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Full List Of 2016 Budgets For Nigerian States

The Full List of the budgets of Nigeria states for the year 2016 are stated below 1. Abia State – 96.7 billion 2. Adamawa State – 100.89 billion 3. Akwa Ibom State – 426 billion 4. Anambra State – 101.4 billion 5. Bauchi State – 102 billion 6. Bayelsa State – 150.6billion 7. Benue State – 133.4 billion 8. Borno State – 155 billion 9. Cross River State – 350 billion 10. Delta State – 266 billion 11. Ebonyi State – 101.1 billion 12. Edo State – 111.5 billion 13. Ekiti State – 67 billion 14. Enugu State – 85.1 billion 15. Gombe State – 76.5 billion 16. Imo State – 141.2 billion 17. Jigawa State – 137.2 billion 18. Kaduna State – 171.7 billion 19. Kano State – 275 billion 20. Katsina State – 110 billion 21. Kebbi State – 107 billion 22. Kogi State – 75 billion 23. Kwara State – 116.2 billion 24. Lagos State – 662.5 billion 25. Nasarawa State – 77.9 billion 26. Niger State – 74.7 billion 27. Ogun state – 200 billion 28. Ondo St

APC cannot win any election in Rivers State - Governor Wike

According to the press statement released by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is not in a position to win any election in the state, adding that  the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi is merely sponsoring violence to remain relevant politically. Governor Wike informed that  with the proofs of corruption against Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation resorted to blackmailing the leadership of the All Progressives Congress that he would reveal to the public how much he invested in the party’s campaign if he was not confirmed as a minister. This is even as the Senate Caucus  of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led by Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio insisted that  the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, must release the collated results of the March 19, 2016 rerun elections.

California man arrested for killing Chinese herbalist, his wife and child

A California man, Pierre Haobsh, 26, was charged yesterday Tuesday March 29th with murder in the slaughter of the family of a Chinese herbalist, his 5-year-old daughter and his wife in a crime caused by a business dispute. Haobsh was charged with murder with special circumstances that he used a handgun, killed for financial gain and committed multiple killings. After the murders, Haobsh ran 170 miles from the murder was scene but was captured, arrested and has been jailed since his arrest at gunpoint Friday at a gas station in San Diego County. County sheriff's deputies who went to check on the welfare of 57- year-old Dr. Weidong "Henry" Han on Wednesday found his body, the body of his 29-year-old wife, Huijie "Jenni" Yu, and the couple's 5-year-old daughter, Emily Han, in the family's multimillion-dollar home on the outskirts of Santa Barbara. They had been shot in the head and their bodies had been found wrapped in p

APC Invades Ekiti With Policemen From Abuja To Arrest 11 Lawmakers

Armed policemen from Abuja have now invaded Ekiti State to begin indiscriminate arrest of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders, top government officials and 11 members of the State House of Assembly under funny allegation of stockpiling arms during the June 21, 2014 governorship election. The policemen were led by one CSP Mohammed Abubakar of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Abuja. Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, who made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday, said the new plot was an aftermath of the failure of the Department of State Services (DSS) to achieve the plot of coercing the House of Assembly members to impeach the Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose. The government said the indiscriminate arrest was to begin this night and that the policemen arrived Ado Ekiti, the State capital with Mr TKO Aluko and APC Chairman, Jide Awe today. “We are aware of the arrival of police

See What Happened To Boko Haram Members Who Attacked Soldiers In Borno

Nigerian troops while on clearance patrol along Banki junction on Monday encountered a Boko Haram terrorists ambush at Bolungu village which was successfully cleared. The troops killed all the 3 attackers and also recovered 1 Fabrique Nationale rifle with registration number UE16A86257 and 1G3 rifle with registration number 10f995, as well as 19 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition. Similarly, some element of the unit stationed in Mayanti encountered 2 fleeing Boko Haram terrorists from the villages cleared yesterday and killed 1 while trying to shot the troops and arrested the other. The arrested suspected terrorists has been making very useful statements. The troops recovered 5 bicycles, bags of grains and other items. In a related development, the unit today, cleared more more Boko Haram terrorists enclaves and hideouts Gare village around Sambisa forest. During the operation, the troops killed 1 terrorist who attacked a soldier with cutlass and arrested 4 othe

Mocheddah shares loved up photo with her man (photo)

The rapper/singer shared the photo and wrote "I'll ask no questions, I'll ride for you!"

For Raping A 10-year-old Student, School Proprietor Jailed For 10 Years In Ekiti

Babatunde Ibitoye, owner of God’s Grace Nursery and Primary School, Fayemi Market, Agric Olope Area, Ajilosun in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, was today sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by an Ado Ekiti High Court, for raping a 10-year old girl, who was his pupil as at the time the offence was committed, on June 10, 2013. The State Ministry of Justice had, through a suit number HAD/F11/2013, preferred a one-count charge of rape against Ibitoye. In her brief judgement, Justice Toyin Abodunde agreed with the evidence of the plaintiff in the case, saying she had been able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the defendant had sexually abused her. Ibitoye was caught on June 10, 2013, in a bush where he sexually abused the victim under the guise that he was taking her home after school hours. He was said to have carried about four pupils in his bus and driven towards a bushy area to excrete, but only to enter the bush with the victim. Before ent

President Buhari To Leaves For US Tomorrow March 30th

President Buhari will depart Abuja for Washington DC, USA tomorrow Wednesday, March 30th to attend the 4th Nuclear Security Summit which opens on Thursday March 31st. A statement by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, says that at the plenary sessions of the summit which is dedicated to reinforcing international commitment to the non- proliferation of nuclear weapons, President Buhari will insist that while Nigeria will continue to sustain that commitment, world powers must respect the right of other countries to the peaceful use of nuclear energy for development purposes. The President will reaffirm Nigeria’s stance that international efforts to ensure greater security of nuclear materials should maintain a balance between nuclear non-proliferation obligations and the indisputable right of Nigeria and other countries to harness nuclear energy and technology for socio-economic development. It will be recalled that at a meeting wit

Egypt 1-0 Nigeria (Super Eagles say goodbye to AFCON 2017)

The Super Eagles are now doomed in their aspirations to qualify for next year's AFCON tournament in Gabon after losing 0-1 to Egypt in Alexandria tonight. The task before the Eagles became tougher after Friday’s 1-1 draw with Egypt in Kaduna and the withdrawal of Chad from the AFCON race. Nigeria missed out on the 2015 edition in Equatorial Guinea and were desperate for a return. The first half ended goalless with the Super Eagles keeping to coach Samson Siasia's tactical master plan to keep proceedings neat and tidy and then attack the Egyptians on the counter. But with the Egyptians resolute they soon found a way past the Nigerians in the second half. 19 year old Ramadan Sobhy scored in the 65th minute after a deflection off his shot ensured the Super Eagles left the field with hands in their mouth. Upon scoring Nigeria, the Egyptians introduced a striker with the hope that they could pull the Nigerian defence across the lines knowing ful

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Fayose's Reckless Statements, Threat To National Security – APC Warns

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has accused Governor Ayo Fayose of conducting himself in a manner that threatens national security. It said the governor’s recent utterances and actions suggested acts of sabotage targeted at rendering national institutions ineffective to perform their statutory roles for effective government. “We have heard of reports of Governor Fayose inciting the people to stone the operatives of the DSS anywhere they are seen. This is besides saying many unprintable things about the President, such as saying that he would soon die and declaring the Director General of DSS, Lawal Musa Daura, person non grata in Ekiti State. “It is regrettable that Fayose cannot separate his personal views as a man constantly at war with the Nigerian law from the views of lawful Ekiti people, who are ready to submit themselves to the Nigerian law where the rule of law and good governance flourish,” he said. Accusing the govern

UNILAG Graduate Who Scored 5.0 is From Ekiti; APC Blasts Fayose for Ignoring Him

The APC took a swipe at Governor Ayo Fayose on Monday, accusing him of being in the habit of promoting cloudy characters with crimes hanging on their necks far above the brilliant Ayodele Dada. According to APC: “This failure to see governance beyond personal appeal of the governor is costing our state good governance for the development of our people and her deserved place of honour in this country. “Governor Fayose is overwhelmed with promoting cloudy characters with several alleged crimes hanging on their necks far above Ekiti academic pride of the century, Ayodele Dada, who bagged the best graduating student award at the University of Lagos with a record 5.0 GPA. “We are not surprised at the governor’s beatification of crime in this instance because you can only give what you have and gold is usually sold to the person who knows its value. That is why Fayose would prefer to celebrate thugs and roughnecks to celebrating the Ekiti golden bo

OH DEAR! Naija Lady Killed, Beheaded After Visiting Boyfriend She Met On Facebook

