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JUST IN: Tinubu nominates 28 ministers, Nnaji, Wike, included

The list was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, at the plenary on Thursday.

President Bola Tinubu has nominated 28 persons as ministers. The list includes ex-Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai and ex-Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike.

The list was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, at the plenary on Thursday.

The ministerial list was submitted to the Senate by the president’s Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, at about 1:19 p.m.

The submission of ministerial nominees is in line with the constitutional provision stipulating that the president has from the date he is sworn in, a 60-day window to appoint ministers.

According to the ministerial list read by the senate president, the nominees include former governors, economists, health experts, lawyers and allies of Mr Tinubu.

Apart from Messrs El-Rufai and Wike, other nominees include the former governorship candidate of APC in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, senior lawyer Lateef Fagbemi, economist Olawale Edun and presidential spokesperson Dele Alake.

President Tinubu asked the Senate to screen and confirm the ministerial nominees.

The nominees are:

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Abubakr Momoh

Amb Yiusylus Maitama Chuka

Arch Ahmad Dangiwa

Barr Hanatu Musawa

Chief Uche Naji

Dr Peter Edu

Dr Doris Ancihe Usoka

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Ex David Umahi

Nyesom Wike

Mohammed Badaru Abubakar

Nasir El-Rufai

Eperipe Egbor

Nkiru Onyejocha

Olubunmi Tunji Ojo

Stella Okopete

Uju Kenedy Ohaneye

Bello Muhammad Goroyo

Dele Alake

Lateef Fagbemi

Mohammed Idris

Olawale Edun

Waheed Adebayo Adelabu

Iman Suleiman Ibrahim

Prof Ali Pate

Pro Joseph Use

Senator Abubakar Kyari

Sen John Enoh

Sen Sanni Abubakar Danladi

The Senate President however referred the president’s request to the committee of a whole for consideration.

Details later

BREAKING] Women’s World Cup: Nigeria beat Australia 3-2 for first win

The Super Falcons on Thursday defeated Australia 3-2 at the Brisbane Stadium.

The Nigerian female beat their opponent to record their first win in the competition and the fifth win in the history of the Women’s World Cup.

Before the match, the PUNCH reported that the nine-time African champions have recorded only four wins in the history of the competition – two at the 1999 edition (against North Korea and Denmark), against Canada in 2011, and at the 2019 edition, where they also recorded a 2-0 win over North Korea.

With the win, the Super Falcon’s chance of reaching the round of 16 have been boosted after Canada secured a 2-1 victory against Ireland on Wednesday.

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In their opening match at the tournament, the Falcons displayed defensive prowess, including goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie saving a penalty, to secure a commendable point.

In their only previous Women’s World Cup meeting in 2015, Australia emerged victorious with a 2-0.

Details later…

Credit: Premium Times 

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