NTA News Summary, May 30 2017
Acting President Hails FG Achievements at Social Investment Score Card
Impact of the Social Investment Programmes of the change administration has been described as significant and a testament of Nigeria’s ability to change the narrative of “who knows who” in employment process.
Acting president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo noted this at an event that presented the score card of the scheme in two years.
Senior special assistant to the President on the scheme Hajia Maryam Uwais while speaking on the impact of the four components of the scheme expressed the federal government’s resolve to remain focus on achieving results that empower lives and communities.
AG. President Broadcast
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo called on Nigerians to continue to cooperate and support the Buhari Administration to enable it realize all the best intentions and ambitions for the country.
In a nationwide broadcast marking the second anniversary of the administration, the acting president said the most difficult phase has been put behind.
Agric Sector Under Buhari
Nigeria was experiencing food insecurity and poor economy when President Muhamadu and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo took over the mantle of leadership of the country two years ago.
But today, Nigeria is not only producing enough food for it citizens but also a major exporter of staple crops to West African countries.
Democracy Day Special
May 29th is significant to Nigeria’s history because it is a day Nigeria witnessed the return of democratic governance after 15 years of military rule.
As the nation marks another democracy day, eighteen years down the line and two years under President Muhammadu Buhari, how has the nation fared in feeling the impact of the system.
Donation to Refugees Commission
The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons has handed over shelter materials worth millions of naira to victims of insurgency in Adamawa State.
The Federal Commissioner Sadiya Umar Farouq who handed over the materials said the federal government is committed to ensuring proper resettlement of victims.
Girl Child Pep Talk
Parents and guardians have been urged to pay more attention to the well being and psychological development of the girl child, especially at the adolescent stage of life.
This was the thrust of the maiden Girl-Child Pep Talk Programme for FCT schools, organised by Helpline Foundation, a non governmental organisation in Abuja.