News Summary : All You Need to Know Today 20/7/2016

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African Scientists on Cancer Cure

African Scientists have evolved ways of using material science-based method to assist clinicians and doctors to target and kill cancer cells without affecting other cell in the body.

 

Backgrounder on Nigerian Teachers.

According to UNESCO, Nigeria is one of the countries that need to produce and recruit more teachers for her growing young population. What are the challenges confronting today’s teachers and how can it be tackled?

The teacher stands out as one the most important factors determining the quality of education and its contributions to national development. At every level people who go to school look on the teacher for the acquisition of necessary skills to enable them become what they want to be.

Thus, students often look on the personal qualities, educational qualities and professional competence which are rewarding to the learners.

 

Go for gold with integrity at the Rio Olympics.

This is the charge by President Muhammadu Buhari to team Nigeria while formally handing over the nation’s flag bearers at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil to the Nigeria Olympic committee.

 

Coup Attempts Condemned

The Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria Hakan Cakil has condemned the attempt by the military to topple the democratically elected government of Recel Tayyia Erdogan; Ambassador Cakil said this at a press conference in Abuja.

Egypt consolidate bilateral ties with Nigeria

Egyptian Government says it is consolidating on the long years of bilateral relations with Nigeria towards enhancing security, business and cultural exchange between the two countries.

The country’s ambassador to Nigeria, Ashraf Salama stated this at the Egypt national day celebration in Abuja, attended by the Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Hajiya Khadijat bukar Aba Ibrahim.

FCT Minister Visits Nyanyan Terminal

The Federal Capital Territory Administration says the construction of a permanent mass transit bus terminal in Nyanyan-Suburb of Abuja, may be delayed due to lack of access roads to the site.

FCT Minister, Muhammed Musa Bello made this known during a tour of the proposed terminal.

FCTA Closes Illegal Schools

The Federal Capital Territory administration has commenced the closure of substandard nursery and primary schools across the nation’s capital.

Acting Secretary FCT education secretariat, Naomi Biki who led the exercise in Abuja said the affected schools will be prevented from having another academic session.

Federal Government Implements MOU with Pengassan

The Federal Government has states the implementation of agreements reached with pengassan and oil companies as part of measures to end the lingering industrial dispute in that sector.

Towards the end, the minister of labour and employment, chris ngige has met with representatives of five oil companies having outstanding issues to be resolved in the communiqué of understanding signed last week.

Former Senate President on Fellowship Award

Former senate president, David Mark has urge the leadership of the national assembly to continue to support the national institute for legislative practice in the country and beyond.

Senator Mark was speaking when conferred with the fellowship of institute.

 

Forum on Engineering Development in Africa

The need for south-south cooperation in the area of engineering development in Africa has again been advocated.

This was at the opening ceremony of a high level policy forum on engineering accreditation and mobility in Africa, held in Abuja at the instance of the council for the regulation of engineering in Nigeria, (COREN).

Good Morning Nigeria  on the Nigerian Teacher

A holistic approach that includes regular training and proper remuneration for teachers has been identified as critical for bringing back the glory days of teaching in Nigeria.

Guest on NTA’s Good Morning Nigeria took this position while discussing the plight of the nigerian teacher and the nation’s aspiration for greatness using education as a tool.

Minister of Mines on Uranium Development

The Minister of Solid Minerals development Dr Kayode Fayemi has reiterated the government commitment to exploit the potentials in uranium to boost the diversification of the economy.

The Minister was speaking at a national training course on nuclear security for the uranium extraction industry in Abuja.

NDDC Presents Relief Material to Oproza Community

The NDDC has presented relief materials worth millions of naira to the people of Oporoza community traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri southwest lga of Delta State.

Nigeria/ South Africa Defence Seminar

Nigeria and South Africa have reiterated their determination to john forces in tackling security challenges facing the two countries.

Permanent Secretary, Nigeria’s Ministry of Defence, ambassador Danjuma Sheni and permanent secretary of defence and military veterans, South Africa in abuja.

 

African Scientists have evolved ways of using material science-based method to assist clinicians and doctors to target and kill cancer cells without affecting other cell in the body.

Afropolitan Vibes

Afropolitan vibes is a monthly live music concert which exists as a platform for alternative music.

Ngufan Shaaji on arts and entertainment tells us that it is a place where music lovers congregate to savour African music in Lagos, Nigeria.

 

Book Launch on Nigeria and Military New

Nigerians have been challenged to double their efforts in building stronger synergy with government for a better and credible military.

These were the submissions of speakers including the Minister of Defence Mansur Mohammed Dan Ali at the official presentation of three books written by a staff sergeant at the National Defence College Abuja.

President Buhari Meets Team Nigeria

Go for gold with integrity at the Rio Olympics.

This is the charge by President Muhammadu Buhari to team Nigeria while formally handing over the nation’s flag bearers at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil to the Nigeria Olympic committee.

President Buhari on Corruption Allegations

President Muhammed Buhari has appealed to Nigerian to ignore orchestrated attempts to sully the integrity of ministers and other senior government officials without justification.

reacting to reports by a section of the media that the immediate past group managing director of the national petroleum corporation, who is also the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu is being investigated over crude oil swap deals and gas lifting’s during his tenure as GMN, the president appealed for decent and civilized comments, particularly as it affects the integrity of those whose are serving the country.

A statement from the special adviser to the president, media and publicity, Femi Adesina, says the president reiterated his administration’s commitment to probity that transparency remains watchword which will never be trifled with.

 

 

Former Senate President on Fellowship Award

Former senate president, David Mark has urge the leadership of the national assembly to continue to support the national institute for legislative practice in the country and beyond.

Senator Mark was speaking when conferred with the fellowship of institute.

 

Forum on Engineering Development in Africa

The need for south-south cooperation in the area of engineering development in Africa has again been advocated.

This was at the opening ceremony of a high level policy forum on engineering accreditation and mobility in Africa, held in Abuja at the instance of the council for the regulation of engineering in Nigeria, (COREN).

Good Morning Nigeria  on the Nigerian Teacher

A holistic approach that includes regular training and proper remuneration for teachers has been identified as critical for bringing back the glory days of teaching in Nigeria.

Guest on NTA’s Good Morning Nigeria took this position while discussing the plight of the nigerian teacher and the nation’s aspiration for greatness using education as a tool.

 

 

Nigeria/ South Africa Defence Seminar

Nigeria and South Africa have reiterated their determination to john forces in tackling security challenges facing the two countries.

Permanent Secretary, Nigeria’s Ministry of Defence, ambassador Danjuma Sheni and permanent secretary of defence and military veterans, South Africa in abuja.

NIMASA Committee Submit Report

Transportation minister Chibuike Amaechi is hopeful that the recommendations of the report from the ministerial committee on restricting of NIMASA would address structural defects militating against the effective and efficient operations of the agency.

 

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