NTA News Summary : 21th October, 2016
Buhari Approves Ecological Fund Projects
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a number of ecological fund intervention projects for the 4th quarter of
2016 in eleven states spread across the six geopolitical zones. This is contained in a statement by the director Press, Bolaji Adebiyi for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Chibok Girls: How Far So Far
The return to freedom of the 21 abducted Chibok School Girls recently is a clear manifestation of the Buhari administration’s doggedness and commitment towards eliminating the menace of terrorism and insurgency in the Country for sustainable peace and development.
State House correspondent, Adamu Sambo in this report examines the critical steps taken towards achieving the objectives.
Buhari Meets Bola Kuforiji
An Octogenarian and one time Minister of Commerce Chief Bola Kuforiji Olubi has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a selfless and detribalized leader committed to the Unity and prosperity of the Country.
Speaking to Newsmen after an audience with the President, Chief Kuforiji said her mission was to formally expressed appreciation to the Nigerian leader for impacting positively on her life and that of the Nation over the years.
AFRICAST 2016 Ends In Abuja
As the 2016 edition of AFRICAST ends in Abuja, presentations in continuation of plenary call for the establishment of ministry of broadcasting, appropriate national policy on broadcasting and one hundred percent government funding of public broadcasting in Nigeria.
CBN Disburses YEDP Funds
The Central Bank of Nigeria has commenced disbursement of the 120 million naira for the Youth Empowerment Development Programmes to eligible beneficiaries.
They were urged to use the loans to create wealth and reduce unemployment.
Customs Sack Senior Officers
Twenty-nine senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service have been dismissed from service for various acts of gross misconduct.
National Youth Council Shows Support Finance Ministry
In continuation with its solidarity campaign for the present administration, the National Youth Council of Nigeria has held a rally in support of the minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun.
Indomie Celebrates 2face, Alibaba, Ice Prince, Falz, Others
indomie believes that everyone is special in their unique way, whether he/she is a musician, an artist, a comedian, blogger etc, and needs to be celebrated. The customized packs came with catchy taglines such as ‘singer like no other’ and ‘humorist like no other’, with a caricature picture of the celebrities and different indomie flavours in likewise customized and unique designs.
IPCR Engage farmers Herders in Dialogue
Access to land either for grazing or farming, plus conflicting land use laws have been identified as the major problms leading to clashes between farmers and herders.
This was pointed out at a dialogue between farmers and herders, organised by the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution.
NBA Advices Alleged Corrupt Judges To Go On Suspension
The Nigerian bar association has advised the Justices and judges involved in the ongoing corruption investigation to withdraw from further judicial functions or to proceed on compulsory leave until all judicial proceedings are concluded.