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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.
Osun State Government has lamented the demise of a prominent Yoruba scholar, playwright and actor Professor Akinwumi Ishola, who died in Ibadan at the weekend.
Ten members of Kogi State House of Assembly, who were elected under the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and hundreds others, on Saturday, defected the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Nigeria U-17 women’s team the Flamingoes have crashed out of this year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay after playing 1-1 away draw in the second-leg play-off round of the African qualifiers against Cameroon on Sunday.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has said the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has performed in the delivery of democracy dividend.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated the Osile of Oke Ona of Egbaland, Oba Adedapo Tejuoso, as he marks his 80th birthday tomorrow (Monday).
The Anambra State Director of Sports, Joseph Umudu, has urged the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, not to be pressured into selecting unfit players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes felt for Wolfsburg after Robert Lewandowski scored a dramatic stoppage-time penalty to snatch a 2-1 victory at the Volkswagen Arena.
Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, United Nations Youth Envoy, has said that to accommodate unemployed youths all over the world, 600 million new jobs are needed to meet the target 2030.
The students protest that forced management to close down the Benue State University, Makurdi was masterminded by students with carry-overs, according to its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Msugh Kembe.
The Benue State Police Command has revealed that its personnel recently engaged some herdsmen in a gun duel in Ayilamo, Logo Local Government Area of the state, where one of the cattle headers was killed in the process.