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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 Nigeria Police Force has reaffirmed its commitment to the provision of safe and secured environment for the conduct of credible elections in the country.
The number of Fulani killed during recent crisis that broke out in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State was more than 66, the Secretary-General of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Dr. Ibrahim Abdullahi has said.
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the heart of ancient Islamic Cairo, killing three policemen who were chasing him through its narrow alleyways, medical and security sources said on Tuesday.
Barely four days to the commencement of the general election, defecting members of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State have adopted the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, for the election.
Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, is eager to reap bountifully from his rising profile in the transfer market, and his current negotiation for a new contract at Old Trafford is heading making him the world highest-paid goalkeeper.
The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Capital Importation report for 2018 with the economy attracting a total investment of $16.81bn during the period.
Enugu Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote has praised his players for their fighting spirit after they rallied back to earn a share of the spoils in Wednesday’s CAF Confederation Cup Group B away clash against Tunisian side, CS Sfaxien.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has described the postponement of the general elections as pathetic and worrisome.
Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone elections in Zamfara state because of litigation.
Security agencies have uncovered how the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allocated about $3million (N1.8billion) to each state branch of the party, allegedly for inducement of voters, The Nations reports.