Richard Mofe Damijo(RMD) and GM, Delta state Tourism Board in N50million scandal

One of the pioneers of Nollywood, and now Delta State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Richard Mofe Damijo better known as RMD and the acting General Manager of Delta state’s Tourism Board, Ms. Philo Nkem Ajufo, have been accused of looting N50 million belonging to the ministry.

Dependable sources in the embattled Ministry revealed that a former commissioner in the Ministry had requested for a sum of N50 million to organize the “Delta State Expo 2007.”
However, it was learnt that the state government could not approve the said amount the same year for some reasons.
The source said the funds were eventually approved and released to the ministry of tourism under the leadership of Damijo in May, 2012.

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FAUSAT BALOGUN BURIED IN BRAZIL

 

 

Wondering who Fausat Balogun is or was in this case? Well, she’s the 72 year old woman who was arrested in Brazil for carrying drugs (See the story HERE)

Unfortunately she passed away on the 30th of October, 2012 due to a mild stroke caused by the high blood pressure which she’d been suffering from before arriving at the penitentiary. She died at the hospital for women inside the penitentiary in Brazil.

No family member came for her body so she was buried at the Vila Formosa Municipal Graveyard in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The trip to Brazil was actually her first time out of Nigeria, and some heartless people decided to use her as a drug courier without her knowledge. She died in that country and was buried there. Truly sad!

GENERAL BUHARI LOSES FIRST DAUGHTER

 

 

The first daughter of former Head of State and national leader of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) Gen. Muhammad Buhari (rtd), has died.

Zulai Buhari died this evening in a hospital in Kaduna just two days after giving birth to a daughter. She was 40. She is survived by  her husband, Captain Mahmud Junaid and three children, including the new born baby who is said to be healthy and doing well.

Zulai will be put to rest later this night in Kaduna according to Islamic rights.

MESSI, C RONALDO & INIESTA NOMINATED FOR 2012 FIFA BALLON D’OR

 

 
 
 

FIFA has revealed the names of the three players who remain in the race to win the World Footballer of the Year award 2012. They are Andres Iniesta (Spain, FC Barcelona), Lionel Messi (Argentina/FC Barcelona) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Read Madrid)

The winner will be revealed at the FIFA Ballon d’Or gala as part of a televised show at the Zurich Kongresshaus on 7 January 2013. Who do you think should win this year? 

SANUSI CALLS FOR THE SACK OF 50% OF CIVIL SERVANTS IN NIGERIA

 

 

The Central Bank governor on Monday called for the sack of 50% of civil servants in Nigeria because according to him, ‘the country spends 70 per cent of its earnings on salaries and entitlements of civil servants.’

“You have to fire half of the civil service because the revenue of the government is supposed to be for 167 million Nigerians. Any society where government spends 70 per cent of its revenue on its civil service has a problem. It is unsustainable,” he said.

Organized Labour, including the Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress, Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, the Civil Liberties Organisation and Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union, have all condemned his statement, some asking for his immediate sack.

POLICE RAID MAINLAND CLUBS, BASKETMOUTH’S EMBARSSY LOUNGE AFFECTED

 

 

On Friday November 23rd, the Nigerian police, without warning or any particular reason, raided four clubs located on University Road, Akoka, Yaba Lagos. The raid, led by the DPO from Yabo-Sabo police station, affected Basketmouth’s EmBARssy lounge located at 12 University Rd, where at least 10 individuals were arrested without any reason. They were released the next day.

The police officers were said to have harassed and arrested people at will in the midnight raid which saw them roving all around the clubs and lounges in three Black-Maria and two Hilux vehicles.

However, one club (Road Runners) which was relaunching that same night was not raided like the others in the neighbourhood, prompting other patrons to ask questions.

FEC APPROVES N2.2BN 150-SEATER BANQUET HALL FOR ASO ROCK VILLA

 

 

The federal government of Nigeria wants to spend over two billion Naira for a 150-seater banquet hall. Not a 5, 000-seater hall o, just 150 seats! Does that make sense to you guys? 

Meanwhile, there’s an existing banquet hall in the Villa o. This one is just to waste money and share the remaining.
 
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Muhammed, said the proposed hall, which will be constructed by Julius Berger, will have walk ways, security post, hall conveniences, technical room and press briefing room. For N2.2bn?
 
Isn’t there a way civil societies in Nigeria can stop all these unnecessarily spending by taking the federal government to court? Isn’t there a way, we as citizens, can check our government?

UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS RANKED 9TH BEST UNIVERISTY IN AFRICA

 

 

According to a new ranking released by Africa.comUniversity of Lagos is the 9th best University in Africa. Cairo University is the still the best University in Africa.

See the top 10 best Universities in Africa below…
1. Cairo University – Egypt
2. American University in Cairo – Egypt
3. Mansoura University – Egypt
4. Makerere University – Uganda
5. University of Nairobi – Kenya
6. University of Dar es Salaam – Tanzania
7. University of Botswana – Botswana
8. University of Ghana – Ghana
9. University of Lagos – Nigeria
10. Ashesi University – Ghana

Tinubu ejects LGA from headquarters, takes over prime property

 

 

Below is how TheWillNigeria is reporting it:

Former Lagos State Governor and leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has taken over a prime property that was once the headquarters of Ikoyi-Obalande Local Government Development Area and relocated the local government secretariat to Obalende, a district in the commercial city of Lagos.

The huge and strategic parcel of land located at the junction of Alfred Rewane Road (Kingsway Road) and Glover Road in highbrow Ikoyi has been demolished to make way for prime construction believed to be blocks of serviced luxury flats.

“I am loyal to K1 and his alleged affair with my daughter is rubbish” – Pasuma

 

 

Press statement from Pasuma’s PR company
On Sunday October 21 2012, fuji star Pasuma Wonder publicly denounced the Arabambi title and proclaimed himself Oganla 1 of Fuji music. This he did at the 70th birthday party of Movie veteran Idowu Phillips popularly known as Mama Rainbow. That he dropped the title Arabambi has generated a lot of controversies and while many people insinuate he must have fallen apart with the King of Fuji Music K1 De ultimate over irreconcilable differences few others have their reservations over what must have led to his decision to create his own identity after many years of his affiliation with Arambabi ( A clan created by K1 de ultimate).

27 year old wins MTN Aeroplane Wonder promo

 

 
 

N64 million? Na real lucky girl! Na now every body go know Ebube. She’s my cousin’s cousin. My friend’s younger sister’s friend. My uncle’s brother’s niece. My mother’s sister’s daughter. My ex-girlfriend’s best friend’s sister. My aunt’s cousin’s neighbour. Awon ole people will now start showing up left, right and centre. Hehehe!