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Why budget padding occurs — Ita Enang

SENIOR Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, has said the special attention being accorded sectoral allocation in the country’s annual budget, leaving other details in the hands of appropriation committees of the legislature to handle and approve for government agencies and parastatals, was responsible for padding.

Punch

Falae links Jonathan to N100m election funds scam …tenders email to EFCC as evidence

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has submitted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission an email correspondence between him and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih.

Thisday

Again, CBN Meets Bank CEOs Monday, Considers All Options

In bid to ensure financial system stability and integrity, while restoring calm, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will today meet with the Body of Bank CEOs, following which it will consider the plea by eight bank executives whose institutions were suspended from the foreign exchange (FX) market last Tuesday, to give them more time to return the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)/Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Company dollar deposits held by the affected banks to the Treasury Single Account (TSA) domiciled with the CBN.

The Sun

industry: FG plans N7.5bn new vehicle acquisition fund

More Nigerians will soon be able to afford new cars, as the Federal Government through the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) has put in place a credit purchasing scheme that will enable Nigerians buy locally assembled vehicles at low prices.

Daily Times

FG NOT CALLING FOR TALKS ON MINIMUM WAGE REVIEW – LABOUR

The agitation for an upward review of the national minimum wage by workers from N18,000 to N56,000 may never see the light of day as the federal government is yet to initiate a dialogue with members of the organised labour.

Guardian

IG charges special squad to end crime in Kogi

The Acting InspectorGeneral of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, has charged officers drafted on special operation to Kogi to tackle kidnapping, armed robbery and other crimes in the state.

Daily Trust

Agbaje, Wike behind failed P/Harcourt convention — Lagos PDP

Mr. Jimi Agbaje, a former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State and aspirant for the national chairmanship of the party, at the weekend came under attack from the leadership of the party in the state over alleged tinkering with the delegates’ list from Lagos for the botched national convention in Rivers State.

Leadership

Niger Military/Villagers Clash: Commission Begins Sitting

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry recently inaugurated by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State to look into the clash between some villages in Bosso local government area of the state and the Nigerian Army and Air force is set to commence public hearing.

The Nation

Ex-Head of State, others named in N1.09b oil deal

A businessman, who is being grilled by the EFCC over the deal, is believed to have named  a former Head of State, a former Senate President, a former National Security Adviser (NSA), some senators, and some serving and former members of the House of Representatives.

Tribune

WE’LL DEAL WITH NIGER DELTA MILITANTS LIKE BOKO HARAM -BUHARI INSISTS

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his vow that his administration will deal with Niger Delta militants like it has done to Boko Haram terrorists, unless they agree to negotiate.

 

 

 

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  1. kel

    August 29, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    the press needs to get into developmental journalism like entrepreneurial and biz tips,mgt tips,time mgt tips,,science,,technology,self employment tips,apps design tips for youths,,environmental conservation,export promotion tips,credit tips etc. Nigerian press seems to waste its potentialities in wirthless politics

  2. viviangist.com

    August 29, 2016 at 6:30 pm

    Great …

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Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

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Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obaigeli Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian government demanding that CNN be sanctioned.

On Thursday, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, expressed that CNN should be sanctioned for its investigations which he described as irresponsible journalism.

Also Read: #EndSars: UK Parliament Set To Debate The Sanction Of Buhari’s Regime Over #LekkiMassacre

The minister also insisted that there was no mass killing at Lekki toll-gate, adding that it was a ‘Massacre with no bodies’

Reacting to the development, Ezekwesili, mocked the government over its threats at CNN.

She queried the reason for Judicial panels on the #EndSARS crisis if the government has closed its minds to information based on evidence.

She wrote:

https://twitter.com/obyezeks/status/1329409799440769024

 

 

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Man shares chat with mother who is trying to hustle a girl for him to marry

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A Nigerian man identified as Opata Efungwu has shared his chat with his mother who is trying so hard to get a lady for him to marry.

From the chat with he shared, his mom sent a photo of a lady to him, and asked him to decide if he would want to see her when he comes home for Christmas.

“Check if you will like to see this girl in December when you come home for Christmas or not. If you will like to have her number or not. I still want to show you another person if you want me to”, his mom wrote.

Sharing the conversation on his Instagram page, he wrote;

“This life if someone told me when I was younger that a time will come when my mom will be hustling girls for me, I would never have believed it”.

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Strippers Spotted At Wedding Reception In Nigeria

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A video circulating on social media captures the moment some strippers were seen performing at a wedding reception in Nigeria.

Information Nigeria learnt that the brother of the groom thought it wise to entertain guests by hiring strippers to perform at the afterparty of the wedding.

The man decided to make the unusual move which has got people talking.

In the video, the strippers rocked skimpy outfits as they showed off their dance skills to the pleasure of the guests.

The web user, who made the video available tweeted;

“Lord wash my eyes.

A friends brother legit had strippers as entertainment at his wedding reception
Yo”

Read Also: Nigerian Professor Arrested For Spending $185k Research Money On Strippers

Watch the video below:

https://twitter.com/wyld__flower/status/1327923856137449474?s=21

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