I wont even say much about this mess because no matter how you try to help some of these girls, the cash they want to collect from a man will never allow them calm down and listen to you. Young girls of today running after men for money, once they hear sweet promises. Now see her end...really sad! This young lady (pictured above) was allegedly beheaded in Minna, Niger State after she went there to met a new guy she met online and has been communicating with on Facebook. According to a friend, Amanda Chisom, who shared the sad story, the lady was lured with fake promises of marriage and how the "strange" boyfriend is from a rich royal family. Ladies, it is up to you to learn and help yourselves. My sisters can't be caught in this mess, that I am sure of because of the kind of training they got from my mum. See shocking details of her death... The story according to the source: “She was a classmate to my girlfriend, met this guy on

Mercy Aigbe Gentry and hubby loved up in new photo

Mercy and her hubby loved up at a party in Lagos earlier today. She shared the photo on her IG page.

President Buhari sympathises with victims of Sabon Gari, Birnin Kebbi market fire incidents

This is a press statement from the presidency. President Muhammadu Buhari sympathizes with victims of the fire incidents in Sabon Gari Market, Kano State and Birnin Kebbi Central Market, Kebbi State, on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The President commiserates with the government and people of the two states, particularly those who incurred losses. President Buhari shares in the pain of the victims knowing that the two fire incidents had created major setbacks for all those that had business outfits in the markets, thereby affecting the livelihood of their families and setting back economic activities in the states. The President advises the Kano and Kebbi State Government to find out the immediate and remote causes of the fire disasters in the states in order to forestall future occurrences. Apart from investigations, President Buhari also calls for strict adherence to precautionary standards in buildings and operations in all markets to avoid fire outbreaks. He prays that the Alm

Photos: Ekiti residents line up to collect "stomach infrstructure" Easter rice

Ekiti state residents lined up as they collected their "Stomach Infrastructure" Easter Rice from the state deputy governor, Olusola Eleka, today March 26th. See another photo after the cut.

Many feared dead as Boko Haram attacks Borno village

Many people are feared dead after Boko Haram members attacked Tumpun villiage near Lassa in the Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno state today March 26th. According to Sahara Reporters, a resident of the village said the sect members arrived their village at about 8am on Bicycles and Tricycles and started shooting sporadically and destroying property. They looted the foodstuffs of the villagers before they took their leave.

AFCON Qualifiers: Nigeria 1-1 Egypt (Super Eagles stunned by last minute equalizer)

Egypt's star man Mohammed Salah stunned Samson Siasia's men in Kaduna this evening after rallying late to score an extra-time goal that leaves the Super Eagles' chances of qualifying for next year's African Cup of Nations event in jeopardy. Samson Siasia, Nigeria's caretaker coach for the qualifiers after Sunday Oliseh's shock resignation started the match with Odion Ighalo , Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho staring in a three- pronged attack for the host team. Obaobona started in the heart of the defence for the super Eagles while new captain John Mikel Obi started alongside Etebo in the heart of midfield as Siasia wanted his team to come out with all three points at home ahead of a tricky away tie in Egypt. Nigeria pressurized in the first half with efforts from Etebo, Odion Ighalo and Kelechi Iheanacho unable to break the Egyptian defence down as the match ended 0-0 in the first half. The second half began with Oghenekaro Etebo scoring in the

Nigerian man causes stir in Israel by dressing as a masquerade to have dinner (photos)

Jelili Atiku, a renowned Nigerian multimedia artist who is presently in Israel, caused a lot of stir after he dressed like a masquerade to have dinner at the African Studies Gallery restaurant in Israel. People who were fascinated left their meals to take pictures of him. See more photos after the cut...

15 year old suicide bomber detained in Cameroon says she's one of Chibok girls

According to  Reuters , a 15 year old female suicide bomber who was arrested with a bomb in Limani village, an area of northern Cameroon, today March 25th, says she is one of the Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in April 2014. The girl and another suicide bomber were reportedly apprehended by the villagers and handed over to the Cameroonian soldiers who interrogated them. "One of them indeed declared that she is one of the Chibok hostages. She is around 15. We are now verifying, because on the Nigerian side they have the names and photos of these girls," said local government administrator Raymond Roksdo. Two military sources who spoke anonymously, confirmed that the girl had claimed to have been one of the Chibok abductees. "We need a few days to be able to confirm this information. We have to debrief all the men who were present and interrogate the two girls before we can say anything," one of the military sources said.

Photo: Pregnant woman and her 5 year old daughter die in Building collapse in Ogun

A pregnant woman identified as Kafayat Somoye and her 5 year old daughter, Ganiyat, were killed after a building said to be 70 years old, collapsed at Onifufu/Aderupaba compound in Oke-Ijeun area of Abeokuta, Ogun state yesterday March 24th. Eyewitnesses say the building unexpectedly caved in, killing the woman and her daughter instantly. The woman who is a petty trader was taking her daughter to school when the incident happened .

