NTA News Summary:13th November,2017
Senate Committee Describe Anambra Elections As Sacrosanct
The senate committee on INEC says the November 18 2017 due for conduct of the gubernatorial election in Anambah state is sacrosanct. the committee said this on a visit to the independent national electoral commission INEC in Anambra state to ascertain the level of preparation for the election.
Osinbajo Performs Ground Breaking Of Industrial Park in Benin
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo says the Benin industrial park will complement the efforts of the federal government in its drive to diversify the economy.He said this while performing the ground breaking of the industrial park at Iyanomo Ipkoba Okha local government of Edo state.
Federal Government To Revive lake chad
Strategies to help revive lake chad from extinction is on top of the agenda , the federal government took to the on going thirty nineth general assembly of the united nations education and scientific cultural organization UNESCO holding in Paris, France. Anthony Forson reports that Nigeria’s ministers at the forum say they are Colaborating with the global body to canvass for international intervention.
Defense Gets Tough On Maritime Crime
The chief of Defence staff general Abayomi Olonisakin has inaugurated twenty gun boats for the Nigerian navy for maritime crime control. Kelvin Ugbechie reports that the inauguration held at Delta parade ground in Warri.
Osinbajo At Maiden Annual Dinner Of Senior Advocates
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has again called on Nigerian elites to take the lead in charting a course for a society where rule of law and good governance are efficiently maintained. the vice president made the call at the first annual dinner for senior advocates of Nigeria in Lagos.
Nigerian Police Was Ranked Worst
The 2016 world internal security and police index, wisp has rated the Nigeria police,’worst’ in the world with an assessment of four key areas. According to the report produced by international police science association and the institute for economics and peace, these areas include capacity, process, legitimacy and outcomes. dismissing claims of the rating is the Nigeria police force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood who was in the studio earlier.
ECOWAS To Start Implementation Of Framework
Now that all the legal frame work for the overall harmonization of the quality infrastructure is in place, the ECOWAS sub region is to start the implementation of the framework and the entities that will guide the implementation of the quality policy of the region. This became clear when member states rose from the 4-day consultative meetings of the regional accreditation system to enhance regional trade and integration, held in Abuja.
Minister Of Water Resources Gives Account Of Stewardship
The ministry of water resources says it will concentrate on inherited projects, so as to maximize the investments made in the short term. The minister, Suleiman Adamu gave the indication while rendering an account of his stewardship.
Air Chief Commissions Hospital In Port-Harcourt
The chief of air staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has commissioned the recently upgraded reference hospital of the 115 special operations group, port harcourt. the hospital is designed to provide medical care services for officers and men of the force towards achieving a healthy work force engaged in the various theatres of operation in the country. Onengiye Fineface reports that the chief of air staff was accompanied by the chairman senate committee on airforce, Senator Duro Faseyi.
Army Assured Commitment To Service Delivery
The Nigerian army says it will remain committed to quality service delivery in the line of its duty and without fear or favour. this was the thrust of a conferment of medals ceremony held at the Mambilla barracks, Abuja for outstanding officers and soldiers whose efforts have led the army to recording some major breakthroughs in the recent past
FG Streamline The standard of goods
Efforts are underway by federal government to streamline the activities of regulating agencies involved in issuing license and permits for import and export of agricultural produce and other products in Nigeria The initiative is part of measures being taken to address rejection and ensure standardization and quality of Nigerian goods outside the country
Liberian President On Women In Politics
Liberia’s president Ellen john Sirleaf says with hard work and commitment Africa can produce more female presidents just as outcry on gender equality can be addressed. Sirleaf was lecturing women in Imo state on women in politics.
South East Economic Summit
Delegates at the ongoing south east economic summit in Enugu have identified ways through which the huge potentials of the zone could be harnessed. Ijeoma ugweke reports that the summit is organized by the governors of the south east zone.