NTA News Summary: 2017 Cyber Security Conference To Tackle Global Cyber Attack

NTA News Summary: 2017 Cyber Security Conference To Tackle Global Cyber Attack

2017 Cyber Security Conference

The Federal Government has renewed commitment to building a resilient cyber defense, as cyber criminals are becoming increasingly more organized and aggressive through continuous cyber security breaches resulting to significant financial losses globally.

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu stated this at the 2017 Cyber Security Conference in Abuja.


Acting President at AFE Conference      

Africa is certainly the next destination for real development says Acting President Yemi Osinbajo as he expresses optimism on the ability of African countries to bridge the existing gap in infrastructural development.

Agric & Water Ministers at Town Hall Meeting

Federal Government is to engage African Union and economic community of West African states in resolving the persistent herdsmen/farmers conflict and rustling in Nigeria.

This is coming as the government began discussions with neighboring countries on the revival of Lake Chad that is drying up over the years.

The ministers of Agriculture and Rural Development Audu Ogbe and that of Water Resources Suleiman Adamu said this at the mid-term town hall meeting in Abuja.


AP Attends AFC Conference

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says Africa is certainly the next destination for real development as he expresses optimism on the ability of African countries to bridge the existing gap in infrastructure development.

The Acting President was speaking at an Infrastructure Summit in Abuja, with the theme, “the infrastructure revolution “organized to mark the tenth anniversary of the African corporation.


EUMOA Visits ECOWAS Court of Justice

A delegation of from the West African Economic and Monetary Union Court of Justice [UEMOA] is visiting Nigeria for a 5-day tour of the ECOWAS court of justice.

The aim of the visit is to strengthen ties between the two courts and deliberate on how to improve community law in the sub region.


FG Mid-Term Town Hall Meeting

Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed says the federal government is committed to its resolve to restructure and reposition the country to the path to transparency and accountability.

The minister stated this when he led some cabinet ministers to present their scorecards at a town hall meeting in Abuja.


Health Minister Allays Fear on Ebola

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has urged Nigerians not to panic as the federal government remains committed to ensuring that Ebola disease is not imported into the country.

This is sequel to reported Ebola outbreak in Congo.


HOS Urges Workers to be Diligent

Civil servants have been urged to remain committed to the present administration in the discharge of their duties.

Head of the civil service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita made the appeal during the retirement programme organized for the out-going permanent secretary, common services in her office, Yemi Adelakun.


House Adhoc Committee Investigates Telec

The National Assembly has reiterated its commitment to ensure that telecommunications masts sited across the country are in proper locations that will enhance healthy living and conducive environment for technological development of the nation.

This was during an oversight visit by the house adhoc committee investigating the health implication of mounting telecommunication masts close to buildings.


NAF Partners Communications Ministry

The Nigerian Airforce has re-iterated its commitment to continue to place premium on capacity building and collaboration with relevant agencies in its bid to build a well equipped airforce.

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar reiterated this while receiving the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu at the Nigerian airforce headquarters, Abuja.


Nigerian Youth Parliament Plenary

The Nigerian Youth Parliament is optimistic that the passage of the not too young to run bill of 2016 will create more opportunities for youth’s active participation in governance.

Reports say that issues bordering on the provisions of the bill are fundamental as the parliament begins the second sitting of the third session.

NOA Interactive Forum on “change begins with me”

To further re-awaken the consciousness of Nigerians to do what is right as contained in the ‘change begins with me’ campaigns, the National Orientation Agency has begun an in-house training.

This is to equip the staff of the agency as they go to the grassroots on sensitization.

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