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Senate yesterday called on the federal government to provide adequate primary healthcare delivery services in the country saying the condition has become highly alarming because for every single day now, Nigeria loses about 2, 300 under-five year olds and 145 women of child bearing age.
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.
Huge outcry of rage have followed a harrowing story of the rape of a 14-year-old girl by a police corporal, Barau Garba, a disturbing situation which has now gone viral in the social media.
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has donated the sum of N10 million to the victims of windstorm that wreaked havoc in Bauchi recently.
A former governorship aspirant in Kwara State, Mr. Dele Belgore (SAN), who is being tried for an alleged fraud of N450m, has urged the court to permit him to attend the graduation of his daughter in the United Kingdom.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution of the Governing Board of National Business and Technical Examination Board.
A former Managing Director of the Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Ltd told the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday that monies paid into his account by a contractor were refunds and not bribes or kickbacks.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday assured that the Super Eagles would give their best as they tackle Argentina in their last group D match in the FIFA World Cup in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has called on the Bauchi State Government to domesticate the Child Rights Act (CRA) in order to effectively tackle the persisting violence against violence faced by the Nigerian child.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has concluded plans to resume its posgraduate foreign scholarship to qualified indigent youth in the Niger Delta.
The former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has argued that the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State would show how democratic the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is.
No fewer than 815 million people are hungry in the world, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report 2018 has revealed.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has spoken ahead of France’s possible meeting with Nigeria in the round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup.