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The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.
According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”
Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).
The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.
President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.
The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.
The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu, has confirmed that over N2.8 billion was recovered from suspected pension thieves in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation and Police Pension Office.
Some aggrieved stakeholders and elders from Nasarawa south senatorial districts have allegedly ganged up against the senatorial ambition of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura come 2019.
The Police has through its ‘Operation Absolute Sanity’ arrested Aliyu Bello, identified as the grand commander virtually in charge of all the kidnap groups operating along the Abuja-Kaduna highway and adjoining villages.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Saturday distributed 370 motorcycles to extension agents to further enhance service delivery to Nigerian farmers.
Obi Asika, co-owner of Cabal Entertainment, said singer Wizkid failed to show up for the ‘Made in America’ concert despite being billed to perform.
Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has confirmed that Arsenal have tabled a formal bid for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Under pressure Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Saturday described Neymar, a rumoured transfer target for the European champions, as a “great player who everyone loves”.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has praised his Nigerian teammate Emem Eduok who scored twice for Kasimpasa in their 3-2 home win against Alanyaspor in the Turkish top flight on Friday.
Sergi Roberto has signed a three-year contract extension with Barcelona, tying him to the leaders of La Liga until 2022, the club announced on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari is among African leaders that have indicated interest to attend the inauguration of Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, on Monday.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has predicted a positive outlook for Nigeria’s economic in 2018.
An ex-convict, Peter Bitrus, on Tuesday told a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court that he could not do without hemp smoking, saying it is my source of strength to work.
French President Emmanuel Macron said a special post-Brexit trade agreement between Britain and the EU was certainly possible but would not involve full access to the single market, in a BBC interview to be screened Sunday.