NTA Network News Summary: All You Need To Know Today 18-5-2016
More Organizations Support Deregulation
More Organizations have continued to declare support for the deregulation of the downstream of the petroleum sector by the Federal Government.
The latest in support of the deregulation is the forum of non-governmental Organizations in Nigeria at a press conference in Abuja.
Nigerian Insurance sector makes top 10 in Africa.
And the naira records low in non-deliverable forwards market.
PDP Concerned Stakeholders Meeting
The concerned stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party is advocating for cross fertilization of ideas, and respect for individual opinions in decision making rather than imposition perceived to being adopted by the leadership of the party.
This was part of the issues raised at a meeting held in Abuja.
IPAC Supports Withdrawal Of Fuel Subsidy
The Inter Party Advisory Council of Nigeria has declared support for the Federal Government’s withdrawal of fuel subsidy in the effort to reposition the down-stream sector and revamp the economy.
NPF Warns Persons In Possession Of Prohibited Firearms To Surrender
The Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase has directed all Commissioners of Police in the State command s and the Federal Capital Territory to activate mechanism, for the mo0p-up of prohibited firearms within their areas of responsibility.
A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olabisi Kolawole itemized the prohibited firearms under firearms Act to include Artillery Apparatus for the discharge of any explosives or gas diffusing projectile, revolvers and pistols.
House Adhoc Committee Meets With Labour
The House Adhoc committee set up by Speaker Yakubu Dogara to look into various issues raised by organized Labour over the effects of recent increase in the pump price of fuel by the Federal Government has met with the Labour union.
The meeting which took place at the National Assembly was attended by the leadership of the organized Labour.
Mrs. Buhari Leads Stakeholders To End TB
The Wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari has taken a bold step in leading critical stakeholders in an advocacy to end Tuberculosis in Nigeria.
The wife of the President also presented a cheque of 55 million Naira to the families of the missing Chibok girls as well as the parents of late students of Buni Yadi Boys school.
FG Enforce ‘No Work No Pay’ As NLC Walk Out Of Meeting
The Federal Government has directed the invocation of statutory provision of “no work no pay” on any worker who joined the strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the new fuel price regime.
The directive was contained in a statement issued Tuesday night, signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal.