Bola Ahmed Tinubu

17.08.2023 Featured FULL LIST: Tinubu’s Ministers and Their Portfolios

Published 17th Aug, 2023

By Sodeeq Atanda

President Bola Tinubu has posted ministerial nominees to different ministries.

Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, announced the portfolio each minister now holds on Wednesday.

When the new ministers are inaugurated, they will oversee the affairs of each ministry of the federal government.


South West
1Wale EdunMinister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy
2Ishiak SalakoMinister of State, Environment and Ecological Management
3Bunmi Tunji-OjoMinister of Marine and Blue Economy
4Bosun TijaniMinister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy
5Adebayo AdelabuMinister of Power
6Tunji AlausaMinister of State, Health and Social Welfare
7Dele AlakeMinister of Solid Minerals Development
8Lola Ade-John Minister of Tourism
9Adegboyega OyeolaMinister of Transportation
South East
10Doris AniteMinister of Industry, Trade and Investment
11Uche NnajiMinister of Innovation, Science and Technology
12Nkiruka OnyejeochaMinister of State, Labour and Employment
13Uju KennedyMinister of Women Affairs
14David UmahiMinister of Works
15Festus KeyamoMinister of Aviation and Aerospace Development
16Abubakar MomohMinister of Youth
17Betta EduMinister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation
18Ekperipe EkpoMinister of State, Gas Resources
19Heineken LokpobiriMinister of Petroleum Resources
20John EnohMinister of Sports Development
21Nyesom WikeMinister of Federal Capital Territory
North West
22Hannatu MusawaMinister of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy
23Mohammed BadaruMinister of Defence
24Bello MatawalleMinister of State, Defence
25Yusuf SununuMinister of State, Education
26Ahmed DangiwaMinister of Housing and Urban Development
27Abdullahi GwarzoMinister of State, Housing and Urban Development
28Atiku BaguduMinister of Budget and Economic Planning
29——Minister of Environment and Ecological Management
30Mairiga MahmudMinister of State, Federal Capital Territory
31Bello GoronyoMinister of State, Water Resources and Sanitation
North East
32Abubakar KyariMinister of Agriculture and Food Security
33Tahir MammanMinister of Education
34Sa’idu AlkaliMinister of Interior
35Yusuf TuggarMinister of Foreign Affairs
36Ali PateCoordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare
37Ibrahim GeidamMinister of Police Affiars
38Maigari AhmaduMinister of State, Steel Development
North Central
39Shuaibu AuduMinister of Steel Development
40Muhammed IdrisMinister of Information and National Orientation
41Lateef FagbemiAttorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice
42Simon LalongMinister of Labour and Employment
43Imaan Sulaiman-IbrahimMinister of State, Police Affairs
44Zephaniah JisaloMinister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs
45Joseph UtsevMinister of Water Resources and Sanitation
46Aliyu Sabi AbdullahiMinister of State, Agriculture and Food Security

FIJ had reported how Abubakar Danladi, a ministerial nominee from Taraba State rejected by the Senate, was barred by the Supreme Court from holding any public office for ten years because he forged a senior secondary school leaving certificate.

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Published 17th Aug, 2023

By Sodeeq Atanda


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