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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Thursday, 22nd, August, 2019



This is a roundup of some breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Thursday, 22nd, August 2019.

I Don’t Know How My Ministry Operates – Interior Minister Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola, the newly inaugurated Minister of Interior in Nigeria, says he has no knowledge of how the ministry operates.

Naija News understands that Aregbesola made this statement when he visited the Interior Ministry shortly after he was inaugurated earlier today by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Buhari Vs Atiku: Dismiss PDP’s Petition, No Law Requires Me To Tender My Certificate – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, urged the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja to dismiss the Petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.

President Buhari stated that there is no law in Nigeria that requires him to tender his certificate to prove his eligibility to run for the presidency.

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Next Level: Ngige Vows To End New Minimum Wage Crisis

Dr Chris Ngige, the reappointed Minister of Labour and Employment, has promised to fasten the processes for the implementation of the new national minimum wage.

Speaking to newsmen at his residence after his inauguration as a minister by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, Ngige promised to promote industrial harmony.

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Ministerial Inauguration: Fashola Loses Ministry To Mamman

President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated his new ministers today and announced the ministerial portfolio.

However, according to the information given, Babatunde Fashola who was formerly a governor of Lagos state, and the minister of power, works and housing will no longer be the minister of power.

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What I Will Do To Buhari’s Ministers – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has told President Muhammadu Buhari‘s ministers to expect criticisms from him if they perform poorly.

Naija News reports Buhari on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in Ministers at the Presidential Villa Abuja.

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I Knew Buhari Will Reappoint Me – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari had told him he would be reappointed.

The former Rivers State governor made this known while speaking at his swearing-in reception.

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Nigeria Does Not Need Unnecessary Criticism – Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has warned all Nigerians to stop criticising the APC led federal government.

According to Adesina, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today, What Nigeria needs is repositioning and not ‘unnecessary criticism.

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