Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    Senate confirms two ministers

Senate confirms two ministers

The senate has confirmed the two ministerial nominees sent by President Muhammadu Buhari.They are Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman Hassan.While Ocheni from Kogi state is replacing James Ocholi, former minister of state for labour and productivity, who died in a road crash, Hassan from Gombe is the replacement for Amina Mohammed, former minister of environment, who is currently at the United [...]

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    Buhari picks new ministers

Buhari picks new ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent names of two new ministerial nominees to the senate for confirmation.Quoting a source, NAN said the letter which contained the names of the nominees from Kogi and Gombe states  arrived the senate late Tuesday.The Kogi nominee will be replacing James Ocholi, the late minister of state for labour, while the one from Gombe would replace [...]

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    Yahya Bello: It’s sad that Onukaba died on the first anniversary of Ocholi’s death

Yahya Bello: It’s sad that Onukaba died on the first anniversary of Ocholi’s death

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has described as painful, the death of Adinoyi Ojo Onukaba, a scholar and journalist.A vehicle crushed Onukaba while he was trying to escape from armed robbers who mounted a barricade on an expressway around Akure, Ondo state capital.Yusuf Itopa, one of his relations, who was by his side when the tragic incident happened, said [...]

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    Lawyer sues Buhari over vacant Kogi ministerial slot

Lawyer sues Buhari over vacant Kogi ministerial slot

Daniel Makolo, a lawyer, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly failing to appoint a minister to represent Kogi in his cabinet.Makolo said his suit – FHC\L\CS\44\2016, filed at the Federal High Court, Lokoja on Thursday – was pursuant to order 34 Rule (1) and Order 5 Rule (1) of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2009.He faulted Buhari [...]

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    Tears as remains of Ocholi, wife, son are buried

Tears as remains of Ocholi, wife, son are buried

Tears flowed freely on Friday when the remains of James Ocholi, former minister of state for labour and employment; Blessing, his wife; and Joshua, his son, were laid to rest in their family home in Abocho, Biraidu district, Dekina local government area of Kogi state.The three family members died in an auto crash March 6, on the Kaduna-Abuja highway.Speaking at [...]

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    Ocholi’s driver has no licence, says FRSC

Ocholi’s driver has no licence, says FRSC

Taiwo James Elegbede, driver of the ill-fated vehicle where James Ocholi, minister of state for labour and employment, his wife, and son died, has no driver’s license, Boboye Oyeyemi, corps marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has revealed.Oyeyemi said this on Wednesday while presenting an interim report of the accident to the federal executive council (FEC) at the [...]

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    FG offers scholarship to Ocholi’s children

FG offers scholarship to Ocholi’s children

‎The federal government has offered scholarships and automatic jobs to the children of James Ocholi, minister of state for labour, who died alongside his wife and son, in a motor on Sunday.Salihu Isah, spokesman of Abubakar Malami, attorney-general and minister of justice, disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday.According to Isah, Malami conveyed the government’s plan to the children [...]

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    Yobe deputy governor survives car crash

Yobe deputy governor survives car crash

Abubakar Aliyu, deputy governor of Yobe state, was involved in an accident at Dakatsalle town in Bebeji local government area of Kano state on Monday.A witness told NAN that the incident occurred after a vehicle on high speed hit his official car around 1pm.According to the witness who did not want to be named, Aliyu’s convoy made a brief stopover at the [...]

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    FLASHBACK: James Ocholi’s ministerial screening

FLASHBACK: James Ocholi’s ministerial screening

James Ocholi, a senior advocate of the federal republic of Nigeria, took a bow before the Nigerian senate as one of the most brilliant men to have appeared at the 2015 ministerial screening.It is tragic that the lawyer took a final bow in a ghastly accident on Sunday.Here is a video to relish the good days that he spent with [...]

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    Labour minister Ocholi, wife, son die in road accident caused by burst tyres

Labour minister Ocholi, wife, son die in road accident caused by burst tyres

James Ocholi, minister of state for labour and employment, has died in a road accident which occurred near Rijana along the Kaduna-Abuja road after the rear tyres of his car burst.He and his son died instantly in the crash, while his wife went into coma and later died at Doka hospital, Kaduna.The tragic incident, which happened on Sunday afternoon in Kaduna state, [...]

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    We don’t have data of unemployed youths, says FG

We don’t have data of unemployed youths, says FG

The federal government says it does not have the statistics of unemployed youths in the country.James Ocholi, minister of state for labour and employment, said this in Abuja on Wednesday, while responding to a question on one of the campaign promises of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Ocholi said there were efforts in place to capture not just the data [...]

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    Ocholi, Bello, Onukaba in race to replace Audu

Ocholi, Bello, Onukaba in race to replace Audu

James Ocholi, minister of state for labour and employment, is seeking to represent APC in the December 5 governorship supplementary election in Kogi state, according to The Nation.Also in the race are Yahaya Bello (Fair Plus), who came second to Abubakar Audu in the primary, and Adinoyi Ojo Onukaba, former MD of Daily Times.The newspaper said about 27 aspirants are seeking to replace Audu, who [...]

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    Buhari has nothing against women… he brought Akunyili into limelight, says ministerial nominee

Buhari has nothing against women… he brought Akunyili into limelight, says ministerial nominee

James Ocholi, the ministerial nominee from Kogi state, on Thursday said it was President Muhammadu Buhari who brought Dora Akunyili into limelight.Akunyili, who died on June 7, 2014, held different offices in the country, the most notable being director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).Abiodun Olujimi, a senator from Ekiti state, had asked Ocholi [...]

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    Don’t shut us out, Kogi central begs Buhari

Don’t shut us out, Kogi central begs Buhari

A group in Kogi central senatorial district wants President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his ministerial nominee from the state.James Ocholi is the nominee from the state.The group appealed to Buhari not to overlook its loyalty to him all along, alleging that Kogi central had suffered marginalistion for a long time.“While it is within your constitutional powers to choose and nominate [...]

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