Senate confirms new FCSC Chairman, 11 others as board members

November 28, 2023 Taiye  Odewale 0

  The Senate  Tuesday, confirmed the appointment of Prof.Tunji Olaopa as Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC). It also confirmed for appointment 11 others as members of the FCSC representing various States of the Federation. The confirmation followed the presentation and adoption of a report of the Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Affairs by the Chairman, Senator Oluwole Cyril  Read More

Breaking: Tinubu re-appoints Kyari as NNPCL CEO, names other management team, new board

November 27, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of a new board and management team for the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) with effect from December 1, 2023. The latest appointment saw Mallam Mele Kyari returning as Group Chief Executive Officer of the company. See appointees below: Chief Pius Akinyelure — Non-Executive Board Chairman Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari — Group Read More

Customs: Again, Tinubu announces appointments

November 24, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Dr Aba Ibrahim and Dr Muda Yusuf as members of the Board of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for a renewable term of four years. A statement on Friday evening by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, explained the two appointees were included to represent the Organised private sector. The Read More

Jimoh Ibrahim, Natasha, others head Senate committees

November 21, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

  Senators Jimoh Ibrahim ( APC Ondo South) ,Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan ( PDP Kogi Central) ,  Kawu Summaila ( NNPP Kano South ) and others , were on Tuesday , named as Chairmen of different standing committees of the Senate by its President, Senator Godswill Akpabio.  Akpabio who had in August before Senate preceded on long recess , announced Chairmen and Read More

New NPFL club appoint ex-Flying Eagles coach

November 18, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Sporting Lagos have announced the appointment of Paul Aigbogun as their new technical director. Aigbogun will provide technical support for the senior team and also work closely with the club’s football academy and affiliate club, Aarhus Fremad. The 51-year-old guided the Flying Eagles to the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Aigbogun previously served as the assistant technical director with the Read More

Tinubu appoints 20 commissioners for National Population Commission

November 9, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of 20 federal commissioners for the National Population Commission (NPC). Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Chief Ajuri Ngelale who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja said nine current federal commissioners were reappointed a second term in office. The appointees are Hon. Emmanuel Trump Eke from Abia state, Dr Read More

Akwa Ibom: REC Umoren not card-carrying member of APC – Stakeholders

November 6, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

  Amid the controversy trailing the appointment and confirmation of Etekamba Umoren as Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) from Akwa Ibom state, stakeholders of the All Progressives Party (APC) from the state have disassociated themselves from the appointee. The Senate had on Wednesday last week on the strength of request from President Bola Tinubu, confirmed the appointment of Umoren as REC from Read More

FULafia: Tambarin Mubi congratulates HRH Isa on his chancellor appointment

November 5, 2023 Chamba Simeh 0

    News of the appointment of His Royal Highness Alhaji Dr. Abubakar Isa Ahmadu CFR, FFPM, the Emir of Mubi, Adamawa state, by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the Chancellor of the Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa state, has elated Mallam Abubakar Suleiman Tela, the Tambarin Mubi. Suleiman in a congratulatory statement welcomed the development and described it Read More

Senate confirms new Auditor-General, 7 INEC RECs

November 1, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

  The Senate Wednesday  confirmed the appointment of Mr Shaakaa Chira as the Auditor-General for the Federation. It also confirmed appointments of seven out of ten Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) forwarded to it by President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday. The confirmed nominees as RECs after separate appearances before the Senate are,  Etekarnba Umoren (Akwa Ibom), Isah Shaka Ehimeakne (Edo), Oluwatoyin Read More

Breaking: Tinubu appoints new Chairman, members of Federal Civil Service Commission

October 27, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Prof Tunji Olaopa as Chairman of Federal Civil Service Commission. The president also announced eleven new members of the commission. Ajuri Ngelale, a presidential spokesperson disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. According to him, the appointment aligns with Section 154 of the Nigerian Constitution which empowers the president to appoint the Chairman and Read More

New Energy Commission of Nigeria DG emerges

October 23, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr Abdullahi Mustapha as the Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN). This was contained in a statement issued Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Chief Ajuri Ngelale. The statement reads: “Dr Abdullahi Mustapha has served for over a decade in the Nigerian Read More

