News Summary 3rd October, 2016
Book on Buhari Goes Public
It was a remarkable demonstration of honor, respect, appreciation and goodwill as a book “Muhammadu buhari: the challenges of leadership in Nigeria” was formally presented to the public.
The book dedicated to the unity of Nigeria was written by John Paden, professor of international studies at George Mason University in the United States.
GMN on Nigeria At 56
The federal system of government being run since Nigeria’s independence is a blessing that should be upheld.
This forms some of the views expressed by guests on NTA’s current affairs programme good morning Nigeria on celebrating Nigeria at fifty six.
History of Legislation
Inspite of its central role and being the most democratic arm of government the legislature in Nigeria has also remained the most misunderstood.
In this special report national assembly correspondent Waziri Zayyanu examines the history, challenges and prospect of the legislature in Nigeria
Senate Delegation Visits Borno
In another development, a high powered senate delegation has visited internally displaced persons camp in Maiduguri on fact finding mission.
NAF Destroys Illegal Refineries
The Nigerian air force has destroyed illegal oil refineries and barges filled with petroleum products, in its continued effort to stop bunkering and criminal activities in the Niger delta.
A statement signed by its director of public relations and information, group captain Ayodele Famuyiwa says the refineries and barges were sighted by the Nigerian air force aircraft on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission in Bille community in rivers state.
He says further that an helicopter gunship was thereafter called in to attack the refineries and barges.
He notes that a similar operation was carried out in the same location few days ago with a remarkable success.
Group captain Famuyiwa warns that these are clear signals to criminals operating in the south –south region and other parts of the country that it is no longer business as usual
IGP Charges INTERPOL on Cybercrimes
To be ahead of cyberspace criminals, the Nigeria police force is equipping its units with modern technics as well as personnel development in tackling cybercrimes in the country.
The inspector general of police, Ibrahim idris gave the indication in a message to the INTERPOL workshop on cybercrimes for African INTERPOL investigators.
ACE post mortem of edo election
The alliance for credible elections, one of the election observer groups in recent governorship elections in Edo state has advised INEC to improve on its collation process just as it gives pass mark in the peaceful conduct of the election.
Nigeria @ 56! Challenges and prospects in the creative industry
56 years after independence, opinions differ on how far the Nigerian creative industry has come. in this special report Ngozi Chude takes a look at the journey so far including the success stories and the perceived roadmap to greater heights.