News Summary: EFCC Chairman Called For Special Court 29/11/2016
2016 Sciences Olympiad Camp Begins
More than 13 thousand students from across the federation participated in the 2016 Nigerian national mathematical sciences Olympiads competition designed to improve science and mathematics education.
Director General of the national mathematics centre, Professor Stephen Onah monitored the competition in Abuja.
Abia State Governor Speaks On South East Roads
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed the need for the Federal Government to prioritise the rehabilitation of federal roads in the south-east geo-political zone in order to maximise the huge presence of small and medium enterprises.
The governor who spoke to correspondent Cliff Ayozie during a special assignment in Abia state says quality roads in the zone will boost Federal Government’s economic diversification efforts.
Akeredolu’s Reaction And stakeholder’s Expectations
Ondo State Governor-Elect, Rotimi Akeredolu has promised to take the people of the state from stagnation to prosperity when assumes office.
He made the promise in Owo, his hometown.
Book Launch On Excel Mathematics
The mention of mathematics among most Nigerian students elicits dread and worry as what comes to mind is an abstract subject that is complex even though it is a basic requirement to study virtually any course in the sciences.
The good news especially for students, however, is that it might become easier with the launch of a mathematics notebook in Abuja.
Buhari Receives New Ambassador
The Federal Government says it will remain steadfast in ensuring that south Sudan regains stability for a prosperous future.
President Muhammadu Buhari who stated this while exchanging views with the country’s new ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Malong Akaro, however, insists that political actors must show a stronger commitment to implementing the existing peace accord.
China Minister Of State Mines Visit Steel Factory
With renewed vigour to see to the opening of the Ajaokuta Steel Plant as soon as possible, minister of state for mines and steel, Abubakar Bawa Bwari spent part of his short visit to China to witness firsthand the production of steel in one of the provinces.
The minister who said the experience has cleared previous misconceptions about the use of the blast furnace technology in Nigeria was exposed to the step by step of the process in china.
Experts Dialogue On Addressing Security Challenges
To address security challenges in the country, there is a need for dynamism and pro-activeness, in the formulation of a grand strategy for security within the state, taking cognizance of carrot and stick approach.
This was a common front recommendation from eminent persons and experts group on security who met in Abuja, to dialogue on current security challenges in Nigeria.
FCT Agriculture And Rural Development Secretariat Abattoirs To Be Rehabilitated
The FCT agriculture and rural development secretariat say all its abattoirs and slaughter slabs in the territory will soon be renovated to modern standards using public-private partnership.
This is in line with a ministerial directive to get rid of all illegal structures and unhygienic practices in all FCT abattoirs.
EFCC Chairman Called For Special Court
The acting chairman of economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC has called for the establishment of special courts to try corruption cases in the country.
NYSC FCT Swearing In For 2016
With available white collar jobs not enough for the teeming population, Nigerian youths have been advised to make the best use of the skills acquisition Programmes of the NYSC.
FCT minister, Muhammadu Musa Bello gave the advice in a message to the swearing in of the NYSC FCT 2016 batch “b” orientation course.
Lai Mohammed Rally Support For Movie Producers
Information and culture minister lai Mohammed has appealed to state governors in the country to encourage and support movie producers with incentives to enable them contribute to national growth.
The minister made the appeal in Abuja at the premiere of a movie titled ‘my name is kadi’.
FCDA Committed To Completing Fire Service Stations
The Federal Capital Development Authority(FCDA), has expressed commitment towards completing the ongoing construction of four fire service stations meant for four districts of the territory.
FCDA assistant director, quantities, Micheal Onyemachi said this while conducting visiting architecture students of plateau state polytechnic around some construction projects in Abuja.