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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.
A popular Yoruba actor, Saheed Balogun, has urged the government to enact stiffer laws to guide and regulate the operators in Nollywood.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the special envoy of President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe.
Istanbul giants Fenerbahce on Friday named former Netherlands and Barcelona midfielder Phillip Cocu as their manager, as they seek to again have an impact on Turkish and European football.
Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Friday asked the anti-migrant SDS party, which came out top in this month's elections, to try and form a coalition government.
Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Friday dissolved the nine year-old marriage between one Abiodun Oduyelu and wife, Oyindolapo.
Operatives of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team have brought to a closure investigation into the killing of a Naval officer, Lieutenant Abubakar Yusuf, 35; and his girlfriend, Lorraine Onye, a 300 level student, by their houseboy, Raphael Jaja.
The Nigerian Ports Authority said on Thursday that revenue on car importation into the country dropped by 20 per cent this year, a fallout of the Federal Government’s Automobile Policy.
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.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has called on internally displaced people (IDPs) in Borno north to return home.
The scheduled mega rally of Mr. Kayode Fayemi, the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the July 14 election in Ekiti state, on Tuesday witnessed tight security.