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No provision for fuel subsidy in 2015 budget

The senate on Tuesday approved the 2015 budget of N4.493 trillion, which is less than the 2014 budget of N4.695 trillion by about N200 billion. ‎A copy of the 2015 budget seen by TheCable showed that there was no provision for fuel subsidy in it. However, 21 billion was budgeted for the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P). This may mean an end to the controversial subsidy on petrol, and may also mean that government will be unable to pay oil marketers who may want to stop importing fuel, thereby causing scarcity of the product in the country. 

Banky W hits 1 Million followers on Twitter and celebrates

Banky W Nigerian R&B singer and Empire Mates Entertainment label boss has breached a major milestone for celebrity influencers, reaching a million followers on Twitter. Banky W joins an exclusive list of Nigeria’s hottest and most influential artistes commanding a million followers such as Davido (1.2m) D’banj (1.1m), Tiwa Savage (1m), Wizkid (1.5m), and Don Jazzy (1.1m) Banky posted a message celebrating this achievement with his CIROC brand sponsors and thanking all his fans and followers. 

In Lagos: Government officials shut down 24 churches over noise pollution

  The Lagos State government yesterday revealed it shut down 24 religious houses in the last one year for contributing to noise pollution. This was made known during the 2015 ministerial press briefing held by the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello and General Manager of the Lagos State Environment Protection, LASEPA, Mr Ademola Shabi..Shabi said   

Terry G Tells About Baby Mama's With Adorable Birthday Mesage..

Sweet Love! lol,cute..

Fellow Nigerian Slaves: CBN Has Again Decided To Limit Our Financial Freedom To Our Hard Earned Money – MUST READ!

Here’s an interesting article that hammers on the Central Bank of Nigeria’s decision to reduce spendings from $150k a year to $50k year – that’s all you can spend now when you travel abroad. Dr Peregrino Brimah of says it’s not right. Read his article below. Dear fellow Nigerian masses, In response to the spate of governing cabal looting billions of dollars and laundering this via private jets to South Africa and beyond, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, governed by Godwin Emefiele has again decided that we the people must be punished and deprived of all rights to receive and send our hard earned personal little money for the little business and living necessities we manage.

10 militants jailed for life for attempting to kill Malala Yousafzai

Ten men who attempted to kill Nobel-prize winning teenage activist Malala Yousafzai in 2012,were on Thursday sentenced  to life imprisonment by a court n Pakistan..The leader of the group is still on the run. In October 2012,Pakistani Taliban militants boarded the then 15 year old teenager's school bus and shot her in the head for advocating for female rights to education..Two of her friends were also wounded in the attack which shocked the world.

Photos: Janet Jackson makes a rare appearance with hubby at Giorgio Armani's 40th Anniversary dinner

Janet Jackson made a rare public appearance Wednesday when she attended Giorgio's Armani 40th anniversary dinner reception at Nobu in Milan, Italy.The 48-year-old was with her Qatar-based billionaire Arab husband,Wissam Al Mana. She has been publicly spotted twice in two years, at amfAR's 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS event in May 2013 and in October 2014, for the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience.

US vows to help Nigeria ‘destroy’ Boko Haram

Following a brutal attack on Karamga Island of Lake Chad, the United States department of state says it would help West Africa in degrading and destroying Boko Haram. In a statement released by its state department, US condemned Boko Haram barbaric attacks on human life in the region. 

Nigerian troops ‘rescue more girls’ from Sambisa

A day after the military announced that 200 girls and 93 women were rescued from Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the Boko Haram sect in Borno state, the army says more captives have regained freedom. According to Sani Usman, acting director of army public relations, several camps of the insurgents were destroyed during the latest operation, geared towards stamping out insurgency. He listed some of the camps as Wulari Bukar, Gangala, Anguwar Bakwai, Jigide, Kotorima, Lagara Bello and Lagara Fulani. 

