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The Dec. 5, Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe state Assembly by-elections recorded poor voter turnout as the elections progressed.
The Polytechnic Ibadan management, on Wednesday, exonerated the institution’s Chief Security Officer (CSO), Captain Ayo Vaughan (rtd), from the killing of a former student of the school, Ahmed Olalekan, fondly called Maku, by cultists, on Monday night.
Students of The Polytechnic, Ibadan on Tuesday staged a protest against the killing of a member of the school’s Students Forum, Ahmed Olalekan, nicknamed Maku, by suspected cultists.
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.
Suspected bandits have raided some communities in the eastern part of Sokoto state, killing four persons and rustled several livestock.
Earlier on Saturday, President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, voted in the Local Government election taking place across Yobe State
Global rights group, Amnesty International, has condemned the arrest of Salihu Tanko Yakasai, who was arrested hours after criticising President Muhammadu Buhari, over the rise in school kidnappings.
The Kaduna Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria has dismissed the case between the Nigerian Union of Teachers and Governor Nasir El Rufai for lacking in merit and substance.
The National Human Rights Commission, on Saturday, expressed concerns over the rising cases of kidnapping of boarding schools’ students in northern parts of the country.
Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has said that trucks not registered on Eto, the electronic truck-call up app recently introduced by the Authority, by Feburary 27, will not have access to the ports.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr is hoping Napoli forward Victor Osimhen will be fit enough to feature for his side in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
As Niger state rejoices over the return of the abductees of the Government Science College, Kagara, bandits have once again struck in the district, killing four people and abducting 25 others.
Spartak Moscow officials have yet to make any decision about on-loan Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses, saying the Nigerian has not lived up to their expectations.
Chief Olisa Metu, former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says his recent experience in detention has taught him a ‘great lesson’.