• Lagos Assembly proposes pension for political office holders

    Lagos Assembly proposes pension for political office holders

    The Lagos State House of Assembly is proposing amendments to the law on the payment of pensions to key political office holders in the state, at the expiration of their tenure, a bill which is already attracting widespread condemnation.

    The bill to amend the Public Office Holders (Payment of Pensions) 2007, entitled “a bill for a law to amend the payment of pensions and other fringe benefits to public office holders in Lagos State and for connected purposes,” if passed would […]

  • Enyimba Star Proposes to His Girlfriend on the Pitch After a Match (Photos)

    Enyimba Star Proposes to His Girlfriend on the Pitch After a Match (Photos)

    A seriously love-struck Nigerian football star has popped the big question to his girlfriend on the pitch after a football match.

    Daniel Essien Etor, Enyimba Football Club’s forward, has dramatically proposed to his girlfriend.

    The footballer proposed to his girlfriend, Simi Silas at the centre of the pitch of the Area 3 Sports Complex in Abuja at the end of a match in memory of his late father on Monday.

    With his teammates from Enyimba – Chinedu Udoji, Emmanuel Anyanwu, Razak Aliyu, Moses […]

  • National Assembly proposes July to December for budget preparation

    National Assembly proposes July to December for budget preparation

    It was gathered that the National Assembly has proposed 15 key reform strategies that feature the adoption of a budget calendar, which will begin with the submission of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) by the second week in July. The timetable would end with the President signing the Appropriation Bill into law by the third week of December every year.

    A statement by Saraki’s Media Office said that the measures contained in a report submitted to Senate President Bukola Saraki […]

  • Australian reptile handler proposes to girlfriend with crocodile as witness (video)

    Australian reptile handler proposes to girlfriend with crocodile as witness (video)

    Billy Colett from Australia proposed to his girlfriend Siobhan Oxley after inviting a 4.5metre crocodile named Elvis to witness the occasion.

    He had used a piece of meat to coax the crocodile out of his pond before asking his girlfriend to “have a crack” at feeding the reptile.

    But he left her shocked by suddenly announcing: “Three years ago, next week, I actually met the girl of my dreams. The girl I love more than anything.”
    Billy then tells the crocodile to “stay […]

  • Governor Ayade proposes N301b budget for 2017

    Governor Ayade proposes N301b budget for 2017

    Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State on Monday in Calabar presented an Appropriation Bill of N301billion for 2017 to the House of Assembly.

    Presenting the budget, Ayade said it was intended to project economic activities in the state, and would focus largely on the construction of the 260km super highway and the deep sea port.

    According to him, a total of N226.48 billion, representing 75.2 per cent of the budget, is for capital expenditure, while personnel cost and overhead stands at […]

  • Saraki proposes 8-point plan for anti-graft war

    Saraki proposes 8-point plan for anti-graft war

    Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday proposed an eight-point plan of action to achieve success in the ongoing anti-corruption crusade of the present administration.

    According to the Senate President, what must be done to succeed in the fight against corruption include ensuring transparency in government processes and procurements, reduction in bureaucratic bottlenecks, education and technology adaptation. Others are the adoption and enforcement of sensible rules and reduction of discretions, neutral application of sanctions, capacity building, oversight and monitoring.

    Saraki articulated […]

  • Ogun proposes 25 years jail term for land grabbers

    Ogun proposes 25 years jail term for land grabbers

    According to reports, the Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday passed into law a bill proposing 25 years imprisonment for anyone found guilty of fraudulent conduct and forceful takeover of landed property in the state.

    The Majority Leader of the assembly, Mr Adeyinka Mafe, moved the motion for the third reading of the bill which was seconded by Mr Adebowale Ojuri.

    The bill had sought to prohibit forcible entry and occupation of landed properties, violent and fraudulent conduct in relation to landed […]

  • Breaking!!! Buhari proposes N6.8t 2017 Budget, N1.6t for debt servicing

    Breaking!!! Buhari proposes N6.8t 2017 Budget, N1.6t for debt servicing

    President ‎Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday unveiled a proposal to spend N6.8 trillion in 2017, with debt servicing put at N1.6 trillion.

    This was based on the Medium Term Expenditure Framework read‎ on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday.

    According to the MTEF, oil bench mark was put $42.50 per barrel, with production projected to be 2.2 million barrels per day and an exchange rate of N290 to a dollar.

    According to the MTEF, N65 billion will be spent on the Amnesty programme […]

  • TETfund proposes N150bn intervention for varsities, others

    TETfund proposes N150bn intervention for varsities, others

    About N150bn has been proposed to be spent by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund as regular intervention to be shared among beneficiary universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in 2016, its Executive Secretary, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, has said.

    But he also ruled out extending TETfund’s intervention grants to private universities and other tertiary institutions in the country.

    Baffa gave the figure in an interview with journalists during the 7th edition of an interactive forum which it jointly organised with the Federal Inland […]

  • Young Man Proposes to His Girlfriend With 999 Boxes of Condom in Public (Photos)

    Young Man Proposes to His Girlfriend With 999 Boxes of Condom in Public (Photos)

    A man who is obviously madly in love with his girlfriend has proposed to her in a really unusual way.

    This is the moment a young man was caught on camera proposing to his girlfriend in a really weird way.

    The man was caught on camera proposing to his girlfriend with boxes of condom and bouquet of thongs in a public place.

    The boxes of condom numbering about 999, were spewn on the ground in the shape of love.

    The incident is […]

  • Rauf Agbakoba proposes new laws to tackle recession

    Rauf Agbakoba proposes new laws to tackle recession

    Former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) president Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has proposed two new laws to help get Nigeria out of recession.

    He urged President Muhammadu Buhari to forward to the National Assembly a Reinvestment and Recovery Bill and an Emergency Economic Stabilisation Bill.

    According to him, the bills would help stimulate the economy and bailout the ailing financial system when passed into law and implemented.

    He further urged the Federal Government to do an inventory of its financial requirements to determine what […]