TVC E. The much talked about 2017 budget was finally signed by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo yesterday, one month after it was passed.
Shortly after he signed it at the presidential villa, Osinbajo explained that the delay in the signing of the 2017 Appropriation Bill was due to disagreements between the executive and the National Assembly.
According to him, 'the final presentation and the signing of the budget has been considerably delayed.
This was largely due to disagreements we had about the changes introduced to our 2017 Budget proposals by the National Assembly”. He continued to say, 'the Executive took the view that the changes fundamentally affected some of our priority programmes and would make implementation extremely difficult and in some cases impossible.” He, however, said the disagreements were resolved and the leadership of the National Assembly promised to reinstate budgetary allocations for important executive projects....
Nollywood actress, Yvonne Okoro took out time to attend the press launch of Miss Universe Ghana pageantry, as they release their date for the 2017 event on Thursday in Ghana.
The event will take place on the 2nd of September 2017. The titleholder gets to represent Ghana at the 2017/2018 Miss Universe Pageant.
Menaye Donkor said:
As a former titleholder, the Miss Universe experience taught me a great deal, and has shaped me to be the person I am today. It taught me how powerful I am as a woman, and through it I have become resilient and capable to do all things I put my mind to.
I am still a part of Miss Universe, and it is a part of who I am. As they say, “once a queen always a queen”; In the eyes of many you are, and will always be, a queen and treated as a representative of your country.
The Adamawa state government says Boko Haram members have initiated a new tactic to carry out their evil attacks.
Speaking at a press conference in Yola the state capital yesterday, the state commissioner for information, Ahmad Sajoh, said the terrorists now pretend to be epileptic patients before blowing up themselves and attacking their victims.
Sajoh says residents of the state must be wary of this new tactic and be extra vigilant.
“We are also aware that the terrorists now have another tactics which is that they will come to a place where people are gathered and begin to pretend as if they are epileptics or having severe stomach pain, and once people gather to assist them they will detonate the bomb.
So, we are also doing advocacy to tell people not to fall for such tactics. We have had it in the past, the first bomb blast in Yola was engineered like a street...