News Summary on NTA, 9th Nov 2016; Buhari Inaugurates Edo State University, U.S Election Update, etc.
President Buhari Inaugurates Edo State University
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s commitment to meet the needs of the ordinary people through provision of social amenities and infrastructure that have direct bearing on the well being of the citizens.
President Buhari stated this in Iyamho, Edo state while inaugurating the newly constructed Edo state university by Governor Adams Oshiomole’s administration.
The president extolled Governor Oshiomol’s foresight, hard work and personal integrity towards uplifting the standard of living of the people of Edo state and commended the quality of projects executed by the Governor.
President Buhari stated that his administration has succeeded in uniting the nation despite its diverse ethnicity and prevailing challenges.
Senate Committee Meets FCT Minister
FCT minister, Mohammed Bello has explained that the 238 hectares of land that has been in contention between the Nigerian army and civilians was actually earmarked for the army in 1996.
This was at a meeting with the senate committee on FCT and the chief of army staff.
Director General NTA at Book Presentation on Anti –Corruption
The present administration’s fight against corruption and a change in attitude for doing what is good for Nigeria further got a boost through the presentation of two books titled “know about corruption” and “rebirth of conscience”.
Lai Mohammed was represented by the director-general of the NTA, Yakubu Ibn Mohammed.
WACN Solicit NTA’S Support
The West African college of nursing is seeking collaboration with the Nigerian television authority towards achieving its mandate of providing optimal health care for the citizenry.
This was when members of the college visited the management of the authority in Abuja.
GMN Update on U.S Election
It’s a historic day, as the United States of America holds its 2016 presidential election.
First, guests on NTA’S programmed “good morning Nigeria” say the diplomatic world has held its breath waiting to see who Americans will make the next most powerful person in the world.
Final Day of Voting In U.S
As Americans turn out for the D-day of the presidential election in the United States, women are out in large numbers calling on voters across the country to make history by electing the Democratic Party candidate, Hilary Clinton for a peaceful world order.
Special Report on Early Voting In U.S
Before now, early voting took place on the eve of election and, correspondent Adeyemi Omojola Fatoba who monitored the process, says about fifty million voters cast their ballots.
World Radiography Day 2016
Nigeria has joined the global community to commemorate the 2016 world radiography day
A workshop for radiographers’ instructors was also part of activities to mark the day.
Mrs. Buhari Flags off Malaria Treatment In Sokoto
the wife of the president Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has re-affirmed her determination to remain firm in controlling health challenges affecting women and children for a better society.
This was in a Message at the flagging off of screening exercise for various health challenges especially malaria in Sokoto state.
The wife of the president also congratulated the sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar the third as he clocks 10 years on the throne.
GMN on propagating national integration
Nigerians have been urged to focus on the unifying factors rather than the divisive, to promote national development.
Discussing propagating national integration guests on NTA good morning Nigeria’s programmed strongly expressed the opinion that Nigeria’s strength remains in its diversity.
Ministry Of Interior
Nigeria’s internal security has been identified as an important tool in the efforts to improve Nigeria’s business environment.
This latest push came at the Inauguration of a technical committee on pastoral lists and sedentary farmers clash by the minister of interior Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau.
The minister Emphasized thorough research and objective approach to the issue as key to arriving at a lasting and efficient blue print towards peaceful co-existence between the two groups.
Doing business in Nigeria is to be made a lot easier and more attractive following a presidential directive.
On the final day of his two-day visit to Edo state, president Buhari has reassured Nigerians that the provision of social amenities and infrastructure remains a priority for his administration.
FCT minister Mohammed Bello has clarified the status of a plot of land that has been in contention between the Nigerian army and civilians’, saying it was earmarked for the army in 1996.
And, with voting now ongoing in the U.S presidential election, NTA correspondents have been reporting on the latest developments.
House Mourns Col Ali
The house of representatives has urged the federal government to immortalize late colonel Mohammed Abu-Ali and six other soldiers who died on duty on the 4th of this month.
Members also resolved to send a delegation to commiserate with their families.
Situation Report Late Col Abu’s Home Town
Gboloko, Bassa local government area of Kogi state, the hometown of late Lt Col. Muhammed Abu Ali who was killed in Borno state while fighting boko haram insurgents is still in shock.