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Between Uche Elendu and a Fan who told her she can’t talk about the love of Christ with her bo*bs outside

Between Uche Elendu and a troll who told she can’t talk about the love of Christ with her bo*bs outside.

Actress Uche Elendu was dragged into an exchange with a troll who told her she can’t talk about the love of Christ with her boobs outside. 

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Actress Lilian Esoro loses Mum

Nigerian actress Lilian Esoro, took to her Instagram page on Saturday,7, 2021, to announce the passing news of her mother. According to Lilian, she found it hard to believe that the death of her mother came so soon.She said she will miss her mother terribly.

Read what she wrote below…

‘Julie girl…..There would have never been a good time for you to go, i never would have imagined it will be this soon. I still find this hard to believe. Maybe writing it down would! I don’t even know how to act anymore. I will miss you terribly.

“We all will. Mummy UWANILEEEE…. Hmm…”What do you want me to tell Jayden? Who will comfort me? Who will comfort us? You were your children’s angel here on earth! Fly with the angels and keep watching over us. This one is hard! Rest Well Mom”.May her sould rest in peace.

Lilian Esoro and Mum

One killed as robbers attack two banks in Osun STATE

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The robbers, who arrived the banks located within the same location around 3:50 pm, were said to have operated for about 15 minutes before leaving the scene.A student confirmed that the robbers were shooting sporadically into the air while escaping through Iree-Ada road.

Daredevil armed robbers on Thursday stormed two banks in Iree in Boripe Local Government Area of Osun State killing a yet to be identified person believed to be a student of the Osun State Polytechnic located in the town.

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Obi Cubana reacts to Jaruma saying her ‘Kayanmata’ can’t work on him because he has ‘spiritual protection’

Popular Nigerian business Obi Cubana has reacted to aphrodisiac seller Hauwa Saidu Mohammed a.k.a Jaruma saying her ‘Kayanmata’ can’t work on him because he has ‘spiritual protection’.



Jaruma who has been selling her merchandise to women for years with claims that it has the powers to enhance their sexual appeal and make men do whatever they want, had issued a disclaimer addressed to ladies looking to deploy her product to manipulate wealthy men like Obi Cubana.

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Yusuf Buhari’s fiancé, Zahra Ado Bayero spotted with friends and sisters

President Buhari’s son, Yusuf Buhari’s 19-year-old fiancé, Zahra Ado Bayero, was recently spotted with her friends and sisters.



The Architecture graduate is the daughter of of Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero, who is the fourth child of late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero.

Preparations for the young couple’s wedding have started in earnest. A President’s delegation visited the Emir of Kano’s palace few weeks ago where talks about the wedding were held.

Going by the tradition in Northern Nigeria, the groom’s family recently delivered boxes diamond and gold jewelry, cash, underwear, among other items known as Kayan Lefe to the bride.

Federal Government to service debt with N14.6tn in three years

An analysis of official data has shown that the Federal Government is set to spend the total amount of N14.6tn on debt servicing between 2022 and 2024,

Projections in the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper for 2022 to 2024 shows that the government intends to spend N3.6tn on debt servicing in 2022, N4.9tn in 2023 and N6.1tn in the 2024 fiscal year, amounting to N14.7tn.

The total projected expenditure for 2022 stood at N13.95tn, comprising N3.4tn for non-debt expenditure, N3.6tn for debt servicing and N3.61tn for the implementation of capital projects.

For 2023, the Federal Government increased its total projected spending to N15.54tn, with N6.49tn allocated for non-debt expenditure, and N3.61 for capital expenditure.

In the 2024 fiscal year, the government plans to spend N16.8tn to finance its budget, with debt servicing and recurrent expenditure constituting the largest shares, at N6.1tn and N6.4tn respectively.

Only N3.61tn was projected to be spent on capital projects in the same year.

The AMB report said the 2022 and 2023 budgets would be prepared based on an oil production volume of 1.88 and 2.23 million barrels per day, respectively, with a benchmark oil price of $57 per barrel and an exchange rate of N410.15 to a dollar.

The parameters that would be applied in the preparation of the 2024 budget include an oil production volume of 2.2 million bpd, a benchmark oil price of $55 per barrel and an exchange rate of N410.15 per dollar.

The Federal Government had repeatedly defended the country’s debt level, describing it as sustainable.

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, had at several occasions insisted that Nigeria does not have a debt problem.

She said what the government needed to do was to increase its revenue-generating capacity in order to boost revenue to about 50 per cent of GDP.

But several economic experts have said the government’s huge borrowings and debt servicing obligations posed a danger for the economy.

