With a State that has a revenue of less than N6 billion… Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, on Tuesday presented a budget estimate of N132,702,296,295 billion to the State House of Assembly for the 2017 fiscal year.
The budget proposal which is N13,993,888,823 billion less than the 2016 estimate, according to the Governor was as a result of continuous fall in the revenue accruing from the Federal Allocation due to the fall in price of oil as well as the oil output resulting from the crisis in the Niger Delta.
Lalong maintained that, “This, therefore, means that we need to make realistic projections to reflect the current economic realities. Continue reading
As a partial engineering student of the University Of Jos (long story), we need your help to make the University of Jos great again. The University of Jos is calling on the well meaning individuals and organizations for support towards rebuilding the its burnt Library complex and the restoration of its affected facilities. Continue reading
The University of Jos has suspended an associate professor of law, who was allegedly caught cheating during an examination on May 4, Premium Times reports Benedicta Dauda, a former head of the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law of the Faculty of Law was allegedly caught copying from a prepared answer during an examination for a Master’s degree in Research and Public Policy in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Continue reading
Kings and Crowns a spoken word event brought to you by RatedG entertainment and Club5.17. This is an urban concert, with Dance, Rhythm, Poetry and spoken word, first of it kind in Plateau State. It takes place on the 2nd of January, 2017. Featuring DNA, GFeelingz, Maggie, Oj-wyte, Jennifer etc. Continue reading
Last week, Kwara State Governor, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, performed the groundbreaking of Harmony Hub, Kwara State’s version of the popular Computer Village, in Ilorin. The entire project is estimated to cost 500 million Naira.
Speaking at the groundbreaking, the Governor said the Computer Village would directly employ about 600 youths when fully operational. Continue reading
Imagine boarding a night bus to Lagos city, you paid an outrageous N7,600 for the trip, because you were promised a comfortable sleeper bus with an Air Conditioner and security, first of all no AC as promised then some people were refunded N800 and others didn’t get anything. The sleeper bus you were promised was magically turned into this rotten metal box, so every one hour the bus breaks down and the company did not prove a mechanic nor an additional bus to pick you up. Continue reading
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized and destroyed counterfeit and expired drugs and unwholesome regulated products worth N89 Million in Plateau state.
It has also partnered the state government to sensitize the youths of the state on the grave dangers of indulging in illicit drugs. Continue reading
Pius Ojemolon caught the attention of Nigerians on Social Media after he bagged 19 awards at the last Convocation ceremony of the University of Benin(UNIBEN) on Thursday. Continue reading
Plateau State– The National Lottery Trust Fund has donated sports equipments in diverse sports to 47 public primary schools in Plateau State to encourage them to organize sports’ competitions in primary schools in the State. Speaking in Jos, Thursday, at the official launch and presentation of the sports’ equipments to the selected public primary schools in the State, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barr. Solomon Dalung encouraged public schools to inculcate sports’ events in their daily activities so that children with potentials can be picked on time and trained. Continue reading
The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu revealed on Tuesday that the federal government has concluded plans to establish the first Information and Communication Technology (ICT) University in Nigeria within the next three months. Continue reading
The 2016 IoT Hack Jos hackathon is currently going on in Plateau State, Nigeria. It is said to be one of the most innovative tech empowering movement going on in Nigeria, and Africa as a whole. The four day long event kicked off today with registration of the hack participants taking place at the hotel, where they will be provided with accommodation and refreshments throughout their stay for the competition. Continue reading
So i have been thinking about ‘LuSt’ that Malvina Patrick released and been imagining angles from which to interpret the concept behind her writing ‘LuSt.’ You know she said something about the song being self-explanatory and having the ability to ‘free’ you from any social or mind control mechanisms. I took the liberty to play around it a little, and this is the outcome. Continue reading
If you thought that Denrele got hair, then you haven’t felt the poetic laws , commandments and rhythms coming out of the coarse black hair of 2’WYTH also known as Otatane-oso F. Andrew. He speaks the truth in his poems, demanding attention with every word, carefully thought out to properly define a moment in time, words, words, words are his lifeline to the world. Jihad Of Peace Continue reading
Music is the air in which we live with, but a unique voice comes once in a lifetime, and it happens that Malvina Patrick was blessed with one. They saying that big things come in humble packages have never been so true, having a voice like Malvina, one would expect to see a boastful personality but instead, you see a humble and cheerful soul. Continue reading
The University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, is once more in a very deplorable state, there was a fire incident that took place on Saturday 8th October, 2016, at exactly 6pm just some few minutes after the final exams for that day. There are still no reports confirming the source of the fire, but imaginations are running wild in terms of what people think stated the terrific incident. Some people who claimed to be one of the few first witnesses on the scene, say that the fire started at the sociology department, note that the building in discussion is the Faculty Of Social Sciences and over five different department offices and the main library are on the first floor of the the three storey building which was totally gutted by the fire. The ground floor was left unscathed but the first and second were affected and the third floor, which is mainly a lecture area was scarred with thick smoke. Continue reading
The show is packed with performances from Osama, Klint De Drunk, Seyi Law, Ovie, Short Cut, Wafi, Mr Steve, Mc 33:10, Wazobia Revolution, Mc Holy, Mc 2.5, Lyrical Dr Smith, Lucky Starz Band and more. The Grand opening of Ornate Pavilion is currently going on in Plateau State. The comedy acts are on fire! See more pictures… Continue reading
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a Live blogging at the grand opening of the Ornate Pavilion in Jos, Plateau State. Here are the first pictures, guest are arriving if you are not here you are missing out! Continue reading
Have you ever seen an event center that has the opulent feel of the International Conference Center in Abuja, the accessibility of Lagos Eco Hotel and services equivalent to the value of your money? Well think no further because, Ornate Pavilion in Jos, Plateau State Nigeria is here!
Currently, the most unique event center in Plateau State, holding your events here will definitely make your friends green with envy. They will be officially opened in grand style on Sunday October 2nd, 2016. The event is set to give the public a feel of the place, and there will also be comedic performances. But see the behind the scenes preparation pictures for tomorrow’s event. And awomkenneth.com will be live blogging it! Continue reading
Flip Schulke’s photograph of boxing legend Muhammad Ali standing in a swimming pool is probably one of the most impressive underwater images ever taken. But, can that iconic photography concept be used to promote the beautiful tourist attract in Nigeria? Continue reading