• Nigeria set to appoint transaction adviser for new national airline

    Nigeria set to appoint transaction adviser for new national airline

    According to reports, the Federal Government will appoint a transaction adviser next week as part of efforts to establish a new national carrier, an official has said.

    The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the new national carrier will ensure competition, cut in ticket costs and give Nigerians options to choose from.

    Sirika, who briefed journalists after the Federal Executive Council meeting, said “….between now and Wednesday we will appoint transaction adviser for national carrier, once that is in place […]

  • Senate to Buhari: Appoint Ocholi’s replacement

    Senate to Buhari: Appoint Ocholi’s replacement

    According to reports, the Nigerian Senate today called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a replacement for the deceased minister of state for Labour, Mr James Ocholi SAN.

    The Senate made the call after Senator Dino Melaye, drew the attention of his colleagues to the void left behind by the minister who hailed from Melaye’s home state – Kogi.

    James Ocholi, his wife and son died in a ghastly motor accident in

  • Court gives Aregbesola 7 days to defend refusal to appoint commissioners

    Court gives Aregbesola 7 days to defend refusal to appoint commissioners

    An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has given Governor Rauf Aregbesola, seven days to defend why he has not constituted his cabinet since 2014.

    His counsel, Fatimo Adesina had urged the court to consider the governor’s application on the court’s lack of jurisdiction to hear the case before proceeding to the substantive suit filed by Barrister Kanmi Ajibola over his refusal to appoint commissioners for almost two years since his assumption of office for second term.

    Ajibola had challenged Aregbesola’s […]

  • Swansea sack Coach, appoint replacement

    Swansea sack Coach, appoint replacement

    Swansea City have sacked manager Francesco Guidolin and immediately appointed American Bob Bradley in his place.

    Guidolin’s future has been in doubt for some time as his team recorded five defeats and one draw following their opening-day win over Burnley in the Premier League.

    The Swans came close to sealing victory over Liverpool at the weekend after a dominant first-half display, but Jurgen Klopp’s men fought back to claim a 2-1 triumph at the Liberty Stadium.

    On Monday, the Welsh outfit announced via […]

  • APC set to appoint ex-minister as spokesperson

    APC set to appoint ex-minister as spokesperson

    Barring last minutes changes, the former Sports Minister, Mr. Bolaji Abdullahi, would be handed the job of the publicity secretary of the ruling All progressive Congress (APC).

    Abdullahi, who is believed to be a loyalist of the senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki, would replace his Kwara kinsman, who is the Information and Culture minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on the National Executive Council (NEC) of the party.

    Mr. Abdullahi who joined the APC, alongside the Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, in the build […]

  • PDP must appoint credible chairman — Bode George

    PDP must appoint credible chairman — Bode George

    A chieftain of the PDP, Chief Olabode George, said in Lagos on Thursday that appointing a credible person as national chairman of the party would determine the performance of the party in the 2019 presidential elections.

    George, who was a former Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that it was imperative for the national leadership of the party to appoint a credible person as its national chairman. He argued that appointing someone, who had […]

  • Why I’m yet to appoint commissioners – Aregbesola shares reasons

    Why I’m yet to appoint commissioners – Aregbesola shares reasons

    Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has affirmed that paucity of fund is hampering his government in the appointment of commissioners.

    Aregbesola, who spoke while breaking fast with journalists on Tuesday, said that the dwindling federal allocation has really affected the state explaining that appointment of commissioners would be additional burden.

    He said that the state could not afford such burden at present adding that the government as presently constituted is going through harrowing experiences, stressing that the state is being run […]