For the Newbies, #TheMajorHeadlinesYouMissedToday
is a newly introduced column on Kemi
Filani Blog to help you keep with up the major political happenings in
the country/world! Here are the big stories for today below;
Admits Haphazard Intervention In Libya Was The Worst Mistake Of His Presidency
The President of the United State who would be exiting
office towards the end of 2016, admitted to press men earlier today, that
failing to prepare for the repercussion of ousting Libyan dictator leader Col
Muammar Gadaffi was the worst mistake of his entire 8 years tenure.
He told newsmen that the US intervention in Libya was the
right thing to do, but the chaos with militias taking over and the the rival
governments forming after Gadaffi was killed, did not do good to the people.
5 Reasons President Buhari Refuses To Assent The 2016
The President of Nigeria, Muhammed Buhari has refused to
accept the suggestions of the National Assembly of Nigeria (NAN), in respect to
the 2016 budget. This is largely due to the many distortions that were allegedly
discovered in the document, after it was given to NAN. Here are the 5 alleged
distortions made by the lawmakers to the 2016 budget.
1. N4 billion removed from Ministry of Health budget and
added to Code of Tribunal
2. Cost of 89 illegal roads without designs added to Works
budget, 30 of them not Federal roads
3. Funds for works, power transmission, diverted by the
lawmakers for tricycles, town halls, boreholes in their constituencies
4. 73 illegal projects added to Education budget – no
designs available for the projects, no tenders conducted
5. Lawmakers slashed money for poor students by 50% in
Education budget and added same to their states constituencies
Queen Elizabeth’s II’s
90th Birthday To Cost Over 1 Billion Pounds
According to The Sunday Times, over 1
billion pounds is the expected bill for a UK-wide celebration to mark Queen
Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday this year, according to a survey.
Almost half of all British public intend to mark the
landmark event over April to June this year and more than a third are planning
trips to pubs, bars and street parties. The Queen’s actual and official
birthdays April 21 and June 11 – respectively.
President Buhari vists China
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived China on a week long working
visit according to the presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu.
President Buhari is in China to discuss and secure greater support
from Beijing for the development of Nigeria’s infrastructure especially
in the power, roads, and railway.
The aviation, water supply and housing sectors are also included in the list.
Sunday Oliseh Gets FIFA Appointment
Former Super Eagles coach,Sunday Oliseh has been hired by world
football governing body, FIFA. Oliseh, who was head coach of the Super
Eagles for 7 months between July 2015 and February 2016, was named in a
“new look” technical committee for the organization. He made
the announcement on his twitter page writing
Honoured To Be Appointed Into the “new look” FIFA Technical Department.Next mission; The 2016 Rio Olympics Football.