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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 protesters lamented that on the average, they had 125 hours electricity monthly, saying the problem had taken its toll on the people and commercial activities in the neighbourhoods.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Kalu scored his third goal in five games to help the Girondins return to winning ways at the Stade Raymond Kopa. Kalu was on target to help Bordeaux claimed their second French Ligue 1 away win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Angers on Tuesday.
VP Osinbajo: President Buhari not aware of Justice Onnoghen’s non-asset declaration trial until Saturday
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has absolved his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari, of pre-arranging the trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal for non declaration of assets.
Music legend Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris, 20, is being treated at an undisclosed mental health facility, according to media reports.
Foreign troop numbers in Iraq fell by a quarter during 2018, Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi said, as the fallout fizzled from Washington’s announcement it was withdrawing from neighbouring Syria.
The new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Adamu Mohammed has appointed Frank Mba as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Nigeria Police.
Leading Pro-Democracy group in Kwara State, Kwara Must Change, has accused the Kwara State government of being behind the political violence in the state.
Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and South South Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed shock over the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, over assets declaration.
The Nigeria Police Force has said that the allegation by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that his life was in danger is false and an unwarranted attack on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a U.S-allied Kurdish militia in Syria, weakening the Turkish lira and prompting sharp criticism from Ankara on Monday.
The Nigerian Army has revealed that it is engaging the remnants of Boko Haram in a clearance operation on the major road leading to Maiduguri, Borno State.