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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.
Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos fixes December 18 for the arraignment of the embattled President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro (SAN), over an alleged N1.4 billion fraud
Former Sports Commissioner Solomon Ogba says any candidate who wishes to be elected governor in Delta state must be sports inclined
Liverpool must again rely on fortress Anfield to inflict Napoli’s first Champions League defeat of the season if they are to avoid the disappointment of a group stage exit just over six months since appearing in last season’s final
Ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra expresses dismay at the alleged racial abuse suffered by Manchester City's Raheem Sterling at Chelsea
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 in Lagos continues flight operations following the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria agreement to shelve plans to withdraw its services to the terminal over alleged indebtedness
A delegation of over 80 resident doctors under the aegis of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) from the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku/Ozalla, on Thursday stormed the South East Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Enugu, demanding for the resignation and investigation of the Deputy Director of Finance of the Institution, Onuchukwu Chukwudi, by the anti-graft agency.
United Nations human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, says an international investigation is needed to determine who is responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, in October.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says it’s time for dialogue "to knit our national unity back together," after Paris violence
The Police Command in Sokoto State on Monday said the just-concluded launching of the North-West campaign rally by the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, held in Sokoto was hitch-free.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Presidential Organization has dismissed media reports that governors elected on the platform of the party from the South East geo-political zone shunned the party’s Zonal rally held in Sokoto on Monday.