Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tinubu appoints heads of NCC, NIGCOMSAT, NITDA, NDPC, NIPOST

This was contained in a statement signed by Ajuri Ngelale, special adviser to the President on media and publicity.

• October 11, 2023
President Bola Tinubu
President Bola Tinubu [Photo: officialABAT]

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new and returning chief executives to fresh terms in office across multiple agencies under the federal ministry of communications, innovation, and digital economy:

(1) EVC/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) — Aminu Maida

(2) MD/CEO, Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) — Nkechi Egerton-Idehen

(3) DG/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) — Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi

(4) National Commissioner/CEO, Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) — Dr. Vincent Olatunji

(5) Postmaster General /CEO, Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) — Tola Odeyemi

Furthermore, in line with Mr Tinubu’s determination to maximally leverage on Nigeria’s proven technological and digital economic prowess to reposition the nation’s economy toward greater financial inclusion, the President has approved the appointment of a new special adviser to the President.

Special adviser to the President on technology and digital economy — Idris Alubankudi

By this directive of the President, the above-mentioned appointments take immediate effect.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale

Special Adviser to the President

(Media & Publicity)

October 11, 2023. 

We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Katsina State

Politics

Katsina youths pledge to deliver over 2 million votes to Atiku

“Katsina State is Atiku’s political base because it is his second home.”

Abubakar Kyari

Heading 5

Climate change reducing crop yields, increasing food prices: FG

He also said climate change had disrupted food supply chains, particularly in vulnerable regions with limited adaptive capacity.

Justice Daniel Okungbowau(Credit: Edo state judiciary)

States

Edo chief judge frees four inmates

Three inmates were from the Oko Medium Custodian Centre, while the fourth was from the Old Benin Custodian Centre.

Frederick Nwajagu (Eze Ndigbo)

States

Eze Ndigbo’s terrorism trial stalled over counsel’s absence

Eze Ndigbo is in court on nine counts bordering on an attempt to commit acts of terrorism, financing terrorism, participating in terrorism and meeting to support IPOB.

Shooting Star vs Eyimba (Credit: NPFL)

Sport

NPFL: Enyimba International beat Heartland FC 1-0 in Aba

The result lifted Enyimba into second position with 51 points, while Heartland remained in 19th position with 26 points after 30 matches.

OAU

States

FG suspends mining activities in OAU, environs indefinitely

The minister announced the suspension pending investigations into suspected illegal mining activities in OAU and its environs.

Aruna Quadri[ credit - Brila Fm]

Sport

Nigerian tennis star Aruna returns to top 20 in latest ITTF ranking

Also, Aruna started his campaign at the ITTF World Cups Macao 2024 on a good note.