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Crisis is brewing in the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as hundreds of aggrieved youths of the party have accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of using them to win the 2016 governorship election in the State but later dumped them.
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 memorial of German philosopher Karl Marx has been vandalised in London for the second time in two weeks, the cemetery that manages the site said on Saturday.
A Boko Haram group affiliated to the Islamic State Saturday night launched coordinated attacks on three military formations in Buni Yadi in Yobe State and Gajiganna and Gajibo in Borno State.
The Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche JP, the Archbishop of Lagos, the Most Revd Isaac Ayobami Olawuyi, a former Chairman, Lagos Council of Knights, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dame Maryam Akintola, have applauded the role of the media in stabilising the polity and warned against rigging and vote buying that could result to violence or insecurity which could disrupt free, fair, credible 2019 elections.
The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has saluted the Nigerian Army over its responsiveness to Boko Haram threat to disrupt the 2019 general elections.
Nigerian soldiers killed 37 bandits and rescued 80 kidnapped people in Zamfara in two weeks, an official said.
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has described the postponement of the Feb. 16 presidential and National Assembly elections as a `rude shock’.
Manchester United paid Jose Mourinho and his staff £19.6m in compensation following his sacking in December.
Facebook has revealed the most talked about subjects and topics of conversation on its platform with regards to the upcoming Nigerian elections.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out an appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress to challenge the judgment of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt barring the party from presenting candidates in Rivers State for the general elections.
The Secretary for Health and Human Services Secretariat of the FCT Administration, Adamu Abubakar Bappa, has cautioned secondary school students in the territory against drug abuse.