Buhari appoints heads for Sovereign Wealth Fund, Nigerian Law School

President Buhari
President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Uchechi Orji as the Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA.

He has also approved the nomination of Isa Chiroma as the Director-General of the Nigerian Law School.

This was disclosed on Thursday in a press statement issued by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina.

Mr. Orji was first appointed in October 2012 for an initial term of five years.

In line with Section 16(2) of the NSIA Act, the National Economic Council in July endorsed the renewal of the appointment, which has now been made for the final term.

According to Mr. Adesina, the NSIA has made remarkable strides under the leadership of Mr. Orji.

Its asset now stands at over $2 billion, which is invested in the Nigerian Infrastructure, Economic Stabilization and Future Generation Funds.

The president nominated Mr. Chiroma to succeed Olanrewaju Onadeko, who is due for retirement as the Director General of the Nigerian Law scahool.

Mr. Chiroma is a professor of law and currently the deputy director in charge of the Yola Campus of the School. He hails from Adamawa State.


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  • Jega ebele

    This appointments lopsided. Both Fulani from Daura? Hmmmmnm!!!!!!We are marginalized.

    • chiemex

      that is the power of wailing working on you & your nepotistic god

      • Julius

        You mean by bullying ?, you think Buhari is listening to you ? Self bloating is never cool.

    • Julius

      Don’t start another civil war ooo ! lolz. I never understood why folks that are yelling everyday about not wanting to be Nigerian anymore would be worrying about appointments in the same government .

      • Fadama

        You will always show your bigotry.

        • Julius

          By asking a genuine question ?

          • Fadama

            You call that display of bigotry genuine? Abeg go siddon jor.

          • Julius

            Can you answer the question instead of looking for a cheap applause sitting at the cheapest section of the gallery ?

          • Fadama

            You want me to answer a question laced with bigotry, right? Better change your bad ways Julius.

          • Julius

            Just say that you can’t answer the question. Change my bad ways ? Hold on, let me do that right now. smh!. You are even worst that I am but the difference is you are a coward , you are too timid to speak your mind and I’m not.

          • Fadama

            If your measure of bravery and vigour is when people speak with so much hate and bigotry then I prefer not to be brave. You are a cursed and deranged fellow. And with the latter, I suggest you start with Aro Mental in Abeokuta for some help. In subsequent replies, I will come along with suggestions to the former.

      • Nigeriacars Mart

        Jega Ebele must be a Diaspora Biafran resident Nigeria.

  • Someone

    listen. i am not ibo, all appointments by this govt are not following federal character.
    he’s only appointing hausas or yoruba. hausas mostly. orji’s reappointment is just small bones to the dogs.

    Isa Chiroma as the Director-General of the Nigerian Law School.

    the more i see these northerners the more disgusting everything is. is buhari mad or what?????

    • Nigeriacars Mart

      Orji’s and Isah’s appointments are based on their professional attainments, excellent performance and track record. What exactly disgusts you about a Northerner?
      Show your real face and name please.

  • Someone

    this is very bad, very bad. he did it again.

    many complained that this man was nepotic, we never listened, now i’m seeing it. he’s not going to change. the least he could do is advertise the vacancies these functional heads.

    nsia head position was advertised by okonjo-iweala. orji was appointed from a selection of candidates that applied for the position, he’s a financial guru.

  • Someone

    maybe buhari is going to resign, so he’s appointing all the northerners so osinbajo can not remove them.

  • Uchechi Orji, other Norther appointment Buhari why?

  • Nigeriacars Mart

    Uchechi Orji’s reappointment is well deserved based on his excellent performance and track record. I always believed that Is a Chiroma is a Professor of Law and is qualified to head the prestigious Nigerian Law School. Nigerians should learn to be objective and not to politicise everything. We should be proud that we have a professor of law in Chiroma and a financial guru in Uchechi who are all Nigerians of world class competencies vin their professions.
    Let’s not allow tribalism and the associated nepotic and myopic views to becloud our views. We can only build a united and a peaceful Nigeria by appreciating, loving and tolerating one another. Isah and Uchechi Congratulations.

    • Netanyahu

      Talk to the architect of 97 vs 5%. Till date he has not denied he is implementing his policy that is so dear to his heart. If Nigeria was working with all his nepotism and bigotry, nobody would have bothered. They have been in power since 1967, destroyed everything in sight and now claiming to be the messiah. Let them fix the mess with whoever they choose to work with and stop the propaganda and blame game.


    too little too late