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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.
Inspector Daniel Ojo who shot dead one Adaobi Ifeanyi and wounded another, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, in Ajegunle area of Lagos last Saturday, has been dismissed from service and declared wanted.
Armed bandits have sacked Kuriga village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State forcing the villagers to flee.
Justice Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, who was Thursday convicted on six counts bordering on false declaration of his assets, removed from office and barred from holding public office for ten years by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has appealed the judgment of the court at the Court of Appeal.
Two suspects allegedly involved in the recent kidnap of Lagos State Fire Service Director, Mr. Rasaki Musibau, and six others, had confessed collecting N5m ransom before releasing them.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians not to give up on the nation in the face of unabating violence and misery, stressing that Nigeria has all it takes to overcome its challenges.
At least 174 people have been killed and 758 wounded in the battle for control over the Libyan capital Tripoli, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
Following the persistent attacks and killing of innocent Nigerians across the country, the President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, has charged the federal government to tackle the spate of insecurity in the country, which has lead to numerous deaths in recent years.
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has unveiled the university’s newly redesigned Olusegun Obasanjo Centre for African Studies (OOCAS).
In view of growing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it will inaugurate a new global campaign from April 24 to 30.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began a series of meetings Monday with representatives of political parties voted into parliament in last week’s elections ahead of choosing who will form the next government.