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President Buhari presents N8.6trn #Budget2018 Proposal to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented an appropriation bill of N8.612 trillion for 2018 before a joint session of both chambers of the National Assembly. The President, while presenting the document, said the budget is meant to consolidate the achievements of previous budgets. He said the 2018 budget is also …

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Comedian Acapella survives ghastly motor accident

Nigerian comedian, Acapella, survived a ghastly motor accident that occurred while on his way to the airport after a show in Abuja on Sunday evening. According to him, the accident occurred after the Uber Driver left his lane and ran into another vehicle. Here’s what he wrote; “TESTIMONY!! TESTIMONY!!TESTIMONY!! After …

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Olusegun Obasanjo Gets UN Job

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed into the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation along with 17 other current and former global leaders. The Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez had in September announced the establishment of the board to provide him with advice on mediation initiatives and back specific …

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Jemima Sumgong banned for four years for doping offence

Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has been handed a four-year ban by Kenya’s anti-doping agency (ADAK) after testing positive for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO), officials said on Tuesday. Officials said Sumgong, who became the first Kenyan woman to win an Olympic marathon title when she struck gold in Rio …

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Pastor Oyakhilome’s Daughter, Sharon Gets Engaged

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s daughter,  Sharon Oyakhilome is engaged. Her mother, Anita shared the news on her 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 the pleasure of each others company.”

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Actress Isabel Granada passes away at 41

More than a week since she collapsed in Doha and went into coma, actress Isabel Granada was announced to have passed away. The sad news was announced by her husband, Arnel Cowley on Facebook on 5 November, which read, “It is with great sadness that my wife Isabel Granada has …

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FG To Demolish Costain, Jibowu Bridges As Work On Lagos/Ibadan Standard Rail Line Begins In December

The federal government has announced that the laying of tracks of Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line would start in December. The Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi, who made this known on Monday, also said that Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos would be demolished to give way for the new …

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Dangote donates N500m to Kano market fire victims

Business mogul and Chairman of the Appeal Fund Raising Committee for victims of fire incidents in Kano markets, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday presented a cheque of N500 million to the committee. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, who received the cheque at the Government House, said the committee raised about N1.2 billion for …

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DMX Reportedly Lands His Own Reality Series

According to reports, DMX has his own reality show in the works. It looks like DMX is taking his talents to the small screen. According to Variety, the former 44-year old Ruff Ryder rapper is getting his own reality show & docu-series called In The Dog House, which will be released via Kingdom Reign …

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