Day: November 7, 2017

Why my marriage to Saidi Balogun crashed— Fathia

Nollywood actress, Fathia Williams, in a new interview, has revealed why her marriage to actor Saidi Balogun, crashed. In an exclusive interview with BroadwayTV, Fathia Balogun shared that whatever happened has happened and the two actors have decided to remain in each other’s lives one way or the other. The actress also blamed herself for …

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NYSC commences payment of October allowance to Corps Members

National Youths Service Scheme has announced the commencement of payment of October allowances to Corps Members. The statement released today reads: “The Management of National Youth Service Corps is pleased to inform all serving Corps Members and the general public that the payment of outstanding allowance to Corps Members has commenced nationwide. “The initial delay as …

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2018 Budget Speech: Budget of consolidation

2018 BUDGET SPEECH: BUDGET OF CONSOLIDATION Delivered by: His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja Tuesday, 7TH of November 2017 PROTOCOLS 1.I am here to present 2018 Budget Proposals. Before presenting the Budget, let me thank all of you Distinguished and Honourable Members …

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Magu: I shall continue to fight corruption war until my last breath

Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has stated his determination to leave Nigeria better for the next generation. Magu Magu made this position today, November 6, 2017 shortly after the opening ceremony of the 7th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention …

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Jimmy Fallon cancels this week’s Tonight Show over mum’s death

Popular American television host and comedian, Jimmy Fallon, has lost mother, Gloria, at age 68. According to Jimmy, she was his greatest fan. She died on Saturday, November 4. Meanwhile, NBC has sent their condolence in a statement: “on behalf of everyone at NBC, we extend our deepest condolences to Jimmy and all his family at …

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Osinbajo reveals damages delay in budget approval costed Nigeria

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Nigeria’s Vice President, has revealed how delay in passage of 2017 budget has deepened the present economic recession in the country. Osinbajo who noted how important it is to always tell the story of Nigerian recession so that it would not happen again, “not now nor in the future” and not …

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Nigerian Navy declares readiness to combat Avengers militants

The Nigerian Navy has declared its readiness to curtail security threats in the riverine areas, such as sea piracy, kidnapping, illegal bunkering, militancy, even as the Niger Delta Avengers threatens to bomb oil facility in Delta State. Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibo-Ete Ibas, on Monday assured multinational oil companies of protection from navy …

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Buhari presents N8.6tn 2018 budget to National Assembly today

Following the earlier notification separately to both the Senate and the House of Representatives on October 2, President Muhammadu Buhari will today Tuesday, October 7 present the figures of 2018 budget estimate to the joint session of the National Assembly by 2pm. The estimate of the 2018 budget which is N8.6trillion is 15 per cent …

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