Appointment

JUST IN: Napoli Appoint Gattuso To Replace Ancelotti as Manager

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Gennaro Gattuso on Wednesday took over as coach of Napoli after Carlo Ancelotti was sacked despite guiding them to the Champions League last 16, the troubled Serie A side announced. Gattuso, who left AC Milan at the end of last season after failing to qualify for the Champions League, takes charge of a club who sit seventh in Serie A. “The aim is to recoup points and get back into the Champions League positions,” said Gattuso, who won the 2006 World Cup as a player with Italy. “We need to work hard, win back points and come [Read]

Buhari rejects reappointment of Fowler, Selects Nami as New FIRS boss

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the exit of Babatunde Fowler as the chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service. Mr Fowler’s tenure as FIRS chairman expired Monday and the president could have appointed him for a second term in office. Instead, Mr Buhari asked him to hand over to the most senior director in the outgoing board of the revenue agency. Mr Buhari also named Muhammad Nami, a tax consultant, as the new chairman of the tax commission. In a statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Mr Buhari also announced the constitution of a new board for the FIRS. Read the full statement by Mr Shehu announcing the [Read]

Gov Abiodun appoints Tpl Chokor as Ogun new Head of Service

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has appointed Mrs. Amope Ajibola Chokor as the new Head of Service in the State. The former Head of Service, Lanre Bisiriyu had on Friday, alongside 11 Permanent Secretaries bowed out of the public service of the State. An elaborate valedictory programme was on Friday, organised to mark their retirement from active service, where Governor Abiodun promised to apply merit in the appointment of Bisiriyu’s successor. Speaking at the event, the Governor said, the State had a legacy of excellence to protect in its public service that produced the likes of Chief Simeon Adebo and A.K Degun of blessed memory. A statement by Kunle [Read]

Ebonyi governor appoints another 513 aides

  ABAKALIKI – Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has approved the appointment of another set of 513 additional aides to serve as his Technical Assistants (TA). The Principal Secretary to the governor, Chief Clement Nweke who disclosed this in a statement in Abakaliki on Wednesday, said the appointees were drawn from the 171 political wards in the state. The appointees, according to him, are to report to the office of the principal secretary with their credentials for documentation. “Appointees from Abakaliki, Afikpo North, Afikpo South, Ebonyi and Ezza North Local Government Areas (LGA) are to report on Nov. 27, 2019. “The appointees from Ezza South, Ikwo, Izzi, Ohaozara are to [Read]

BREAKING: Tottenham Appoints Mourinho As New Manager

  The Portuguese is back in the Premier League following his sacking by Manchester United in December 2018 as he replaces Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham have confirmed the appointment of Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that runs until 2023.  The announcement comes less than a day after Mauricio Pochettino was sacked by the club following a poor start to the 2019-20 season. Spurs currently sit in 14th place in the Premier League table having collected just three wins from their first 12 league games, while they also suffered a 7-2 thrashing at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Mourinho has been out of management [Read]

Afenifere condemns Buhari’s appointment of nine ministers from North-West

The Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has condemned the allocation of ministries by President Muhammadu Buhari, with nine ministers from the North-West. Among the six geopolitical zones in the country, the North-west, which consists Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara states, have the highest number of ministers. The nine cabinet members from the North-west include; Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa State), who was appointed Minister of Water Resources; Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna State), Minister of Finance; Muhammad Mahmood (Kaduna State), Minister of Environment; and Sabo Nanono (Kano State), Minister of Agriculture and Development. Others are Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Kano State), Minister of Defence; Hadi Sirika (Katsina State), Minister of Aviation; [Read]

Imo Gov, Ihedioha Appoints Kanu Nwankwo as SSA on Sports

OWERRI – The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha has appointed Nigeria’s football legend, Kanu Nwankwo as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports. Ihedioha made the announcement when Kanu visited him at the government House Owerri to present his CAF medal. According to a statement by “Izuchukwu Akwarandu, the governor’s aide on new media, Kanu Nwankwo’s appointment is with immediate effect. “Papilo, as fondly called by his fans, came to present his most recent CAF award, which was given to him at the just concluded Nations Cup in Egypt, to the sports-loving governor of Imo State. The star also presented a branded jersey to the governor.” “The governor while welcoming the [Read]

