NTA News Summary
Buhari Appoints NEXIM Management
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Abubakar Abba Bello as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Export Import Bank NEXIM.
Also appointed, are Dr. Bala Mohammed Bello as Executive Director, Corporate Services and Stella Okotete as Executive Director Business Development.
IGP on Fighting Corruption
Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris says the force has put up mechanisms to check corruption within its system.
This is contained in the IGP’s messages to the official launch of Police partnership with a non-governmental organization “Corruption Not in My Country Project” Campaign.
Buhari Challenges Ministry on Mining Development
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development to redouble efforts at revitalizing the nation’s mining industry for enhanced growth and development of the economy.
In a meeting with the Minister, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the president expressed delight over the approval of 150 million dollars by the World Bank in support of the mining sector which he described as a major breakthrough in the government’s drive towards re-launching the promising economic sector. FG’S Vision to Cope With Housing Deficit
IMF Lauds Nigeria’s Recovery Growth Plan
The ongoing effort of the federal government to improve fiscal policies geared towards reviving the strength of the economy has been described as a positive step by the international monetary fund IMF.
Answering questions on the fiscal monitor, IMFs team of experts say an improved tax system and buffers remain critical for the attainment of Nigeria’s economic growth recovery plan.
Minister Challenges Builders on Building Collapse
Registered builders have been challenged to find a lasting solution to structural defects and collapse, which have assumed an alarming dimension.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said this in a message at the 15th Induction Ceremony of newly registered builders.
NEMA Disaster Risk Reduction Workshop
Appropriate implementation strategies are being evolved to re-invigorate disaster reduction response in Nigeria.
At a validation workshop in Nassarawa State organised by the National Emergency Management Agency, input of relevant stakeholders are being collated so as to come up with workable strategies.
NTA DG Receives Cattle Rustling Committee
The Director General of the Nigerian Television Authority, Yakubu Ibn Mohammed says the nta will continue to support all efforts aimed at curbing criminal activities in the country.
Yakubu Ibn Mohammed made this known when the implementation commiittee to curtail cattle rustling in Nigeria paid him a courtesy visit at the NTA headquarters in Abuja.
Roundtable on Media Role in Peace Reporting
Media professionals are unanimous that the role of media is central to promoting peace and countering terrorism in the country.
This was revealed at a one day round table on
“Role of Media in Reporting Peace Building Processes and Counter Terrorism Narrative in Nigeria” organized by National Orientation Agency in Abuja.
Rural Electrification Agency Board
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Umaru Maza Maza as Chairman of the board of the Rural Electrification Agency.
In a statement, Director Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Bolaji Adebiyi said the appointment comes along side Mrs. Damilola Agunbiyi, as Managing Director.
VP Declares AAMA Conference Open
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared open a 3-day international conference on Sustainable Use of Africa’s Oceans and Seas, Holding in Abuja.
Workshop on Implanting Counter Terrorism Strategy
The National Security Adviser in collaboration with Yobe State Government is holding a sensitization workshop on Implementation of National Counter Terrorism Strategy for Adamawa, Taraba and Yobe States.
The Security Adviser, General Babagana Munguno and Governor Ibrahim Geidam agreed that there must be synergy among stakeholders to consolidate on the successes by security forces against Boko Haram terrorists.