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EXPECT MORE INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION, PRESIDENT BUHARI ASSURES NIGERIANS

The President, during an interactive session with the Nigerian community in Paris, said the about 5 per cent allocation to the sector was inadequate to propel the desired growth for the economy, pointing that United Nations target of 26 per cent remains ideal.
 “We are currently reviewing investments in the entire infrastructure of the country like road, rail and power, including investing more in education. We will certainly need to do more in education,’’ he said.
President Buhari enjoined Nigerian elites, both at home and diaspora, to do more in contributing to the educational sector of the country, expressing surprise that the elites tolerated the fall in standards and structures of educational institutions despite oil windfalls in the past that would have made all the difference.
“I am doing my best now to utilize our resources to develop the country,’’ he said. “ We are already getting results on road, rail and power. My frustration is that some people still have plenty stolen mone…
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Ronaldinho Touched Down in Kenya

As per tradition, the FC Barcelona ambassador was welcomed by spirited Maasai dancers.Gaucho will be the chief guest at the Super 8 Champions League finals at Camp Toyoyo grounds in Jericho, Nairobi. The Super 8 Champions League finals is a grassroots football competition which will be spearheaded by Extreme Sports Limited.
Earlier on, the Extreme Sports Operations Manager Athanas Obang’o had confirmed Ronaldinho’s visit and they hoped that the legend’s visit will inspire many football fanatics at the grassroots."Extreme Sports looks forward to making it a memorable day for all the fans. Having such an icon as Ronaldhino is inspiring to the players and we hope to continue working together in the future,” said Obang’o.
Ronaldinho’s visit will inspire upcoming footballers from grassroots level by helping Kenya to realize its dream for playing in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Obaseki, Mixta Nigeria mull 50-hectare Golfing Estate in Edo

…Gov says Golf has helped him address 'ball of governance’ The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government will be expanding her real estate stock in partnership with Mixta Nigeria, through the development of a 72-hectare estate, 50-hectare of which will be a golfing estate.
The governor, who made the remark at the Award Night of the Governor’s Cup Golf Tournament held at the Benin Club Golf section, on Saturday, restated his administration’s commitment to sports development in the state.
He noted that more attention would be paid to the state's sports sector to sustain the recent strides in various games.
At the award ceremony, Obaseki disclosed that the game of golf has helped him tremendously in focusing on the ‘ball of governance’ in the last two years, and that the evidence of good governance is there for all to see.Corruption in Nigeria is so lucrative that threat of jail term is not sufficient to deter perpetrators- President Buhari
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Corruption in Nigeria is so lucrative that threat of jail term is not sufficient to deter perpetrators- President Buhari

Donald Trump visited the Suresnes American Cemetery

President Donald Trump visited the Suresnes American Cemetery, just outside Paris, to pay his respects to the thousands of American soldiers who died in World War I.“It is our duty to preserve the civilization they defended and secure the peace they so nobly gave their lives for one century ago,” Trump said in his speech.Paying tribute to the French and American soldiers who fought side-by-side, Trump said, “You cannot fight better than we fought together.”📸Saul Loeb/Getty ImagesSource: CNN

Breaking News: BankyW declares candidacy for House of Representatives (Lagos Eti Osa) in 2019

BankyW declares candidacy for House of Representatives (Lagos Eti Osa) in 2019. #OlubankoleWellington will be the Modern Democratic Party candidate for the Federal House of Reps seat. He made the declaration tonight at an event hosted by the party.According to him
They said we don’t have the money to run.. we say we our strength lies in our numbers. They said we don’t have the structure, we say we will attempt to build it. They said “what if you lose”? I say, what if we win? You see, my entire life has been a story of just dreaming dreams, praying about those dreams, setting goals, and working until they come true. I can live with trying and failing. I can not live with not trying. So while we may not have a godfather, we do have God. And we have vision. And intellectual capacity. And integrity. And the right intentions. And last but not least, a whole lot of hope. At the end of the day, hope may be all we have, but I believe that it is all we need. Thank you and God bless Nigeria.
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Falz Sues National Broadcasting Commission

In a recent set of documents obtained it is gathered that Falz has decided to sue the NBC for damages of up to N100 million after his song was placed on ban. The NBC had written a radio station in Jos and sanctioned the play of ‘This is Nigeria’ on the airwaves.On November, 6th, Adepetun Caxton-Martins Agbor & Segun (ACAS-Law), who represent Falz in legal matters issue a case file against the NBC which reads as follows.

1. A declaration that the Defendant’s prohibition of the Plaintiff’s song titled “This Is Nigeria” from being aired by the Nigerian media outfits on the pretext that same is laced with vulgar lyrics is in flagrant breach of the Plaintiff’s right to the freedom of thought, conscience and expression as guaranteed under Sections 38 and 39 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) and to that extent, such prohibition is unconstitutional, null and void.
2. An Order of this Honourable Court setting aside and/or vacating the decision of the D…