News Summary : All You Need to Know Today 12/07/2015


President Buhari Meet AU Envoy

Nigeria has made a strong representation to the Africa union to take urgent steps towards achieving sustainable peace and stability in south Sudan ahead of the forth coming heads of states and government meeting in Kigali, Rwanda.

President Muhammadu Buhari made the request at an audience with the special envoy of the African union on peace fund Dr Donald Kaberuka

Vice President on Commercial Agriculture

Considering President Muhammadu Buhari ‘s vision for the Agriculture sector as an integral part of sustainable economic growth, vice president Yemi Osinbajo has expressed optimism of exciting time ahead.

It was at a meeting with a Nigerian and Mexican agro-business group.

Federal Government / PENGASSAN Meeting

The meeting between the federal government and the petroleum and natural gas senior staff association of Nigeria PENGASSAN has ended with both parties pleased the out come

President of PENGASSAN Francis Johnson however says, despite its success, he will still brief his member’s today Tuesday before formally declaring the unions position on ongoing strike

Senate to Resume on Tuesday

The senate is set to reconvene from its three-week break to mark the Eid-el- fitr festival this Tuesday.

House of Representative  set to resume

The House of representative says it is set to resume plenary tomorrow Tuesday after Sallah break

Chairman house committee on media and public Affairs  Abdulrasak Namdas who gave this indication says  one of the bills scheduled for consideration is the examination mal-practice bill

Saraki’s Forgery Case Adjourned

Hearing in the forgery case involving senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu has been adjourned to the 28th of September.

This is as a result of the courts vacation which has just commenced.

CJN on Justice Dispensation

The chief justice of Nigeria, Justice Muhammad has tasked newly appointed magistrates in the country to take advantage of the on-going reforms in the judiciary to discern between chaos and order which arises as a result of disputes.

He made the call at the 2016 orientation course for newly appointed magistrates organized by the national judicial institute in Abuja

Good Morning Nigeria on the State of Nigeria Banks

Financial experts have called for the re-invigoration of existing monetary policies by the central bank of Nigeria, CBN and other relevant agencies to boost the operations of Nigeria’s banking sector.

The experts made the call on NTA’s news and current affairs programme, good morning Nigeria which x-rayed the current state of the Nigerian banking industry.

The central bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it is monitoring some commercial lenders for liquidity after Skye Bank failed to meet prudential ratios.

As the Nigerian civil aviation authority liberalises tariffs for services rendered by all airline operators.

Interior Minister Inaugurates Police Management Team

New police management team lead by acting Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has been inaugurated, minister of interior, lt gen Abdulraman Danbazau challenged them to revitalize the police for, internal security and check corruption

Minister of Health Receives WHO Regional Director

The world health organization has pledged continuous provision of technical and financial support for Nigeria’s health programmes, as the sector   strives to improve health care delivery and achieve universal health coverage.

The WHO regional director- general for Africa, Dr Rebecca Moeti in a session with minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole explored areas of collaboration.


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