NTA News Summary:Solidarity Rally for President Buhari

NEWS SUMMARY: 15TH August, 2017


Solidarity Rally for President Buhari

Thousands under the auspices of patriotic Nigerians converged on abuja for a solidarity walk in honour of president Muhammadu Buhari calling on the president to extend his medical vacation according to his doctor’s advise.

The group was received around the presidential villa by the special adviser to the president on political matters babafemi ojudu on behalf of the acting president, professor yemi Osinbajo.



States government adviced to compliment the FG effort to get investors.

State governments have been enjoined to compliment federal government’s effort in attracting investment in agric business by taking ownership of infrastructure that will ensure the development of business ventures.

acting president, prof. yemi osinbajo stated this at the opening of the 2017 Niger state investment summit with the theme “impact investing for advancing agricultural economy and innovation


UNICEF Media Interactive Session On Education

As part of efforts to reduce the Number of out of school children media executives were brought together in kaduna to build a collective responsibility for reaching out to such children in Nigeira.

Augustine Anyebe reports that the meeting was convened by the federal ministry of education, universal basic, education commission in collaboration with UNICEF.


Reps  Cautions Against Violation Of Financial Regulations By MDA

The house of representatives has cautioned heads of ministries, departments and agencies against the approval of cash advances above the stipulated amount provided by the financial regulations and guidelines.

This followed a query raised by the auditor general of the federation against the ministry of women affairs and social development and the Nigerian civil aviation authority for violation of financial regulations.


ASUU Embarks On Indefinite Strike.

The academic staff union of universities  has declared a nationwide indefinite strike starting from monday the 14th of august.

president of ASUU Abiodun Ogunyemi made the

declaration in abuja.

Gunmen Kill Two in Onitsha

Gunmen in onitsha have killed a police at oguta road, snatched the rifle and disappeared.

franklyn onyekachi reports that the gunmen also killed a passenger on a motor bike leaving the operator with serious gunshot wound at new cemetery road, onitsha.


FG to Partner  States government on  Infrastructural Innovation

The federal government says it is prepared to partner state governments over innovative value to infrastructural development , as it will  enable business thrive in such critical sectors of the economy.

Acting president yemi osinbajo made this position known in minna, as part of his message to the Niger state investment summit.


DG NTA Host Children Nigeria Government

Nigerians have been urged to unite, speak with one voice and give maximum support to the nation’s leadership.

president children’s government nigeria hauwa musa said this when she visited the nigerian television authority.


Corps Marshal Says 5 Thousand offenders were Arrested

The federal road safety corps says five thousand road traffic offenders were arrested since july this year across the country out of which two thousand were mentally examined in government facilities.

corps marshal of the frsc boboye oyeyemi says strategies for safety on the road especially during the last four months of the year are being mapped out to reduce carnage on the nation’s highways.



Collapsed Three Story Building Claims Four lives in Owerri

A three story building has collapsed in owerri, imo state leaving four persons dead and others seriously injured.

kate osunwa reports that the building located along egbu road had occupants with the last floor under construction.


Buhari Support Group Rally

Youths and other like minds in their hundreds under the umbrella of various political organizations have staged a rally in kaduna to register their unalloyed loyalty and support to buhari administration.


Oil Communities Appeal For Help

The oil communities of belema and ofoinama in akuku toro local government area of rivers state say oil companies must give back to the communities where they operate.

the held a peaceful protest during which they appealed to the federal government to compel the companies to be alive to their corporate responsibilities.







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