NTA News Summary:30th October,2017
Police Ready For Anambra Election
Key agencies concerned with the November 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra state have announced their preparedness for the exercise. the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC and the Anambra state police command say all arrangements have been concluded to ensuring a hitch free and fair election.
PPA Flags-off Anambra Governorship Campaign
Progressives Peoples Alliance PPA has officially presented flag to Mr Godwin Ezemo as the standard bearer of the party in the November 18 Anambra governorship electionthe presentation was made at an official campaign flag-off held in Onitsha, Anambra state
President Buhari Congratulates Balarabe Musa At 81
President Muhammadu Buhari has described a former civilian governor of old Kaduna state ,Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa as a man of unassailable integrity and untainted record of public servicethis was contained in a tribute to Balarabe Musa as he clocks 81. a statement by the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity Garba Shehu, president Buhari recalled his closeness with Balarabe Musa in the conference of Nigeria political parties where the celebrate demonstrated as radical politician, committed to building strong opposition in the country in order to deepen democracy. President Buhari urged other politicians; especially the younger generation to emulate Balarabe Musa’s life style both in politics and public service.
Police Shoots Teenage In Kpansia
For shooting of teenager, Kpansia Epie community in Yenagoa local government of Bayelsa state has been in shock following the killing of a youth by a policeman. The policeman who resides in the same Neighborhood with the victim has been taken into custody by the Bayelsa state police command pending outcome of investigations.
Northern Traditional leaders Committee on Primary Health Care
One of the initiatives making impact on the immunization programme by the government is the strong voice by the northern traditional leaders committee on primary health care led by the sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar. Joshua Ojito reports about the committee’s quarterly meeting held in Lafia.
People Of Ayamelum Pledged Support To APC Flag Bearer
Ahe people of Ayamelum local government area of Anambra state have pledged support to the APC flag bearer in the November 18 Anambra Governorship election ,Tony Nwoye. The people gave the assurance when the campaign train of Tony Nwoye arrived the council area
Buhari SG Expressed Displeasure Over PDP Attack
The Buhari media support group has expressed displeasure over the attack of the people democratic party on president Buhari led administration. A statement singed by the group chairman Austin Braimoh said the PDP’s reaction over the said reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of pension reform task team is malicious. As the looting of pension funds which increased the woes of pensioners and led to the death of many started during the past administration which did nothing to address the scam. the statement explained that the Buhari government remains relentless in tackling the issue of corruption perpetrated by the immediate past administration and enjoined Nigerians to support president Buhari in rebuilding the nation’s economy, security and infrastructure that will give Nigerians a new lease of life.
NOA on youth empowerment WOrkshop
In an effort to proffer lasting solution to various shades of socio political activism that has heated up the polity in recent times, the national orientation agency has organized a one day workshop on patriotism and dignity of labour.
NNPC Flag-off Marine Oil Search
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has reiterated its commitment towards growing the nation’s crude oil reserves and increasing daily production.the group managing director of the corporation Dr. Maikanti Baru who flagged –off the NNPC /First E&P oil mining leases partnership in Lagos for the marine seismic data acquisition, said the project will boost the corporation’s drive towards enhancing the nation’s abundant hydrocarbon deposits. Dr. Baru added that the development will also reinforce the federal government’s efforts to harnessing the nation’s resources to enhance income streams and create more jobs.
Southern Governors Wives Support Nigerians Unity
The southern governors’ wives forum says it is committed to the indivisibility of Nigeria as one Nation.President of the Forum,Nneoma Rochas Okorocha said this when she led other members of the forum on a visit to the cross river state governor,Ben Ayade.
NAF/Bauchi Signed Memorandum Of Understanding
Nigerian Airforce and Bauch state have signed a memorandum of understanding on joint user status of Sir Abubakar Tafewa Balewa international airport Bauchi. Muazu Hassan reports that the signing of the mou is to ensure safe cooperation of flights in and out of the state as well as provide professional services that can better the status of the state’s economy.
Introduction Of Rural Crop Production Initiative
Local government authorities are actively participating in the agricultural production initiative towards boosting food security. in this regard, the federal government in collaboration with local governments and private investors is introducing a programme ,tagged c-crop with focus on increasing crop in rural areas.
Obasanjo on Robotics Training For Youths.
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has nudged education managers in the country on early training of the Nigerian child in the use of modern day technology, describing it as vital, if the country must be reckoned with in the world. Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo made this observation in Abeokuta, while speaking at a robotics workshop for elementary, secondary and university students.
NYSC Community Development Group Promotes Sport
Away from the usual practice of rendering pro-bono community service to decongest Nigerian prisons, the NYSC legal aid community development service group, has made donation of facilities to promote sporting activities among the physically challenged persons in Abuja
Pakistani Embassy in Nigeria observes the Kashmir “Black day”
The Nigerian government and Pakistani embassy in Nigeria have promised to keep collaborating towards contributing to global peace and developmental issues.
this was part of the resolution made at a reception to observe the kashmir “black day” Nigeria’s Ambassador to Sudan presents letters of credence The republic of Sudan has appreciated Nigeria for her crucial role in stabilizing the political climate in Sudan and says it would remain forever grateful to the government and people of Nigeria. This was at the presentation of letters of credence by the Nigeria ambassador to Sudan Musa Saban Mamman to the president of Sudan Omar Hassan Al-Bashir at the presidential palace in Khantoum, Sudan.
Aisha Buhari Encouraged Nigerians To support The Government
Wife of the president Aisha Buhari says president Muhammadu Buhari needs all the support and prayers of Nigerians to enable him provide the leadership that will bring the desired change in the country. the wife of the president stated this in Yola at the inauguration of the north east coordinators of Buhari friends Organization network.
General Gowon Urged Nigerians To Be Caution on restructuring
former head of state general Yakubu Gowon has urged Nigerians to tread with caution the issue of restructuring the country and seek for god’s guidance. general Yakubu Gowon stated this at the annual night of drama organized by devine oracle ministry, assemblies of god church Minna. Mary noel Berje reports that the event featured songs ministration by various groups and play lets.