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Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Racoon(m): 9:28pm On Feb 17
The Buhari regime has persevered in its provocative culture of skewing federal positions of interest in favour of his tribe and cronies, despite his repeated denials.

Peoples Gazette has uncovered additional controversial positions that were recently given to political aides and loyalists of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). 

Senior presidency, DPR and intelligence officials familiar with the appointments told the Gazette that three serving aides of the president and a political player in the ruling All Progressives Congress were recently appointed to take separate positions at the highly-courted oil and gas sector regulatory body.

Gambo Manzo, Abubakar Barde and Abba Dansarari are currently serving as aides to the president on political affairs and social investment programmes at the State House. Yet, they received new jobs last month at the DPR, where they were expected to earn jumbo salaries and allowances and influence lucrative contract awards for themselves.

Jamil Sadauki, a youth leader in the APC, also got a position at the DPR at the same time as other aides of the president, multiple sources told the Gazette.

Messrs. Manzo and Barde denied getting the job when reached for comments by the Gazette on Tuesday night. Messrs. Sadauki and Dansarari did not return requests seeking comments about their new appointments.

Gambo Manzo

Despite being an aide to the president on political affairs since 2015, Mr. Manzo, still secured another job at DPR last month, sources said. He was appointed to supervise the agency’s upstream monitoring and regulation department, a role he lacked any skills to take.

Mr. Manzo, originally from Gombe but lived extensively in Lagos where he played active politics, is a 2002 graduate of the Federal College of Education Gombe. Prior to his appointment as a presidential aide in 2015, he worked as an executive officer at Apapa Local Government Area for seven years starting in 2008.

He was expected to monitor regulation of oil and gas activities, including the implementation of government policies on upstream oil and gas matters, amongst other crucial roles under his brief at the DPR. He has no academic or vocational training to take the job.

But his appointment, like several others similar to it, was rooted in Mr. Buhari’s preference for a deeply sectional public service.

Abubakar Barde

Mr. Barde, the Gazette learnt, has been working at the presidency with Ismaeel Ahmed, a senior special assistant on National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) to Mr. Buhari. He was nonetheless recently tapped to manage DPR’s basinal assessment/lease administration unit, presidency, agency and intelligence officials said.

Mr. Barde, who hails from Taraba but underwent his tertiary education at Bayero University Kano, is a former special assistant to erstwhile sports minister Solomon Dalung.

He also worked at MTN Nigeria between 2009 and 2015, according to a profile he submitted at DPR, and was asked to lead the unit that evaluates oil production licenses in Nigeria. 

Abba Dansarari

Mr. Dansarari, another aide to Ismaeel Ahmed, was sent on secondment to the office of the director/chief executive officer of the lucrative petroleum department.
The Kano-born graduate of Bayero University was asked to work directly with DPR boss, Sarki Auwalu.

Jamil Sadauki

Although Mr. Sadauki, who hails from Dutsin-Ma Local Government Area of Katsina, holds no official portfolio at the State House, he is nonetheless a familiar personality to Villa officials, especially those around Vice President Wing.  

A graduate of business administration from the University of Abuja in 2013, Mr. Sadauki was appointed into the elite team of the DPR’s environment, health, and safety department, the Gazette learnt.

Deep-seated sectionalism

Messrs. Gambo, Barde, Sadauki and Dansarari — all northerners of Fulani extraction — currently serve as committee members of the recently launched N75 billion Nigeria Youth Investment Fund. Yet they were still arbitrarily ferried into unfamiliar turfs at the DPR, an agency in critical need of technocrats with sound knowledge of hydrocarbon regulations.

The Buhari regime has persevered in its provocative culture of skewing federal positions of interest in favour of his tribe and cronies, despite his repeated denials.

On Monday, the Gazette exposed how Mr. Buhari appointed his junior media aide Bashir Ahmad to supervise the newly-established National Production Monitoring System (NPMS) — a powerful and lucrative division at the DPR.

Mr. Ahmad, a former Hausa language reporter and erstwhile personal assistant to late Leadership newspaper publisher Sam Nda-Isaiah, was not qualified for the job.

Mr. Ahmad denied the allegations, but the Gazette published his employment letter on Tuesday afternoon, following which the DPR was pressured to publicly deny its own document. The DPR’s denial all but guaranteed that Mr. Ahmad and other presidential aides who procured lucrative roles in order to corner scarce public resources will no longer be able to continue with their schemes. 

