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Isa Ramatu Sa’adu
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 Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public q sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.
The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos state chapter, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to activate its power to ensure fairness in elections by disqualifying the All Progressives Congress (APC) from contesting in the governorship election in Lagos State.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP), on Tuesday, said the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, were no match to former Governor Donald Duke of Cross River State and the presidential candidate of the SDP in the forthcoming general election.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VDCP) in Ebonyi has sought improved tractor availability for its benefiting youths in Ebonyi.
The Senate says it would demand explanation on why the federal government wants to reduce the $8.1 billion fine imposed on the communication giant, MTN, to $800 million.
An Iyaganku Magistrates’ court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a scavenger, Lateef Mojeed, 26, to three months in prison for stealing a generator alternator from ECWA Church premises in Ibadan.
Europe should not spend higher defence budgets on US-made weapons, French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview due to air Sunday, after a defence row with President Donald Trump.
A socio-political organisation, the Integrated Movement for Positive Change (IMPC) has appealed to Nigerians especially, the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to campaign peacefully.
Kogi State Government on Tuesday commenced table payment of all its workers in ministries, departments and agencies as part of efforts to weed out ghost workers from the payroll.
No fewer than 75 million cows slaughtered for consumption end up wasting every year, a new report by the Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO) says.