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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the spate of fake news has assumed frightening proportion and has affected the nation’s image globally.
A witness in the ongoing trial of the founder of Daar Communications, Raymond Dokpesi, has explained how parts of the money he was accused of diverting from the office of the National Security Adviser was allegedly used by Mr. Dokpesi’s company.
The minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Muhammad Bello, has inaugurated the newly-reconstituted boards of 12 agencies and parastatals under the FCT administration.
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 Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.
Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.
A Nigerian international striker, the 21-year-old only joined Lille from Charleroi last summer but he took Ligue 1 by storm, netting 18 goals and contributing six assists in all competitions.
Delta Government on Wednesday said Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the state would benefit from the tax waivers as measures to cushion the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on their businesses.
Popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has spoken about her brush with authorities in Dubai, UAE, last year.
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has price the club out of what could turn out to be some vital funds after he refused to budge on his £18m valuation of castaway defender Chris Smalling.
Getafe President, Ángel Torres Sanchez, has confirmed that Super Eagles star, Peter Oghenekaro Etebo, has played his last match for the Azulones as the club will not exercise their purchase option on the hardworking midfielder.