NASS LEADERSHIP MEETS PRES. BUHARI, CALLS FOR END TO #ENDSARS PROTEST

The leadership of the National Assembly says it is time for the #ENDSARS protest currently going on in most parts of the country to stop. The Senate President,  Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Femi Gbajabiamila spoke to journalists today after meeting with president Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa ITV statehouse correspondent Ikharo Attah completes the Report. The leadership of the National Assembly says it is time for the #EndSARS protest currently going on in most parts of the… Posted by Independent Television-ITV Abuja on Sunday, 18…

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President Buhari Full Speech At 2021 Budget Presentation

PROTOCOLS It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Members of the National Assembly, at this juncture, I wish to commend your tremendous efforts in approving the revision of the 2020 – 2022 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, and passage of the 2020 Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Today marks an important occasion in our quest to accord the federal budget process the seriousness it…

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Nigeria @60: President Buhari Addresses Nigerians

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President, I wish to renew my appreciation to Nigerians for entrusting me with your hopes and aspirations for a better and greater Nigeria. Today, it is my unique privilege to re-commit myself to the service of this great country…

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FG Recovers Hijacked 5 Hecters In Abuja For Art and Crafts Village

Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, said his organisation has been able to recovered about five hecters of land meant for Art and Crafts village which were illegally acquired by some Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory FCT Abuja. Otunba Runsewe lamented that the country has left behind the biggest secret , which is the development of culture and tourism, adding that about 17 countries in Africa rely only on that to develop their economy. Speaking as the chairman of occasion at…

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Igbo, Yoruba, May Go Into Extinction In 50 Years Says NICO

The Executive Secretary, National Institute for Cultural Orientation NICO, Mr Ado Muhammed Yahuza, has said that some Nigerian Languages might go into extinction if urgent measures were not taken to reverse the trend. Yahuza said this at the 2nd edition of the Nigerian Indigenous Language Programme (NILP) on Monday in Abuja. According to him, some Nigerian languages including Igbo and Yoruba, may not survive next 50 years. “The alarm has been raised in socio-linguistic circles that over 90 per cent of the world’s 7,000 languages are likely to go into…

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Police arrests musician, Duncan Mighty Over Alleged Fraud

The Imo State Police command has said that contrary to reports that a popular musician in the state, Duncan Mighty, had been abducted, he was actually picked up by operatives of the command over allegations of fraud. According to the Police Public Relations Officer,  SP Orlando Ikeokwu, said he was arrested for defrauding a former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha of N11 million. The arrest followed a petition written by an upcoming rap artist M2, who claimed that the Imo state Government led by Owelle Rochas Okorocha, through the…

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Pres. Buhari hails Anthony Joshua for reclaiming world heavyweight titles

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, for regaining his belts Saturday night in a rematch with Mexican, Andy Ruiz Jnr. This is contained in a statement issued by the president Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina, who rejoiced with Joshua. The president saluted him for bringing joy to millions of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora, who had rooted for him to regain the titles he lost about six months ago. “The downfall of a man is truly not the end of…

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Anthony Joshua reclaims heavyweight world titles

Anthony Joshua became a two-time world heavyweight champion with a victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in a rematch in Saudi Arabia. Six months ago Ruiz stunned boxing, Joshua risked seeing his career left in tatters with a second defeat, but served up 36 minutes of movement and well-timed punching to take the IBF, WBA and WBO titles back to Britain. After cutting his Mexican rival inside the first round he never looked back and picked out smart jabs and right hands throughout before being serenaded with chants of “AJ, AJ,…

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Despite Criticism, Social Media Regulation Bill Passes Second Reading At Senate

Barely a month after its introduction, a bill to regulate Social Media passed second reading on the floor of the senate Wednesday. National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe reports that the bill is sponsored by Niger East Senator Mohammed Sani. www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang www.facebook.com/itvabujang Twitter:@itv_abuja Instagram:@itv_abuja Spread the love

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