Zuma phones Jonathan to avert diplomatic row

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has had a telephone conversation with President Goodluck Jonathan over the xenophobic attacks in his country. According to a statement released on Thursday by the presidency of South Africa, both leaders reaffirmed the need for their countries to work together and not allow the current situation create any diplomatic crisis. 

I wish I cared-Future slams Ciara's fans after they taunt him with her new man

Future has not had it easy since Ciara stepped out with her new boyfriend Russell Wilson..They have flooded his time lines with US football emojis'.Future must have had it as he took to twitter saying ""I wish I cared,Yall mad as shit"..Lol More tweets below

FG sacks FAAN director

  The Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr Tochukwu Bede Uchendu,has been sacked. His sack is said to be over irregularities associated with his appointment and unapproved waiver grants worth N1 billion respectively. The Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) had last week, petitioned the head of service of the federation calling for the sack of two directors in the FAAN – the directors of finance and commercial.

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The 293 Females Rescued from Sambisa Forest Undergo Pregnancy & HIV Tests

The Nigerian military has moved the 293 females they rescued two days ago from Sambisa Forest to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital where they are to undergo series of test including HIV and pregnancy test. According to a military source who spoke to Punch , 7 of the girls rescued had gunshot wounds and are being treated at the hospital. The 200 girls rescued are of between ages 13 and 18 years.

Touching Video: Now Dead Nigerian Drug Trafficker Singing Heartfelt Gospel Song

Watching this Youtube video brought tears to my eyes. It shows what seems to be a typical Sunday religious service at a small church. A young African man, accompanied by an Asian guitarist, sings a heartfelt gospel song as the audience sings along. But the camera does not show the security guards, iron bars and barbed wire fences that would have indicated this was no ordinary place.

Another Day, Another prophesy: Here's the new revelation for Buhari

Prophet Tibetan who predicted Buhari's victory has made more predictions .  In a recent interview with Encomium magazine, he had this to say: Buhari will not die in office. God prolonged the life of King Hezekiah in the Bible and this is Buhari’s portion. He won’t die in office. He has a job to do. There is no time to waste. Mr. President-elect should hit the ground running on his first day in office because he already has the template of what he wants to do to liberate Nigeria since 2003. Remember I told the world in my Prediction 2015 book that General Buhari is not chosen by God but by the people of Nigeria to liberate them and since he is the one the people want, God answered their prayer by giving him the leadership of the country. Buhari should run the affairs of Nigeria without fear or favor because he has a limited time to do this work.

Still On “Missing” $20 Billion: NNPC Audit Report Exposes Double Subsidy Payments on Kerosene & Petrol

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has conducted an audit regarding the $20 billion oil money that former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Muhammadu Sanusi claimed NNPC failed to remit to the federation account.  

Wiz Khalifa raps about wanting Amber Rose back

  Amber Rose has publicly said her heart belongs to Wiz Khalifa and confessed time and time on how she wants her husband back. Oh well, Wiz in the other hand,hasn't been much vocal about his feelings. Looks like he was trying to pen them down in a song.    In a new song 'Rico Love's "Somebody Else...Wiz raps   

FG Declares Friday, May 1, Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday May 01, 2015 as public holiday to mark the 2015 Workers' Day. The Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro made the declaration tuesday on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mr. Abubakar Magaji

Photos: Future what??? Upgrade! Ciara & Russell Wilson attend White House State Dinner

I totally love this, just talk about upgrade! This is the best revenge for a horrible relationship. Ciara officially stepped out with Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson as his date to the White House state  dinner last night ... Remember the song she sang for Future about when she gets a new man... They look beautiful and better together..

200 girls ,93 women rescued from Sambisa forest -Nigerian Army

  In a daring raid carried out in Sambisa forest, Nigerian troops have rescued 200 girls and 93 women today. Confirming the success of the operation, Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade said he could not confirm  if any of them was from Chibok until after thorough screening and proper investigation.  

