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Vol 64 No 16

Published 3rd August 2023


Amid protests over spiralling prices, Tinubu names new team

Political payback rather than competence shapes list of ministerial nominees as economic woes deepen

The publication of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's list of 28 ministerial nominees on 27 July was held up for almost two months by tortuous negotiations over federal and partisan political balancing. Under the constitutional rules he still has to announce at least another eight nominees to cover each state in the federation.

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