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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening met with state governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress.
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 student of the Lagos State University, LASU, on Monday jumped into the river from Falomo Bridge in a bid to commit suicide.
A Russian court on Monday sentenced a man to two and a half years in prison for not reporting the suspected organisers of a planned terrorist attack, which the Kremlin says was foiled with US help.
A former governor of Kebbi State, Saidu Dakingari, risks arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission should he fail to honour the order of a Federal High Court sitting in Kebbi to appear before it.
Dr Afeez Baruwa, a former part-time lecturer at the University of Lagos, is set to commence his defence on Sept. 17 against a charge of rape of an 18-year-old admission seeker.
Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State governor, said at the weekend that Nigeria would be a peaceful and better country if the people obey the word of God.
The U.S. and the United Nations (UN) have condemned the attacks on Saturday night in Damboa, Borno state in North Eastern Nigeria which led to the killing of 32 persons.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has applauded the success of the intervention models introduced by the Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods project of the USAID in the state.
The Nigerian Army said its troops on internal security operations in Benue State have arrested two suspected leaders of a militia group terrorising residents of Katsina-Ala and its environs.
Media aide to the John Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation, Wole Olujobi, has replied chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ekiti State, Gboyega Oguntuase, on his allegation that Fayemi could not account for N16.7 billion he claimed to have made as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) during his tenure as governor between 2010 and 2014.
Free-scoring Russia's World Cup dream continued with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Egypt in their second Group A match in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.