First Photos: Mo Abudu, Dolapo Oni, Fade Ogunro, Mai Atafo & More Attend the Premiere of EbonyLifeTV’s ‘Desperate Housewives Africa’ Series

Yesterday was the official launch and premiere of EbonyLifeTV series ‘Desperate Housewives Africa’ was held last night at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Lagos. The event was filled with gorgeously dressed guests and hostesses, bespoke décor, red carpet interviews, cameras, lights, music, cocktail, light refreshments and an opportunity for people to meet and mingle with the cast of the series. Mo Abudu, Dolapo Oni, Uzoma Onwuchekwa, Fade Ogunro, Mai Atafo, Michelle Dede, Linda Osifo, Omotu Bissong, Kehinde Bankole, Nini Wacera, Lanre Olushola, Nkiru Anumudu, Ozzy Agu, Mariam Adeyemi, Bobo Omotayo, Nikki Laoye and many more were spotted at the event. Check on it!

Gisele Bundchen poses topless as she shows off her extreme flexibility to celebrate 20-year career in Vogue

Gisele  announced her retirement from the runway less than two weeks ago, but it seems Gisele Bundchen isn't quite done in the dazzling department. The 34-year-old supermodel released a couple more images from her new May spread in  Vogue Brasil   on Tuesday, two days before the issue hits newsstands. In an image posted to her Instagram account, the former Victoria's Secret Angel shows off her extreme flexibility as she kicks one leg high into the air.  See more pic after the cut

Quick question: who will you stand up for?

Imagine you are in a BRT and these four people approach you. Tell me Who will you stand up for, the nursing mother, old woman, crippled man or the very fragile old man? So who will you stand up for and why?

Photo: Jay Z's cousin pictured at Chocoolate city

  ... and the search continues for talents in Nigeria as Jay Z's cousin was at Chocolate City office yesterday .. Now I wish I was a singer...

Xenophobia:FG reportedly suspends Permenent Sec Ministry of Foreign affairs

The Federal Government has reportedly suspended the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Danjuma Sheni, over the unauthorized recall of the Nigerian Ambassador to South Africa. A highly placed government official in the Presidency told Vanguard that the president ordered the suspension of the Permanent Secretary Monday Morning and was directed to clarify why disciplinary action should not be taken against him for embarrassing the Nigerian government.

Photo: Indonesian firing squad head to prison Island for the execution of 9 men tonight

As many hope for a last minute miracle, it is apparent there won't be any as Indonesian firing squad were spotted heading for the prison where the condemened drug dealers are being held.They are to be executed by midnight.. A chilling TV re-enaction of what they executions would look like was aired last night..It was watched by millions and depicts the chilling process ..Australian, Sukumaran's mother, Raji, made a hugely emotional appeal for her son's life to be spared.

Photos : Aridolf Hotel In Bayelsa Owned By Patience Jonathan

The Aridolf hotel in Yenagoa is an unlikely monument to kitsch on a reclaimed swamp in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger delta. In the lobby, Louis XIV furniture is accompanied by bowls of plastic fruit, faux Dutch landscapes and a grotesquely gaudy chandelier. The hotel is redolent of the riches on display in a region that for half a century has generated the bulk of Nigeria’s wealth. Only a decade and-a-half ago there was just one petrol pump in Bayelsa state, which produced a quarter of Nigeria’s 2m barrels per day of oil, and Yenagoa, the state capital, was a string of tin-roofed shacks. Resentment at the region’s under-development erupted in violence, with militants blowing up pipelines and kidnapping oil workers.

Photos: Amber Rose steps out in revealing rubber mesh jumpsuit

Amber who is currently on a UK club tour stepped out in this one of a kind rubber mesh outfit ...Sexy right!

