President Goodluck Jonathan today appointed eight new ministers recently confirmed by the Senate before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.
The ministerial list
(1) Senator Patricia Akwashiki (Information)
(2) Prof. Nicholas Ada (State, Foreign Affairs I)
(3) Senator Musiliu Obanikoro (State, Foreign Affairs II)
(4) Col. Augustine Akobundu (retd.) (State, Defence)
(5) Mr. Fidelis Nwankwo (State, Health) 
(6) Mrs. Hauwa Bappa (State, Niger Delta Affairs)
(7) Mr. Kenneth Kobani (State, Industry, Trade and Investment)
(8) Senator Joel Ikeya (Labour and Productivity).