Tag Archives: Appointment

Prominent Nigerian Attorney Gbenga Oyebode Appointed As New Chairman Of PZ Cussons

Gbenga Oyebode has been unveiled as the new Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the  PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc Board of Directors, the Company’s Secretary, Jacqueline Ezeokwelume announced in compliance with the Nigerian Stock Exchange Listing Rules. Following the retirement of Alhaji Lawal Tukur Batagarawa as a Non-Executive Director on the Board, Oyebode’s role was made effective from December…

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Update: Nigerian Senate Approves Mahmood Yakubu Reappointment As INEC Chairman

The Senate on Tuesday agreed to reappoint Professor Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years. According to Guardian Newspaper, Yakubu was first appointed as chairman in October 2015, by President Muhammadu Buhari, after which he was reappointed when his first tenure lapsed in October this year. His confirmation…

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ICYMI: BBNaija’s Trikytee Appointed Senior Special Assistant To Bayelsa Governor

Big Brother Naija star, Trikytee, on Friday bagged a political appointment in Bayelsa state, during his courtesy visit to the Bayelsa state governor, Duoye Diri as part of his homecoming activities. Trikytee — real name Sinclair Timmy — who disclosed the news on his social media, noted that he is now the Senior Special Assistant to the governor. ‘I…

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BBNaija’s Nengi Hampson Named Senior Special Assistant To Bayelsa Governor On Girl Child

Big Brother Naija Star, Nengi Hampson, has been appointed as the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Girl Child to Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State. This was announced during her visit to the state governor in his office on Friday morning. Nengi was also announced as the Face of the southernmost state. Her fellow ex-constant from the BBNaija reality TV…

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BBNaija’s Laycon Appointed As Ogun Youth Ambassador, Receives N5m & A 3-Bedroom House Gift

More wins for winner of the just-concluded Big Brother Naija season 5 reality show, Olamilekan Agbelesebioba popularly known as Laycon as he has just been named Youth Ambassador of Ogun state. On Tuesday October 6, Governor Dapo Abiodun received the reality TV star in his office in Abeokuta, the state capital where he also donated N5 million and…

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Victoire Tomégah Dogbé Becomes Togo’s First Woman Prime Minister

Victoire Tomegah Dogbe has been appointed as Togo’s first-ever female Prime Minister, according to reports from local media. Dogbe, whose appointment was confirmed by President Faure Gnassingbe on Monday, replaces Komi Selom Klassou, who resigned as prime minister on Friday, a position he held since 2015. The 60-year-old is well known and respected in Togo, having…

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Yemi Alade Appointed As Latest UNDP’s Goodwill Ambassador

Yemi Alade has been appointed goodwill ambassador by the UN to help shine a spotlight on the disproportionate impact of the health and socio-economic crisis on the poorest and most vulnerable people, who are often women, especially in developing nations, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Wednesday. The Nigerian pop star will mobilise support for…

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Nigeria’s Kikelomo Lawal Installed As Executive Vice President Of The Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce

Another day, another Nigerian making great moves in the diaspora! According to Opera News, Kikelomo “Kike” Lawal has been appointed as the chief legal officer and Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, a big milestone which is currently being celebrated on social media. Her new position, taking effect October 12, 2020, will reportedly require overseeing the global legal function, the corporate…

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Nigeria’s Obinna Ukwuani Appointed Bank Of Kigali’s New Chief Digital Officer

A Nigerian social entrepreneur, Obinna Ukwuani, has been appointed to lead digital innovation and growth as Chief Digital Officer for the Bank of Kigali in Rwanda. According to BusinessDay, Ukwuani is a former executive at Paystack, created NESA by Makers, a Lagos-based skill centre that trained people on web development. He also founded Exposure Robotics Academy…

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Buhari Appoints Former External Affairs Minister, Ibrahim Gambari As New Chief Of Staff

According to multiple online reports, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has been appointed the new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari replacing Mallam Abba Kyari, who died last month due to COVID-19 complications. THISDAY reports that Gambari, who was Buhari’s,foreign Minister and confidant as military Head of late in the 1980s met…

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