News Summary 3 November 2016; FG Approves New Universities, Senate Passes PIB, etc

  FG Approves New Universities The Federal Government has approved the establishment of eight new private universities in the country as recommended by the National Universities Commission NUC. State House Correspondent Adamu Sambo reports that the council also approved a revised contract for the completion of domestic and international terminals for Port Harcourt Airport. Buhari Receives…

News Summary: 19 October 2016, Sale Of Airports, Prison De-Congestion

News Summary VP At Legislature Anti Corruption Conference Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the fight against corruption cannot be won by just a few people but by the will and commitment of all Nigerians. Speaking at a national conference on the role of the legislature in the fight against corruption organized by the National Assembly…

NTA News Summary 13th October 2016. All You need to know today; NLC Rally For Tax

PARTNERSHIP ON RETOOLING HEALTH SECTOR BUDGET The 2017 Health budget should be open and focus on procurements of equipment, training of Skilled Personnel rather than construction of buildings and purchase of official vehicles. This forms part of submission of participants after a training on approaches and strategies towards a robust budget. Health correspondent Rashidat Mustapha…

Dalung Urges State Governments To Invest In Sports

Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sport Devt. The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has called on state governments to invest in youth and sports development. According to a statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the Minister on media and publicity, the Minister made the call when he paid a courtesy visit…

See how much it cost to treat Buhari’s ear infection

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has revealed that the presidency spent less than £50,000 (N20.5m) on the treatment of an ear infection of President Muhammadu Buhari in the United Kingdom. Shehu in a Facebook post on Sunday night while responding to an allegation by Prof. Farooq…

This Is What Buhari Is Doing To Get Nigeria Out Of Recession – Presidency

The Presidency has dismissed reports that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has no solution to the current economic recession. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Mallam Garba Shehu, said this in a 2,176-page piece. However, he said the present circumstance demands patriotism and sacrifice from all Nigerians to ensure that the…

What Is President Buhari doing with the economy?

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in a report declared that Nigeria is in recession. This prompted Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu to write an article explaining what President Buhari is doing with the economy and why Nigerians should not fret. You can read Garba Shehu’s article below….

FG shares bags of rice to IDPs in Cameroon, Chad, Niger

Federal Government on Thursday disclosed that it has distributed several bags of essential food and non-food items to Nigerian Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Cameroon, Chad and Niger. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, the distribution of the items were overseen by the National Emergency Management Agency…

FG Releases Details Of Supplies To IDP Camps

Internally Displaced People at the IDP Camp in, Abuja queuing up for free medical care during the Nigerian Medical Association (Abuja Chapter ) 25th Anniversary Medical Outreach programme over the weekend. The event was sponsored by telecoms company, Globacom. The federal government has stated that it distributed thousands of bags of essential food and non-food…

Buhari signs N241.5b FCT budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2016 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja Appropriation Act, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, has said. Enang said President Buhari assented to N241.5 billion 2016 FCT budget as passed by the National Assembly. A statement issued by the presidential aide did…

Ambode appoints Anibaba as new CEO lotteries board

Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode has appointed Mr. Anibaba as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Lagos State Lotteries Board. Mr. Anibaba graduated from the University of Oklahoma and the New York University, both in the United States of America, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy and a Masters…

Over 100 Headlines – Breaking Radio Newspaper Headlines August 8

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio’s Inside the News with headlines from local and international news sources. From the headlines and news of major local and international newspapers, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot,…