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Youths critical for Igbo unity, survival – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Johnbosco Onunkwo, stated this in Awka on Monday during the summit of Ohanaeze Youth Wing Worldwide with the theme “The Fate of Igbo Youths in Present Nigeria”.

Federal government gets solution to suicide among youths

The Good Governance Ambassadors of Nigeria (GOGAN), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to prioritise youth empowerment to curb the increasing cases of suicide among youths in the country.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday in Abuja said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed the Amaju Pinnick-led faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

Solomon Dalung to be honoured at Independence Hero’s Award in Calabar

Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Barr. Solomon Dalung, is set to receive an award of All Times at the Independence Hero’s Award scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13 in Calabar, Cross River State.

Group: South-East governors asked Muhammadu Buhari to proscribe IPOB

A group, G23 Foundation, seeking the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections has exonerated the president over the Indigenous People of Biafra’s proscription.
President Muhammadu Buhari

2019: South-East group appeals to Ndigbo to vote President Buhari

The South-East G-23 group has urged the Igbo to support the re-election of President Muhammandu Buhari in 2019 and avoid making same mistake they made in 2015.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

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.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

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.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

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.

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.

APC will win Anambra governorship election – Odigie-Oyegun

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, said with hard work and unity, the party would win the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra.

Anambra guber: APC has no preferred candidate – Izunaso

National Organising Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Osita Izunaso, has said that the party has no preferred candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra.

No zoning of Anambra governorship ticket – APC

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said that it has not zoned the Anambra Governorship ticket to any part of the state as being speculated.

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EFCC nabs gang for impersonating anti-graft agencies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has arrested three men in Uyo for impersonating the staff of the Commission.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I almost gave up on public office

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, said on Tuesday, he almost gave up the idea of contesting for public office after his attempts to become governor and Senator in 2003 and 2015 failed .
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency: VP Osinbajo followed due process in supervision of agencies

The Presidency last night said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, followed due process in his supervision of agencies under him.

NECO to release results of 30,000 students as Niger government pays N200 million exam...

The Niger government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.

Oyo governor pledges fairness to all religions

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged that his administration would be fair, just and equal to all religions in the state, noting that the prayers of Muslim clerics contributed to his election victory.