News Summary 4th December 2016; Nigeria is Ready to protect endangered Cultural Heritage- Lai Mohammed
Nigeria is Ready to protect endangered Cultural Heritage- Lai Mohammed
Information and culture minister Lai Mohammed says Nigeria is fully prepared to be part of any declaration that will seek to protect endangered cultural heritage around the world.
This pledge is contained in his address at the international conference on safeguarding endangered cultural heritage in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate.
Exercise Eagle Eye; CNS Commends Nigerian Navy
Chief of Defence staff general Gabriel Olonisakin has commended the operations of the Nigerian navy in the Niger delta and north east.
He gave the commendation while flagging off the second phase of the chief of naval staff sea inspection exercise code named exercise eagle eye. Read More
Nigerian Youths Identified as efficient and Productive Agents
Nigerian youth have again been identified as efficient and productive agents and if engaged positively will help in turning around the economic fortunes of the country.
As such they should be given the platform to excel by empowering them with the basic knowledge to be self-reliant.
These were the views of speakers at the leadership training organised by the junior chamber international Aso chapter in Abuja. Read more
Sultan Opens Peace and Unity Convention
A two day international convention on peace and unity of the Muslim Ummah aimed at promoting better understanding of islam and conflict management got under way in abuja.
The sultan of sokoto muhammad sa’ad abubakar the 3rd declared the occasion opened.
Savannah centre Launches Democracy and Media Project
The Savannah centre for diplomacy, democracy and development’s council of the wise is engaging in sets of activities to strengthen regulatory frameworks on media and practice of journalism in Nigeria.
This is coming under the centre’s democracy, stability and media accountability project
President Buhari Congratulates Victorious Super Falcons
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s super falcons on their victory over their Cameroonian counterparts Saturday at the final game of the women’s Africa cup of nations in Yaoundé.
A statement from presidential spokesman Femi Adesina quotes the president as describing the hard-earned victory over the indomitable lionesses as very sweet and well-deserved commending particularly the indomitable spirit, resilience and team work of the Nigerian women which spurred them to victory in spite of a vociferous home crowd. Read More
Nigerians Urged to Support Fallen Heroes
The federal government has urged all Nigerians to honour fallen heroes and support their families through the purchase of the armed forces emblem ahead of the 2017 armed forces Remembrance Day celebration.
Secretary to the government of the federation Babachir David Lawal gave the charge when he received in audience a delegation from the Nigeria fallen heroes project who paid him a visit to solicit support for the project.
Nigeria and Morocco Sign More Agreements
Fourteen more agreements have been signed between Nigeria and the kingdom of morocco aimed at enhancing the socio-economic well-being of the two counties.
This brings to twenty one the number of agreements signed after two days of high level talks between President Muhammad Buhari and King Mohammed the sixth of morocco.
Passing National Disability Bill into Law a priority- Aisha Alhassan
The minister of women affairs and social development, Aisha Alhassan says passing the national disability bill into law remains the priority of the ministry.
This position was unanimously commended by other speakers at the celebration of the 2016 international day of persons with disabilities.