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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.
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has said that he was committed to uniting all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has described security in the Nigerian Maritime domain as work in progress that requires the commitment of all stakeholders to ensure optimum safety of all investments in the sector.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of the ruling party, spoke in his personal capacity.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alerted Nigerians wth claims that the APC Federal Government is plotting to assassinate him in a crowd and claim accidental discharge.
US President Donald Trump sharpened Sunday his accusations that his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, saying he would officially "demand" a Justice Department investigation.
The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to rise, with two South Africa-based Nigerians being the latest victims.
Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, are in serious battle for the soul of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, with both participating in parallel state congress in Ilorin on Saturday, to elect state executives.
Business mogul and president of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, on Thursday visited former military President Ibrahim Babangida at his uphill residence in Minna, Niger state capital.
Nigeria has been projected to add no fewer than 189 million people to its current population between 2018 and 2050, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), said.
A presidential aspirant on the platform of National Conscience Party (NCP), Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, on Monday renounced his membership of the party.