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Dr Frank Udemba, National President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, has said the association had reservations on the impact of African Continental Free Trade Area on Nigeria’s economy.
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.
Troops under Operation Whirl Punch have neutralised 14 bandits and recovered 422 cows and sheep between October and November, the acting Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig.-Gen. John Agim, said on Monday in Kaduna.
Super Eagles stand-in skipper Ahmed Musa has reiterated that Nigeria’s preparations for the 2019 AFCON slated for Cameroon has started with their today’s international friendly against the Cranes of Uganda.
Nigeria has emerged the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Group at the United Nations.
Executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has called on the academia and stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to collaborate to accelerate innovation, industrial growth and sustainable development in the Nigerian telecoms industry.
On this year’s Eid-el Maulud, marking the birthday of the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed in their abiding faith in God for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country.
A don has called for a comprehensive reform of the media and for journalists to avoid sycophancy in the discharge of their duties, especially during the 2019 general election and beyond.
The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, has disclosed that the federal government has not released money for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to complete the unemployment report.
An Area Court in Jos on Friday remanded Lawrence Abiola in Jos Prison till Dec. 14 for allegedly parading himself as a professional lawyer.
Some Igbo leaders, including politicians and chiefs, Wednesday promised to support Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar towards his desire to becoming the next Nigerian president in 2019.
The UK government on Friday restated its commitment to support the Nigerian army in the fight against Boko Haram and terrorism in the northeast.