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WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala appoints four new deputies

by on May 4, 2021 0
By Samuel Bankole World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has announced the appointment four of Deputy Directors-General to assist her in her assignment. The newly appointed DDGs are Angela Ellard of the United States, Anabel González of Costa Rica, Ambassador Jean-Marie Paugam of France and Ambassador Xiangchen Zhang of China. “I am very... Read More

Change of baton at First Bank as Shobo takes over as new CEO

by on April 28, 2021 0
First Bank of Nigeria has appointed its deputy managing director Gbenga Shobo, as its new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer designate. Shobo would be taking over from Sola Adeduntan who is leaving the bank after reaching his term limit. A statement by the bank’s Chairman, Ibukun Awosika said Shobo’s appointment was subject to all regulatory... Read More

President Buhari sends names of nominees for auditor-general, Chairman of Fiscal Responsibility Commission to Senate

by on January 26, 2021 0
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Adolphis Aghughu as the new Auditor-General of the Federation in line with section 86 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended). According to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Babajide Omoworare, President Buhari has forwarded Aghughu name... Read More

Nigeria’s Access Bank appoints ex-CFO, Kumapayi ex-director

by on November 15, 2020 0
Nigeria’s top lender, Access Bank has announced the elevation of its former chief financial officer, Seyi Kumapayi to the position of executive director and the appointment of Omosalewa Fajobi and non-executive director. In a regulatory filing, the bank said the two appointments have been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Kumapayi, who... Read More

President Buhari reappoints Yakubu INEC chairman for second term

by on October 27, 2020 0
Samuel Bankole President Muhammadu Buhari has renominated Mahmood Yakubu for appointment as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second term of five years in office. This was disclosed in a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, the President has forwarded a letter to... Read More

AU agency appoints Nigerian Bayode deputy head, social affairs

by on October 7, 2020 0
Akure-born philanthropist, Dr Tolulola Bayode has been appointed as Deputy Head, Social Affairs and Health Cluster Committee, by the African Union (AU) – Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC). ECOSOCC is an advisory body of the AU whose purpose as an organ is to give civil society organizations a platform to contribute their input... Read More

Union Bank appoints two non-executive directors

by on September 8, 2020 0
Union Bank Plc on Tuesday announced the appointments of two non-executive directors, they are Emeka Anthony Ogbechie and Paul Kokoricha. The bank in a regulatory filing said Ogbechie was appointed to replace Dick Kramer who retired from the Board of the Bank in September 2019 while Kokoricha replaced Cyril Odu who passed on in... Read More