NTA News Summary, 12 June 2017
DG Von Commends Emir of Katsina
Director General of voice of Nigeria Osita Okechukwu has commended the Emir of Katsina Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir for his support and patriotism towards ensuring peace and securing the lives and property of Igbo communities residing in the northern part of the country.
Mr. Okechukwu addressing supporters of the all Progressives Congress in Eke, Enugu State, emphasized the need for all and sundry to foster peace and recognize the truism that Nigeria will overcome every set back militating its growth and development.
NASFAT Ramadan Lecturer on Economy
Nigeria is endowed with human resources as her biggest assets that if fully utilized could add value to the economy.
Executive Director Bank of Industries Waheed Olagunju re-affirms this at a Ramadan Lecture Organised by NASFAT in Abuja.
As Muslims intensify their spiritual exercise in this holy month of Ramadan with both voluntary and obligatory supplications, NASFAT is equally taking advantage of the period to empower Muslims with the right knowledge to boost the economy.
Guest lecturer Waheed Olagunju spoke on surviving the tide in the period of economic recession identified agriculture, solid minerals and power sectors as veritable business environment that Nigerians can capitalize on to make a difference.
Feast of the Holy Trinity
Peaceful coexistence has been identified as a panacea for national development.
This was the thrust of the celebration of this year’s feast of the holy trinity.
FG States to Partner on Pest Control
Federal and state governments are considering the possibility of funding indigenous researchers on the production of chemical for pest control in the control in the country.
This followed concerns over armyworms and quelea birds that are destroying maize and rice plantations in some parts of the country.
Gov. Badaru Urges Support for Buhari
Jigawa State Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has urged Nigerians to ignore their differences and work together to revitalizing the nation’s economy.
He was speaking in Kano during a Ramadan Special Breakfast organized by President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on electronic media Sha’aban Ibrahim Sharada.
Interfaith Prayer for President Buhari
A special interfaith prayer has been held in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital for the quick recovery and return of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Reports say that the prayer was held at the government house, Lokoja.
Nigeria Seeks Job Opportunities at Ilo
As part of measures to enhance standards of living, create job opportunities and guarantees green environment, Nigeria is seeking assistance from the international community to finance a recurring deficit national budget.
The request by the Nigerian delegation at the
International Labour Conference in Geneva Switzeland is based on opportunities opened to member nations of the Ilo.
Ramadan Lecture by Aim
The role of women and men in Islam towards nation building was the thrust of a Ramadan Lecture in Abuja.
Deputy Chief Imam of Abuja National Mosque Sheikh Ahmad Onilewura urged Nigerians to always imbibe the spirit of peace and unity to achieve the desired progress and development of the country.