BREAKING: Gov Abiodun Appoints SSG, Chief of Staff

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of Mr. Olatokunbo Joseph Talabi as the Secretary to the State Government. Also appointed is Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu as the governor’s Chief of Staff. In a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, added that the new SSG comes to the job with a rich private sector background as a business development professional, banker and entrepreneur. He was until his appointment the Chief Executive Officer of Superflux International Limited, a market leader in security printing . The 57-year-old Talabi holds a 1987 [Read]

Gov Dapo Abiodun Appoints Somorin As Chief Press Secretary

The Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has appointed Mr Sunday Olakunle Somorin as his Chief Press Secretary. Currently pursuing his PhD in Communications at the University of Technology Sydney Australia, Mr Olakunle Somorin, holds a B.Ed (Hons) degree in English from the University of Port Harcourt and a Masters Degree in International Affairs & Diplomacy from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaira. The new Chief Press Secretary is an experienced editor with a rich work history in the media industry. [READ ALSO] Ogun Governor in Dilemma Over Political Appointments [READ MORE] A former London Bureau Chief of This Day Newspapers, Somorin is skilled in Editing, Public Speaking, Journalism, and Strategic Communications, [Read]

BREAKING: Few hours After Handover, Sanwo-Olu Makes First Appointment As Lagos Governor [FIND OUT MORE]

Few hours after he was officially handed over to, incoming Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made his first appointment. He has appointed Tayo Ayinde as the new Chief of Staff. Ayinde was Sanwo-Olu’s Campaign Director. More Details Shortly!! [Read]

Manchester United Confirms Solkjaer Appointment As Full-Time Manager [READ MORE]

LONDON – Manchester Utd names Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as full-time manager. It was confirmed by the club on its Twitter handle. Man U tweeted, “Ole’s at the wheel! We can confirm that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as #MUFC manager.” See tweet below;   [Read]

Acting CJN, Mohammed swears in 250 chairmen, members of Election Petition Tribunals [READ MORE]

  The new Acting CJN, who replaced Justice Walter Onnoghen gave the charge on Saturday in Abuja during the oath taking and swearing ceremony of judicial officers appointed to oversee disputes arising from the forthcoming general elections. I am delighted to address you all on this occasion of the swearing-in ceremony for the newly appointed Chairmen and members of Election Petition Tribunals for the 2019 General Elections that is around the corner. As you lordships take the oath of office as chairmen and members of the Election Petition Tribunals, let me remind you that this oath is a solemn appeal to Almighty God. Therefore, it is God Almighty that you [Read]

BREAKING: New Police IG Swings into Action, Appoints Frank Mba As New Police PRO [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it the new Inspector General of Police (IGP) Adamu Mohammed has appointed Frank MBA as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Nigeria Police. Mba studied law at the University of Lagos, and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2002. The police spokesman, who hails from Ezimo in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, was the best graduating cadet inspector in academics at the Police Academy, Kano, in 1993. He rose up the police ladder and was promoted to assistant superintendent of police in 1999, deputy superintendent of police in 2003, superintendent of police in 2006 [Read]

Buhari Appoints New Police IG, As Ibrahim Idris Retires [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that President Muhammadu Buhari may appoint another Inspector General of Police later today Tuesday January 15, 2019. Top on the list of officers to replace Ibrahim Idris, who reportedly met with the president at the State House yesterday afternoon, is Adamu Mohammed. According to police sources, such a visit has become a tradition for outgoing inspectors-general in recent years. Mohammed’s appointment may lay to rest the controversy surrounding an alleged plan to extend the tenure of Idris. Idris, the nation’s 19th Inspector General of Police, was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, on March 21, 2016, to replace Solomon Arase. The 59-year-old born police chief was [Read]