News Summary 16/02/2017 Acting President Inspects Projects In Imo

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Ag. President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo On Inspection Of Projects

Acting President Inspects Projects In Imo

The presidency has directed all contractors handling projects which are now abandoned to return to site with immediate effect.

Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo gave the directive after inspecting projects which include a 330 megawatts power generating plant and a skill acquisition centre in Ohaji/Egbema local government area of Imo State.

Fct Minister Proffers Solution To Get Out Of Recession

Fct minister, Muhammed Musa Bello has advocated active collaboration between government and the private sector to promote businesses that will fast track the Nation’s recovery from economic recession.

He said this at the official opening of the abuja furniture mall built by furniture traders in Kugbo-Abuja.

FEC Approved Award Of Contracts For The Reconstruction Of Twelve Roads

The federal executive council at its meeting has approved the award of contracts for the reconstruction of twelve roads in some parts of the country with emphasis on the development of infrastructure for national growth.

Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed Defends Budget

Information and culture minister, Alhaji lai Mohammed is advocating more funds for the ministry to enhance productivity in the sector especially in the reorientation of citizens to be committed stakeholders in governance for optimum national development.

The minister was speaking at the budget defence session of the house committee on information, national orientation, ethics and values

Union Shut Corporate Affairs Commission

The amalgamated union of public corporations, civil service, technical and recreational services employees has shut down the corporate affairs commission offices nationwide in protest over cut in allowance.

Correspondent Emmanuel Anyinmiro reports that the three-day warning strike which commenced this Wednesday left clients waiting to do business with the commission stranded.

Interior Minister, Abdulrahman Danbazzau Commissioned Passport Office in Abuja

The present administration is committed to equipping Nigeria’s land borders built the technology to checkmate the irregular influx of foreigners and arms into the country in order to reduce cases of herdsmen and farmers clashes as well as other security challenges in the country.

Minister of interior, abdulrahman danbazzau made the statement while commissioning a passport office complex in gwagwalada area council of the fct.

Ministry Of Mines And Steel Defend 2017 Budget

The federal government has reiterated its commitment in reviving the mining and steel sector of the economy for the attainment of the desired goal in its economic diversification drive.

This came up at the budget defence held by the senate committee on power steel development and metallurgy.

Senate President And Speaker Visit Buhari In London

Senate president, Bukola Saraki and speaker house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara said they are delighted to see that president Muhammadu Buhari is doing well, was cheerful and in good spirit.

In message sent from his ipad, the senate president said the president they saw on Wednesday, February 15th 2017 is healthy and himself.

He noted that the president’s absence and imminent return shows that there is no vacuum in government pointing out that our present system of democracy is working with all organs of the government fulfilling their mandate.

Senate president, Bukola Saraki ended by stating that there is no cause for alarm.

House Adhoc Investigates Sabotage By Oil Marketers.

The house adhoc committee on alleged huge debt by major oil marketers says it will go by the rule in the investigation and ensure that all corrupt tendencies and those short changing the nation are exposed.

The declaration was at the committee’s sitting with major oil marketers invited to answer some questions on the alleged 500 billion naira owned by PPMC.

Kano Rally Support For President Buhari

A peaceful rally in support of President Muhammad Buhari’s fight against corruption has been held in Kano. Hundreds of youths took part in the rally tagged ‘ i stand with Buhari’.

20 Model Infantry Battalion Serti Graduated Fifty-Eight Officers

The Nigerian army is positioning its officers and men to effectively contain the increasing national security challenges in the country.

The chief of army staff, lt. General Tukur Buratai stated this in a message to the graduation of fifty-eight young army officers trained on leadership and regimentation at the 20 Model Infantry Battalion Serti, Taraba State.

South Korea Set To Assist Borno IDPs

South Korea is to set aside funds in its 2018 budget to support Borno State towards meeting the needs of the internally displaced persons and returnees who fled their communities due to activities of Boko haram insurgents.

South Korea ambassador to Nigeria, Kyu Duk Noh disclosed this at a meeting with United Nations population fund and state government key partners during his visit to Maiduguri

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