A financial expert and the Chief Executive Officer of Flame Academy Consulting, Orji Udemezue, said, “Nigeria is sliding into a serious debt trap. Looking at our debt servicing to revenue ratio, Nigeria is having it very horrible because we are not getting enough revenue from our huge economic activities.

“Therefore we spend almost everything we get from revenue in servicing our debt, and that is a major liquidity problem. And that will lead to very imminent inability to meet our debt obligations and possibly begin to live at the mercy of our creditors: multilateral, bilateral and commercial creditors.”

Buhari sued over $25bn overdrafts from CBN

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has filed a lawsuit in court seeking to compel the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to disclose “spending details of the overdrafts and loans obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) since May 29, 2015, including the projects on which the overdrafts have been spent, and repayments of all overdrafts to date.”

The rights group also wants the president to “explain and clarify whether the $25bn (N9.7trn) overdraft reportedly obtained from the CBN is within the five per cent limit of the actual revenue of the government for 2020.”

The suit followed SERAP’s Freedom of Information request to President Buhari, stating that: “Disclosing details of overdrafts and repayments would enable Nigerians to hold the government to account for its fiscal management and ensure that public funds are not mismanaged or diverted.”

SERAP, in the suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/559/2021 filed last week at the Federal High Court, Abuja, is also seeking “an order directing and compelling President Buhari to disclose details of overdrafts taken from the CBN by successive governments between 1999 and 2015.”

SERAP argues that “secrecy and the lack of public scrutiny of the details of CBN overdrafts and repayments is antithetical to the public interest, the common good, the country’s international legal obligations, and a fundamental breach of constitutional oath of office.”

Joined in the suit as respondents are the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN; the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; and the Governor of CBN, Godwin Emefiele.

SERAP also argues that “ensuring transparency and accountability in the spending of CBN overdrafts and loans would promote prudence in debt management, reduce any risks of corruption and mismanagement, and help the government to avoid the pitfalls of excessive debt.”

The rights group said, “By the combined reading of the Constitution of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), the Freedom of Information Act, the UN Convention against Corruption, and the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, there are transparency obligations imposed on the government to disclose information to the public concerning details of CBN overdrafts, loans and repayments to date.”

It also said, “The Nigerian Constitution, Freedom of Information Act, and these treaties rest on the basic principle that citizens should have access to information regarding their government’s activities.”

The suit was filed by SERAP’s lawyers Kolawole Oluwadare and Ms Adelanke Aremo.

It read in part, “Transparency and accountability in the spending of CBN overdrafts would also ensure that public funds are properly spent, reduce the level of public debt, and improve the ability of the government to invest in essential public goods and services, such as quality education, healthcare, and clean water.

“It is the primary responsibility of the government to ensure public access to these services in order to lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty and to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

“Transparency and accountability in the spending of CBN overdrafts and loans would also improve the ability of the government to effectively respond to the COVID-19 crisis. This means that the government would not have to choose between saving lives or making debt payments.

“The recent overdraft of $25.6bn (about N9.7trn) reportedly obtained from the CBN would appear to be above the five per cent limit of the actual revenue of the Federal Government for 2020, that is, N3.9trn, prescribed by Section 38(2) of the CBN Act 2007. SERAP notes that five per cent of N3.9trn is N197bn.

“While Section 38(1) of the CBN Act allows the Bank to grant overdrafts to the Federal Government to address any temporary deficiency of budget revenue, sub-section 2 provides that any outstanding overdraft ‘shall not exceed five-per cent of the previous year’s actual revenue of the Federal Government.

“Similarly, Section 38(3) requires all overdrafts to ‘be repaid as soon as possible and by the end of the financial year in which the overdrafts are granted.

“The CBN is prohibited from granting any further overdrafts until all outstanding overdrafts have been fully repaid. Under the CBN Act, ‘no repayment shall take the form of a promising note or such other promise to pay at a future date, treasury bills, bonds or other forms of security which are required to be underwritten by the Bank.

“Similarly, the Fiscal Responsibility Act provides in section 41 that the government ‘shall only borrow for capital expenditure and human development.’ Under the Act, the government ‘shall ensure that the level of public debt as a proportion of national income is held at a sustainable level.

“Section 44 of the Fiscal Responsibility Act requires the government to specify the purpose of any borrowing, which must be applied towards capital expenditures, and to carry out cost-benefit analysis, including the economic and social benefits of any borrowing. Any borrowing should serve the public good, and be guided by human rights principles.

