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President Buhari Appoints DIG Usman Baba Acting IGP_Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector General of Police. The appointnent is with immediate effect according to the Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi who spoke to state house correspondents . Buhari had on February 4th extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police (IGP)… Continue reading President Buhari Appoints DIG Usman Baba Acting IGP_Ada Nkong

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Ogbonnaya Orji Bags Appointment As NEITI’s Executive Secretary_Ada Nkong

President Muhhamadu Buhari has appointed Dr Ogbonnaya Orji Executive Secretary Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). According to a statement by the Director of Information, Willie Bassey ,the appointment is for a single term of five (5) years in accordance with the provision of Section 12 (2) (a) and 6 (3) of the Nigeria Extractive… Continue reading Ogbonnaya Orji Bags Appointment As NEITI’s Executive Secretary_Ada Nkong

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President Buhari Appoints Abdulrasheed Bawa Substantive EFCC Chair_Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday appointed 40 year old Abdulrasheed Bawa substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. This was contained in a statement issued by Femi Adesina  ,Special adviser to the President on media and publicity. Newsannex recalls that the acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu was suspended by the President over corruption allegations. According… Continue reading President Buhari Appoints Abdulrasheed Bawa Substantive EFCC Chair_Ada Nkong

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Confirmed as WTO DG_Ada Nkong

Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been pronounced new Director General of the World Trade Organization making her the first female and first African to lead the international body. Her renewable term which starts on the 1st of March 2021 will expire on the 31st of August 2025. According to General Council Chair David Walker of New… Continue reading Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Confirmed as WTO DG_Ada Nkong

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Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Now Sole WTO DG Candidate as South Korean Opposition Withdraws_Ada Nkong

Following the withdrawal of South Korea’s candidate for the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Yoo Myung-Hee from the race, Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who the General Council announced late last year as the consensus candidate is now the some candidate for the position.The World Trade Organization’s General Council Chair David Walker announced last October… Continue reading Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Now Sole WTO DG Candidate as South Korean Opposition Withdraws_Ada Nkong

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President Buhari Nominates Buratai,Other Ex-Service Chiefs Ambassadors-Ada Nkong

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Lt Gen Tukur Buratai (Rtd), Former Chief Of Army Staff, as a non-career ambassador, subject to the confirmation of the senate. Also nominated are all the ex-Service Chiefs who served alongside Buratai and resigned last week.This was confirmed by Special Adviser To The President On Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.… Continue reading President Buhari Nominates Buratai,Other Ex-Service Chiefs Ambassadors-Ada Nkong

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Breaking News:President Buhari Extends IGP Adamu’s Tenure_Ada Nkong

Contrary to earlier reports that the IGP had been asked to handover by the President, President Muhamadu Buhari has extended the tenure of IGP Mohammed Adamu by 3 months. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi disclosed this on Thursday while briefing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him, the extension… Continue reading Breaking News:President Buhari Extends IGP Adamu’s Tenure_Ada Nkong

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Justice Akon Ikpeme Finally Confirmed as Chief Judge of CRS_Ada Nkong

Following series of criticisms on its earlier refusal to confirm Justice Akon Ikpeme as chief judge of tbe state, the Cross River State House of Assembly on Thursday ,confirmed Justice Ikpeme as the substantive chief judge of the state. Spokesperson to Eteng Jones, the Speaker of the Assembly,the spokesperson to the Speaker of the Assembly,… Continue reading Justice Akon Ikpeme Finally Confirmed as Chief Judge of CRS_Ada Nkong

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President Buhari Replaces Service Chiefs_Ada Nkong

Weeks after calls for dismissal of the service chiefs by the National assembly ,President Muhammadu Buhari has finally announced their replacements. A tweet by the President's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina disclosed this. Adesina wrote, “PMB appoints new Service Chiefs. Maj Gen LEO Irabor, CDS, Maj Gen I Attahiru, Army, Rear Adm… Continue reading President Buhari Replaces Service Chiefs_Ada Nkong