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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.
Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has called on the people of the state to support President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.
World’s third richest man, Warren Buffett, prodded ordinary investors on Saturday to stay invested in United States stocks, ignoring price swings, guidance from people with fancy credentials and the temptation to load up on bonds.
The Imo State Police Command has arrested two suspected members of a three-man robbery syndicate in Owerri.
A mathematics teacher in a secondary school in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, Chiadikobi Ezeibekwe, has married his 17-year-old sister, claiming that God told him to do so.
Russian athletes will not be able to march behind their flag at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony later Sunday after the IOC voted unanimously to keep the country’s ban for mass doping.
The Director of Human Resources, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Prof. Mansur Malumfashi, has described former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida as “Nigeria’s biggest problems.”
Christian Eriksen says Tottenham have put their mid-season dip behind them and are hitting form at the right time.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, under the leadership of Prof Mahmood Yakubu.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that 2,478 road crashes occurred in the third quarter of 2017.
A former National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Lai Olurode, has revealed how he was nearly killed for trying to stop underage voting.