On the 5th of October 2018, “HIYA NIGERIA” held its press conference at National Orientation Agency conference hall Abuja, anchor by Mr Paul Odehi Chief Press Secretary, National Orientation Agency (NOA). The conference was to unveil the commencement of “HIYA NIGERIA” Live phone-in TV programme which will kick off on the 8th October 2018.
“HIYA NIGERIA” an acronym for H-Hausa, I-Igbo, Y -Yoruba and A-All Nigerian languages a Non- Governmental Organization which has sudden itself with the responsibility of sensitizing the grassroots to participate in all aspect of nation-building and using the local dialects as tools for promoting nationalism, patriotism and communal unity. The project was launched by His Excellency, Professor. Yemi Osinbanjo (SAN) on the 7th September 2017.
The National project coordinator Damilola S. Oni express her gratitude to God for His sustenance and to everyone that believes in the project and in several ways supported “HIYA NIGERIA” Her closing speech was the originality and timing of the program so as to salvage the extinction of Nigerian indigenous language.
“HIYA NIGERIA” phone-in program will kick off Monday 8th October. The program will get you glued to your TV just for 1 hour. Watch live on NTA Startimes featuring;
Pidgin: NTA Entertainment, Channel 105 on Monday,
Yoruba: Ikanni Odu’a (NTA Yoruba) Channel 166 on Tuesday,
Hausa: NTA Hausa, Channel 165 on Wednesday,
Igbo: Igboezue, NTA Igbo Channel 172 on Thursday.
The time for the individual programs remains 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm