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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today ordered that a former permanent secretary in the Ministry of labour and Productivity, Dr Clement Illoh Onubuogo, alleged to have been involved in the Sure-P scam to permanently forfeit the sums of N664million and $137,680.11to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
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.
Mohammed Bello Adoke, former attorney-general of the federation, has denied claims that he collected $2.2 million bribe in the OPL 245 deal between Malabu Oil and Gas Ltd and two multinational oil companies, Shell and ENI.
The Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, has called on parents to support and promote girl-child education in the area .
Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari of the Federal High Court, Lagos, convicted 87-year-old woman, Maria Seriki, for dealing in hard drugs.
A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday, remanded one 87-year-old woman, Maria Agbomabiwon, in prison custody for dealing in 10.3 kg of Marijuana.
The Katsina State Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested an alleged wanted notorious serial killer, Basiru Barau, aka Gojen-Mallam.
The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, has urged the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to fast track the process of issuing all Nigerians with the National Identification Number (NIN).
The Ministry of Hydrocarbons for the Republic of the Congo has announced that the country has become the fifteenth member of the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
The Liverpool forward, who was forced to miss the opening game defeat against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg as a result of the shoulder injury sustained during the Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid last month, has been pictured alongside Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the Chechen Republic, since arriving at Egypt's base in Grozny.
Kane is now top scorer at the World Cup following his treble, which included two penalties, adding to the two he scored in the 2-1 victory against Tunisia on Monday.
Diego Maradona has requested a meeting with Argentina's players in an attempt to inspire the struggling squad ahead of their crucial final World Cup group game against Nigeria.
Morocco coach Herve Renard Sunday said his team had been victim to a "total injustice" in becoming the first nation knocked out of the World Cup before their final Group B clash with Spain.
President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick is confident the Super Eagles can lift themselves up to reach the knockout rounds of the competition despite their 2-0 loss to Croatia in their first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
A new study from researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center in Israel says eight weeks of stress may damage a man’s sperm.
The White House on Tuesday announced the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s administration: deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin, who played a key role in organizing the historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, says the party’s candidate in the Ekiti governorship election, Kayode Fayemi, is smarter and more intelligent.
Sergio Ramos has hit back at Diego Maradona by claiming Lionel Messi is the best Argentine player in history.