The Gazette had also exclusively reported how the president’s unqualified nephew Sabiu “Tunde” Yusuf was appointed an assistant director at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

In September, the Gazette also exposed how the State Security Service under Mr. Buhari overwhelmingly favoured northerners in its most-recent recruitment drive, shunning potentially qualified citizens from other parts of the country. 

Presidency sources told the Gazette that the employment of the six associates of President Buhari’s, was temporarily described as a secondment to help them amass quick wealth before 2023 when they will be asked to move permanently to their respective auxiliary agencies. 

The appointees are expected to receive double remuneration and allowances from lean public resources, even as the country grapples with its second and most daunting recession under the Buhari administration.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Fahdiga(m): 9:40pm On Feb 17
To you Buhari, the Joseph Stalin and Idi Amin of Nigeria, you've set a bad precedence that any incoming president of southern extraction will follow and rightly so. you are evil and your unenviable records will be hard to beat

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Racoon(m): 9:41pm On Feb 17
"....Nepotism is the worst form of corruption. It is the mother of all corruption.That was probably why the framers of our constitution stood firmly against it, by enshrining the most-maligned Federal Character provisions at both Federal and State levels.

by the time we lift the lid off the other federal agencies populated by the President’s kinsmen, townsmen and clansmen; more stench is likely to come out..."
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.vanguardngr.com/2017/10/nepotism-mother-corruption/amp/

Nepotism! Nepotism!! Nepotism!!! And more nepotism.
Buhari's bigotry, clannishness and ethno-religious supremacist agenda is unprecedented.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Racoon(m): 9:45pm On Feb 17
Messrs. Gambo, Barde, Sadauki and Dansarari — all northerners of Fulani extraction — currently serve as committee members of the recently launched N75 billion Nigeria Youth Investment Fund. Yet they were still arbitrarily ferried into unfamiliar turfs at the DPR, an agency in critical need of technocrats with sound knowledge of hydrocarbon regulations.
This is how they appointed Abdulrasheed Maina against the recommendation of the then HOS only to do damage control when the matter became public knowledge. Unfortunately, it costs Eyo Ita her job back then.The only refreshing thing about the government is the frankness of its dishonesty.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Nbotee(m): 9:50pm On Feb 17
If Una neva tire to read, report and hear bubu's failures and nepotism, ME I DON TIRE!!!

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by jlinkd78(m): 9:59pm On Feb 17
The Gazette well done

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by SimplyFacts: 10:00pm On Feb 17
Numerous appointments with no deliveries tongue

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Sorvivor: 10:00pm On Feb 17
I pray they do well

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Tvoice: 10:00pm On Feb 17
Morons , upon all d aides wey u dey get , sense still dey run liv u ,Dey want to suck d oil dry , shebi if e finish una go rest ?

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Brendaniel: 10:00pm On Feb 17

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by MrNipplesLover(m): 10:01pm On Feb 17
Northerners have taken 90% share of the whole Nigeria.


What a life.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by DSC7: 10:02pm On Feb 17
people gazzete,punch and daily trust are the real Niggaahhsss.....


Exposing dat vegetable activities back to back...

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by AmuDimkpa: 10:02pm On Feb 17
Terrible mistake of a president. Yet the Niger Delta people keep quiet like nothing is wrong .

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by bigdammyj: 10:02pm On Feb 17
Noted
Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by ihatebuhari(f): 10:03pm On Feb 17
God will judge you buhari if not now later

