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Abdul Yekini Adeleke
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.
Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Wednesday raised the alarm over aerial surveillance of the Government House, Ado-Ekiti by a police helicopter.
Sequel to persistent criticism and rejection of the direct mode of primary election adopted for Osun APC, the party has announced its postponement.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the Continuous Voter Registration exercise will be suspended from August 17, 2018 till after the 2019 general elections.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to constitute an ad hoc committee to investigate pipeline surveillance contract and payment of contractors by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NOAC) in Bayelsa.
Ahead of the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun, the police on Wednesday warned political parties against flouting the Electoral Act.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement that he is loved by Londoners was trashed Friday as tens of thousands of protesters demonstrated against him, on the second day of his four-day visit to Britain, the first since he became president in January, 2017.
Former Vice President and frontline contender for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has restated his commitment to the promotion of a just and equitable federal structure of government, saying that it remains the panacea to reigniting the socio-economic development of the country.
A 25-year-old man, who claimed to be an Islamic cleric, had been arrested by the police for allegedly raping a 29-year-old student of Federal College of Education, Technical, Akoka, Lagos.
In places monitored in Ado Ekiti, Ifaki Ekiti, Ayegbaju, Oye and Iworoko, voting had started in those places.
The Katsina State Government says it is working with the World Bank to spend N50 billion to tackle erosion, desertification and flooding in the state.