Giuliana Rancic Says Her Life Was Threatened After Making Zendaya Coleman Comments

Its been over a month since Giuliana Rancic landed herself in hot water after commenting on actress Zendaya Coleman’s faux locs. Though Giuliana simply regurgitated a joke fed to her by a “Fashion Police” writer, many felt that she should have had enough sense not to repeat the joke. And as we’ve learned, her decision to do so came with lasting effects. In addition to the backlash, Rancic says that she also received death threats. “I started very quickly getting death threats,” Rancic told People . “People were sending me pictures of the barrel of a gun saying, ‘I’m going to kill your family.’ It was awful.”

Pass Or Play? Mariah Carey Disses Nick Cannon In New Song “Infinity”

Up until now, Mariah Carey has been very quiet about her separation and pending divorce between she and her husband Nick Cannon. She’s dodged paparazzi questions, kept her comments out of the tabloids and didn’t have any visible tattoos removed. Today, though, it looks like Mariah is ready to talk…or sing about the end of her union in a new song “Infinity.” And while she’ll probably say publicly that it has nothing to do with the father of her children, anyone who knows better can see that this song is full of shade.

Being divorced does not make me a failure-Kate Henshaw

  Since Kate Henshaw's divorce, the mother of one hasn't been linked to any man .She got married to Roderick Nuttal in 1999 before they divorced in 2011..In a chat with City People, she said being divorced doesn't make her a failure... “Haven’t you seen people who have been married for 20 to 25 years and divorced? I am not perfect, no one is. We all have our low moments. It does not mean I am a failure. Everybody goes through patches in life.”

Vampire Diaries' Damon Ties The Knot

  It's official! Vampire Diaries' Damon is off the market! The star, aka Ian Somerhalder married Nikki Reed yesterday in Santa Monica mountains. She and Ian started dating in July 2014....2 months after she split from her ex husband, Paul McDonald...    See more pics below,

Photos: HipTV Replaces Toke Makinwa With A Beauty Queen

After OAP Toke Makiwa quits her job at HipTV in 2014, the urban contemporary music and lifestyle channel has replaced her with Miss Valentine International 2009, Nancy Isime. Nancy Isime is a self confessed ‘adrenaline junkie’ and she would be taking over Hip on TV popular programme, Trending in the next few days.

New Study Reveals People Care About Beyonce Than Their Environment

A new study has revealed more people care about issues concerning Beyonce than environmental-related issues. According to a recent study by the Project for Improved Environmental Coverage, more people care about Beyonce then the deterioration of Mother Earth. The study sought to discover how much US media coverage Beyonce was able to command in 2014 and compare it to the number of times environmental-related issues were given spots on the same platforms.

Photos Of Jay Z’s Cousin At Mavin Headquarters

Yesterday, Jay Z took to his twitterpage to announce that his cousin is in Nigeria to discover new talent and it looks like they may have discovered one very talented Nigerian female artist, Di’Ja. Mavin Records official instagram handle posted this photo and wrote “#tidalfacts Jay Z’s cousin and rocnation exec Briant Biggs discovering @aphrodija at Mavin HQ in Lagos, Nigeria”. See another photo after the cut…

Big Sean's Ex Ariana Grande Bizarre Obsessed Fan Won't Go Away!

Ariana Grande  got a big scare at a concert after an obsessed fan with a bizarre history showed up, demanding a face-to-face with the singer. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, they were on alert for Timothy Normandin when Grande performed last month in Connecticut. There was good reason to have the heads up.

7 Best Apps for Pregnant Women in 2015

By Shaun Chatman Parenthood starts before the baby is born, and now thanks to smartphones and tablets, keeping an eye on development also happens before the child ever leaves the womb. Mobile apps also give moms-to-be a way to keep dads and other family members up to date on important baby milestones. Here are seven of the best pregnancy apps of 2015, from Android platforms compatible with the Galaxy S6 edge to more.

Tiwa Savage's cute message to her soon-to-be baby will almost make you cry

Oh my, Tiwa and hubby, Tunji had the best of yesterday! It started out with breakfast in bed for the mommy to be courtesy of Mr. Billz, church together – the couple worship at House on The Rock, Lekki,  a romantic dinner at Sky Lounge, Eko Hotel – complete with the couple getting serenaded with a jazz rendition of Di’Ja’s “Awww” and a hotel room at Eko Hotel.

