News Summary; 11/04/2017 CAS Deploys Assets To Combat Insecurity


CAS Deploys Assets To Combat Insecurity

The Nigerian Air Force is to step up deployment of assets to curb incidence of insecurity in Benue State.

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar said this during discussion with Governor samuel ortom of Benue state.

CG Customs on Productivity

Comptroller General of Customs, Colonel

Hameed Ali has reiterated commitment to re-organise and reform the service in tune with Federal Government change agenda.

He was emphasizing professionalism while

Decorating newly promoted top officials on

Command posting.

COE Gumel Receives Accreditation

The National Commission for Colleges of Education has rated Jigawa State College of Education Gumel as a standard citadel of knowledge that can breed qualified teachers at basic level of education.

Accereditation Team Leader of the Commission Dr. Sam Uguoti gave the rating at the end of the accreditation of the college’s programmes and infrastructure.

DG NTA Visit NTA Zaria

The Director General Nigerian Television Authority NTA Yakubu Ibn Muhammad has commended the effort of staff of NTA Zaria for striving towards realizing objectives upon which the station was established in spite of challenges.

Distribution of Water Pumps to IDPS

As part of a renewed effort to rehabilitate internally displaced persons in Yobe State, Federal Commissioner, National Commision for Refugees, Migrants and IDPS, Sadiya Umar Farouk has launched distribution of water pumping machines to returnees to engage in dry season farming activities.

The intervention is to place them on the path of self reliance.

Fayemi Inspects Mining Sites

The Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development have pledged to assist key players in the solid minerals sector on ways to harness the rich mineral resources in Benue State.

The Minister Dr Kayode Fayemi said this during a working visit to the state.

National Assembly Service Commision Gets New Secretary

A substantive secretary has been appointed for the National Assembly Service Commission, he is Mr. Olusanya Ajakaiye.


A statement signed on behalf of the executive chairman of the commission indicates that the appointment takes immediate effect.

Until his appointment, Mr. Ajakaiye was the Director of Administration and General Services. He replaces Mrs. M. A. Ibikunle who retired on the 8th of this month.


NNPC Resumes Mosimi Product Loading.

Products supply and distribution have received a major boost following the resumption of loading activities by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation at its Mosimi Area Depot in Ogun State.

NNPC Group Managing Director Dr Maikanti Baru who was represented by The Chief Operating Officer downstream, Henry Ikem Obih said the recommencement of loading operations at the area marks a major milestone in NNPC’S quest to ensure

steady supply and distribution of petroleum products across the country.

It was noted that re-streaming of loading activities is in line with ensuring development of Oil and Gas Infrastructure and by extension realizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s Agenda

NOA Sensitization on Road Ethics

The change mantra of the Federal Government is not limited to changing attitude to work and management of public resources. It also involves re-orientation of Nigerians on good road ethics.

Director General of the National Orientation

Agency (NOA) Garba Abari said this at the good road ethics sensitization.

NUGA Games Finals

The Zone A preliminaries for the forthcoming Nigerian Universities Games Association, NUGA scheduled for April 19th to 30th has ended at the Federal University Dutse.

Reports say that Kaduna State University and the North West University Kano will represent Zone A in the football event.

Public Hearing on 17 Billion Dollars Stolen Funds

Investigation into the 17 billion dollars stolen from undeclared crude oil and liquefied natural gas has commenced in earnest by the House of Representatives Adhoc Committee.

Reps on Health Hazards of Telecom Masts

The Nigerian Medical Association has attributed some health problems to electromagnetic radiation from telecommunication masts.

This was part of submissions at the public hearing by the House Ad-Hoc Committee investigating the health implications of mounting telecommunication masts close to residential buildings.

VP At Ibadan-Task Youths for Entrepreneurships

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has asked Nigerian youths to be patient and work hard to ensure that their talents mature for society’s benefit.

The Vice President was speaking at the Redeemed Christian Church of God Jesus Parish Ibadan to mark 2017 Palm Sunday.


















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