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N200 billion illegally added to budget

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President Goodluck Jonathan has returned the national budget to the House of Representatives on account of N200 billion items that were illegally inserted into the document. The lawmakers described the incident as a potential source of scandal and so called for an executive session. However, after the 2hrs closed door executive session aimed at providing explanations as regards the source of the illegal addition, the lawmakers remained bewildered and unable to come up with any satisfactory answers. THISDAY however learnt from a source that the said N200billion was inserted into the budget after the House and the Senate had harmonised their separate versions of the Bill.

How does N200 billion jump into a budget from “nowhere”?

Obanor Chukwuwezam

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  1. AmadI lucky

    May 20, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    I think this is a serious matter and the law enforcement agencies should get to the root of the matter.

  2. Ojay

    May 20, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    Na today we know say na armed robbers dey dey senate & house of reps? It is unfortunate that we are in for another round of “say aye & say nay” of David Mark. Another wasted parliamentary session of no meaningful debate or articulate action. Shame on you, NASS.

  3. crown...

    May 21, 2011 at 9:16 am

    Why do we still call them legislators they are legislooters. This explains why they need to win at all costs do or die

  4. king

    May 21, 2011 at 10:36 pm

    This is unlawful….and we shall continue like this unless we find a true democrat for this great Ngeria…

  5. Musty

    May 22, 2011 at 6:45 am

    Dats why we need good governance.this people are more or less armrobbers

  6. ceejay

    May 22, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    national embarrassement.history will judge.

  7. paul k

    May 22, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    jesus xt!!N200b of taxpayers money!and they habitual thieves culdnt account 4 d crime they want us 2 c as a mistake!they shuld all b taken 2 d gallows and their lying heads chopd up and sent 2 their respective districts..if gudluck has kept mumm ova it d useles old skools wuld hav been having a hay day afta 29..may they neva c nxt yr’s may 29..bastard loozas!

  8. aruwajoye ademulegun

    May 22, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    i am not surprised because they are legallised arm robbers .

  9. moses

    May 22, 2011 at 10:51 pm

    All their thinking everyday and night is how to loot.hopeless set of nonetities.thiefs,oleeeeeeeeeeee,barawoooooooooooooooo.u are a disgrace to the federal republic of Nigeria.

  10. Umoru Johnson

    May 23, 2011 at 3:46 am

    Well, what can we say about these sets of legal robbers? They want to go home with millions of naira while it took blackmail from the Nigeria workers and the fear of the general election for them to pass the N18,000.00 minimum wage. They should not be allowed.

  11. paul

    May 23, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    how long wuld we continue 2 fold our hand and watch these fags screw us ova and ova again?!these parasites r sucking our blood while we do noting about it

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

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The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela has been sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6.

The lawmaker who represents Billiri/Balanga federal constituency was, however, given an option of fine.

Also Read: North Is The Worst Place To Live In Nigeria -Sultan of Sokoto

Recall that on November 10 that a magistrate court found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.

The magistrate had, however, set a different date for sentencing of the lawmaker after his lawyer pleaded for leniency.

Mr Mela swore to an affidavit thrice, denying citizenship of another country whereas he has a British passport.

 

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