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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.
Kaduna State Government has announced tax waiver for public secondary and primary school teachers in the state.
Haiti on Thursday suspended the operations of British charity Oxfam pending the outcome of its investigation into allegations that its staff sexually exploited Haitians after a devastating 2010 earthquake.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday said the oil sector needed huge investments to the tune of 100 billion dollars.
Celtic crashed out of the Europa League in calamitous style with a 3-0 defeat to Zenit St Petersburg in Russia.
The Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps have arrested six suspected cultists and rescued four rape victims from their hideout in Lagos Island.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is to donate houses, schools and health centres to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ngwom, Borno state.
A South African court held that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba violated the constitution in statements he made about his decision to revoke his approval of a company’s bid to open a private airport immigration facility.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday arrived Yola to declare open the State Anti-Corruption Summit and commission some projects.
The Anambra State Chairman of the Trade Union Congress, TUC, Comrade Ifeanyi Okechukwu, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria as a matter of National Unity, to organize a referendum where Nigerians will decide the system of government that is suitable for them in order to end series of agitations across the Country.
Egypt's opposition has condemned the detention of Abdul Moneim Aboul Fotouh, the Strong Egypt Party leader and former presidential candidate, as it accused the government of a "fierce hatred campaign" against political dissent.