President Buhari appoints media aide Lauretta Onochie and three others as INEC Commissioners

President Buhari has sent a letter to the Nigerian Senate asking for the lawmakers to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State. Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani Katsina), Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa). Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, […]


BREAKING: Kano government appoints new emir to replace Sanusi

The Kano State Government has announced the appointment of Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the new Emir of Kano The secretary to the government of the state, Usman Alhaji made the announcement accompanied by the four Kano Emirate kingmakers at the Kano Government House Monday afternoon. Alhaji Usman said the appointment was in line with […]

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South Africa appoints former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as member of presidential economic council (photos)

South African president has appointed former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as a member South Africa’s presidential economic advisory council. The council which is chaired by Cyril Ramaphosa, the South African president, has other members in the council. As part of their functions, members of the council are expected to “ensure greater coherence and consistency […]