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First Bank Shake-Up: Hassan-Odukale Replaces Awosika As Chairman
Business

First Bank Shake-Up: Hassan-Odukale Replaces Awosika As Chairman

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday, wielded its big stick on one of Nigeria’s oldest banks, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, and sacked all the board members of the bank including its Chairman, Board of Directors, Ibukun Awosika. Awosika was appointed First Bank Chairman in September 2015, making her one of the first women to hold the esteemed position. However, the apex bank on Thursday, announced the immediate appointment of Tunde Hassan-Odukale as Chairman of First Bank. Before his appointment, Hassan-Odukale was the Managing Director of Leadway Assurance Company. The re-organisation of First Bank by the regulator was not unconnected to the removal of Adesola Adeduntan as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the bank and the appointment of Gbenga Shobo as MD/...
Barcelona Board Members Want Messi To Leave After Koeman Meeting
Sport

Barcelona Board Members Want Messi To Leave After Koeman Meeting

Some members of the Barcelona board are not against Lionel Messi leaving the club, ESPN reports. Although some are hoping to persuade the 32-year-old to stay, others would not fight against Messi being sold under the right circumstances. Messi is believed to have met new manager, Ronald Koeman this week and admitted he sees himself more out than in at Camp Nou. Koeman himself is keen to keep the player and build his team around him. But the Argentine superstar is considering his future at the club, after a series of events in the last year, including bust-ups with former sporting director, Eric Abidal. On the pitch, Champions League exits against Roma and Liverpool have been followed by a first trophyless season since 2007/2008, with the shameful 8-2 defeat to Bayern Mun...
President Buhari Re-appoints Hadiza Bala Usman As NPA MD, Approves Board Members
Politics

President Buhari Re-appoints Hadiza Bala Usman As NPA MD, Approves Board Members

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), for additional five-year tenure. Also approved is the reconstitution of the Non-Executive Board of the NPA, with Mr Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye (from South-west zone) as Chairman. Other members of the Board are: Prince Ekenyem Nwafor-Orizu (South-east zone), Akinwunmi Ricketts (South-south zone), Ghazali Mohammed Mijinyawa (North-East zone), Mustapha Amin Dutse (North-West zone), and Abdulwahab Adesina (North-Central zone). The President has equally approved Board members for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), who will oversee the selection of a new Managing Director for the organization. They are: Muhammad K. Ahmad, OON, (Chairman), Chief ...
Crisis Hits Barcelona: Six Board Members Resign
Sport

Crisis Hits Barcelona: Six Board Members Resign

Six Barcelona board members of Barcelona FC have resigned after not being happy the way the club is being managed by President Josep Maria Bartomeu. In a joint letter, the six expressed concern over the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis for the club. They also criticised the handling of a scandal in February when the club were forced to deny hiring a firm to attack its own players on social media, BBC reports. And they called for Barca to call new presidential elections. Emili Rousaud and Enrique Tombas – two of the club’s four vice-presidents – quit alongside four directors: Silvio Elias, Josep Pont, Jordi Calsamiglia and Maria Teixidor. “We have arrived at this point because we cannot reverse the way the club is managed in the face of important challenge...
Senate Confirms AMCON, FIRS Board Members
Politics

Senate Confirms AMCON, FIRS Board Members

The Senate Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Board chairmen and members of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) and the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON). Also, the Senate approved the budget of N11,594,920,847 for the National Communication Commission on the Universal Service Provisions Fund and N140.3 billion for the 2020 National Communication Commission. The confirmation of the chairman and Board members of FIRS was sequel to the motion moved by the chairman of Senate committee on Finance, Solomon Adeolu Olamilekan who urged the Senate to receive and consider the report of the Senate committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial institutions. The Senate approved Mohammad Mammam Nami as FIRS chairman with others as Board members. Also, the Senat...
NSITF: Buhari Appoints Board Members Of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund
Politics

NSITF: Buhari Appoints Board Members Of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the appointment of members of the Board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), a parastatal agency of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment. InoutNaija reports that the Assistant Director Press in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Rhoda Iliya, made this known on Wednesday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The Assistant Director said the board will be headed by Mr Austin Enajemo-Isire, a Chartered Accountant, professional Insurance Executive and Banker with Mrs Ijeoma Okoronkwo as Secretary. Her words: “The names of other board members included; Mr Olawale, Osuolale Timothy, Dr Mohammed Yinusa, Mr Waheed Adeyanju, Mr Ibrahim Khaleel, Dr Ifeoma Anyanwutaku, Mrs Dutse Aminu,” NAN quoted her as saying. Iliya ...
Joke Silva And Kunle Afolayan Appointed As Board Members Of Lagos Arts & Culture
Celebs

Joke Silva And Kunle Afolayan Appointed As Board Members Of Lagos Arts & Culture

Nollywood Duo, Joke Silva and Kunle Afolayan have been inducted into the Lagos State Arts and Culture Board. Joke Silva and Kunle Afolayan were both inducted and presented to the press by the Governor Of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. The Lagos state Arts and Culture Board responsibility is to seek and explore private sector support to nurture new talents and generate events for a sustainable development of the creative arts sector in the State.

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