A former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has urged Nigerians to demand good governance and accountability from political leaders. Soludo made the call at “The Big Ideas Podium’’ with the theme “Nigeria: The Economics of Failure’’ of the African Heritage Institution (Afri-Heritage) in Enugu on Tuesday. He said that the…
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the underlisted appointments in various Federal Government Agencies.
The Director (Press) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi, in a statement said all the appointments take immediate effect.
The new Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), is Julie Okah-Donli while Mary Ikpere-Eta, is the DG of National Centre for Women Development (NCWD).
Bayo Somefun is the new Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Managing Director, the new Executive Directors are Tijani Suleiman, Jasper Azuatalam and Kemi Nelson.
The Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank (FMB), is Ahmed Dangiwa, Executive Director (Org. Resourcing) is Melvin Eboh, Executive Director (Loans Department, Securities Issuance and Market Development), is Hajiya Rahimatu Aliyu and Executive Director (Policy and Strategy Loans Set-Up and Pay Off), is Umaru Abdullahi Dankane.
Alex Okoh is the new Director General of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) while Abdulkadir Saidu Umar is the new Executive Secretary of Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA).
Executive Officer (CEO) of National Park Service (NPS), is Ibrahim Musa Goni and Nnenna A. Akajemeli is the new National Coordinator/CEO of Service Compact (SERVICOM).
The Director General of National Directorate of Employment (NDE), is Dr. Nasiru Mohammed Ladan, while Saliu Dada Alabi is Director General of Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS).
The Director General of National Research Institute for Chemical Technology, is Professor Jef. T. Barminas, while Director General of Nigeria Institute for Social and Economic Research (NISER) is Dr. Haruna Yerima and Deputy Commissioner of Nigeria Insurance Commission (NAICOM), is Sunday Thomas.
The Executive Secretary of Consumer Protection Council, is Tunde Erukera, and Executive Secretary, Federal Character Commission, is Mohammed Bello Tukur.
Dikko Aliyu Abdulrahman is the National Pension Commission (PENCOM), Director-General. His appointment is Subject to Senate confirmation. Other PENCOM appointments are Funso Doherty (Chairman), Akin Akinwale (Executive Commissioner), Abubakar Zaki Magawata (Executive Commissioner), Ben Oviosun (Executive Commissioner), and Nyerere Ayim (Executive Commissioner).
Executive Secretary of Federal Capital Development Authority, Umar Gambo Jibrin, Managing Director of Nigeria Agriculture Insurance Corporation, Mrs. Folashade Joseph, Director General Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Cecilia Umaru Gaya, Executive Secretary Lagos International Trade Fair Management Board, Mrs. Luci Ajayi and Managing Director Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, Emmanuel Jimme.
Others are Director General Nigeria Lottery Regulatory Commission, Lanre Gbajabiamila, Director General Nigeria Automotive Design and Development Council, Jalani Aliyu.