#News_Summary: FG Appoints Eurobonds Transaction Parties, Mrs. Buhari Flags off Women against Corruption , etc.
FG Appoints Eurobonds Transaction Parties
The federal government has approved the appointment of transaction parties for the one billion dollars Eurobond to be raised for capital project financing in January next year.
Finance minister Kemi Adeosun announced this while briefing the media after the meeting of the federal executive council.
President Buhari Inaugurates New INEC Commissioners
Six newly appointed national commissioners of the independent national electoral commission INEC have been sworn in to fill existing vacancies in the nation’s electoral body
President Muhammadu Buhari who performed the ceremony restated the Commitment of his administration towards restoring the trust and confidence of Nigerians in the ballot box
Senate Passes Virement
The senate has passed president Buhari’s request for the Virement of funds appropriated for special intervention projects.
The fund is for critical recurrent and capital items across the country between 2016 and 2018.
Reps on Solid Mineral Bill
The house of representatives has passed at second reading a bill for an act to empower states to take control of revenues from solid minerals deposit in their states.
Members also received a petition from a wife of former president patience Jonathan against the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC on what she alleged to be EFCC’s incessant harassment.
APC Leadership Hosts Saraki
Things appear to be getting better for the all progressives congress on internal convergence. Towards fostering a cordial relationship between the senate and the all progressives party hierarchy.
The leadership of the party held an interaction with the senate president Bukola Saraki and other caucus members in the senate on the APC platform.
Mrs. Buhari Flags off Women against Corruption
Wife of the president, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has emphasized the need for women to remain proactive in the development of anti-corruption strategies in order to bring corruption to a standstill in Nigeria.
Mrs. Buhari stated this when she flagged off the war against corruption campaign tagged Nigerian women against corruption.
The campaign was put together by the wife of the president in collaboration with the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC.
GMN on CFTA
In order to multiply the benefits of the continental free trade area and promote development in Africa, a comprehensive vision of the planned trade and development project needs to be in place.
This was the views expressed by guests on NTA’s Good Morning Nigeria.
Ramp Workshop on Low Volume Roads
A manual that will serve as an effective tool to provide an enduring rural road development and maintenance programme in Nigeria is being developed.
A brainchild of the rural access and mobility project, experts at a workshop putting finishing touches to the document believe it holds the key to addressing the dearth of rural transport infrastructure.
FG Tasks NABDA on Research Outputs
The minister of science and technology Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has enjoined Nigerian researchers to come up with solutions capable of enhancing socio-economic development of the society.
This was at the 2nd national biotechnology development agency open day and exhibition held in Abuja.
Minister Receives NTA Dg on Book Launch
Youth and sports development minister Solomon Dalong has assured on the launching of a book which chronicles Nigeria sports from 1884-2016.
The minister gave assurance when he received the book’s publisher, led by NTA’s director general Yakubu Ibn Mohammed in Abuja
Troops on Final Push
Troops of operation lafiya dole are recording tremendous success as they advance further into the heart of the dreaded Sambisa forest in what could be described as a final push to finish the remnants of book haram terrorist.
Theatre commander, major general lucky Irabor dropped the hint while briefing the press on current clearance operation in the theatre.
National Commission for Refugees Distributes Relief Materials
National commission for refugees, migrants and internally displaced persons has flagged off the distribution of humanitarian relief materials targeting over two million IDPS in the Northeast.
The event took place in Borno and Yobe states.
NSCDC to Sanction Officers Compromising With Vandals
Nigeria security and civil defence corps said officers involved in any act of misconduct or compromise with vandals if arrested, will face appropriate disciplinary action if found guilty.
Commandant General of the corps Abdulahi Gana Muhammadu said this in Abuja while addressing zonal commanders and state commandants from across the 36 states and the federal capital territory.
Minister of Labour on Safety of Workforce
The minister of labour and employment has appealed to the national assembly to pass the occupational safety and health bill for the benefit of the workforce in the country.
This is contained in a message to a workshop on health and safety organized by the ministry of labour and employment in collaboration with civil society organizations.
Ghana Election Votes Count And Collation.
Collation and vote’s count continue across Ghana after Wednesday’s presidential and parliamentary elections.
The votes cast are publicly counted at polling stations before being conveyed to designated centers.
Sports Nigeria Football Federation
Now talking sports Nigeria football federation pledges to pay super falcons entitlements as NPFL pre-season super-four tournament kicks off today in Enugu.
Federal government approves appointment of Eurobonds transaction parties
Six newly appointed INEC national commissioners sworn -in.
Theatre commander of operation lafiya dole speaks on the journey so far in the fight against the insurgency.
Rescuers Search Rubble after Indonesia Quake
At least 97 people including young children have been killed with 73 seriously injured in a 6.5-magnitude quake which hit Indonesia today.
The shallow quake-damaged homes, shops, and mosques in the district of PIDIE Jaya, completely destroying hundreds of structures.
National board for disaster management spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho while speaking in Jakarta said the death toll could still rise.
Indonesian president Joko Widodo has however ordered immediate assistance to be sent to ACEH in the wake of the earthquake. While the international organization for migration said it had deployed two staff members to help coordinate assistance.
No tsunami warnings or advisories have been issued but some residents have been reported to have fled to safety in the hills after the quake.
In 2004 a disaster killed more than 80,000 people after a tsunami swept across the Indonesian region, leaving millions homeless.
E! On Jazz Explosion
Music is soul lifting and the unconventional harmony and the tonality attributed to jazz music are simply breathtaking.
So when culture meets jazz, it’s just elegance and sheer passion.
Abdulmalik Adio tells us more on arts and entertainment