National Assembly Approves N575 Billion Supplementary Budget


The National Assembly, the Senate and the House of Representatives, yesterday, approved the sum of N574,532,726,857 as supplementary budget for the nation.

According to Vanguard, “the money, which is for additional Recurrent (Non- Debt) Expenditure for the year ending on December 31, 2015 is to be withdrawn from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation. Continue reading

The Face Of Plateau 2015: Karaoke night (2nd December, 2015)

The Face of Plateau beauty pageant is currently going on in Pllateau State Nigeria!
And you are all invited to come and see our beautiful maiden contestants as they sing and perform "Karaoke night". Which comes up this wednesday 2nd Dec at The Ladis Gold house a.k.a Club Magnum 5pm. Entrance is free (You will just have to buy tickets for ‘Face of Plateau’ grand finale). Come and cheer up your fans!!

Senate gives Buhari 2 weeks to end fuel scarcity

The Senate yesterday ordered President Muhammadu Buhari who is also the Minister of Petroleum Resources, to end the fuel crisis within two weeks.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Uche Lilian Ekwunife (PDP, Anambra Central), gave the ultimatum during a meeting with the Ministry of Petroleum Resources at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja.
Ekwunife said the minister must not only end the scarcity within the ultimatum, but ensure that consumers do not pay more than N87 per litre for petrol.
Ekwunife said: Continue reading

World Cup Qualifier: The Super Eagles of Nigeria

Onazi stepping out for the game (PHOTO CREDIT: Babajide Orevba)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria sailed through to the next round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers after a hard fought 2-0 victory over Swaziland today, November 17, in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

Goals from Moses Simon and Efe Ambrose in the second half handed Super Eagles victory against ten-man Swaziland.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are battle-ready for crucial encounter against the Sihlangu Semnikati of Swaziland in an all-important second-leg of the first round of the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier.

A rematch to their 0 – 0 draw away to Swaziland in the first leg on Friday November 13, Sunday Oliseh’s ‘boys’ will have to ensure nothing but victory in the encounter to be played at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria

WISE QUOTES You Should Read Before You Die!

1). He who refuses to mix Agege bread and akara as a type of sandwich is a racist – Martin Luther King jnr (1788)
2). He who completely unwraps moimoi and gala before eating cannot keep a secret – Abraham Lincoln (1864)

3). Only a courageous woman can fry a bunch of plantain without tasting any – Albert Macauley (1872)

4). Drinking Garri doesn’t mean u’re poor, but allowing the Garri to swell before drinking is poverty – Queen Elizabeth (1893)

5). Any man who drinks Alomo bitters without squeezing his face, is capable of murder – Michael Faraday (1899)

6). Any man that uses his teeth to cut shaki from pepper soup, with his eyes wide open, is not afraid of anything – Williams Shakespeare (1900)

7). Anyone who graduates from a conventional school without experiencing a strike, has never been to Nigeria – Lord Lugard (1904)

8). He who runs around looking for scissors to cut indomie seasoning sachet is not hungry – Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe (1947)

9). He who says nothing lasts forever has never tried Hausa perfume – Nelson Mandela (1973)

10). No matter how hot your temper is, it cannot cook yam – Prof Jega (2015)

11). Anyone who reads this without laughing, is either looking for job or needs money badly – Barack Obama (2014).

And he who reads and does not share this is naturally stingy.
Don’t laugh alone, pass it on.

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets win FIFA U-17 World cup again

Make una NO sell am OH!

Who say we no go win Oh! Catapult fire them p…

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets became only the second side to retain the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a 2-0 win against Mali in Vina Del Mar. Victor Osimhen stole the show once again thanks to his record-breaking tenth goal of the tournament, with Funsho Bamgboye adding a second moments later. Samuel Diarra had saved an early Osinachi Ebere penalty as the Malians played their part in an entertaining finale to Chile 2015.

The penalty came as both sides were just finding their rhythm in the opening exchanges, Chato the culprit with a handball. Ebere saw his low effort saved brilliantly by Diarra, the No17’s follow up header hit the bar before a third bite of the cherry was blocked by the Malian defence. Continue reading

Toby Nwazor: 9 Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Your Birthday at Olumo Rock


A big shout out to all my fellow ‘Octoberians’ in the house. My birthday is on the 25th, and I have so much to be grateful for.

I couldn’t help reminiscing about my previous birthdays. As I thought about them, I quickly concluded that the one I celebrated at Olumo Rock is my best so far.

Here are a few facts you should know before I proceed. Continue reading

Nigeria’s Abuja hit by two blasts causing deaths


Two bomb blasts have rocked the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja causing a number of deaths, officials say.
The first struck near a police station in Kuje, 25 miles (40km) from Abuja, the second hit a bus stop in Nyanya again.
No group has said it carried out the attacks yet but suspicion has fallen on Boko Haram Islamists.

While the militant group has attacked Abuja before, its insurgency has mostly focused on the north-east. Continue reading

“Jos Resonates with A Field of Echoes#” and the “Open mic and barbecue on Sheri hills” By COAL


On top of the world

Yesterday was a blast! I got so high on poetry that I climbed Sheri Hills lol, in fact the last two days has been fun for me and everyone that attended the “Jos Resonates with A Field of Echoes#” and the “Open mic and barbecue on Sheri hills” event that was hosted by COAL (Custodians of African Literature) which is a literary inclined outfit headed by young writers who seek to promote Education, African literature and build up values by using Poetry, Spoken Word, short stories and other forms of creative writing as tools. They hope to see a society of youths who will be involved in building up a more creative, intelligent and proactive Nigeria and Africa through literature. They train, coach and mentor interested youths in the art of spoken word, poetry and creative writing. SEEMORE PICTURES BELOW.. Continue reading

EVENTS: Jos Meets A Field Of Echoes

Again and again I live every moment
orchestral and whole as the song of waters
we are not comatose music notes on a sheet
but live as melody, all kinds we evoke
wrapped in the enchanting sheet of memory,
our hearts beat and our souls buzz with them
the way bees sing with a heart filled with honey
and I love you….. Chijioke Amunnadi

Join the Custodians of African Literature as #Jos Resonates with A Field of Echoes, the event will be taking place at Jos, Plateau State Nigeria. Its going to be event of the month in the literature society and well respected poets, essayist and writers alike in their own rights will also be there!  So better grab your wallets and come!  Continue reading

Pres. Buhari to provide One Meal a Day for Primary School Students


President Buhari of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria has been called many name including  “King Of The North”, lol, I laugh every time I heard that one. But is he really changing Nigeria? That’s left for you to answer…

Now on Tuesday the 1st of September 2015, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice-President of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria, revealed that President Buhari plans to give primary school children free meals.  That just makes me eager to go back to primary school again, only if they will be giving me shawamma, meat pie and ice cream, and they said Joseph was a dreamer!  The keyword to note here is “plans”, so there is equal chance that it might or might not happen, welcome to Nigeria. Continue reading