10 Tips on How to Get a Boyfriend By #DoktorMofin

Joro Olumofin, also known as #DoktorMofin has written a new Instagram post on 10 tips for getting a boyfriend. (1) Remove guys from your friendzone list: “Friendzone” is a mental classification or categorization of a guy or group of guys in a lady’s mind I.e she sees a guy as a non sexual object or as a brother. Some single  ladies today see having a lot of guys on their friendzone list as an achievement or an award, they enjoy the fact that guys keep trying to get their attention or approval while they call him things like “bro” , “cuz” , “G” “padi” as a means to discourage him from trying to talk to them..

Beyonce, Blue Ivy, Solange & Jay Z Dancing + All The Fun Photos From Tina Knowles Wedding!

Beyonce's mother, Tina Knowles got married to actor Richard Lawson a couple of weeks ago, and here all the fun photos which have emerged from the all-white ceremony. The wedding reception took place on a yacht and center stage was the bride and groom as seen above. Tina Knowles and Richard Lawson were surrounded by their children from previous relationships and Tina's grandchildren, Solange's son Jules and Beyonce's precocious daughter, Blue Ivy. According to reports, it was Blue who felt it was time for the couple to get married, and the rest they say is history. Check out the wedding cake, Kelly Rowland and her husband and new son, and more photos...

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I'm not perfect but I'm learning to be the best husband-Teebillz

What adorable words..Teebillz and Tiwa Savage  celebrated their 1 year wedding anniversary yesterday

APC accuses Jonathan's administration of 'last minute dubious activities''

The All Progressives Congress has accused the Jonathan administration of last minute dubious activities, threatening to probe all actions of his government after the March 28 elections . In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, they allege there is looking and privatizing of key financial institutions by key officials of the out-going Jonathan-led administration.

Lagos state to provide Wi-Fi to Lagos residents

Interestingly, the Lagos state government  has revealed plans to provide Wi-fi to every resident of the state.. According to Channels, the Permanent Secretary of the State’s ICT Ministry, Mrs Nike Animashaun said the first phase of the Wi-Fi connectivity would be deployed at parks located at different parts of the state. She said the Wi-Fi would be deployed at parks in Oshodi, Alausa and Ajegunle. “The Wi-Fi services will be in some of the parks in the state and when it is deployed, residents of Lagos State would be able to access Wi-Fi in some of the parks,” she said Mrs Animashaun said that the state government came up with the idea to stimulate and encourage the interest of children in science and technology. She did not state if the Wi-Fi would be free.

Buhari to Jonathan, Deziani: I will probe NNPC missing $20 billion

Hard time may be awaiting the outgoing government of President Goodluck Jonathan over the alleged missing $20 billion from the coffers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation, NNPC. The president-elect, General Mohammadu Buhari Sunday said he will revisit the issue. Buhari who spoke while addressing a delegation of Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC who paid him a congratulatory visit at his campaign headquarters in Abuja on his victory at the polls showed open resentment that the present government turned a deaf over the missing money when it was raised by the former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Sanisu Lamido Sanusi, who is now the Emir of Kano.

Photos: It's official! Tyga Replies Blac Chyna by tattooing Kylie's name on his arm

Tyga has responded to Blac Chyna in the most painful way..He just got a tattoo of Kylie's name in his arm..Its official! Kylie has his heart! Wonder what Chyna would say about this now..

“Patience Jonathan’s Attitude Contributed To Goodluck Jonathan’s Defeat” – PDP Agent

The Bayelsa State publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Osom Makbere , has come out to reveal that President Goodluck Jonathan lost the March 28th Presidential election due to international and domestic conspiracies and that his Wife, Patience Jonathan ‘s attitude also contributed to his defeat. Speaking in an interview with Punch, the Lawyer said: