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Buhari appoints 209 board chairmen, Wada Maida returns to NAN – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

President Buhari: redeems promise to make board appointments By Kate Obande President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made 31 October at the National Executive Committee meeting of …

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Why I supported withdrawal of $1 billion ECA to tackle insecurity – Wike – Premium Times Nigeria

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said the decision of his colleagues in the Nigeria Governors Forum to allow the federal government withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account, ECA, is illegal. He, however, indicated that he supported the decision because the motive was that the money would be …

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APC sweeps Kebbi PDP, ex-governor Dakingari, deputy decamp – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Dakingari, Bagudu, Buhari and Malami in Abuja on Friday By Ibrahim Bello A former Kebbi State governor, Alhaji Sa’idu Dakingari and his deputy, Alhaji Ibrahim Aliyu, on Friday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from PDP. Other top PDP members that defected to the APC included the former Secretary …

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