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: China Awards 49 University Of Abuja Students Education Grant

As part of activities marking Nigeria’s 60th Independence Day celebration and the National Day of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese government has awarded the sum of N4.9million to 49 students of the University of Abuja to support their education. The students, who were selected based on best CGP and some indigent ones, cut across the entire 11 faculties in the institution and the 36 states of the country and the FCT and included 42 undergraduates and seven postgraduate students. Presenting the award, the Charge D’Affaires of the Embassy…

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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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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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