NTA News Summary: Police Panel Recovers 111 Million Naira

CDS Advocate for massive deployment of technology in military operations

In addressing the security challenges in Nigeria, the armed forces is exploring space technology for effective surveillance and intelligence gathering.

Chief of defence staff, general Gabriel Olonisakin explained the need for massive deployment of technology in military operations at a lecture to participants of the national defence college  course 25 in Abuja.


Fashola Inaugurates NERC board

The minister of power, works and housing Babatunde Fashola has tasked the Nigerian electricity regulatory commission to be firm and fair towards implementing rules and regulations guiding the sector.

The board which comprises six commissioners was inaugurated Tuesday in Abuja.


SSA Diaspora Meets With South Africa High Commissioner

South Africa high commissioner to Nigeria lulu Mnguni says the time has come to integrate the time-tested relationship between Nigeria and south Africa in their school curriculum for posterity.

Mr Mnguni spoke in an interview with the media shortly after a closed-door meeting with the senior special assistant to the president on diaspora Abike Dabrin Erewa in his office.


2,000 NCE Teachers Graduated In Kano

Kano governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje says by the end of 2017 all unqualified basic education teachers will become professional teachers through the government’s teacher upgrade programme and in-service training opportunities.

The governor stated this at the graduation of two thousand NCE in-service teachers, post graduate diploma in teaching and bachelor in education.

He said his administration has understood that an educated population is an asset.

Ganduje said education cannot be impacted well if there is absence of train-the-trainers programmes, maintains that despite the economic challenges facing the nation, construction of more schools by the state government is on-going


Police Panel Recovers 111 Million Naira

Police joint investigation panel into rivers state re-run election says it has recovered one hundred and eleven million naira from indicted electoral officers, security agents and politicians.

Chairman of the panel, deputy commissioner of police, Damain Okoro stated this while presenting their findings to the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris at the force headquarters.


NNPC Sets To Implement a Lead Policy Framework

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Is Set To Implement A Lead Policy Framework, The Twelve Business Focus Areas Aimed At Institutionalizing Efficiency Profitability And Growth In The Corporation.

Group Managing Director Of NNPC Dr Maikanti Kacalla Baru Stated This While Receiving The Reports Of The Eight Committees Mandated To Develop Strategies To Drive The Implementation Of The Twelve Business Focus Areas.

Components Of The Focus Areas Initiated By The Group Managing Director Include Ensuring Security Of NNPC Assets And Focusing On Gas Development For Both Domestic And Export Markets.

The GMD Directed The Chief Operating Officers Of The Corporation To Start Immediate Implementation Of The Policy Framework.


FCTA Minister Inaugurated A 22- Member Committee To Curtailing Cattle Rustling

To address the continued menace of cattle rustling and grazing, federal capital territory minister Muhammad Musa Bello has inaugurated a 22- member committee to proffer ways of curtailing the ugly trend.


VP President Osinbajo At PFN Conference

Acting president Yemi Osinbajo has expressed dismay over the continued religious conflicts in the country stressing the need for unity and peace among the people.

The acting president was speaking at the fourteenth biennial conference of the Pentecostal fellowship of Nigeria in Benin, Edo State.

He says the reason the nation has not been able to put a stop to religious crisis is the hate and the urge to avenge every attack.

While chronicling the series of attack that had taken place since the nineteen seventies till date, acting president Yemi Osinbajo explains that religious conflict is a setback to the nation’s development and growth.

READ: Police Recover One Hundred and Eleven Million Naira (N111,000,000) in Rivers State


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