“SERAP has consistently recommended to the Federal Government to reduce its level of borrowing and to look at other options of how to finance its budget, such as reducing the costs of governance, and addressing systemic and widespread corruption in ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) that have been documented by the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation.

“Our requests are brought in the public interest, and in keeping with the requirements of the Nigerian Constitution; the Freedom of Information Act; the Fiscal Responsibility Act; the Central Bank Act; the Debt Management Office Act; and the country’s international legal obligations.

“There is a statutory obligation on the respondents, being public officers in their respective public offices, to proactively keep, organize and maintain all information or records about CBN overdrafts, loans, and repayments in a manner that facilitates public access to such information or records.

“Mandamus lies to secure the performance of a public duty in the performance in which the applicant has a sufficient legal interest.

“Unless the reliefs sought by SERAP are granted, the respondents will not provide SERAP with the information requested and will continue to be in breach of their constitutional responsibilities and the country’s international legal obligations and commitments.”

SERAP sues Buhari, wants gag order on reporting terrorism declared illegal

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development have filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,

The NGO said the gag order stopping journalists and broadcast stations from reporting details of terrorist attacks and victims, violates media freedom, and Nigerians’ freedom of expression and access to information.”

The suit followed the directive by the NBC asking journalists, television and radio stations in Nigeria to stop “glamourising and giving too many details on the nefarious activities of terrorists and kidnappers” during their daily newspaper reviews.

In the suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/725/2021 filed on Friday, SERAP and PTCIJ are seeking: “an order of perpetual injunction restraining the government of President Buhari, the NBC, and Mr Lai Muhammed or any other persons from imposing fines or other sanctions on broadcast stations for carrying out their constitutional duties of reporting details of terrorist attacks and victims during daily newspaper reviews.”

SERAP and PTCIJ also want “an order setting aside the directive on reporting of terrorist attacks and victims, for being inconsistent and incompatible with sections 22 and 39 of the Nigerian Constitution, Article 9 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.”

According to SERAP: “Unless the reliefs sought are urgently granted by this Honourable Court, the directive by the NBC and Mr Lai Muhammed would be used to impermissibly restrict Nigerians’ rights to freedom of expression, access to information, media freedom, and victims’ right to justice and effective remedies.”

Joined in the suit as Defendant is the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).


According to both organizations, “the failure by the government of President Buhari to direct the NBC to withdraw its directive on reporting of terrorist attacks and victims violates sections 5[a] and [b], 147 and 148 of the Nigerian Constitution, Code of Conduct for Public Officers [Fifth Schedule Part 1], and Oath of office [Seventh Schedule] of the Constitution.”


SERAP and PTCIJ are also seeking “a declaration that sections 5.4.1[f] and 5.4.3 of the National Broadcasting Code and their application to the daily review of newspaper headlines by broadcast stations are inconsistent with sections 22 and 39 of the Nigerian Constitution, Article 9 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.”


According to SERAP and PTCIJ “The NBC directive fails to establish a direct and immediate connection between the reporting by broadcast stations and purported risks to national security and peace. The NBC is using ‘national security’ as a pretext to intimidate and harass journalists and broadcast stations, and to violate Nigerians’ rights to freedom of expression and access to information.”

Minister who slumped at event moved to amenity ward at the Trauma Centre of ATBU-TH

Minister of State for Industry Trade and Investment, Ambassador Maryam Yalwaji Katagun who slumped at an official function in Bauchi State on Monday July 5, has been to the amenity ward at the Trauma Centre of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBU-TH) after being stabilized.



MB reported that the Chief Medical Director of ATBU-TH, Dr Yusuf Jibrin Bara had taken the minister to the amenity ward in the hospital.


Reporter said.



“Her medical challenge was a mild one and the CMD has taken the minister in his personal vehicle to the Amenity ward.

You’re self-centered and wicked. You will reap your wickedness – Actress Ada Ameh calls out Yomi Fabiyi over controversial movie

Actress Ada Ameh has called out actor Yomi Fabiyi over his controversial new movie with a storyline he was accused of taking from Baba Ijesha’s rape saga and using real names of those involved in the case.



Adah Ameh described Yomi Fabiyi as a self-centered and wicked man who will reap same wickedness she claims he sows.



She further stated that the filmmaker lacks family values and released the movie just for fame. Insisting that he is supposed to be “mended” (beaten) for his action, the actress went on to pray that none of Yomi Fabiyi’s children and those of the actors in the movie experience molestation.

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Ada Ameh wrote;



It is a Shame, don’t because of money, cheap fame do the wrong things!!!
all the actor’s on that movie should may your children not be victims
you all failed before you started
@realyomifabiyi you will meet your Waterloo

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