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Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

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.

Two dead men make President Buhari’s board appointments

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.

Ex-Governor Niyi Adebayo, Senator Ayo Arise, others get board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.

President Buhari appoints 209 board chairmen, 1,258 members

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.

Transportation fares escalate in FCT motor parks

Barely two days to Christmas, transport fares at motor parks in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have escalated drastically mainly due the lingering fuel scarcity.

Christmas: Board vehicles at parks not roadsides – NURTW tells travellers

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Gwagwalada, (FCT), has advised travellers for Christmas celebration to board vehicles at motor parks for safety.

NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), an NGO, has called for more sensitisation and education of the public, especially parents on importance of immunisation of children against polio.

President Buhari commends Guards Brigade’s professionalism

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Guards Brigade for demonstrating a high-level of discipline and professionalism expected from officers and men of the Nigerian Army.

Imported banana floods Abuja markets

Imported banana, with low prices, has flooded Abuja markets, raising concerns about the country’s food security, the livelihoods of banana farmers and traders as well as the health of consumers.

Nigeria Customs cancels promotional examination over malpractices

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has cancelled the promotion examination recently conducted for senior officers from the rank of Assistant Comptroller to Deputy Comptroller over irregularities noticed in the conduct of the examination

Pharmacists council seals 339 drug stores in Abuja

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria says it sealed 339 drug stores in Abuja between November 20 and November 23.

Nigerian Army sergeant kills captain, four others in Borno

There was confusion in Chibok community, Borno State, on Sunday after a staff sergeant in the Nigerian Army, Silas Ninyo, shot dead a captain, four civilians and himself during an altercation.

Police arrest two, kill one over death of abducted British missionary

The police in Delta State investigating the kidnapping of four British missionaries said yesterday that they had arrested two persons suspected of involvement while a third was killed in a shoot-out at the gang’s hideout.

Police arrest woman with 21 stolen children

A middle age woman (name withheld) has been arrested by the Police for allegedly stealing 21 children from Kafanchan, Jema’a local government area of Kaduna State.

FCTA denies outbreak of monkey pox in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), yesterday, denied rumour of suspected outbreak of the dreaded monkey pox disease in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

UniAbuja announces October 3 for commencement of full academic activities

The University of Abuja is to commence full academic activities on October 3, following the suspension of the nationwide strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.

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