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New Buhari Launches National Reorientation Campaign
“Change begins with me” were the words of President Muhammadu Buhari as he formally launched the national re-orientation campaign as part of federal government’s determination to carry all Nigerians along on the journey to a better and greater society.
He charged the citizens to also realize that the change they want to see begins with them.
New Information Minister on Change Launch
In the meantime, minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed says the “change begins with me” campaign has no religious, ethnic or political affiliation but a pan Nigerian campaign to restore moral values and redirect society to the path of uprightness.
Buhari Meets Plateau and Yobe Governors
President Muhammadu Buhari this Thursday granted audience to the governors of plateau and Yobe states in furtherance of his strategic consultations for national security, stability and economic development.
VP At Redeemers University Convocation.
Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has installed former defence minister general Theophilus Danjuma as chancellor of redeemer’s university, Ede in Osun state where he spoke on quality education for development.
It was at the university’s eight convocation
International Literacy Day
Nigeria today joins the rest of the world to commemorate international literacy day.
It is to raise people’s awareness on literacy issues as the world celebrates the 50th edition with the theme reading the past, writing the future.
Postponement of Edo Election
The independent national electoral commission has formally announced rescheduling of the edo state governorship election to 28th of September.
INEC in a press briefing in Benin, edo state said the development follows the formal receipt of security report on security threat to the exercise.
Federal Government Inaugurates Water Supply Project in Bayelsa
Bayelsa state government and Otupoke community have expressed support and appreciation to President Muhammadu buhari for the completion of the water project in the ogbia local government area of the state.
The project which was initiated by the past administration is to end water supply challenges occasioned by environmental problems.
The minister of water resources, Suleiman Adamu handed over the project to Bayelsa state government on behalf of the federal government.
Emergency National Council on Health
An emergency national council on health has been convened in Abuja with the adoption of a new national health policy topping the agenda.
Also deliberated upon by the council was the long awaited operationalization of the national health act an update on re-emergence of polio and Lassa fever.
NTA/FRCN/VON Tafsir Lecture
A board of trustees for NTA, FRCN and Voice Of Nigeria annual Ramadan lecture Committee under the chairmanship of a veteran broadcaster Inuwa Jibrin was in Kaduna.
FRSC on Salah Patrol
The federal road safety corps has deployed additional ten thousand personnel including top management across the country to ensure safety on the roads during the Eid-el-kabir Celebrations.
Corps marshal Boboye Oyeyemi stated this in Abuja while briefing the media.