Home Topics Seniority

Seniority

Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Jigawa governor appoints eight permanent secretaries

Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has approved the appointment of eight new Permanent Secretaries.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

President Buhari approves more personnel, salary increase for police force

He stated that the removal of service chiefs and the appointment of officers, who have been at the theatre of operation and command the respect of fellow soldiers will ease the insecurity in the country.

ECOWAS Court awards $80,000 compensation to ex-police officer after 31 years of undue retirement

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has awarded $80,000 in favour of a former police officer as compensation for his undue retirement in1990, about 31 years ago.
Pan African Parliament members gather in groups inside the house following its postponement in Midrand, Johannesburg on 1 June 2021.

Pan-African Parliament suspended indefinitely after days of chaos delays presidency vote

PAP Secretariat spokesperson Jeffrey Onganga confirmed the suspension. He said the suspension is indefinite and a date would be confirmed at a later stage. The session was supposed to run from 21 May to 4 June.
On Friday, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff, died in a plane crash in Kaduna.

List of officers likely to succeed deceased COAS

Following the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Atthairu, and other officers in a plane crash on Friday in Kaduna, President Muhammadu is expected to appoint a new Army Chief this week.
The Inspector General of Police, IG Mohammed Adamu, yesterday vowed that the police would arrest the arsonists involved in the inferno that razed the house of Chief Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, Oyo State last Tuesday.

Why President Buhari terminates IGP Adamu’s three-month tenure extension

Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, says the three-month tenure extension granted to outgoing Inspector-General of Police Muhammad Adamu was terminated following completion of selection process for a new I-G.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday, swore in three new Customary Court of Appeal Judges for the state.

Delta governor swears in 12 new permanent secretary, local councils auditor-general

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Tuesday, swore-in 12 new Permanent Secretaries and Auditor-General, Local Government, warning them against bullying their directors and other lower grade workers.
Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao- says Service Chefs will submit to DHQ under the leadership of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor.

NAF to uphold seniority, hierarchy in appointments – CAS

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is to revert to the military tradition of adherence to seniority and hierarchy, in the appointment of officers to head command posts, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has said.
Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Rivers State, Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor, SAN, has insisted that neither the National Judicial Council (NJC) nor the Governor of a state was obligated to recommend or appoint the most senior Judge of the High Court as substantive Chief Judge of a state.

Rivers attorney-general: NJC, governors not obligated to recommend most senior as chief judge

Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Rivers State, Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor, SAN, has insisted that neither the National Judicial Council (NJC) nor the Governor of a state was obligated to recommend or appoint the most senior Judge of the High Court as substantive Chief Judge of a state.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lt. Gen. Lucky Irabor, Thursday said the insinuation that disparity exits among the security agencies in Nigeria is unfounded.

Service chiefs agree, submit to authority of Defence Headquarters

The military high command has decided to restore established command structure and yesterday agreed to subordinate themselves to the leadership of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor.
The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa on Monday, March 8, 2021, charged all staff of the Commission to be disciplined and dedicated to their duties.

EFCC boss tasks staff on professionalism

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has charged the staff of the commission to be disciplined and discharge their duties with utmost professionalism.
The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph N Ari, said the Fund is battling criminality and other security challenges in the country using skills acquisition.

ITF denies wrongful appointments, marginalization of Muslims

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has decried what it described as orchestrated efforts to malign, impugn and whip up negative sentiments against the agency and its functionaries through outright lies and calculated misinformation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, with his new rank of four-star General, and the three service chiefs as three-star Generals. Others decorated on Friday by President Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja were Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo, Chief of Air Staff.

President Buhari charges new service chiefs to secure Nigeria in five weeks

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday told the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, and the three service chiefs in very plain terms that they have just few weeks to adequately secure the nation.
Speaking during a press conference in Abuja on Monday, NDLEA Chairman, Buba Marwa, said over 15 million Nigerians abuse drugs nationwide.

General Marwa commences re-engineering NDLEA for optimal performance

The newly appointed Chairman/Chief Executive of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. General Mohamed Marwa (rtd) has commenced the re-engineering of the agency for optimal performance.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to release statutory funds due to the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to enable it function optimally.

Ohanaeze asks President Buhari to consider Igbo for IGP

Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly Worldwide, OGA, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider appointing an Igbo as the next Inspector-General of Police, IGP.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PSC: Promotion in Police based on availability of vacancies, seniority, merit not ethnical

The Police Service Commission (PSC), has debunked claims by the OHANEZE Ndigbo, that only one Igbo indigene was promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police in the recent promotion exercise of the Nigerian police.
Mohamed Salah deserves to be the captain of Liverpool because of his outstanding contributions to the team, according to Egyptian legend Mohamed Aboutrika.

Egypt legend: Mo Salah most deserving of Liverpool’s armband

Mohamed Salah deserves to be the captain of Liverpool because of his outstanding contributions to the team, according to Egyptian legend Mohamed Aboutrika.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps demand immediate reinstatement of official sacked by President Buhari

The House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately reinstate the sacked Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Nasir Argungu.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

Abubakar Fikpo named acting NDE chief

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has directed Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo to take over as the Acting Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment, NDE.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Dr. Nasiru Mohammed Argungu as the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).

President Buhari sacks NDE chief Nasiru Argungu

According to a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the directive which was given on Friday, the 4th of December, is to be effective from Monday, December 7th.

Women in finance must ask for promotion, unlike men – survey

Far fewer women than men are promoted in the finance industry unless they first ask for seniority, a sign of institutional gender bias, according to a new study in Australia.

Nigeria Customs approves promotion of 2,974 officers

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), has approved the promotion of 2,974 junior officers to various ranks.

Recent Stories

Manuel Neuer is the subject of a UEFA investigation after he wore a rainbow coloured captain’s armband in support of Pride Month during his country’s first two games against France and Portugal at this year’s Euros.

UEFA backs down over Manuel Neuer’s rainbow armband

UEFA has dropped its investigation of Manuel Neuer’s rainbow captain’s armband after declaring that the Germany skipper’s decision to wear it is a ‘team symbol of diversity’.
The National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the union might embark on an industrial action if the Federal Government does not listen to their demands.

SSANU threatens strike over Nigerian government’s directives on workers of staff schools

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has advised the Federal Government to withdraw the circular directing that workers of the Staff schools should not be captured in the 2022 budget.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest school proprietor for ‘sexually harassing’ 14-year-old

The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen delivers a speech for the next year's municipal elections in an end-summer annual address to partisans in Frejus, France September 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/File Photo

French far right irked by election results, southern region in play

France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.

Somali Army kills 24 al-Shabab militants

Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.

Most Popular

Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Anambra election: Ifeanyi Ubah emerges YPP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Thursday, emerged as the candidate of the Young Progressives Party for the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State.
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara suspends two health officials over ‘mismanagement’

Kwara has suspended two senior officials from the Saving One Million Lives Programme for Result (SOML-PforR) over alleged mismanagement of N170 million.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Osun APC suspends member over ‘anti-party’ activities

The Osun State Chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the ward level has suspended the former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Barrister Kolapo Alimi.
Dangote Industries has revealed that its Urea fertiliser is now on sale nationwide and that it currently pushes out a minimum of 120 trucks daily across the country.

Dangote fertiliser plant pushes out 120 trucks daily

Dangote Industries has revealed that its Urea fertiliser is now on sale nationwide and that it currently pushes out a minimum of 120 trucks daily across the country.
Johnson & Johnson's single dose COVID-19 shot is the fourth to be endorsed for use in the EU after vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca-Oxford University and Moderna.

Aspen: Johnson & Johnson to send S.Africa more than 300,000 vaccine doses

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will export more ready-to-administer COVID-19 vaccines to South Africa beyond the 300,000 doses already pledged, the CEO of Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday.