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2017 budget: N1.05bn allocated for Buhari, Osinbajo’s foreign trips

The 2017 appropriation bill before the National Assembly has revealed that N1.05bn has been budgeted for foreign trips of President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the State House headquarters. A breakdown reveals that Buhari’s international travels and transport will gulp N739.487m; Osinbajo’s will cost N218.296m; while the State House Headquarters will spend N97.208m on the same item.

Here is the full list of winners at #TheHeadies2016

The 2016 Headies held on Thursday at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos. The award dubbed the Nigerian version of the Grammy Awards had performances from the likes of Daddy Showkey, Remedies, Humblesmith, and so on.Here is a full list of winners at the awards.

Buhari orders probe on SGF, others over alleged corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday ordered the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) to probe all top officials in his government who have been accused of corruption.This followed reports about how the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal allegedly awarded contracts to a company owned by him.

Abuja airport will be closed for 6 weeks – Minister

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika has said the Federal Government will close the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja for six weeks between February and March 2017. Sirika said this while addressing newsmen on Monday.

Electoral College confirms White House win for Trump

America’s Electoral College on Monday confirmed Donald Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States, unswayed by a last-ditch bid by die-hard opponents to bar the Republican’s path to the White House.

How police destroyed evidences on the murder of Bola Ige – Keyamo

Lawyer, Festus Keyamo on Tuesday said the killers of former minister, Bola Ige did not face justice because the police destroyed evidences at its disposal. Keyamo spoke during a symposium held in Lagos by the Bola Ige Centre for Justice to commemorate Ige’s death anniversary.

The Wedding Party makes history, rakes in N36million in its opening weekend

The Wedding Party first premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and it has not stopped breaking new grounds since then. The movie directed by Kemi Adetiba made its cinema debut in Nigeria on Friday, 16 December has already made a record N36million in its opening weekend.


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