VFD Group Announces New Board Appointments

VFD Group Plc, a sector-agnostic proprietary investment firm, announced the appointment of Adegboyega Fatoki and Omolola Bolusire to its Board of Directors. This is after requisite approvals including shareholders’ approval at the recently concluded AGM held on May 25, 2023. “We are delighted to have Adegboyega Fatoki and Omolola Bolusire join our Board of Directors,” … Read more

Buhari could have achieved more, failed to monitor appointments – IPAC

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) said that President Muhammadu Buhari could have achieved more in his administration if he was following through on his appointments and monitoring the people he gave responsibilities to. Assessing the President’s eight-year term expected to end on May 29, 2023, Lagos State IPAC Chairman, Mr. Olusegun Mbolaji told the News … Read more

Yobe: Hours after disbanding the cabinet, the government made new appointments [See List]

Following the dissolution of the State Executive Council, the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Bani has approved the appointment of seven Senior Special Assistants. This was disclosed by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, in a statement made available to reporters in Damaturu on Friday. The newly appointed SSAs are: Dr. Muhammad Sani (SSA on Education), … Read more

Buhari makes new appointments four days after term ends

by Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments to the management and board of the national National Agricultural Development Fund, four days before the end of his term. The President, who will step down late on Thursday, Monday, May 29, approved the appointment of Dr. Garzali Abubakar as Executive Secretary of the Fund, … Read more

Ugwuani directs political appointments to be handed over before May 26

by Alex Annbelli Enugu State Gov. Ifenyi Ugwuanyi has directed all political appointees in the state to be handed over on or before May 26, ahead of the end of the second term of his administration on May 29. This is contained in a statement in Enugu by Mr. Louis Amoke, Special Aide to Ugwuyani. … Read more

Nigerian governors make new appointments seven days after term ends

Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has approved the appointment of principal officers of tertiary institutions and a new executive secretary for the state’s Primary Health Care Development Agency. Mr Tambuwal announced the appointment on Monday, seven days before the end of his term. He is serving his constitutionally sanctioned second term and final term as … Read more

Ex-INEC commissioner sets agenda for Tinubu on political appointments

A retired professor of sociology at the University of Lagos, Lai Olurode has advised President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu and newly elected governors to consider some factors in nominating them to serve in their governments. In a statement sent to Premium Times, Mr Olurode enumerated the factors he said Mr Tinubu and the new governors should … Read more

General Bajwa warns Tinubu against partisan appointments

Retired General Olu Bajowa has cautioned President-elect Bola Tinubu against partisan appointments. The elder statesman advised Tinubu to ensure an even spread of appointments in his administration for the sake of justice and equity. The former Managing Director of the deceased Nigeria Airways counsel in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday. Bajova stressed that … Read more

Nominate women for ministerial appointments, activist urges government

Toun Okewale-Sonaiya

Okwale Sonaiya, CEO of Women’s Radio 91.7, has urged governors across the country to put forward names of eligible women for ministerial appointments in the coming administration. He clarified that although the final decision rests with the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, the responsibility to forward the names of women for appointments rests with the governors in … Read more

Political appointments: Women’s groups intensify lobbying, will visit 36 ​​governments

Toun Okewale-Sonaiya

Nigerian women are set to present their charter of demands to each of the 36 state governors to lobby for political appointments as ministers and commissioners, Ton Okwale-Sonaiya, a renowned gender activist, said on Sunday. Also, while women’s groups will hold a strategic briefing with Ninth National Assembly women legislators on the 35 percent affirmative … Read more