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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.
Turks were voting Sunday in dual parliamentary and presidential polls seen as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's toughest election test, with the opposition revitalised and his popularity at risk from growing economic troubles.
Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday called for his ruling party to set aside internal differences before elections next year, as it held its national convention under tight security.
The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it killed 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez is out of his country’s World Cup game against hosts Russia, which will determine who will top Group A, because of a thigh injury, officials said Saturday.
There are insinuations that an Argentina fan, Dinu Alex, committed suicide after the humiliation of his country’s national team by Croatia at the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
Iceland winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson is very unlikely to recover from injury in time to play in the World Cup Group D game against Nigeria on Friday, his coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said.
The Nigeria Police high command has said that five more suspects have been arrested in respect of Offa banks robbery where about 33 persons including police men were killed by the deadly robbers in Kwara State.
Adamawa Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed 24 more new cases of cholera in the state.
Despite moral draining defeat to Croatia in which many fan described the Super Eagles performance as far below par, Enyimba International FC goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, as come out to state that the team is still very focus on making it out of Group D.
Days after it declared N2.8 billion dividend, the management of Okomu Oil Palm, has committed N80 million to environmental and health safety for its staff and host communities.