Tag: Appointment

Breaking: Buhari Appoints Maj Gen Farouk Yahaya As Chief Of Army Staff

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff. Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu, Acting Director, Defence Information, announced this in a statement on Thursday. Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counter terrorism Counter[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Oby Ezekwesili appointed into IBFD board of trustees

International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, (IBFD) has appointed Nigeria’s Dr Oby Ezekwesili to its board of trustees. Dr Ezekwesili wrote on twitter confirming the appointment, “Yes, I am delighted to join the Board of Trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation.”. The appointment took effect from 1 April. IBFD[Read More…]

Saraki Appoints Baba Ahmed as Chief of Staff

Press Release February 7, 2017 Saraki Appoints Baba Ahmed as Chief of Staff Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has appointed Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, as his new Chief of Staff. In a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and  Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said the appointment takes immediate effect.[Read More…]

Buhari Re-appoints Yemi Kale As Statistician-General

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Dr Yemi Kale as the Statistician General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). He was appointed in 2011 for an initial term of five years. His reappointment is for another term of five years.[Read More…]

Economic Recession: Cross River Governor, Ayade Appoints Over 1000 Advisers, PAs, Others

Professor Ben Ayade, the Governor of Cross River State has again shocked political watchers with the appointment of an additional 1, 106 advisers, adding to the dozens he had previously appointed some months back. The latest development was announced Tuesday by his chief press secretary, Mr. Christian Ita. He said[Read More…]

Following The Appointment of Ibrahim Idris, Six DIG’s To Be Retired

Following the appointment of Ibrahim Idris as the new Inspector General of Police, the six Deputy Inspectors General of Police who served under IGP Solomon Ehigiator Arase are to be retired. The six DIG’s are Dan-Azumi Job Doma, DIG in charge Finance and Administration (A) department, DIG Sotonye Wakama, DIG[Read More…]

Saraki Wants National Assembly Commission To Reverse Sani-Omolori’s Appointment As Nass Clerk

The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has requested the National Assembly Service Commission to reverse the appointment of Mohammed Sani-Omolori, as the Clerk to the Assembly, to allow further consultations. Mr. Sani-Omolori was named the acting Clerk to the National Assembly on Wednesday in a letter by the Executive[Read More…]

Yahaya Bello Of Kogi Appoints SUBEB Chairman, Others

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has made five new political appointments as part of his effort to position his government to ensure equitable distribution of dividends of democracy in the state. A statement released today, March 14th, 2016, in Lokoja by the Secretary to Kogi State Government, Dr. Ayoade[Read More…]

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NNPC Announces Guild Of Editors President, Mohammed As GM Public Affairs; Alegbe Redeployed

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) has announced the appointment of the President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, Mallam Garba-Deen Mohammed , as the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the corporation. According to a statement by the NNPC in Abuja, in addition to 53 other appointments,[Read More…]

Breaking: Buhari Appoints Dakuku Peterside

The Federal Government on Thursday appointed Dr Dakuku Peterside as the Director General of Nigerian Maritime administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). A statement signed by Yetunde Sonaike, the Director, Public Relations, Ministry of Transportation in Abuja said that the appointment was with immediate effect. Peterside was the governorship candidate of[Read More…]