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Senate, house of reps passes N10.59trn 2020 budget

The senate and house of representatives on Thursday passed the 2020 appropriation bill.

The budget was increased by N260 billion from N10.33 trillion as contained in the proposal submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari on October 8.

“This was a huge mistake" - Woman who transitioned to man begins process to be female again

Debbie Karema was born a girl and lived most of her life this way, but at age 44 she transitioned from a woman to a man.

And now at 61, the Hertfordshire, England native is on the verge to return to her original form as a female.

Orji Uzor Kalu begs prison warders not to handcuff him after jail sentence

Former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Thursday sentenced to 12 years in prison for N7.1 billion fraud.

After the judge pronounced the sentence, reality dawned on the the senate chief whip that he was not going to sleep at his palatial home this night.

Cardi B teases a remix of Davido's "Fall" as she heads to Nigeria

Nigerian superstar, Davido, and American rapper, Cardi B, have cooked up something that will blow the mind of music lovers.

According to multiple reports, Davido and Cardi B has remixed his smash hit ‘Fall’

Women strip to protest continued detention of Sowore as court orders DSS to release him in 24 hours

A group of women staged a protest in front of a federal high court in Abuja to demand the release of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore.

This is coming two days after Sowore’s mother called on mothers across the country to speak up against the “unlawful detention” of her son.

Burna Boy leads Apple’s 2019 top 10 streamed songs

Nigerian Afrofusion star, Burna Boy, has topped the 2019 list of Apple Music most streamed artists.

This is coming a few days after ‘One Dance’, a collaboration between Canadian rapper, Drake, and Nigerian singer, Wizkid, appeared on Spotify’s most-streamed tracks of the decade.

Lets pursue cooperative federalism, Buhari doesn’t believe in restructuring - Olisa Agbakoba

Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), says the advocacy for a political restructuring of Nigeria should be suspended because President Muhammadu Buhari does not believe in it.

The lawyer, who is a leading advocate of restructuring, said it is tearing the country apart.

US indictment: South-East governors ask Buhari to protect Onyema

Governors of the south-east have expressed support for Allen Onyema, who was recently indicted for fraud by the US authorities.

The United States Department of Justice had accused the chief executive officer of Air Peace of moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through US bank accounts in a scheme involving “false documents” based on the purchase of airplanes.

Orji Kalu sentenced to 12 years in prison for N7.1bn fraud

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, on Thursday, sentenced ex-governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years in prison for N7.65 billion fraud.

Justice Mohammed Idris who delivered the sentence had earlier declared him guilty of the charge in the case that had been on for 12 years.

Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’ after world leaders were caught on camera mocking US President

Donald Trump called Justin Trudeau "two-faced" after video of the Canada's Prime Minister and other world leaders were caught on camera gossiping about and mocking the United States President at NATO summit..

"I wish things were different" - Tboss regrets “frosty” relationship with late dad

Nigerian reality TV star, Tokunbo Idowu, better known as Tboss, says she regrets the “frosty” relationship she had with her late dad while he was alive.

TBoss's father passed away in September 2019, same month she welcomed a baby girl and there seemed to be “no love lost” between the father and daughter.

Court orders ex-governor serving as senators, minister to refund collected pensions

A federal high court in Ikoyi has asked the federal government to recover pensions and allowances received by ex-governors who have served or currently serving as senators and ministers.

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) disclosed the ”landmark judgement” in a tweet on Wednesday.

#BBNaija’s Diane & Iyanya are lovebirds in ‘The Therapist’ (Watch)

Big Brother Naija 2019 housemate, Diane Yashim, has released the trailer for her debut movie titled ‘The Therapist’.

The movie produced by the reality TV star featured music star Iyanya Mbuk and Kenyan actress Lynn Nardia Bentley.

Three injured, cars damaged as gas cylinder explodes at Four Points by Sheraton Hotels, Lagos

A gas cylinder explosion at Four Points by Sheraton Hotels, Oniru, Lagos state on Wednesday injured at least persons and damaged many cars.

In a statement, Nosa Okunbor, public affairs officer, Lagos State Emergency Management (LASEMA), said an investigation revealed that the incident was due to a hose leakage in one of the gas cylinders.

Roger Federer becomes first living person to be featured on a Swiss coin

Roger Federer's sporting legacy has been immortalized in the form of a Swiss coin bearing his face and name.

The Swiss government announced it is producing a commemorative 20 franc ($20) silver coin in honour of the 38-year-old's career, which will be issued in January.

Super Falcons’ Chiamaka Nnadozie named Best Goalkeeper in Africa

Super Falcons of Nigeria goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie, has been named the best goalkeeper in Africa by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.

Chimamanda Adichie bags honorary degree from University of Fribourg, Bookcity Milano Prize

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie keeps adding more feathers to her already well decorated cap.

The world acclaimed Nigerian writer was few days ago conferring an honorary degree by the 
the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

No more cash payment at Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge toll gate come January 2020

The management of the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge, the Lekki Concession Company (LCC), has put out a notice saying it will no longer accept cash payment at the toll gate starting from January 1st, 2020.

The LCC via a statement on Twitter said only electronic payments will be accepted from motorists.

Police declare Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer wanted over IPOB, Police clash in Anambra (Video)

The Anambra State police command have declared Ifeanyi Ejiofor, a lawyer, wanted over the clash Monday in Oraifite which left at least four persons dead.

The lawyer’s country home in Oraifite community of Anambra State was invaded by the police on Monday during which two IPOB members and two policemen were allegedly killed.