One of the explanations for the names of the dead on the list is that it was compiled long ago. The third man Senator Francis Okpozo, was appointed as chairman of the Nigerian Press Council.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday make a national broadcast to commemorate the New Year. The president also appointedChief Donald Ugbaja as a member of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC).
The founder of Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko, the first private polytechnic in Northern Nigeria was in April 2017.
The president approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals, under some Ministries, as well as the appointment of eminently qualified Nigerians to fill the Board positions.
A disturbing fact also arising from Mr Shehu's explanation is that the federal government did not deem it fit to contact the persons whose names were included on the list and may indeed have carried out no forms of assessment to ascertain their capacity for the jobs for which they may have been nominated by their political benefactors. They include late Alhaji Umar Dange, said to be a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State.
Another ally of Atiku that made it into the list is Bashir Ibrahim Ibrahim is factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM was appointed member of the board of Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority.
A Kano governorship aspirant, Ibrahim El-Amin, popularly known as Little, was appointed board member of the Federal Medical Centre, Owo. It was learnt that Bunza was a staunch supporter of the APC who served as the sole administrator of Jega Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
Tune in to hear what the Buhari-led administration is up to for 2018. While some Nigerians said that the president and his party is confused, others like former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode have gone as far as saying that Buhari is suffering from a out of hand dementia.
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.
But reacting to the issue, spokesman of the President, Mr Garba Shehu, said the error in the list was not enough to castigate the President for.
He described the list as "historical", explaining that it was compiled in 2015 and that nobody can stop people from dying between then and now.
The board asked for several cuts, and a name change, before giving the film the certification for showing in theatres in India. According to the CBFC, the film was approached with a "balanced view keeping in mind both the filmmakers and the society".
Elain Williams said she lost her daughter, sister, and two nieces in the Thursday night fire at 2363 Prospect Ave. Fire Department of New York (FDNY) personnel work on the scene of an apartment fire in Bronx, New York , U.S.
Meteorologist Sarah Fletcher says a cold front moved through Friday night and cold arctic air will take over into the New Year. A Wind Chill Warning is in place for Saturday night - Monday morning for wind chill values of -30 to -50 degrees.
I guess he don't remember things, " Collins said on December 14 when reporters relayed Apple's reaction". He and Apple met separately with Spagnuolo and then all three talked. "That first pick, he's a cancer ".
Star Wars: The Last Jedi now has an 83.28 ComicBook.com Composite Score. "This is the next generation of 'Star Wars , '" he added. He wrote on Instagram: "No one's ever really gone". "I feel very, very lucky to be able to get it on film", Rian Johnson said .
Amazon's Alexa app also topped the App Store charts for Apple's iPhone, presumably as people set up their new devices. In one week alone, more than 4 million new Prime members began a paid membership or initiated a free trial.
For New Hanover County residents, the county will offer free tree recycling starting the day after Christmas. For more information on the tree recycling program, visit the County Park System's website here.
Billy Graham, John McCain, Elon Musk, Bernie Sanders, Bill Gates, Benjamin Netanyahu, Jeff Bezos, The Dalai Lama, and Mike Pence. Trump came in second to Barack Obama , with the former president notching 17 percent of the vote to Trump's 14 percent.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Alaska's unemployment rate is at its highest levels since May 2012, when it was also 7.2 percent. Cullman County remained one of the lowest in the state at 3 percent, which at this time a year ago was 4.7 percent.
If Britton came out this season and put together a year that lined up with 2014-16, he was going to get a huge payday. His struggles past year , coupled with his forearm woes, meant that Baltimore should have been looking to move on.
Asus ZenFone 4 starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo update
The Asus Zenfone 4 ZE554KL features a 5.5-inch IPS full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 630/660 processor and 4GB/ 6GB of RAM. This update brings a new Android Oreo OS version 4.390 along with a new December patch update and performance improvements.
Geely Holding To Buy Stakes In AB Volvo
In addition to its namesake heavy-vehicle brand, Volvo AB's marques include Mack, Renault Trucks and UD. This move by Geely continues the company's trend of acquisitions over the last few years.
Peru's convicted ex-president Alberto Fujimori pardoned
Jose Miguel Vivanco, executive director of Human Rights Watch in the Americas, tweeted: "I regret Fujimori's humanitarian pardon". The protesters clashed with police officers, who fired tear gas to disperse the crowd, the state-run Andina news agency reported.
UAE carriers stop Tunisian links after terrorist risk alert
In Tunisia anger has been building after women said they had been banned at Tunis airport from boarding Emirates flights to Dubai. Tunisia's transport ministry has announced the suspension of all Emirates Airlines flights to and from the North African country.
California Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 1970s
The construction sector saw the largest loss, dropping 1,900 jobs, followed by leisure and hospitality, which lost 1,400 jobs. Many employers say it is hard to find people to fill their open jobs, and so are holding tightly onto their existing staffs.
WRHA warns of early start to flu season, 5 deaths so far
The report for the week ending December 1 said 22 counties submitted reports; and six counties reported influenza-like illness. The best way to protect against the flu, nearly every health care provider will tell patients, is through the flu vaccine.
Facebook lets users know when their pictures pop up
If users don't want a drunken karaoke picture of themselves online, for example, they can not delete the photos posted online. It will also work to prevent catfishing and revenge porn by alerting you when your face is in someone else's profile picture.