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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.

2018 Budget: Largest, most robust in Nigeria’s history – SGF Boss Mustapha

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has dismissed misgivings about the 2018 budget, insisting it is the most robust and largest in the history of Nigeria.

No plan to hike fuel pump price – SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has communicated the message of the Federal Government to Nigerians on fuel scarcity.

My impressive performance at NIWA earned me my present position – SGF Boss Mustapha

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has described his appointment as the Secretary to the Federal Government as a reward for his doggedness and hard work during his fifteen months period as the Managing Director of Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA.

ICRC committed to PPP success in Nigeria – Chidi Izuwah

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has reiterated commitments to ensure the success of Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the country.

Rise in taxes pushed govt’s mining revenue to N69bn – NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says the federal government’s revenue from mining increased by 23 percent to N69 billion because of increased taxes and royalties in the industry.

SGF Boss Mustapha pledges better life for Nigerians

Newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has pledged to implement programmes and policies aimed at uplifting the quality of lives of all Nigerians.

There was too much delay in sacking Babachir Lawal – Itse Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, on Monday said the sack of the suspended Secretary to the Federal Government, Babachir Lawal, was overdue.

President Buhari silent on prosecution of sacked SGF Babachir Lawal, NIA chief Ayodele Oke

Two months after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, submitted the panel report on suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation Babachir Lawal, and Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sacked them.

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UN: 27 dead after boat capsizes off Mauritanian coast

Twenty-seven people have died after their boat capsized off the coast of Mauritania, UN agencies said on Friday.
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WHO: Nigeria strengthens surveillance to curb spread of coronavirus

World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Nigeria as one of the African countries with high number of COVID-19 cases, is strengthening surveillance to help stem the spread of the virus.

Customs officer shoots motorist in Oyo

An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Ondo guber: PDP candidate seeks ex-President Obasanjo’s blessings

Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Former minister rejects APC reconciliation committee

A former Minister of Communication and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has rejected the reconciliation committee set up by the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Late Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to reconcile the aggrieved members of the party in the state.