Lekki Gardens building collapse: Lekki Gardens boss Richard Nyong rel

Richard Nyong was arrested on March 11 for the collapse of the five storey building in Lekki that killed about 35 people. Chief Superintendent of Police Mr. Eno-Edobor Thomas had requested that Nyong remained in jail while investigations were concluded but a Magistrate court in Ebute Metta granted him bail. OAP Freeze also confirmed his release. Read what he wrote after the cut..

Hauwa's story: How I almost became a Boko Haram suicide bomber

On  Tuesday February 9 , two Nigerian girls entered a camp for displaced people in the north-east. Minutes later they detonated their explosive vests, killing 58 people. A third girl refused to take part in the suicide mission for Islamist group Boko Haram. This is her story Hauwa, not her real name, doesn't know her age, but she looks  17 or 18. She had been held by Boko Haram for more than a year when her captors suggested the plan to attack the Dikwa camp. In return for carrying out their mission, the three girls were told they would go to paradise. But Hauwa knew that she had to defy them. "I said 'No', since my mum is residing in Dikwa, I won't go and kill people there. I would rather go and stay with my family, even if I die there," she tells me through a translator. Both her parents and her siblings, except for one brother who had been captured with her, were staying in the camp at Dikwa in Borno state, along with about 50,000

Alleged N852m Fraud: I Won’t Honour Your Invitation, Fayemi Tells Ekiti Assembly

A former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has failed to appear before the State House of Assembly over allegations on misappropriation of N852 million Universal Basic Education Commission fund (UBEC). The former Governor, now a serving Minister on Tuesday through his Personal Assistant, Tolulope Ibitola wrote the Assembly that he could not honour the invitation “due to prior scheduled state engagements”. The Assembly had at its plenary presided over by Speaker Kola Oluwawole on March 9, in a resolution pursuant to Sections 128 (1)(2) and 129(c) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), ordered the Minister of Solid Mineral to appear before it on March 22. He wrote, “The minister has however asked that I should draw your attention to the fact that all matters relating to his stewardship as Ekiti State Governor between October 16, 2010 and October 15, 2014 as well documented in his handover note, which was duly submitted to the government at the expiration of his tenur

Rivers State To Immortalize Dead Corps Member; State Allowance Increased To 10k & 15k

Governor Nyesom Wike has said that the late corp member, Mr Samuel Okonta who died during the re-run election in the sate will be immortalized. Speaking at the NYSC Headquaters in Port Harcourt, He said the death of the young man was really sad and promised to assist police in every possible way to carry out a proper investigation. He also said the state will take care of the immediate family of the deceased. Governor Wike noted that the death is even more painful because the corps member was an orphan who suffered through schooling and was on the verge of being of help to his immediate family. He said:- “The death of this corps member is unfortunate and condemnable. I urge the Police to thoroughly investigate the crime. The outcome of the investigation should be made public so that those involved are prosecuted. The killing of this corps member must not be swept under the carpet. Governor also announced the increment of the State Monthly allowance from 10,000 to 1

I Would Like To Date Chidinma Or Yemi Alade – Falz

Falz can be said to be basking in the success of his career both as an actor and a music artist. Born Folarin Falana, is a trained lawyer, who was born and bred in Lagos, schooled in Osun State before he traveled out of the shores of Nigeria to pursue a Law degree in the United Kingdom (UK), in an interview with NAIJ, he spoke on his AMVCA award, his acting career, his love for colleagues Chidinma and Yemi Alade. Read excerpts of his interview below: How do you feel winning your first award as an actor? I feel so grateful to God Almighty, my family, fans and most especially Funke Akindele, CEO Scene One Production for giving me the opportunity to showcase my talent, believe me sincerely, I never believed I could win because the category for the Best act in a comedy, movie or TV series was a keen one because other people in the category are talented and have been in the field before me. With winning your first Africa Magic Viewer’s choice Award, are you going to consider

Seyi Shay arrives Ghana in style (photos)

Singer Seyi Shay posted a photo on her social media of herself arriving at the airport terminal in Accra, Ghana. Seyi is preparing to meet up with fans for the official album listening and signing of her album Seyi or Shay in Ghana. Seyi Shay looked dapper in Ray Ban Avaiator shades & a short dress by E4MA designs.