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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.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez’s reported decision to join Manchester United ahead of Premier league leaders Manchester City is being dictated by money.
As Nigerians await the assent of the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill currently before President Muhammad Buhari, the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed his administration’s readiness to partner the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on the reintegration programme for Libya returnees.
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), said it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, malaria and other diseases.
A French court’s decision to dismiss a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while on deployment in the Central African Republic in 2013-2014, has sparked anger in the country.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a U.S.-based journalists’ rights and press freedom campaign organisation, has profiled the police assault of Mrs Taiye Edeni of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Police in Taraba State on Monday confirmed the death of an abducted state assemblyman, Hosea Ibi.
A Calabar Division of the Federal High Court has sentenced one Ifeanyi Okorogu, an indigene of Imo State, to two years imprisonment for human trafficking and attempting to sell a child.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has warned against the killing of anyone be it herdsman or farmer in the name of any clash relating to grazing in the state.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Wednesday inaugurated the Electoral and Appeals Committees for the Para Sports Federations in Abuja ahead of the proposed elections on February 15, 2017.
The Federal Government says it is working assiduously to develop a National Action Plan to reduce the use of Mercury in Nigeria.