Names of Nigerian Ministers and their Portfolios

Names of ministers and their portfolios will be listed in this article. This is to help you to know the names of your ministers and their portfolios.

Ministers are members of the presidential cabinet and they do not get into office by election but by presidential appointment which is subject to the screened approval of the Senate.

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Names of Ministers and their Portfolios

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The ministers are those who take decisions on behalf of us, hence appointments are such that, every state is represented.

Names of ministers and their portfolios

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Below are Names of Ministers and their Portfolios in the President Muhammadu Buhari led government:

  1. Babatunde Raji Fashola: The Minister of Power, Works and Housing.
  2. Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu : The Minister of Communications
  3. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi: The Minister for Transportation.
  4. Audu Ogbeh: Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
  5. Heineken Lokpobiri: Minister of State for Agriculture
  6. Okechukwu Enyinna Enelamah: Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment
  7. Lai Mohammed: Minister of Information and Culture
  8. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau: Minister of Interior
  9. Chris Nwabueze Ngige: Minister of Labour and Employment
  10. Abubakar Malami: Minister of Justice
  11. Usani Uguru Usani: Minister of Niger Delta
  12. John Kayode Fayemi: Minister of Solid Minerals
  13. Ogbonnaya Onu: Minister of Science and Technology
  14. Suleiman Hussein Adamu: Minister of Water Resources
  15. Aisha Jummai Alhassan: Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development
  16. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed: Minister of Finance
  17. Solomon Selcap Dalung: Minister of Youth and Sports
  18. Hadi Sirika: Minister of State for Aviation
  19. Abubakar Bwari Bawa: Minister of State for Solid Minerals
  20. Mustapha Baba Shehuri : Minister of State for Power
  21. Suleiman Hassan: Minister of State for Power
  22. Muhammadu Buhari: Minister for Petroleum
  23. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu (Delta)–Minister of State for Petroleum
  24. Claudius Omoleye Daramola: Minister of State for Niger Delta
  25. Stephen Ocheni: Minister of State for Labour
  26. Aisha Abubakar: Minister of State for Trade, Industry and Investment
  27. Isaac Folorunsho Adewole: Minister for Health
  28. Osagie Ehanire: Minister of State for Health
  29. Geoffrey Jideofor Kwuisike Onyeama: Minister of Foreign Affairs
  30. Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim: Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
  31. Mallam Adamu Adamu: Minister of Education
  32. Anthony Gozie Onwuka: Minister of State for Education
  33. Muhammad Musa Bello: Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
  34. Ibrahim Usman Jibril: Minister of Environment
  35. Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali: Minister of Defence
  36. Udoma Udo Udoma: Minister of Budget and National Planning.

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