President Muhammadu Buhari has started swearing in Ministers-designate, Concise News reports. It was gathered that the proceedings for the inauguration of the ministers-designate started with the rendition of the National anthem before the oaths of allegiance was taken in batches of five.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the 43 ministers sworn in on Wednesday to build on the achievements recorded by his administration in the last four years. The Nigerian leader said that the two-day retreat with the ministers held on Monday and Tuesday was aimed at stating the roadmap and focus of government for the next four years.
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated his “next level” ministers in a ceremony held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday, Concise News understands. This news medium had reported that Buhari in July nominated 43 persons as ministers for his second term in office.
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) on Wednesday reserved judgment in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election. The five-man panel of the tribunal, led by Mohammed Garba, said judgment would be delivered on a date to be communicated to the parties.
The suspended chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Okoi Obono-Obla, has filed a suit to challenge his probe by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Concise News reports that Obono-Obla was suspended on August 14 and he is being investigated for alleged falsification of records and financial impropriety by the ICPC.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the takeover of the property of the former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, over an alleged debt of N537m. Justice Chuka Obiozor on August 8, 2019, ordered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and the United Bank for Africa to take possession of the Ikoyi home.
The outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has called on political office holders of Igbo extraction to “repent” in order to avoid the kind of attacks suffered by former deputy senate president Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany. Chika Edoziem, speaking on behalf of the proscribed IPOB said this in a press statement.