Covid-19: Federal Government Stops Trains services nationwide

NRC STOPS ALL PASSENGERS’ TRAINS SERVICES The Federal government has announced the stoppage of all passengers trains services in the country. The Board and Management of the Nigeria Railway Corporation NRC made this known in a press statement Saturday by  the NRC Deputy Director Public relations Yakub Mahmood who said “board and management have decided to stop all passengers’ trains operation as from Monday 23th March 2020.” The statement added that is is  in view of the report of the already known CoronaVirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country. Nigeria has…

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National Digital Economy Policy: FG Targets 95% Literacy By 2030

National Digital Economy Policy Of The Federal Government Is Targeting 95 Percent Digital Literacy In 10 Year For All Nigerians. The Minister Of Communication And Digital Economy, Dr Isah Ali Pantami Disclose This In A Meeting With Newsmen In Abuja. Communication Correspondent Oluwatoyin Yusuf Reports The Minister Urges Both State And Local Governments To Key Into Policy Spread the love

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Tackling Abuja Gridlocks: FCT Minister Lauds Traffic Task Team

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello has lauded the activities of the FCT ministerial task team on traffic free flow in ending traffic gridlocks in some problem spots in FCT. The minister gave the commendation at the weekend during an inspection tour to certain key traffic prone areas. Correspondent Osas Ibizuigbe completes the report. www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang www.facebook.com/itvabujang Twitter:@itv_abuja Instagram:@itv_abuja Spread the love

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Nigeria Suspends Turkish Airlines

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority NCAA has suspended Turkish Airlines from operating into the country over persistent baggage delays. The suspension takes effect on December 16 The regulatory authority said the airline would remain suspended until it is ready to operate into the country with the right aircraft size and bring passengers into the country together with their checked-in baggage. The NCAA, in a letter: NCAA/ DG/12/16/60 directed to the airline’s Country Manager and dated December 11, 2019 signed by the Acting Director General, Captain Abdullahi Sidi, said the baggage…

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Alleged P&ID Scam: Court Adjourns Trial To December 6

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Thursday re-arraigned a British national, James Nolan on a 32-count amended charge bothering on his involvement in the alleged contract scam awarded to Process and Industrial Development Limited P&ID. The EFCC also presented its first witness  Adewale Akinseye, a staff of gtb, who confirmed to the court that he was the account officer of P&ID Limited. The trial judge, justice  Okon Abang adjourned the matter to December 6 for ruling on the admissibility of the statement made by the EFCC witness. Joseph kadiri has more www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang…

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Senate Approves VAT Increase To 7.5% To Address Swelling Wage Bill

The Senate has passed the finance bill 2019. The bill seeks to amend the provisions of the Companies Income Tax Act, and the Value Added Tax Act among others so as to Reform Nigeria’s domestic tax laws to align with global best practices and also Introduce tax incentives for investment in infrastructure and capital markets has been passed National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe reports that the bill was passed after a clause by clause consideration in the committee of a whole. www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang www.facebook.com/itvabujang Twitter:@itv_abuja Instagram:@itv_abuja Spread the love

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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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Developing SMEs: FEC Approves 500 Million Loan Facilities For Bank Of Industry

The Federal Executive Council has approved the Nigeria serves as a guarantor for the Bank of Industry to access a loan of 500 million Euros from a group of international lenders. Minister of Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba disclosed this to Journalists while briefing them on decisions reached at this week’s cabinet meeting. ITV Statehouse Correspondent Ikharo Attah completes the report. www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang www.facebook.com/itvabujang Twitter:@itv_abuja Instagram:@itv_abuja     Spread the love

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Kogi, Bayelsa Guber Violence: IGP Says Fake Policemen Perpetuated Lawlessness

The Inspector-General Of Police, Mohammed Adamu says contrary to widespread allegations in sections of the media, violence perpetuated during weekend’s governorship polls in Bayelsa and Kogi state were aided by fake policemen. The nation’s number one police officer stated this while briefing journalists after a Security Council meeting at the presidential villa. ITV Statehouse Correspondent Ikharo Attah completes the report   www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang www.facebook.com/itvabujang Twitter:@itv_abuja Instagram:@itv_abuja Spread the love

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Fake News/Hate Speech: NBC’s Committee Recommends Tougher Sanctions To FG

Amendment of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC code, regulations for the broadcast of content on the internet, re evaluating the NBC act amongst other reforms have been proposed in the report   submitted to the minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed by the committee on review of NBC code. Correspondent Oluwatoyin Yusuf reports that the chairman of the committee, Armstrong Idachaba says although Nigeria has the right to freedom of expression but there is need for Regulations on activities of online medium www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang www.facebook.com/itvabujang Twitter:@itv_abuja Instagram:@itv_abuja Spread the love

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