Nigerian Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says Pres. Buhari has approved the engagement of 774, 000 Nigerians on Special Public Works programme in the country to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic.
Mrs Ahmed disclosed this at a press conference on fiscal stimulus measures in response to COVID-19 pandemic and oil prices fiscal shock, on Monday in Abuja.
She explained that 1, 000 people were expected to be recruited from each of the 774 local government areas in the country.
According to her, the sum of N60 billion for allowances and operational cost has been earmarked from the COVID-19 crisis intervention fund for the initiative.
She also revealed that Pres. Buhari has ordered distribution of 150 trucks of rice seized by Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to the 36 states of the Federation.
Hurray, it is a baby boy for Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar who had announced her pregnancy late last year.
The beautiful actress shared the good news that she has become a proud mother few moments ago.
The actress who doubles as filmmaker, shared the cute mommy and baby photo on Instagram and wrote, "A gift from God And I will cherish you for life 😩❤️❤️❤️Biggest miracle ❤️A Boy🙏🏻 3/4/20."
Although, no one knows who her baby daddy is, as he wasn't mentioned in the post, a lot of her Nollywood colleagues have flooded her comment section with congratulatory message.
It would be recalled that via her Instagram page on Wednesday, November...
Toyin Abraham, Wunmi Toriola and others ignore Funke Akindele on social media amidst crisis with Lagos state government.
While other Nollywood celebrities used their social media pages to show support for Funke Akindele after she was arrested by Lagos state government for holding a party amidst lock down, some Nollywood actors did not bother to show any support to their colleague.
The likes of Toyin Abraham, Wunmi Toriola, Niyi Johnson, Nkechi Blessing and few others decided to totally Ignore Funke Akindele as she battled fiercely with Lagos state government.
This has left us wondering if these actors are on good terms...
Journalist Kemi Olunloyo has taken to her social media account to claim that God has chosen her to heal Nigeria of coronavirus.
This is coming after she claimed she introduced s3x toys to Nigeria.
"#BREAKING HOLY WEEK REVELATION
I had a BAD BAD DREAM last night! I'm a self professed Evangelist @Evangelistkemi and God spoke to me and woke me up 3 times overnight about #COVID19. He said I'm the one he chose to heal Nigeria not the Government or the Church. Said if I don't people will DIE massively. He told me to unblock people and massively start educating everyone. He says I should empty my bank account and start funding #IJcovid19 with my entire life savings with no penny left😲 He's treating me like Job in...