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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]

INEC appoints Amina Zakari as head of collation for 2019 elections [READ MORE]

  Amina Zakari, a national commissioner at the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been appointed to head the collation centre of the elections. Zakari was appointed to head the committee on collation centre, one of the two committees for the election which the commission inaugurated on Thursday in Abuja. Speaking during the inauguration, Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, said the committee shall be responsible for the national collation centre – the International Conference Centre – from where results of the Presidential election will be announced. “It will serve as the secretariat for collation of results and venue for briefing of international observers and the media,” he said.     [Read]

Buhari sacks Seifa as Acting DSS boss, appoints another northerner, Magachi Bichi as New DG

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari has removed Mathew Seiyefa as acting Director General (DG) of the Department of State Services (DSS). The President has replaced Seiyefa with Yusuf Magachi Bichi as new DG of the secret service. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement yesterday said the appointment is with effect from September 14. Following the sack of Lawal Daura as Chief Executive of the DSS, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo appointed Seiyefa in acting capacity on August 7, 2018. Daura was sacked for approving the illegal invasion of the National Assembly complex by personnel of the DSS. Garba, [Read]