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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 minister of communications, Adebayo Shittu, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over what he described as the “unbecoming behaviour” of Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo state governor.
Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) on Wednesday threatened to boycott bad roads should the Federal Government fail to repairs important roads before the rains begin.
Economic experts have warned Nigeria not to be carried away by the influx of foreign portfolio investment dominating the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), noting that a combination of highly mobile portfolio investments and unreliable crude earnings could unravel without warning, and cause external reserves to decline, as experienced from April to November 2008.
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have advocated the need for Nigeria to ensure good governance, strong anti-corruption crusade and free, fair and credible elections as solutions to the problems facing the country.
National Identity Management System (NIMS) has that said it knows that some foreigners from neighbouring African countries claim to be Nigerians in order to obtain Nigeria’s National Identity Card.
Britain's Anthony Joshua dismissed a claim by New Zealand's Joseph Parker he is the "king of steroids" ahead of their world heavyweight title unification bout.
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 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says over 900,000 children will be immunised against polio in the first round of 2018 vaccination across the territory.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday signed a two–year contract extension with Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr.
Home-based Super Eagles defender Osas Okoro has promised that the team will go all out for a win in their opening fixture at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) against Rwanda on Monday.