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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.
The House of Representatives resumed plenary on Tuesday after an annual recess that lasted almost two months.
Emerging from her ordeal, Gloria considers herself "privileged". Last year, the 26-year-old left Nigeria with four other women, dreaming of a better life in Europe.
The Kano State Fire Service on Tuesday said 11 out of the 73 distress calls it received in two weeks were false, possibly from prank callers.
An Angolan bank, Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA) has signed on to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Trade Facilitation programme (AFTRAF) for an initial $50 million line of credit, thus becoming the first Angolan bank to sign on to the programme designed to support African banks to bridge the gap created by the withdrawal of international correspondent banks from the continent.
The Chairman and members of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) have sued Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde over the dissolution of the Commission.
The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday condemned the killing of Shiites and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during their Ashura annual mourning procession across the nation on Tuesday.
Adamawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has inaugurated a special squad to tackle clashes between herders and farmers.
The Federal Government has dispatched a three-man team to witness the assumption of office of Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, as the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has scored another feat after hitting target for French Ligue 1 side, Lille.
Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation, has donated N7 million to the UN High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) for the families of those displaced by conflict in North-East Nigeria.