Latest News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 19th November 2019
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Tuesday 19th November 2019 .
NBC in Information and Culture Ministry: A grave misplacement
By KAYODE AHMADU
ALL players in the broadcasting value chain, from equipment manufacturers to content providers, are being affected by the impact of rapid evolution of broadcast technology and the growth of broadband internet access. These developments demand higher technical quality with improved coverage and improved efficient utilisation of spectrum from regulators, who have to be strong and efficient in their drive to deliver bespoke first in class broadcast services. The need, therefore, of commensurate technical capacity and know-how cannot be over emphasized.
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Police confirm killing of Sen. Mantu’s relative in Plateau
The Plateau state Police Command has confirmed the killing of Alhaji Hashimu Mantu, a relation of Sen. Ibrahim Mantu in Chanso Village in Gindiri, Mangu Local Government.
A statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Terna Tyopev said that efforts were ongoing to arrest the suspects to face the full wrath of the law.
“On November 16, 2019, at about 06:30 a.m. the Plateau State Police Command received an information that a corpse was seen at a bush near Chanso Village in Gindiri District of Mangu LGA.
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Insurance, key to tackling financial uncertainties —VC, ESUT
Vice-Chancellor of Enugu State University, ESUT, Professor Anike Okechukwu has described insurance as a veritable tool for tackling financial uncertainties that provoke poverty in Nigeria.
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SEPLAT deepens healthcare in Imo communities
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc (SEPLAT), operator of the NNPC/SEPLAT Joint Venture, has brought succour to community members of its areas of operation and to other indigenes of Imo State, as it holds the 2019 edition of its Eye Can See and Safe Motherhood programmes, the company’s signature Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) health programmes.
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Larger portion of Nigeria’s oil, gas wealth yet untapped — Total boss
Mr Ahmadu Kida-Musa, Deputy Managing Director, Deep Water District of Total Exploration and Production Nig. Ltd., says there are still billions of barrels of oil and trillions cubic feet of gas yet to be discovered in Nigeria.
Kida-Musa said that Nigeria had not fully explored its oil fields even in the “so called” matured areas not to mention the frontier areas yet to be explored.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that oil chief made the assertion during a panel session of the 37th Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) in Lagos on Monday.
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ELECTRICITY: How poor power supply affect small-scale businesses
THERE are indications that inadequate and unstable power supply has affected small-scale businesses, thus creating more unemployment and poverty in Nigeria.
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E2%80%95-minister/ Gov. Dickson made victory for APC much easier ― Minister
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipreye Sylva has `thanked’ Gov. Serike Dickson of Bayelsa for making it much easier for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon, to win the Nov. 16 election.
He disclosed this after presenting the Bayelsa Governor-elect, David Lyon, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.
Sylva attributed the electoral victory of the APC candidate to what he described as “poor performance by the Bayelsa State government”.
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Kogi Guber Poll: 16 candidates accept results, congratulate Bello
Sixteen of the candidates that participated in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi have accepted the results of the election as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),
Addressing a news conference in Lokoja on Monday shortly after the announcement of the election results, the coalition of 16 candidates led by Dr Sani Teidi, the candidate of the Young Democratic Party urged losers to work with the winner for accelerated development of the state.
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Tinubu urges Bello, Lyon to provide good leadership, progressive governance
All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Monday called on Bayelsa and Kogi governors-elect, Yahaya Bello and David Lyon, to provide good leadership and progressive governance in their states.
In a congratulatory message signed by Mr Tunde Rahman, his media aide, Tinubu also extended congratulations to the party’s National Chairman, Kogi and Bayelsa Chairmen and other leaders in the two states on the twin-victory.
The APC leader also commended the people of Kogi and Bayelsa who came out to perform their civic duty and express their sovereign will in a clear and decisive manner.
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Justifying the 2020 Education Budget in Akwa Ibom
The N4.98 billion proposed as the capital budget for the education sector in Akwa Ibom State has drawn criticisms from individuals, civil society organisations and the organised labour. The allocation which represents 0.83 per cent of the total budget for 2020 is said to be too small for a sector as critical as education. Some commentators have gone further to say, though erroneously, that the allocation shows that the Udom Emmanuel administration does not place a premium on education.
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