In NANTV News on Thursday 16 November, President Muhammadu Buhari reiterates his administration’s commitment to improve security, fight corruption and restructure the economy.
Speaking at the launch of a book on his administration’s two-year stewardship, Buhari warns that anyone caught stealing public funds will face the full wrath of the law.
* Senate President Bukola Saraki pledges the Senate’s commitment to work with the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to ensure easy passage of bills.
He says all pending and prospective bills before the Senate would be made available to the NBA for its input to improve the quality of such bills.
*Plateau Command of the Nigerian Prison Service enrols 205 inmates into its formal and informal education.
The inmates will benefit from the state’s Literacy, Basic Certificate and NECO external examinations.
* A medical expert, Dr Moji Fasikun, says smokers of Shisha, a newly introduced form of smoking embraced mostly by youths, are more susceptible to Lung cancer.
Shisha, with disputed origin between India, Persia and Turkey, is a glass-bottomed water pipe in which
fruit-flavoured tobacco is covered with foil and roasted with charcoal.
*And the political opposition in Zimbabwe has called for rapid installation of an interim government, a day after a surprise military takeover that saw longtime President Robert Mugabe placed under house arrest.
Douglas Mwonzora, Secretary General of Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC-T party, who backed the military action, said a transitional government is the best option for the country. [NAN]