Edo State 2017 budget estimates: key allocations and the imaginary promises

Many governors have come and gone with empty promises to make Edo State – at least Benin City – a great place to be, yet the area has been left in worse condition than before under some leaderships.

We had another newly elected governor in November 2016 – APC’s Godwin Obaseki – who presented his faithful ‘Budget of Consolidation and Prosperity’ to all Edo people.

Here are the key budget and promises made by the Governor on the 20th December 2016:

The Budget:

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Made in Nigeria: The world class animated short film

Wow ??. Even the pencil was “made in Nigeria” ?

Lets all hail Niyi Akinmolayan, a lagos based film maker and owner of Anthill studios. He made the following statement below and then took off with a BANG of an animation.

“I am going to be running the biggest children entertainment network in Africa”

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ALL flights to Abuja to be redirected to Kaduna for 6 weeks in 2017

All Abuja bound flights – domestic and international – will be redirected to Kaduna for six weeks in 2017 as the government upgrade the airport’s badly damaged runway.

Buses will be made available to carry passengers from Kaduna to Abuja or to railway station, depending on their choice.

Although the UK’s Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Harriet Thompson expressed concerns for her dearest people, Nigeria’s Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika said: Continue reading

Ibori – Britain’s scapegoat to Nigeria – is out, now EFCC awaits

Ibori, 59, don come out of jail to fresh air and jubilation from people abroad and back home.

He may soon start to regret why he did not stay in his ‘comfortable’ cell. The EFCC are still on his case.

Since 2007, EFCC having been trying to nail this man accused of embezzling an estimated N40 billion (approx. £215 million).

In 2010, the ex-governor of Delta State, ran to Dubai allegedly claiming political asylum. It was on this run UK authorities caught and arrested him with help from Nigeria.

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UPDATE: Hallmark HAS NOT re-opened

Contrary to a previous post – an example of copying false information from some media sites ?– Hallmark in Benin City, Edo State has not re-opened.

Read: Wow! Some units of Benin City’s Hallmark is REOPENS 2 days after fire

The building was supposedly badly burnt that police and security are guarding the place to prevent people going any closer.

See current state in the latest video below (filmed 14.12.2016):

You no get shaving stick? Meet “Queen Okafor”, Nigeria’s Hairiest lady who has made her way into Wikipedia

She dubbed herself Nigeria’s hairiest lady and regularly posts pictures of her hairy nature.

Meet Queen Nonyerem Okafor, the woman with 23,000 FB followers who has been portrayed as standing tall against bullies in Dailymail, The Mirror, The Sun and other media platforms.

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Another day closer to christmas, another bad news: Fire at Benin City’s HALLMARK

We just thank God no lives were lost, but sorry o Phil Hallmark, can this business ever be revived again??☹

Goods worth billions of Naira have been lost in a fire at Benin city’s biggest shopping centre – Hallmark.

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Let’s all hail the king: Emere Okpabi takes Shell to court in London for oil spills in Nigeria

One man – King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi, leader of Nigeria’s Ogale people – stood on behalf of Deltans and 40,000 people.

King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi, leader of Nigeria’s Ogale people (©Adrian Dennis (AFP))
The king and his lawyers are suing Shell for the oil spills polluting Deltan communities which has been creating strange diseases including skin disease, sudden deaths, impotency and more.

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My heart! 53+ people dead along Benin-Agbor-Onitsha in Edo State

Prayers for the 53 people killed and 5 seriously injured in a crash on Thursday at Abudu.

According to The Nation, the accident was caused due to a brake failure from the tanker which led to explosion involving 8 vehicles and a motorcycle.

This road is deadly, one news of death to the other.

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E still dey happen for Nigeria o! Babalawo say e fit make you rich…

…and no need to sell your mama, papa, pikin, sister, brother, leg, arm…gbo gbo e…you get my drift ?.

Adewale Samuel calls himself the magic man who can make you rich bring or back your exes through some kind holy ghost fire means. He is advertising his service on facebook with scary images of pythons and co.


Is this for real? Do these still really exist?

If it really is, you cannot stop a man from doing what he gotta do, I just hope no human lives have been truly involved.


2 inspiring winners + 8 runners up. Meet the inspirational Nigerians among the Queen’s 2017 Young Leaders programme

Congratulations are in order!??

Meet the 2 UK-educated Nigerian winners of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award:

Nasir Yammama (IT leader and Creative officer for Greenshield of Nations (GSN)) and Bukola Bolarinwa ( Legal Assistant to the Lagos State Commissioner for Finance)

The award which was set up in 2014 to honour Her Majesty The Queen’s 60 years of service to the Commonwealth deservedly recognised Bukola for her dedication to raising funds and awareness for Continue reading