President Bola Tinubu has revealed that the government has saved N1 trillion in the two months since the removal of the petrol subsidy. Tinubu made the revelation during his address to Nigerians on Monday. According to him, these monies that would have been otherwise squandered by those he called “smugglers and fraudsters” will now be channeled into intervention programmes targeting families nationwide “In a little over two months, we have saved over a trillion Naira that would have been squandered on the unproductive fuel subsidy which only benefitted smugglers and fraudsters,” Tinubu said in his nationwide broadcast on current economic challenges in the country. While acknowledging the hardship occasioned by an unavoidable lag in palliative measures these past 62 days, he urged Nigerians to “look beyond the present temporary pains and aim at the larger picture.”“I plead with you to please have faith in our ability to deliver and in our concern for your well-being.“All of our good and helpful plans are in the works. More importantly, I know that they will work,” he affirmed. He said the funds so far saved from subsidy removal “will now be used more directly and more beneficially for you and your families.” President Tinubu also promised to get the nation out of this economic turbulence through the measures his administration has taken so far.
BBNaija All Stars: I used to work for Frodd before I became popular – Whitemoney
Hazel Oyeze Onou, the Big Brother Naija All Stars housemate, who is also known as Whitemoney, has revealed that he used to work for colleague, Frodd before he became popular.He said before winning the Season 6 of the reality show, he used to work as a personal shopper for US-based businessman, Frodd who featured in the 4th season of the show.The singer disclosed this in a chat with fellow housemates in the ongoing all-star edition of the reality show.He said, “Before I became popular, I used to be Frodd‘s personal shopper.”Recall that Whitemoney won Big Brother Naija Season 6 tagged ‘Shine Ya Eye’ in 2021 and walked away with the N90 million grand prize.Whitemoney and Mercy are the only past winners competing for the N120 million cash prize in the ongoing all-star edition of the reality show.
Atiku Storms Tribunal For Final Battle in Petition Against Presidential Election
Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last presidential election, has stormed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal for the final legal fireworks in his petition against the declaration of Bola Tinubu as winner of the election, Daily Post reports.Atiku, who dressed in a sky blue kaftan, arrived the Court of Appeal, venue of the tribunal, with a retinue of his political associates and friends.The former Vice President was heralded into the court room by several members of his legal team.At the time of this report, Atiku was the focus of action and visit inside the court room.His lead counsel, Chief Chris Uche SAN, has also arrived the Tribunal to engage Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN, lead counsel to President Tinubu in the last legal fireworks for and against the declaration of Tinubu as winner of the February 25 presidential election.
BBNaija All Stars: I Love Tall, Dark Men – Phyna Names Housemate She’s Crushing On
Big Brother Naija Season 7 winner, Phyna has confessed that she’s crushing on one of the BBNaija All-Star housemate. According to Phyna, she has feelings for Pere Egbi. She admitted that she loves tall dark-skinned men. On her Twitter handle, Phyna wrote, “It’s as if @PereEgbi is entering my eyes oooh how we go do this one bayi, I love em dark tall men.” In another tweet, Phyna vowed to support Pere till he wins the ongoing Big Brother Naija All Stars edition. She wrote, “I’m so emotional right now. I’m just getting to see how Pere stood for me, I didn’t even know it was this much I’m seeing a lot of things I haven’t seen before today.“And he didn’t know me then oh“Omo pere till the last f**kin day and the darm money.”
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