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We need peace in Ogun – Governor Amosun

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has underscored the importance of peace and security to the development of any nation.

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.

Residents storm Ikeja Electric office over power outage

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.

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