In his end of the year appointments, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a deceased senator, Spanner Francis Okpozo, who died in Benin City, Edo, in 2016.
Also, the President appointedRev Christopher Utov as a Member of Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research.
Abuja - The Presidency on Saturday explained the reasons why there are names of dead persons on the list of newly appointed chairmen and members of board of government parastatals and agencies released on Friday.
The list comprised 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members.
The founder of Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko, the first private polytechnic in Northern Nigeria was in April 2017.
He said this in reaction to the outcry over the inclusion of at least four dead persons in the list of appointees.
A merit-appointment system would produce a better qualified board, and ultimately improve the governance architecture and access of Nigerians to essential public services.
Ukrainian forces and rebels exchange POWs as war grinds on
The Russian president then discussed the initiative with the leaders of the self-proclaimed Ukrainian republics over the phone. Journalists, activists and bloggers who had been accused of spying or treason were among those released .
He said: "This list is a historical list".
He said the list which was released by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) was prepared over two years ago and nobody could stop some of those included on the list from dying between then and now.
Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media, says there is nothing scandalous about the appointments made by his principal into boards of government agencies.
"The names were compiled by the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and forwarded to SGF".
"The report was disputed by state governors who said they were not carried along or the list was not representative enough". He died in November but was listed by President Buhari as one of the members of the Consumer Protection Council.
Ms. Ezekwesili, in a series of tweets on her verified Twitter handle, expressed disappointment at the presidency for releasing such list as well as defending the errors contained in the list.
"To answer this, the President constituted a committee under Vice President, Mr Yemi Osinbajo to review and reflect the interests of the Governors".
Razia were of the view that the government should have dealt with the issue of polygamy by banning it in the same Bill. Most opposition parties continue to think that the criminalisation provision needs a rethink, the source added.
And as a post by NASA on the "supermoon trilogy" explains , the January 31 supermoon will be definitely worth taking a look at. The first full moon will happen the evening of January 1 or the morning of January 2, thinking of where you are.
In a statement to KABC , park officials said they determined the outage was caused by an issue with a resort transformer. Geoff Feinberg told CNN that he and his family were on the "It's a Small World" ride when the power went off.
The match was immediately stopped and a stretcher was brought out; however, she did manage to walk out with some assistance. It was a six person tag team match, with her, Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville against Sasha Banks , Bayley and Mickie James.
A blast at a supermarket in Saint Petersburg, Russia has left several people injured , according to a report by AFP . A motive has yet to be determined, and no one has come forward to claim responsibility for the attack.
As promised , Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has begun rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Zenfone 4 ZE554KL smartphone. The dual camera comes with dual LED flash, phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and correlated colour temperature (CCT).
The Reuters article also noted that AB Volvo owns 45 percent of Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles, one of China's largest truck makers. The Chinese company will also become the second-largest owner of AB Volvo by voting rights after investment firm Industrivarden.
The Turkish government wants the U.S. to extradite Gulen to Turkey, for his alleged involvement in the failed coup. U.S. embassy in Ankara to resume full visa services in Turkey, ending a suspension lasting more than two months.
She then rushed to the Jacobi Medical Center where she got the awful news , "That's when I find out they all dead". One violation was for a broken smoke detector in an apartment on the first floor that was reported in August.
To participate in the program, residents are asked to place their undecorated trees on the curb in front of their homes. Many entities collect or accept Christmas trees , including various waste haulers and landscapers.
Censor board moots title change for Padmavati
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Viswanathan Anand regains World Rapid Chess Championship
People find it easy to one day use the "R" (retirement) word. "What he has done in the last few years is incredible", said Aruna. I think that is just truly commendable. "India is proud of your exemplary success at the World Rapid Chess Championship".
Djokovic all set for return in Abu Dhabi
As a outcome of his absence, Djokovic saw his world ranking slip to 12, his lowest spot in last 10 years. "I think we should". "I want this for sure but actually I felt really fine (physically) at the end of the (2017) season".
Wind chill advisories continue; no warm up in sight
New Years Eve temperatures will start at 10 degrees below zero and only rise into the single digits below zero by the afternoon. The National Weather Service says these cold temperatures can cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes of exposed skin.
Gunmen kill 12 in Cairo church
The church attack is part of a "ongoing crisis" in Egypt, said Omar Ashour, a professor of security studies at the Doha Institute. Police later cordoned off the crime scene as onlookers crowded around the church, while a forensics team combed the area.
Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Star in Jay-Z's "Family Feud" Video
The teaser ends with Jay sitting in a confessional booth. and Bey's on the other side. "And we started making music together". Jay-Z and Beyoncé clearly aren't afraid to revisit their rocky past. "Nobody wins when the family feuds ".
Ireland's profile soars thanks to Star Wars effect
He also shared artwork which showed Carrie dressed in robes, a crown and with the sun behind her, like in a classical painting. Carrie wasn't the only Star Wars actor Mark paid tribute to on social media on Wednesday December 27, 2017 .