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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.
The Presidency has described as `divisive, mischievous and misleading a newspaper article, titled, “81 of Buhari’s 100 appointees are Northerners’’.
In commemoration of the 2018 World Sickle Cell Day, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria has lauded the Lagos State government for donating N200m for the establishment of a bone marrow transplant unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the idea behind adopting a consensus candidate as chairman of the party was meant to heal aggrieved members of the party.
Live bullet from an AK47 rifle carried by an unnamed police officer has killed a 38-year-old woman in Onitsha.
The Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, has accused some HMOs, Hospitals, Insurance companies as the institutions that want to defraud Nigerians and who ganged up and masterminded his suspension for six months.
Joined in goodwill by common purpose and noble endeavour, we assemble this day. The doubters who gave APC no chance of existence or of continued survival have gotten their reply in full. Their envious prayers and complaints have been answered in reverse.
Five activists putting on a play about the horror of human trafficking were allegedly abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint in India’s eastern state of Jharkhand this week, police said on Friday.
The Naira on Tuesday converged at N360 to the dollar across the major foreign exchange market, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Some fans in Ekiti on Sunday condemned the poor performance of the Super Eagles in their 0-2 defeat to Croatia on Saturday in the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
A group, Ekiti Development Front, founded by a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adeoye Aribasoye, has warmed the hearts of over 2,000 women in the state towards the flag bearer of the party, Kayode Fayemi, ahead of the July 14 poll, by dishing out various empowerment to support them.
Deadly weekend attacks by suspected Boko Haram jihadists using young girls as suicide bombers killed 43 people in northeastern Nigeria, officials said Monday, updating the toll.