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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.
Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has sworn in a new chief judge of the State.
The Cross River State Police command has paraded Pastor Hossana Okoi for allegedly raping a lady and threatening to kill her with a gun if she revealed what happened.
Nigerian Communications Commission has stressed the need to protect telecommunication infrastructure in the country to ensure quality services.
The world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday, as the Security Council prepared to meet to discuss suspected attacks on two oil tankers in a strategic sea lane.
The Senate at plenary on Thursday set up a 12-member ad hoc committee to liaise with management of the National Assembly for seat and office allocation to lawmakers.
Algeria midfielder Haris Belkebla has apologised for his ‘inappropriate behaviour’ after he showed his backside in a live stream.
G20 Finance leaders on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner.
Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called for a review of extant laws to further deepen democracy in Nigeria.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said June 12 remained a threshold in Nigeria’s national life and demanded some soul-searching from Nigerians.
Former Deputy Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Kunle Taiwo Oluomo, emerged Speaker of the Ogun State 9th Legislative Assembly.