News Summary 7 October 2016
Leadership Annual Awards Conference
Three Eminent Nigerians President Muhammadu Buhari, Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan And Former Chairman Of The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega Have Been Honored As “ Leadership Persons Of The Year 2015’’.
These Three Personalities Are Recognized as Having Jointly Midwifed and Protected the People’s Mandate and the Nation’s Democracy from Contending Interests In the 2015 General Elections.
The Event Was The Leadership Newspaper’s Annual Awards Celebrating Those Who Have Distinguished Themselves In The Public And Private Sectors In The Preceding Year.
Federal Government Approves Council on Hydrocarbons
The Federal Government Has Approved The Establishment Of The National Council On Hydrocarbons, As A Strategic Measure Towards Finding Lasting Solutions To The Socio- Economic And Security Challenges In The Oil-Rich Niger Delta Region.
The Minister Of State For Petroleum Resources Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu Announced This While Briefing Newsmen After Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council Meeting.
Three Other Memos On Gas Flare, Power Supply And Justice Delivery Also Scaled Through, To Council Approval.
Finance Minister On Toward Better Infrastructure
Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun Makes a Case for International Support to Nigeria’s Efforts towards Rebuilding the Nation’s Infrastructure and Repositioning the Economy.
The Minister Was Speaking During A Panel Discussion Titled “Toward Better Infrastructure In Developing Nations” At The Ongoing IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings In Washington Dc.
Minister of Minister on Nigeria’s Debt
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun Has Reassured the International Community That Any Money Borrowed Will Be Directed at Meeting the Nation’s Infrastructure Development and Growth of the Economy.
The Minister Stated This In Response To The IMF Alarm Over Raising Global Debt.
NAPAD Nigeria To Adapt New Approach To Actualizing Mandate 1.00
The New Partnership For Africa’s Development (NEPAD) In Nigeria Says It Is Adapting A New Approach As Well As Strengthen Partnerships Towards Speedy Realization Of Its Mandate.
National Co-ordinator Princess Gloria Akobundu Who Gave This Indication At The NEPAD Headquarters In Abuja, Also Said The New Approach Would Be In Line With The Buhari Administration’s Agenda For Change.
GMN with Head Of Service Of The Federation
The Head Of The Civil Service Of The Federation Winifred Oyo Ita Says Civil Servants Are The Most Effective Tools Nigeria Can Harness To Achieve Her Change Agenda.
She Disclosed This While On NTA’S Good Morning Nigeria Programmme Which X-Rayed Activities Of Her Office And Benefits Of The Newly Introduced Federal Integrated Staff Housing Programme.
Flood In Niger State
Over 50 Communities In Edati And Mokwa Local Government Areas Of Niger State Have Been Displaced By Flood.
There Are Fears That In The Coming Days, More Communities May Be Affected As The Water Level Continues To Rise. There Are Also Fears Of Farm Harvest Being Lost.
APGA Building Forces For National Development
The All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA Has Appealed To Members Of The Electoral Reform Committee To Work Devoid Of Party Sentiment, So As To Create The Desired Platform For Conducting Credible Elections In Nigeria.
National Chairman Of APGA Chief Victor Oye Made The Appeal While Interacting With Journalists At The End Of The Party’s National Working Committee Meeting, At The Party’s National Secretariat In Abuja.
Minister Of Information At Film Festival
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed Is Optimistic of the Administration’s Commitment to Addressing the Issue of Youth Unemployment in the Country.
The Minister Who Made This Known At The 13th Abuja International Film Festival Says This Would Be Attainable If The Creative Industry Is Given Adequate Attention .
E!Gandoki Sets World Record
Still Talking About The Creative Industry Ngozi Chude Also Reports On A Nigerian Entertainer Who Has Done The Country Proud By Setting A World Record Of Longest Stand-Up Performance By An Individual.
Cape Verde: President Fonseca Wins In Provisional Result
Incumbent President Of Cape Verde Jorges Carlos Fonseca Has Been Re-Elected For Another Five-Year Term.
In The Latest Provisional Result Mr. Fonseca Defeated His Two Other Rivals By A Landslide Of 74% Representing 90% Of The Total Votes Cast. President Fonseca Also Clinched All The Diaspora Votes.