Tag: Appointments

Buhari marks International Women’s day by unveiling a list of female appointees

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the of 32 female government officials which it described as “The Buhari Women” to mark this year’s International Women’s Day. Spokesperson for the president, Femi Adesina disclosed this in a statement titled “International Women’s Day: See how President Buhari celebrates Nigerian women” on Sunday. This[Read More…]

Vice-President Osinbajo says the elite in Nigeria influence the appointment of judges

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo has said the elite in Nigeria influence the appointment of judges in Nigeria. Osinbajo said this on Saturday at a webinar tagged, ‘Selection and appointment of judges: Lessons for Nigeria’, which was organised by Justice Research Institute, monitored by The Cable Online Newspaper. The vice president noted[Read More…]

Breaking: NJC approves appointment of 4 Heads of Court, others

A total of 70 judicial officers have been recommended for appointment to the President and their respective State Governors for appointment as Heads of Courts and other Judicial Officers in Nigeria. This was made known in a statement issued by Director of Information, Soji Oye on Sunday after the National[Read More…]

“This List is a Historical List” – Presidency Says of Buhari’s Appointment List of the Dead

The Presidency on Saturday said there was nothing “scandalous or extraordinary” in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Friday. It said the list had been prepared[Read More…]

‘Dead Toll’ Rises to 7 in President Buhari’s Board Appointments List

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest batch of appointments has stoked controversy after it was detected that a number of dead persons had been ‘given’ positions as board members. A list of over 1,460 people was released Friday evening but careful scrutiny by the media revealed duplications and names of deceased[Read More…]

UPDATE: Buhari Appoints Four Dead Nigerians Chairmen of Government Agency Boards

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the governing boards of agencies and parastatals. He has also appointed 209 chairmen and 1258 members to fill the board positions among whom were 4 dead persons. The appointments was announced and communicated in a statement released by Boss Mustapha, secretary to[Read More…]

Buhari Appoints APC NWC Members, Others As Chairmen of 209 Boards, Shake Up Imminent in Parastatals

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries, and also the appointment of ‘eminently qualified Nigerians’ to fill the board positions, numbering 209 chairmen and 1,258 members. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha who made[Read More…]

There Was No “Proper Consultation” – First Lady’s Friend, Pauline Tallen, Rejects Buhari’s Ambassadorial Nomination

Pauline Tallen, former deputy governor of Plateau state, on Monday explained her reasons for turning down her ambassadorial nomination. Talilen said “proper consultation was not done” before her nomination was announced. She also said she rejected the offer in order to be fair to other parts of the state in[Read More…]

Buhari Approves Appointments For 13 Government Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments in 13 Federal Government agencies. The appointments according to a statement by the Director (Press) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi, include Mr. Joseph Ari as Director-General of Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Dr. Isa Ali[Read More…]

Contrary To Nigerian Civil Services Guidelines, Buhari Appoints Son-in-law, Bashir Jamoh, As Executive Director, Finance In NIMASA.

The Federal Government a few weeks back, on recommendation by the Minister of Transport appointed the following Executive Directors; Mr. Bashir Yusuf Jamoh is the Executive Director Finance and Administration, Mr. Joseph Oluwarotimi Fashakin is the Executive Director, Maritime Safety and Shipping Development while Mr. Gambo Ahmed is the Executive[Read More…]