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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.
Helen Folasade Adu, a.k.a Sade Adu, Nigerian–British soul singer, has recorded a new original song for the upcoming American film, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’, her first in eight years.
Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly told the visiting African Union commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat that he stepped down from his post for the sake of "peace and development" following a military intervention in November.
The wife of Kwara governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, has promised to support students to establish anti-cancer clubs in tertiary institutions in the state to jointly wage war against the scourge in the country.
The chief executive officer (CEO) of 9mobile, Boye Onasanya, has finally confirmed that the telecommunications company, formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria, will be sold to Teleology Holdings.
The Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB) says it is targeting to generate N14 million annually from its pack and pay project which began operation on Monday.
The state of emergency declared by the Ethiopian government on Friday following the resignation of Prime Minister Hailamariam Desalegn will remain in force for six months.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday appealed to Nigerians not to give political colouration to the recurring herdsmen/farmers clashes in Benue and some other states across the country.
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.
Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir smashed the short dance world record to take the lead in ice dance figure skating at the Olympics on Monday.
The Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki has assured Nigerians that the Federal Government is committed to the security of lives and property in every part of the country.