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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.
Australian Open fifth seed Kevin Anderson lost his second round match to Frances Tiafoe 4-6 6-4 6-4 7-5 in a major upset on the third day of the Grand Slam on Wednesday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has prosecuted about 215 staff caught contravening laws that set up the commission.
Hon. Moses Obi, the state chairman of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) in Anambra State, has expressed confidence that Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, the party’s candidate for Anambra South senatorial elections, will sweep the polls in next month’s election.
Two firms, D Four Metals and Plastona Limited, have entered into a joint venture agreement to establish a 3 million U.S. dollars ultra-modern smelting plant and refinery in Jos, Plateau.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Wednesday participate in a live televised two-hour presidential town-hall programme.
The federal government has provided new details, albeit sparse, about the ‘N-Power enhancement’ earlier announced for some beneficiaries of the social intervention programme dubbed: N-Power.
Mr Tony Orilade, Acting Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, says media reports on fresh moves to remove the Acting Chairman of the commission by the Presidency is unfounded.
The Kano State Government says it has elevated 72 school Principals to Directors in its commitment to improve the welfare of teachers in the state.
The National Assembly Abuja Office of Senator Oluremi Tinubu representing Lagos Central Senatorial District has been burgled with some critical items carried away.
No fewer than 60 persons are feared dead in Calabar, Cross River State, as a petrol tanker that fell and from which they were scooping fuel exploded on Friday.