Network News Summary: All You Need to Know Today 27052016
BUHARI RECEIVES NEW ECOWAS PRESIDENT
Nigeria has promised to remain steadfast in charting a pragmatic course for genuine economic integration, cooperation and self-sufficiency for member states of the economic community of West African states, ECOWAS.
President Muhammadu Buhari stated this while receiving the new President of the ECOWAS commission, Mr. Marvel Alain de Souza in the state house.
PRESIDENT BUHARI’S CHILDREN’S DAY MESSAGE
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all Nigerian children on the occasion of this year’s children’s day celebration.
The president used the opportunity of this year’s celebration which comes just two days before the first anniversary of the present administration, to reassure children and youth that he remains fully committed to fulfilling his promise of a better Nigeria for all.
PRESIDENT BUHARI FELICITATES WITH SOUN OF OGBOMOSO AS HE TURNS 90
President Muhammad Buhari has congratulated the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, as he turns 90 years old tomorrow.
On behalf of his family, the federal government and all Nigerians, President Buhari joined the Oyo State government, Oyo State council of Obas and Chiefs, Ogbomoso kingdom and the family of the Soun of Ogbomoso in celebrating the long life and remarkable achievements of the revered royal father, who has spent 42 years on the throne of his fathers.
SENATE PASSES BANKRUPT AND INSOLVENCY BILL
The senate has passed the bankrupt and insolvency bill into law.
HOUSE ON FINANCE MINISTER
The Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun says if Nigeria must diversify, it must address three issues of infrastructural deficit, tax evasion and corruption.
The Minister while presenting the ministry’s road map to the house explained that the federal government has placed a limit on foreign trips to reduce cost of governance.
DRAMA IN KOGI STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
The Momoh Jimoh Lawal faction of the Kogi State house of assembly has resumed legislative duties after the Abuja high court judgement declared his impeachment illegal.
The total revenue distributed for the month of April at the federation accounts allocation committee meeting was 281.5 billion naira.
Briefing the media at the end of the meeting finance Minister Kemi Adeosun announced a twenty two- point priority list as part of measures government is taking towards addressing the current economic crisis facing the country.
1ST NIGERIAN ECONOMIC STAKEHOLDERS SUMMIT
For Nigeria to ensure sustainable growth and economic development, speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara says economic diversification, infrastructural development, strengthening of the institutional and legal framework for doing business in Nigeria must be pursued.
GMN ON THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
Meanwhile, economic experts have asked Nigerians not to see the country going into a recession as a death sentence but an opportunity for the nation to get back to its full potentials.
The economic experts who were speaking on nta’s good morning Nigeria stressed the need to give priority to agricultural production as well as creating the right environment for local and foreign investors.
MINISTER OPENS NIGER RIVER AUTHORITY EXPERTS MEETING
The technical committee of experts of the Niger basin authority is meeting in Abuja towards developing strategies in addressing issue of climate change.
Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu declared open the meeting preparatory to the extra-ordinary session of the council of ministers.
INFO MINISTER MEETS NEW PARASTATAL CHIEFS
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has enjoined the newly appointed chief executives of parastatals under the ministry to assume duty with a high sense of commitment to pursue and promote the administration’s change agenda.
He stated this while briefing them on what is expected of them.
BOKO HARAM ATTACKED BORNO VILLAGES
Eleven persons have been confirmed dead while foodstuffs and livestock worth millions of naira were destroyed following Boko haram attack on two communities in Jere local government area of Borno state.
AMOSUN DONATES EQUIPTMENT TO NTA ABK
To further cement the cordial relationship between it and the media the Ogun State government has procured some state of the art facilities for NTA Abeokuta.
The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy Chief Dayo Adeneye handed over the facilities to the General Manager Mr. Babatunde Segun Folarin on behalf of the Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
MINISTER OF SCIENCE & TECH ON INDIGENOUS TECH
The Minister of Science and Technology Dr Ogbonnaya Onu says promotion of indigenous technology is a panacea to the stimulation of the interest of rural Nigerians in skill acquisition.
This is playing out in Ushafa community where the energy commission and UNDP are collaborating to provide training for rural women and youth on fabrication and installation of locally made metal and clay based energy efficient wood cook stoves.
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