SGF, ministers, PTF members receive COVID-19 vaccines Monday
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and the Chairman Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha
Accelerating the journey of women into power
It was always there, but I didn’t appreciate it: Love and more important appreciation. It is possible to love without appreciation; especially if one is coming from and within the fog of entitlement.
Being above bias as essence of leadership
"If you give a good idea to a mediocre team, they will screw it up. If you give a mediocre idea to a brilliant team, they will come up with something better," so wrote the great economics researcher, Edward Catmull, describing how people are ultimately more important than ideas. As leaders, one of our cardinal…
Martins tasks ministers on selfless service
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has admonished both old and new ministers to serve the nation with utmost diligence and a deep sense of patriotism in their various ministries, to help President Muhammadu Buhari move the nation to greater heights. Martins, who spoke through his Acting Director of Social…
Why ministers don’t perform
With the assignment of portfolios to the new ministers, the fireworks that went with their appointment and screening have come to an end. We are now in another stage, the stage of facing the assignment.
FG reschedules ministers' induction retreat, swearing-in
The Federal Government Tuesday rescheduled its 2-day induction retreat and swearing-in programme for ministers-designate from Aug. 15 to Aug.16 to Aug 19 to Aug. 20. Mr Babatunde Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation made the announcement in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja.…
Buhari may swear in ministers Wednesday
Nigeria's President may swear in his 43 ministerial nominees on Wednesday following their confirmation by the country's upper house of assembly. The lawmakers ended the screening of Buhari's nominees for ministerial appointments on Tuesday and approved all the 43 persons sent in by the president. But the portfolio for each of the nominees is still…
‘Ministers, lawmakers among AMCON’s N5.5 trillion debtors’
The Managing Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Kuru, has disclosed that political officeholders including ministers and lawmakers (names withheld), are among the 350 Obligors that account for over 80 percent of the N5.5 trillion debts it inherited as a result of non-performing loans (NPLs) in the country.
Surprises await Nigerians, as nominees undergo security checks
As stakeholders and ordinary citizens get impatient over the delay by President Muhammadu Buhari to send his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate for their input and vetting, there were strong indications yesterday that the list will be out this week.
Perfidious civil service and the burden of change
The transition of the Nigerian political template since May 29, 2015 has been mindboggling as it relates to inherent contradictions in our system of governance.