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University president in Maryland offers inaugural poet a job_Femi Ehiabhi

The president of a historically Black university in Maryland was so captivated by inaugural poet Amanda Gorman’s poem during President Joe Biden’s inauguration that he offered her a job -- on Twitter. Morgan State University President David Wilson joined the many people lauding Gorman, 22, Wednesday after her recital of “The Hill We Climb,” a… Continue reading University president in Maryland offers inaugural poet a job_Femi Ehiabhi

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CRUTECH Appoints Two Female Deputy Vice Chancellors_Ada Nkong

Prof Joy Etiowo The Cross River state University of Technology has appointed two female deputy vice chancellors.They are Professor (Mrs) Joy Etiowo of Faculty of Communication Technology as Deputy Vice Chancellor Academics and Professor (Mrs) Mary Eyo of Faculty of Education as Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration. A source at the university says their appointments were… Continue reading CRUTECH Appoints Two Female Deputy Vice Chancellors_Ada Nkong

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Senate Confirms Prof Yakubu Mahmoud as INEC Chairman_Ada Nkong

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission for a second term of five years. The confirmation came on tuesday following the consideration of the report of the Senator Kabiru Gaya led Senate Committee on INEC, which submitted its report at plenary and recommended Yakubu… Continue reading Senate Confirms Prof Yakubu Mahmoud as INEC Chairman_Ada Nkong

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Emerges WTO DG_Ada Nkong

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s ex-finance minister and nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, has broken the records by becoming the first African to emerge winner of the highly competitive race. The former minister According to TheCable, polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade… Continue reading Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Emerges WTO DG_Ada Nkong

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the favourite to lead the WTO_Femi Ehiabhi

Members of the World Trade Organisation (wto) are not known for co-operating with each other. So when in June they began the process of choosing a new director-general, many feared deadlock. But now, as the process draws to a close, officials are feeling hopeful. Two candidates are still in the running: Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the… Continue reading Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is the favourite to lead the WTO_Femi Ehiabhi

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FG Dissolves NDDC IMC,Appoints Dabota Jumbo Sole Administrator_Ada Nkong

Following the various drama that surrounded the NDDC probe and recommendations that the NDDC IMC be scrapped, the federal government has made the following announcement Special Goverment Announcement : The Federal Government is in receipt of the Senate Recommendation that the NDDC IMC be dissolved andii. that the NDDC be returned to the Presidency for… Continue reading FG Dissolves NDDC IMC,Appoints Dabota Jumbo Sole Administrator_Ada Nkong

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Prof Egbu’s Appointment ,A Testimony to Nigerian’s Dedication-Abike Dabiri _Ada Ogar

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa saysthe recent appointment of Prof Charles Egbu as the Vice Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University, East London, United Kingdom is a reflection of the Nigerian Spirit of excellence..A statement issued in Abuja by Gabriel Odu of the Media, Public Relations and Protocol Unit of NIDCOM,… Continue reading Prof Egbu’s Appointment ,A Testimony to Nigerian’s Dedication-Abike Dabiri _Ada Ogar

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President Buhari Appoints Mohammed Umar to Oversee EFCC_Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the EFCC Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar,to take charge and oversee the activities of the Commission pending the conclusion of the ongoing investigation of the case against Ibrahim Magu. He also ordered the immediate suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in… Continue reading President Buhari Appoints Mohammed Umar to Oversee EFCC_Ada Nkong

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President Buhari Approves Appointment of Twelve Permanent Secretaries_Ada Nkong

President, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR has approved the appointment of twelve (1 2) new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. A statement signed by Olawun i Ogunmosunl Director, Communications,office of The Head of Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, who made this known on Tuesday, 1 6th June, 2020 in Abuja, said the appointed… Continue reading President Buhari Approves Appointment of Twelve Permanent Secretaries_Ada Nkong