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Balkan(m): 10:03pm On Feb 17
Ok
Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by mike8804: 10:03pm On Feb 17
The NNPC is now the *"Northern Nigeria Petroleum Company"* The all-Muslim top 20 executives in NNPC makes Nigeria look like an *annex of Arab Emirates.*
1. Mele Kyari (GMD)
2. Umar Ajiya (Chief Finance Officer/Finance and Accounts)
3. Yusuf Usman (Chief Operating Officer)
4. Farouk Garba Sa’id (Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Services)
5. Mustapha Yakubu (Chief Operating Officer, Refining and Petrochemicals)
6. Hadiza Coomassie (Corporate Secretary/Legal Adviser to the Corporation)
7. Omar Ibrahim (Group General Manager, International Energy Relations)
8. Kallamu Abdullahi (GGM Renewable Energy)
9. Ibrahim Birma (GGM Governance Risk and Compliance)
10. Bala Wunti (GGM NAPIMS)
11. Inuwa Waya (MD NNPC Shipping)
12. Musa Lawan (MD Pipelines And Product Marketing)
13. Mansur Sambo (MD Nigeria Petroleum Development Company)
14. Lawal Sade (MD Duke Oil/NNPC Trading Company)
15. Malami Shehu (MD Port Harcourt Refining Company)
16. Muhammed Abah (MD Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company)
17. Abdulkadir Ahmed (MD Nigeria Gas Marketing Company)
18. Salihu Jamari (MD Nigeria Gas and Power Investment Company Limited)
19. Mohammed Zango (MD NNPC Medical Services)
20. Sarki Auwalu (Director, Department of Petroleum Resources)*
*Only three top positions were allotted to the entire Southern Nigeria.*
*What happened to federal character? What’s the job of the Federal Character Commission? Do we have a National Assembly? What the hell is wrong with the members of National Assembly? Where’s the Senate oversight committee on NNPC? Where are the activists?*
*The North produces nothing and contributes zero revenue to the central purse in Abuja. Yet, the North gulps 99 per cent of the revenue*
Nepotism results in bias, unfair treatment, and exclusion of others. Nepotism.
*LAMIDO's Confession*
*Fulanis with no sea shore are controlling Yoruba seaports and NPA, Fulanis with no single barrel of crude oil are controlling the NNPC. Minority fulanis with a population of

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by dynicks(m): 10:04pm On Feb 17
Make I no just talk wetin dey my mind...

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Racoon(m): 10:04pm On Feb 17
On Monday, the Gazette exposed how Mr. Buhari appointed his junior media aide Bashir Ahmad to supervise the newly-established National Production Monitoring System (NPMS) — a powerful and lucrative division at the DPR.

Mr. Ahmad denied the allegations, but the Gazette published his employment letter on Tuesday afternoon, following which the DPR was pressured to publicly deny its own document. The DPR’s denial all but guaranteed that Mr. Ahmad and other presidential aides who procured lucrative roles in order to corner scarce public resources will no longer be able to continue with their schemes. 

seunmsg:
Stop rejoicing over a fake document. If only you guys are familiar with how government operates, you won't get carried away easily with fake news....

Racoon:
As per staunch defender of the government, it is known you can defend anything but there are some things that are not worth defending because, the integrity challenge didnt start today with this government......Yet You have the gut to say it is fake? Wait perhaps when it will be confirmed as in the case of madam Kemi NYSC certificate scandal
cc: Seunmsg. I told you, didnt I? Pls answer.Always do zombiesm with sense.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by dazzlingd: 10:05pm On Feb 17
Goro chewing bastadd

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Atheistan: 10:06pm On Feb 17
The worst thing is that..... We still have a long way to go before he gets kicked out.
Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by fk001(m): 10:07pm On Feb 17
Wailers will soon flood this thread and do what they know best.




Congratulations to them if the news is true.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by valarmorghulis: 10:07pm On Feb 17
Buhari has dementia,that's why u hardly see him in public and I don't think he's the one making the appointment

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Zico5(m): 10:11pm On Feb 17
This man called Buhari is just a big disgraced to entire Hausa/Fulani. He forgot that one day will be one day, he will leave that post. I pray we are all alive to see the day power will change hands to the south then he and his uneducated goons will know kaki no be leather. The only grace they have is to hold unto the power and by so doing destroy the conglomerate called Nigeria. The man is not even hiding his nepotism anymore.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by ForeThinker: 10:12pm On Feb 17
Nawao
Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by blesszzy(m): 10:12pm On Feb 17
The southern Presidential aspirants, hope you are viewing in 5G. When you get there do more then this. No bloody person can challenge you.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Nonexistent: 10:13pm On Feb 17
No be the names of Deadmeatbbqgriller, Ngwereukwuewu and Ewulinus I dey see so? Oops I'm wrong again. sad But why is Buhari mean to his online urchins? Well keep trying harder oh ye zombies, maybe you will make the list next time.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by winterfell007(m): 10:16pm On Feb 17
This is really provocative. Someone should sue the presidency for gross violation of the principle of Federal Character enshrined in our constitution. This is really terrible and unpredecented. Even Abacha wouldn't have gone this far

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Titto93(m): 10:16pm On Feb 17
All these happenstances are clear evidence that no one is in Aso rock, but Una go continue to call Buhari dat z dead..
Buhari isn't this stupid and clueless when he was alive in 2016.

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Re: Buhari Appoints Four More Aides Into DPR Departments - Peoples Gazette by Atheistan: 10:18pm On Feb 17
fk001:
Wailers will soon flood this thread and do what they know best.




Congratulations to them if the news is true.
You nuts bro

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