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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.
The Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram on Friday claimed an attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast that killed three, the SITE Intelligence Group said.
Bolujoke, a member of the All Farmers Association (AFAM), Lagos branch, who gave advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that there were many benefits in eating natural foods, especially those grown locally.
Former White House intern, Monica Lewinsky, has revealed what triggered her affair with former US president, Bill Clinton.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday, warned against divisions among Islamic organisations and noted unity among Muslims in the country has paid off over the years.
Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, representing Abia South in the Senate, on Friday called on the Federal Government to institutionalise peace among the tribes and federating units of the country.
The Oyo State Muslim Community on Wednesday appealed to the federal government and the National Assembly to intervene in the ongoing controversy surrounding the use of hijabs by female Muslim students at the University of Ibadan International School.
Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria has called on Nigerian leaders to pay more attention to the youths and see them as agents that will bring the much desired change in the nation.
The police in Satelite Town, Lagos, have arraigned a 20-year-old man, Amusere Folorunso, before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly burgling a house and carting away items worth N 289,400. at house No. 9, Owotemi Street, Agboju, in Lagos State.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said those who forcefully annexed ancestral homes and villages of the people would soon be forced out.
D’Tigers star Al Farouq Aminu says the team’s aim at the 2019 FIBA World Cup will be to achieve the best ever result by an African side.