Zamfara: Lawal appoints sole administrators for 14 LGs

October 21, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara state has approved the appointment of sole administrators for the 14 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. The governor also approved the appointment of Secretaries and Supervisory Councillors for the LGAs. A statement by his Senior Special Assistant, Malam Sulaiman Idris, quoted the governor as saying that the appointees were “carefully selected based on Read More

Breaking: Tinubu confirms Adeniyi’s appointment as Customs CG

October 20, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

President Bola Tinubu has approved the confirmation of Adewale Adeniyi as substantive Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). A statement issued by the Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Willie Bassey, said Adeniyi’s appointment takes effect from October 19, 2023. Blueprint recalls that President Tinubu appointed the new Comptroller-General Read More

Tinubu names Blueprint’s Ndace VON DG, Onilu heads NOA, Ali NAN boss

October 20, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the appointments of eight new chief executive officers for parastatals and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation. They are Mr. Jibrin Baba Ndace, Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON); Mr. Lanre Issa-Onilu, Director-General, National Orientation Agency (NOA); Mr. Salihu Abdulhamid Dembos, Director-General, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA); and Dr Muhammed Bulama, Read More

Breaking: Tinubu makes U-turn, withdraws newly appointed FERMA Chairman

October 19, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

President Bola Tinubu, Thursday, directed the withdrawal of the nomination of Engr. Imam Kashim as the Chairman of Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA). A statement by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President, announced the withdrawal of Imam with immediate effect. Though no reason was cited for the withdraw of the appointment. Ajuri noted that all other appointments to the Read More

Updated: Tinubu orders withdrawal of FERMA chairmanship nomination

October 19, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Tinubu has directed the withdrawal of the nomination of Engr. Imam Kashim Imam as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA). The President’s withdrawal of the above-mentioned nomination is directed with immediate effect, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Chief Ajuri Ngelale said in a statement in Abuja Read More

Galadima eminently qualified to head PTDF – Medugu 

October 18, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state, Alhaji Hamisu Idris Medugu, has described the appointment of Ahmed Galadima Aminu as the acting Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PDTF), as the right decision by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In a congratulatory message in Yola, the Adamawa state capital, Medugu said the bringing on board Read More

Senate appoints new deputy leader, deputy whip

October 18, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Tuesday rejigged composition of its Principal Officers within the fold of the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC ) by appointing Senator Lola Ashiru (Kwara South) as Deputy Leader . It also appointed Senator Peter Onyekachi (Ebonyi North) as Deputy Whip. Lola Ashiru’s appointment as Deputy Leader according to the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, was made Read More

The rules have changed

October 17, 2023 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano  0

The rules have changed. The ongoing war in Gaza, Palestine, reminds us all how the rules of war have changed. What was once considered as abnormal is now normal, many people no longer blink an eye lid about the new turn of events nor are they as horrified as such anymore. However, it is not only in this respect that Read More

LP faults Tinubu, govs for not including PWDs in cabinet

October 13, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Labour Party (LP) has berated President Bola Tinubu for failing to appoint Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) into his cabinet, noting that PWDs are stakeholders in Nigeria. The Kaduna state LP chairman, Hon. Awwal Tafoki, who stated this in Kaduna  Thursday, expressed disappointment over the exclusion of PWDs in the present administration, saying  the PWDs cannot be ignored as they Read More

Tinubu is a trailblazer, no ‘Yorubanisation’ under him, Natives defend President’s appointments 

September 22, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-democracy group under the aegis of The Natives has defended recent appointments made by President Bola Tinubu, saying the President has been fair, just and implementing the era of Renewed Hope he promised the Nation. The Natives, comprises of 371 ethnic, religious and  tribal backgrounds with about 20 million members across the country, also congratulated the President on his Read More

Tinubu sacks top government official, announces new appointment

September 1, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Tinubu Friday approved the appointment of Khalil Suleiman Halilu as the new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI). This was contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Chief Ajuri Ngelale. “By this appointment, Khalil Suleiman Halilu will serve Read More