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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON’s) surveillance, intelligence and monitoring (SIM) unit has swooped on various warehouses in the ancient city of Kano stocked with suspected substandard African prints popularly known as “Atampa.”
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has inaugurated a Surveillance Investigation and Monitoring (SIM) Unit to reduce the influx of substandard goods into the country by at least 30 per cent before the end of 2018.
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 Chinese businesswoman labelled the “Ivory Queen” has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian judge for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in eight new permanent secretaries at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Ahead of Saturday’s rescheduled elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been bashed for allegedly substituting trained ad-hoc staff with untrained ones in the Katsina State.
Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has been named in the English Championship Team of the Week.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the enlistment of its candidates for the 2019 general elections in view of the ruling of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court ordering the stay of execution of the judgement of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt which disqualified the party from fielding candidates in the election.
The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday, expressed worry over anti-party activities of some prominent members of the party in Ondo and Ogun states.
The son of Mozambique's former president Armando Guebuza was arrested on Saturday in a legal crackdown on suspects linked to a $2 billion government debt scandal, local media and judiciary sources said.
The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on the National Assembly to urgently reconvene and investigate the sudden postponement of general elections by the Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) few hours to the presidential elections and National Assembly elections.
Many shops, markets, including PalmsMall (Shoprite) in Ibadan stayed locked while roads were deserted on Saturday in spite of the postponement of the elections.