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Charity M. Bulama
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 Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, on Thursday approved new appointments of some senior officers in the Nigerian Navy.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said the Federal Government would require hotels and school dormitories as quarantine and isolation centres because of shortage of hospital beds.
The Nigeria Labour Congress has said the security votes in the executive arm of government should be scrapped from the budgeting system, to avert abuses in line with the reality of the COVID-19 financial constraints on the country.
The family of one Lady Eucharia Ugwu from Itchi in the Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State has appealed to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, to order a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the 70-year-old woman.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said it is looking to drive down the cost of producing a barrel of crude oil to $10 and below in oilfields across the country.
Residents of Offa in Ilorin are having a low key Eid-el Fitri celebration to mark the end of the Ramadan as they desert praying grounds due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua are willing to allow Odion Ighalo remain at Manchester United beyond the end of his six-month loan deal.
Heartland Football Club of Owerri head coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has disclosed that foreign-based players don’t give enough respect to the local coaches.
The 21st Century Youth of Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience, CYNDAC, yesterday, said the era some National Assembly members from the Niger Delta and their collaborators bamboozled officials and hand-picked choice jobs at the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, without executing them, was over.Education
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday lamented that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on people’s spiritual, social and economic lives.