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Zainab Ibrahim Jabo
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.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has expressed dissatisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission following the malfunctioning of the card reader at Agasa polling unit 11 where the Governor and his wife were registered to vote.
Major roads and streets in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital, on Saturday witnessed a heavy presence of joint security operatives deployed to conduct stop and search on vehicles.
The vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi, has raised the alarm over alleged harassment and intimidation by security operatives in the state Friday night.
NASA on Friday gave SpaceX the green light to test a new crew capsule by first sending an unmanned craft with a life-sized mannequin to the International Space Station.
Hosts Cote d’Ivoire ended Nigeria’s perfect record in the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers on Friday in Abidjan with a 72-46 points win.
Middlesbrough’s midfielder John Obi Mikel has said that his twin daughters – Ava and Mia are his biggest supporters.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described as absurd, the lies, propaganda and accusations against President Muhammadu Buhari.
Manchester United will host Manchester City in the Premier League on Wednesday, April 24 at 20:00 local time.
Three Nigerian films, Lionheart, King of Boys and Up North, are selected for showcase at the 2019 edition of ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ slated to hold on March 22 and 23 in Hollywood California, USA.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission in the state of providing for electoral fraud in last Saturday’s rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections by releasing excess polling units result sheets, Form EC8A.