Tag Archives: Director General

Okonjo-Iweala’s Emergence As WTO’s First African DG Delayed By US Objection

Us President Donald Trump administration has said it wouldn’t back the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for World Trade Organisation’s next Director-General, delaying the renowned Economist’s chances of leading. According to Guardian, the United States could not support a consensus decision to appoint Okonjo-Iweala, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Dennis Shea, said during a meeting of…

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Bobrisky Is Worse Than Ebola – NCAC Boss, Runsewe Fires Again

Chief Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Saturday has bombed Nigerian cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, a.k.a Bobrisky, saying his impact on society is worse than Ebola’s, the deadly virus that killed thousands in West Africa a few years ago. Runsewe, a cultural sheriff of some sort for the Federal Government…

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NBC Suspends AIT and Raypower’s License Indefinitely, NUJ, Atiku and Others Kick Against Decision!

The Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has announced the suspension of the license of Daar Communications PLC till further notice. Director-General, NBC, Modibbo Kawu, declared the suspension on Thursday evening during a briefing with journalists in Abuja. NBC, Nigeria’s broadcast regulator, had earlier accused AIT of violating broadcast rules in some of the programmes aired by…

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We Do Not Ban Songs -Director General Of NBC

The Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission, Ishaq Midibbo-Kawu, has clarified the recent media report that his commission banned some songs. According to reports, Midibbo-Kawu clarified this in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital while reacting to the demolition of Ayefele’s Music House in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday by the state government. He said Nigerians must…

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FG Appoints Abdul Zubair As Acting SEC DG

The Federal Government has announced the appointment of Dr. Abdul Zubair as the acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with immediate effect. In a statement by SEC on Sunday, Zubair, before the appointment, was the Director in charge of external relations in the commission. His appointment was necessitated by the suspension of…

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WIMBIZ To Hold 2014 Annual Lecture Series- “Repositioning For Global Relevance: Opportunities & Realities”

Are you seeking ways to leverage Nigerian opportunities that are attractive to global players? Then be at the 2014 Women In Management & Business (WIMBIZ) Annual lecture with theme “Repositioning for Global Relevance: Opportunities & Realities”. Speaker: Ms. Arunma Oteh, Director General, Securities and Exchange CommissionModerator: Mr. Jimi Disu, Veteran JournalistDate: Thursday, March 13, 2014Time:…

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