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NSCDC parades three alleged fake currency vendors

The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSDCD), said it had arrested three suspects over circulation of counterfeit currency in Maiduguri.

Governor Shettima wins Borno Central senatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Gov. Kashim Shettima of All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of the Borno Central Senatorial District election.

Elections: Governor Shettima expresses satisfaction with voters turnout

Governor of Borno State and a senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for Borno Central, Kashim Shettima, said he is impressed with large turnout of voters in the ongoing election especially in Maiduguri, the state capital.

Election: 15 PDP chairmen dump party for ruling APC

Fifteen ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council of Borno State on Friday afternoon defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

PDP constitutes 50-member campaign committee in Borno

The Borno chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted a 50-member campaign committee to drum up support for its candidates in the forthcoming general election.

Group: PDP has no valid candidates in Borno

A support group within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Yerwa Oodua, has said the party has no valid candidates for the Borno State governorship and Central Senatorial district election.

Borno APC guber: 14 aspirants endorse outcome, uphold Babagana Zulum’s victory – Adamu Dibal

Controversy trailing the conduct of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary, in Borno State, took a new twist on Wednesday, when it was revealed that 14, of the 20 aspirants who participated in the exercise have endorsed the outcome of the exercise and upheld the victory of the winner, Prof. Babagana Zulum.

Appeal Court: Regulatory agencies cannot impose fines without recourse to court

The Court of Appeal in Calabar yesterday struck down the powers of regulatory agencies to impose fines without recourse to the courts.

Minister urges members of boards to re-inforce Nigeria’s foreign decision making

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has urged members of the board of four parastatal agencies to re-inforce Nigeria’s foreign decision making and promote the country’s domestic vision and ideals.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

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.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

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.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

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.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

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.

Two dead men make President Buhari’s board appointments

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.

Ex-Governor Niyi Adebayo, Senator Ayo Arise, others get board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.

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