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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.
Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui said he has an extremely strong squad even after Cristiano Ronaldo's exit but he expects some changes ahead of the upcoming campaign.
Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) has said the information being peddled by those opposed to the use and consumption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) has no scientific base.
The equities market remained bearish as the new week commenced yesterday with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) declined 0.34 per cent to 37,266.86.
The League Management Company (LMC) has refuted the directives by the Chris Giwa-led leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to its chairman, Shehu Dikko, and the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Salihu Abubakar, to step aside on grounds of an alleged committal to prison by the Jos High Court for contempt of court in 2016.
The U.S. has expressed outrage over a recent video of execution being carried out allegedly by Cameroonian military personnel.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to ensure payment of 33 per cent pension savings to pensioners in the country.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused the government of President Muhammadu Buhari of intimidating judges to do the bidding of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on election matters.
Coach Zlatko Dalic said that the World Cup final will produce "a seismic event" back home in Croatia regardless of the result against France.
Several universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday signed a petition against President Joseph Kabila running for a third term in office later this year.
Twenty-three Nigerian soldiers are missing after Boko Haram jihadists ambushed a convoy in the remote northeast of the country, said military and civilian vigilante sources on Saturday.