peaceful demonstrations against police killings of black people overshadowed by unrest that quickly ravaged parts of cities from Pennsylvania to California.
They are: Lagos (188), FCT (44), Ogun (19), Kaduna (14), Oyo (12), Bayelsa (9), Gombe (5), Kano (3), Delta (3), Imo (2), Rivers (2), Niger (2), Bauchi (2), Plateau (1), Kwara (1)
Mrs Folashade Adefisayo, Commissioner for Education, Lagos State, said the state government had partnered Microsoft to train 18, 000 teachers to enhance computer literacy towards achieving a world best teaching and learning practices.
The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.
Norwich City midfielder Charlie Gilmour has begged his former Arsenal teammate Bukayo Saka to pen an extension with the Gunners.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the media industry, particularly Nigeria Union of Journalists and Nigeria Guild of Editors, over the passing of the Saturday Editor of New Telegraph, Waheed Bakare.
Non-essential retailers are to be allowed to reopen in England in June, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday evening.