Day 480: Senate asks Buhari to sell NNPC and NLNG to curb recession

By on September 20, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal government is implementing several people-oriented programmes aimed at solving the problems facing  more than two million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria.

This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.

Adesina said the president gave the assurance at the High-Level Summit on “Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants” on the margins of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States.

President Buhari said  that such intervention programmes include: the Presidential Intervention Committee on Rehabilitation of the North-East and the Victims Support Fund.

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the 120-nation Cold War-era bloc known as the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) needs to be restructured for it to retain its relevance.
Speaking at the 17th summit of NAM in Margarita, Venezuela, Buhari said it was essential that the organisation found a role for itself in addressing the challenges of global terrorism.

THE final assessment for over one million Nigerians who applied online for the Federal Government’s 500,000 job scheme for unemployed graduates will begin today.

According to a statement by Laolu Akande, senior special assistant, Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, the assessments in the various categories of the N-Power programme will end on October 18.

The N-Power Programme, which is the job creation and empowerment initiative of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme, also has programmes for non-graduates.
From the assessments, 500,000 job seekers would be picked for the two-year volunteer positions.

 The Senate has given the Federal Government guidelines to follow in putting an end to the current economic recession facing the country.

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, gave the guidelines in Abuja on Tuesday in his welcome to mark the resumption of the Senate from a seven week recess.

The President of Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday asked the Federal Government to sell the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, the country’s refineries and ‎regional airports in order for Nigeria to break out of recession.
The Chairman of Dangopte Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, had said the only way for the country to pull out of recession is for the government to sell its stake in Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas and African Finance Cooperation.

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    September 21, 2016 at 5:14 pm

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  2. Baba tee

    September 21, 2016 at 5:14 pm

    Why on earth should you ask a thief to repair your damaged doors? Just passing by ooo

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