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The immediate past Ondo State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, on Thursday faulted the judgment of an Akure High Court that declared him not qualified to benefit from the pension and other entitlements for governors and deputy governors for life.
There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
Former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, has described Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as an ingrate over his alleged involvement in anti-party activities which he said was the sole reason the All Progressives Congress, APC, performed woefully during the presidential election in the state.
Ondo State Government has described the statement credited to a former deputy governor of the state, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, as a mix of mischief and double-speak.
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 Spaniard has been a loyal servant at Etihad Stadium since 2010, with his passing and technical prowess translating to 72 goals and 134 assists.
Nigeria has pledged a financial commitment of $12 million to the Global Fund towards tackling the menace of HIV/AIDS globally over the next three years. Nigeria also demonstrated a commitment to increase domestic resources for health and disease programmes.
Diamond-rich Botswana is hailed for its stability, but the southern African nation struggles with income inequality, unemployment and a high rate of HIV.
Prince Harry has admitted he and his brother are now “on different paths” and have “good days” and “bad days” in their relationship.
After 24 hours of impeachment of Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, by the Kogi State House of Assembly, the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, CDNDC, Sunday, urged the National Assembly and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, to act fast and intervene.
The Jigawa State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a China based Polaris Motors Investment aimed at importing cheaper, durable and affordable cars into Nigerians.
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has explained that entrepreneurship training for teachers in the country was meant to shift students’ desire from job seeking to the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills for economic enhancement.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, on Thursday, announced that Poland had offered to support Nigeria in preserving the nation’s cultural artifacts and monuments.
A Nigerian, Vincent Izuchukwu Ezeocha, has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $22,250 online from a victim in Acadiana, Louisiana, in the United States, the Attorney General Jeff Landry said Tuesday.
After two years of living together with a man as wife, popular Yoruba actress, Bose Oladimeji, says she’s had just about enough and walking out fast. Her reason is none other than domestic abuse, which she says has become not only brutally violent but life-threatening as well.