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General TY Danjuma retires as May & Baker chairman, wife appointed

May & Baker Nigeria Plc on Wednesday announced the retirement of Theophilus Danjuma as a director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company.

NBA: DSS notorious for disobedience of court order

Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has described the Department of State Services (DSS) as a notorious agency that enjoys treating judicial process with disdain, particularly as it pertains to obeying orders of courts enforcing the fundamental rights of Nigerians.

Ecobank Nigeria announces appointment of key officers

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of key Management Officers across various levels. Amongst those appointed are Kenneth Okere, who is now the Company Secretary & Chief Legal Counsel; Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Abiola Aderinola, Financial Controller; Adetokunbo Uko, Treasurer and Akintunde Dawodu, Chief Compliance Officer and Head, Compliance & Control.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Special Adviser on Due Process and former Head of the Bureau of Public Procurement of Oyo State, Mrs. Aderonke Adedayo, as Executive Assistant (Intervention).

Oyo governor appoints former BPP chief as executive assistant on intervention

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed a former Special Adviser on Due Process and former Head of the Bureau of Public Procurement of Oyo State, Mrs. Aderonke Adedayo, as Executive Assistant (Intervention).

Chris Okunowo emerges new Directors Institute president

Chief Chris Olufunmilola Okunowo, F.IoD, a renowned legal practitioner and businessman has been elected as the 16th president of the Institute of Directors Nigeria (IoD) for a two-year tenure.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Clarion call for SEC, other agencies to respect rule of law

If the SEC goes ahead with this action it will be in clear violation of the interim injunction obtained by Oando’s principals Adewale Tinubu, the Group Chief Executive and Omamofe Boyo, the Deputy Group Chief Executive which restrains SEC, its servants and agents from directing or requesting any agency of the Government to act upon its decisions contained in its letter of 31st May pending the hearing.
Umar Gonto, Managing Director-Chief Executive, Federal Housing Authority (FHA)

Umar Gonto approved as acting FHA boss

Mr Umar Gonto, a legal practitioner has been appointed as the acting Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA).
Asue Ighodalo

Asue Ighodalo emerges new NESG board chairman

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), a private sector led think-tank organization that promotes sustainable growth and development in the Nigerian economy on Wednesday announced the appointment of Mr. Asue Ighodalo, as its new Chairman.

Oyo government declares three-day mourning over Speaker’s death

The Oyo State Government has announced a three-day mourning period in honour of the speaker of the state assembly, Michael Adeyemo.

Nigeria’s Chinedu Moghalu appointed head of UN communications for Africa Risk Capacity

Nigeria’s Chinedu Moghalu has been appointed the head, communications and advocacy, for the Africa Risk Capacity (ARC)/United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

President Buhari mourns ex-NBA chief Idowu Sofola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday joined the Nigerian Bar Association and the Nigerian Body of Benchers in mourning the Chief Idowu Sofola (SAN), who led both groups at various times.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
Chidi Izuwah

Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
Power

Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.