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Olubunmi P. Etteh
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.
He said the president’s overall performance was shameful and a confirmation of what his wife stated that having lost control, a cabal had taken charge.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook called on US lawmakers Thursday to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.
Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, who was murdered along the Abuja-Keffi/Kaduna road, would be buried on January 23.
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that the South East governors are working for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buahri against the Atiku/Obi presidential ambition based on their quest to be allowed to return for a second tenure in office.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that the Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 being organised by the federal ministry in Enugu was to promote research and development activities as well as enable inventors commercialize their inventions.
Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Alexis Sanchez has a "new lease of life" as the Chilean forward tries to rediscover his best form at Old Trafford.
Against criticisms of non-performance by opposition political parties, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello of Niger State as one of the best governors in Nigeria today.
Heung-min Son hopes victory over Manchester United will soften the blow of having his season at Tottenham interrupted for the second time by international duty.