NTA NEWS SUMMARY: Buhari Receives Ghanian President



Buhari Receives Ghanian President

Critical issues of interest to Nigeria, ghana and the west african sub-region were brought to the front burner as president muhammadu buhari played host to his ghanian counterpart, nana akufo-ado.

state house correspondent adamu sambo reports.


 Presidential Directives To Services Chiefs.

the presidency recently issued a marching order to service chiefs, to relocate to maiduguri the headquarters of the ongoing operation lafia dole in the north east with a view to decimating the boko haram terrorists. in this special report, defence correspondent ismail musa highlights the impact of the directive to the counter insurgency operations.


Pilgrims’ Baggage Handling
One fundamental issue relating to homebound airlift of nigerian pilgrims from saudi arabia is timely arrival of their luggage.  however, the baggage collection and weighing while in the holy land is another matter. Abdullahi mustapha examines this issue and the measures being taken to address the problem during this year’s operation.


Buhari Inaugurates Kaduna Olams Farm

president muhammadu buhari has formally inaugurated nigeria’s largest integrated feedmill and poultry breeding farm and hatchery in kaduna state. at the ceremony, the president described the take off of the industry as a vote of confidence in his adminstration’s policy focus on economic diversification for accelerated national development.


FG To Ensured Justice To Niger Delta region

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo says the buhari administration is determined towards ensuring the people of the niger delta region  get justice, equity and all that the region deserves. the vice president was speaking at the 2nd national council on niger delta holding in akure the ondo state capital. state house correspondent jide onifade reports


Ondo Appeal To FG For Aproval Of Sea Mining Port

The ondo state government has appealed to the federal government for the approval and licence for the establishment of a deep sea mining port in the ilaje free trade zone. the development of the deep sea mining port he said possesses the veritable potential to turn the niger delta area into a hub of investment opportunities.


Osinbanjo Restated FG Determination In Completing Abandoned Project

vice president yemi osinbajo has restated federal government’s determination to complete abandoned  projects particularly the 132kva sub-station in the niger-delta areas of ondo state towards sustaining peace and development in the region. he was speaking at a townhall meeting for ondo state niger-delta communities.


National Council On Mines And Mineral Resources Development

experts in mining and mineral resources development are in abuja to deliberate on how to re-position the sector as a viable alternative to oil. this is at the maiden edition of the national council on mines and mineral resources development.


Nigeria Selected To Vice President Position

Nigeria has been selected to the position of vice president of the united nations world tourism organization’s general assembly. the selection followed a unanimous acceptance by the organizations commission for africa’s 60th meeting underway in chengdu china.


Nigeria Agenda At The United Nation

President Muhammadu Buhari will be leading a major nigerian delegation to the 72nd united nations general assembly (unga) during which he will address major local and global issues. minister of foreign affairs geofrey onyeama at a pre-depature media conference unveiled nigeria’s agenda which will be hinged on national and continental interests.


National Social Safety Net Training

the federal government has reiterated its commitment to dedicate national resources to improve on the lives of nigerians while strengthening the role of social protection in redistributing resoureces more equitably. national coordinator of the social safety net, peter papka said this at a training on community based targeting team process in abuja.


APC Anambra Election Appeal Committee Submit Report

All progressives congress apc appeal commitee for the august 26th governorship primary election has submitted its report to the party’s national working committee. receiving the report at the party’s national secretariat organizing secretary of the party senator osita izunaso commended the hassan lawal led committee for timely delivery of the report.


NAFDAC Heads Continental Committee on Medical Products

national agency for food and drugs  administration and control nafdac has been nominated to head a committee that would harmonise and ensure a uniform system of regulating medical products and systems in africa. known as the steering committeee for the regulatory systems strenthening and harmonization initiatives in africa, acting director general of nafdac yetunde oni who announced this to newsmen said the decision was reached after a 2-day high impact meeting of stakeholders in south africa convened by nepad.


Nasarawa Trains Civil Servants

Nasarawa state governmet says it is stepping up efforts to engender excellent working relationship with the organised labour through human capital development to improve service delivery. at the opening of the five day workshop in lafia, governor umaru tanko almakura says providing job to the unemployed is a priority of the government.


Taraba Trains Security Personnel

Taraba state command of the Nigeria security and civil defence corps, nscdc has trained additional fifty three personnel of the corps in arms handling. addressing them during the passing out ceremony, the assistant commandant, zone h warned them to be totally committed in dealing with security challenges in their area of operation


NAF Air Strike Continue

As the nigerian airforce offensive on boko haram enters day four tuesday, more damages have been recorded in the insurgents enclave.

Navy Transfers Illegal Paramilitary Men to Police

the twenty eight members of an illegal paramilitary outfit known as coastal defence force arrested in okpoga, okpokwu local government area of benue state have been formally handed over to benue state police command for further investigation and prosecution.



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