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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 Federal Government has identified fresh defaulting taxpayers and dispatched letters to them to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme in regularising their tax status.
The City manager was charged by the FA on Friday for "wearing a political message," which is in breach of the English governing body's kit regulations.
The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, Jos Field Office, which discovered over 40, 000 litres of petrol hoarded by independent Marketers in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, has ordered its sale at regulated price to members of the public. It also sealed three fuel stations in Jos South and Mangu LGA, for operating illegally.
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, says the abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls is one of the signs that Nigeria is facing difficult times under the Buhari administration, saying they were possibly ill and starving in the forest.
Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has offered jobs to 38 first class graduates of the Yobe State University (YSU).
The International Centre for Energy and Environmental Development (ICEED) has planted 736 varieties of trees across the 11 wards in Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State to promote environmental conservation.
Major sponsor of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aiteo, has heaped praises on the president of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick, his two vice, Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko; A U Mustapha, SAN and Andrew Onyearu, for bringing it into Nigerian football.
Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Professor Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, has advocated that the nation’s National Health Insurance Scheme, (NHIS) should capture persons facing medically confirmed infertility problems.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja reacted to the latest ranking of Nigeria as one of the worst corrupt nations by Transparency International (TI), saying he regretted TI’s perceived failure to recognise his administration’s anti-graft drive.
Business tycoon and President, Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, has assured that the ongoing Apapa-Wharf Road reconstruction project would be completed on schedule in June this year, adding that he was impressed that the work was progressing faster than he anticipated.