The federal government has said it would use a fraction of the looted funds recovered so far to finance part of the 2017 budget. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, who made this known on Monday at the 2017 budget breakdown in Abuja, also added that the total revenue projected was N5.08 trillion, with 11 per cent (about N559 billion) coming from the recoveries made. “On recoveries, we are being extremely conservative; what is in the budget is what we know about
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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered a former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, and two of his former aides, to be remanded in Kuje Prisons, Abuja. Justice Gabriel Kolawole, on Monday, during court session, made the remand order after the three defendants were arraigned on 32 counts of diversion of a total sum of N9.79bn meant for the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme. Although the judge granted each of the three defendants bail in the sum of N250m, among
Efe Michael Ejeba better addressed with the mononym EFE was about the most talked about Nigerian youth in the last five months courtesy of reality TV show Big Brother Naija. For as long as the show lasted his name was on the lips of millions of Nigerian youths and must surprisingly some “elders” who you would have thought had no business watching a reality TV show talk more of BBNaija with all the inanities. The lucky blessed Warri boy was crowned the winner of the show, walking away with
Like I promised I’m back again, sooner than you wished and I’m wearing my preachers hat this time. I have come to preach to a particular group of people who are spoiling our market… I want to deliver sense to people who have theoretically taken up a job title without bothering to find out what the Job Description entails….this is serious business, so I have decided not to smile till I finish this article…in-fact I will ensure that I frown, roll my eyes and even snare at my computer from time to
Bringing all the elements, sounds, lights, emotions and lyrics that have made up her life these past years, Malvina Patrick will be performing live on the 7th of July, 2017 at the 18th Street Lounge, Beside National Library Jos.
She intends to share her musical journey with her friends and fans through her songs that have made up her life and ours these past years.
About- Malvina Patrick Malvina Patrick is a Nigerian. Fueled with the
Mavin Princess Dija is killing it with her new hair! Mavin Records music act Dija is sporting an adorable hair you may need to try out soon if you are a lady probably. The “Air” crooner and model took to her Instagram page to please eyes with her exotic hairdo. Her hair is braided with Ankara and its damn too beautiful. The singer explained the hair a little in her post. I AM AFRICAN! I introduce to you “KY BRAIDS” done with Wax! Yes, Ankara! Thanks to the wonderful @laetitiaky
A-List celebrities Funke Akindele, Waje, Alexx Ekubo and Mai Atafo were all unveiled as one half of teams of two competing in the Baileys Bakefest taking place on the 26thof June, 2017 at the Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos. The other half of the teams comprised upcoming bakers selected on social media. The four pairs were finally made public with Funke Akindele and Olusegun Adeyemi making up the first pair. Oluwayemisi Ariyo and Waje were the next pair to be announced while Tolu
Who Wants Biafra? – Minabere Ibelema In studies of political movements, there is one constant finding: the sway of extreme elements is always disproportionate to their numbers. They are more fanatical. Their rhetoric is more emotional. And they don’t hesitate to threaten or intimidate those who hold less radical views. When level heads fail to prevail, the outcome is often disastrous. This article was written by Minabere Ibelema and first published on The Punch Newspaper. The views and
Living Things crooner, 9ice is reinventing his image by unveiling a fresh look in a set of new photos just released. The beautiful pictures were shot by Mr Arilabadi. He steps out boldly in mid-length dreadlocks with ponytails dabbed with a touch of gold dye. The award-winning singer who recently signed a management deal with Temple Management Company (TMC) is topping the charts with his hit song ‘Living Things.’ He just released a new song TGIF which is part of a new set of
The sixth edition of the Basement Gig will hold on Friday, June 23rd 2017 at the Cielo Lounge, Ikeja GRA by 6pm. The monthly event offers a platform for emerging artistes to perform and interact with existing and potential fans. This month’s edition will feature performances by artistes such as Tolani, Triq, Kayode, King Bernard, Tinny Entertainment’s only female act, Bella and King Perry. The event, as always, will be hosted by Cool FM OAP Kemi Smallz, and music will be provided by
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has read the Riot Act to those agitating for Biafra and the northern youth groups that issued quit notice to the Igbos, adding that the full force of the law would be applied where necessary as they violated Nigeria’s laws. Osinbajo gave the warning at a consultative meeting with traditional rulers from the South-East at the Presidential Banquet Hall, Abuja, on Sunday. Osinbajo with a cross section of South East chiefs and deputy senate president Ike
The Nigeria Railway Corporation has suspended the Lagos-Kano train operations for two weeks. The suspension followed the collapse of the Tatabu Bridge in the Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State after a heavy rainfall, which affected the rail line. Speaking on the development, the Managing Director, NRC, Mr. Fidet Okhiria, in Lagos, said that the two-week break was to enable the corporation erect a temporary bridge along the affected rail track that would facilitate the movement of