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Very interesting article by former presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati. Read below…
“Have you congratulated our new Ministers?”
“I am still thinking about it, actually. I don’t know whether to congratulate them or to commiserate or to pity some of them. They have merged Ministries that need not be merged. Some Perm Secs are now floating. Six months and this is it?”
“What kind of talk is that? You have come again oh”.
“I wonder too. At least you can see that round pegs have been put in round holes, and shame on all you doubting Thomases, our government is good to go.”
“”Who is talking politics? Can we discuss Nigeria and leave politics out of it? And please, leave that thing about pegs. Some pegs are neither round nor square, they are misshaped.”
“Everything is political.” Continue reading
The Supreme Court has suspended proceedings in the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal pending the conclusion of the appeal filed by Saraki at the Apex court. The prosecutor told the supreme court that Saraki will sign an undertaken refraining him from doing anything at the tribunal pending the determination of the suit.
The prosecutor said this while urging the court to grant a stay of proceedings. The prosecutor also asked for accelerated hearing as not doing so will give room for a caused person to continue to delay his trial.
Read the press statement below…
The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party says the appointment of the former State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi as the Minister of Transportation will not make any meaningful impact to the Rivers people because he is a misfit. Bro Felix Obuah, the State chairman of the party said this through a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Jerry Needam while reacting to the official swearing in of the new Ministers and assigning of portfolios to them.
The Senate on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to immediately terminate the contract awarded to a private firm REMITA for the implementation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s proposed Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy at 1% commission.
According to Leadership the Senate while asking its committees on Finance, Banking and other Financial Institutions, and Public Accounts to carry out a holistic investigation and report back in two weeks, asked the firm, which is allegedly owned by a top South West member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to return the sum of N2.5 trillion which has allegedly been collected so far.
The Senate also asked for the prosecution of all members of REMITA’s board of directors according to the provisions of the Bank and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA). Continue reading
It is strongly believed that President Muhammadu Buhari, may have reduced the number of federal ministries to 25.
The President has consistently hinted that his government cannot maintain the number of ministries the country has and also recently stated that not all his ministers will have portfolios.
Buhari is expected to inaugurate his ministers-designate on Wednesday, and assign portfolios to them, and while some ministries will be scrapped, a few others would be collapsed into one. Continue reading