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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.
Security officials and other stakeholders are to get an update on the search for the missing girls of the Government Science and Technical Girls College, Dapchi, Yobe.
The Director-General of Segun Oni Campaign Organisation (SOCO), Dr. Ifeoluwa Arowosoge, has assured the Ekiti electorate that former Governor, Chief Segun Oni, would deliver all his campaign promises to the people if given the opportunity to serve again.
A coalition within the All Progressives Congress (APC), under the aegis of the APC National Vanguard, on Sunday alleged that the party’s national leader, Bola Tinubu, has struck a deal with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general elections.
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel is preparing to name her ministerial team for a new German government, to give a new face to her administration.
The Anambra state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress NLC, Comrade Jerry Nnubia, in his welcome address during this year 40th NLC Anniversary celebration, at the union secretariat Awka, said the body, which has about seven million members, forty- two affiliate unions and thirty- seven state councils had been instrumental in the negotiation of four national minimum wages since 1981.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta, to begin undergraduate degree programmes from the 2017/2018 academic session.
Nigerian envoys in New York have appealed to Nigerians in the U.S. not to give up on their country but continue to support efforts by leaders to develop it.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says no fewer than 1,306 Nigerians died in road accidents in the fourth quarter of 2017.
About 224 million people are suffering from malnutrition across Africa as climate change and conflicts heighten food insecurity across the continent, a top UN food agency official said Monday.
The new machine, when installed, is expected to enable the hospital attend to more cancer patients in the country, officials say.