President Buhari Presents 2018 Budget To National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday formally presented N8.6 trillion 2018 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly. The proposal was presented at the joint section of the National Assembly at exactly 2pm. The appropriation bill is tagged the ‘budget of consolidation. During the presentation, Buhari announced that the budget …

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Dangote Commits $100 Million To Fight Malnutrition In Nigeria

The recently concluded Global Nutrition Summit 2017, held in Milan convened governments, international agencies, civil society organisations and businesses to accelerate the global response to malnutrition, the cause of nearly half of all global child deaths. A major highlight of the Summit was the pledge by the Aliko Dangote Foundation to invest $100 Million over …

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N20m Fraud: Man Jailed 7 Years For Posing As A Spirit

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday secured the conviction of one Mohammed Yusuf before Justice Zainab Bage Abubakar of the Federal High Court, Gusau, Zamfara State. The convict was sentenced to 7 years imprisonment on each of the 11-count charge preferred against him by the EFCC. Yusuf …

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Boko Haram: Explosion Rocks Maidugiri Again

Heavy sounds of explosions were heard in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tuesday morning. Residents living around Zannari in London Ciki and University of Maiduguri area told DAILY POST that the blast occurred withing their area. Although information was still scant as of the time of filling this report, it …

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President Mugabe Sacks Vice president From Office

Zimbabwe’s Vice-President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from office. Information Minister, Simon Khaya Moyo disclosed this in a statement on Monday. According to him, 75-year-old Mnangagwa has “traits of disloyalty” to blame for his sack. According to BBC, President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace intends to follow in her husband’s footsteps …

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Lagos Ranks World’s Second Cheapest City

Nigeria commercial nerve centre, Lagos, has been ranked the second cheapest city in the world for expatriates. According to a report by the Economic Intelligence Unit on Monday, Lagos which fell 16 places to 132nd place on the world priciest cities index joins Kazakhstan’s Almaty at the bottom. The report …

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Meek Mill Gets 2-4 Years Jail Sentence For Violating Probation

American rapper Robert Rihmeek Williams popularly known as Meek Mill has been sentenced to 2-4 years in state prison by a Philadelphia judge for violating the terms of his probation. According to the Washington Post, Common Pleas judge Genece Brinkley cited a failed drugs test and failure to comply with restrictions on his travel as reasons for …

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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Daughter, Sharon Is Engaged

Daughter to Pastor and Mrs. Chris Oyakhilome, Sharon Oyakhilome just got engaged to her fiance. Her Mother, Anita, broke the news, herself on her Verified Facebook Page. She wrote; “Congratulations to my daughter and son-in-law to be. What makes marriage beautiful is when two become one flesh, inseparable and always enjoying …

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Two Men Drug, Rob And Gang-Raped Lady

Police have arrested two members of a gang who specialised in robbing, raping and blackmailing female victims in Enugu. The state Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ebere Amaraizu, in statement in Enugu yesterday, gave the names of the suspects as Monday Okoro, who claimed he hailed from Obinkita Arochukwu in Abia …

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APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu’s Son, Jide, Is Dead

The National  leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has lost his son, Jide. This was contained in a message from the chairman of the party in Lagos State, chief Henry Ajomale.  The message read thus: ‘It’s with regrets that I inform you of the demise of …

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Newly Appointed SGF Sworn In

The newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has been sworn into office. He was sworn in today by President Buhari shortly before the commencement of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, inside the council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The occasion was …

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Saudi Arabia To Begin Issuing of Tourist Visas

The Saudi government has approved a plan to begin issuing tourist visas for the country according to Al Watan newspaper. The paper’s sources stated that, in the first stage of the rollout, visas will only be available to groups of visitors through authorized tour operators. Jamal Al-Fakhri, a member of …

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I Planned My Abduction To Extort N.5m -18-Year-Old

Operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit of the Imo State Police Command have apprehended 18-year-old Chisom Igbokwe, who allegedly stage-managed his own abduction in order to extort N500,000 from his grandfather. Parading Igbokwe alongside three of his accomplices and other kidnapping, armed robbery, cult and murder suspects, the Imo State Commissioner of Police, …

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