BBNaija’s Nina becomes brand ambassador for beauty products

Mimi Orjiekwe, the popular Nollywood actress on Monday, gave Nina Onyenobi, one of the five finalist of the 2018 BBNaija housemates, her first endorsement deal with Flawless Beauty makeup as brand ambassador.

Orjiekwe said that Nina would be the brand ambassador of the Flawless Beauty by Mimi brand.

News Agency of Nigeria reports that Orjiekwe is an upcoming Nollywood actress.

She has been on the Nollywood movie scene for quite some time and she seems to be gaining prominence with each passing year.

She has featured in movies such as, School Hour, Mean Girls, Ghost in the Palace and Wrong Selfie, among others.

According to Stargist, barely 10 hours after Nina left the BBNaija house, Nina got her first endorsement deal from Nollywood actress, Mimi Orjiekwe and it is trending online.

Orjiekwe wrote: “Nina is our girl and still our winner of the#bbnaija Season 3 reality TV show.

“She’s well composed, beautiful and real. It will be a pleasure to make her our brand ambassador of…

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Adeosun Says Nigeria Not An Oil Economy
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The Federal Government has announced plans to use the recovered  322.5 million dollars Abacha loot to fund the Social Investment Scheme.

According to the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, the investment will help address the health and education challenges affecting the poor and vulnerable.

The minister who was speaking at a joint news conference with the Central Bank governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele to wrap up events at the spring meeting of the World Bank /IMF in Washington is optimistic that the success recorded in the nation’s economic rating will yield more results in the days ahead.

The CBN governor disclosed that the nation’s external reserves now stands at 47.93 billion dollars but warned that the figures will keep fluctuating in the meantime.

The Minister had on April 11, 2018, denied controversy surrounding the recovered Abacha loot.

Reports had emerged that the minister allegedly wrote a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, blocking the payment of…

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Eko Disco restores power to community after 9 months outage

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it has restored power supply to residents of Ijegun Imore New Estate in Satellite Town after nine months outage due to transformer fault. Owolabi Olubango, EKEDC Business Manager, Festac Unit told newsmen on Monday in Lagos that the company repaired the faulty transformer and installed another one to ensure …

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Snatching of mace at Senate, worrisome, disturbing – Osun Assembly Speaker

Speaker of Osun House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Najeem Salaam, has described the snatching of the mace by suspected hoodlums at the Senate as a bad omen to democratic setting in the country.

The House Committee Chairman man on Information and Strategy, Mr. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, in a statement, in Osogbo, said Hon. Salaam made the remarks at the plenary, in the state capital.

Salaam said the incident was worrisome and disturbing.

The speaker said that in a country like Nigeria, where the rule of law prevailed such incident at the Senate was  not a good development.

” I want to appeal to all gladiators to jealously guard the democratic  setting in the country.

” All the stakeholders should come together to safe out democracy.

” We all want this democracy to strive and we want our political stakeholders to live within the tenet of democratic setting”.

Salaam,  however,  said that the security operatives at the Senate should be question for their laxity.

He said it was…

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Buhari mourns ex-Nigeria’s envoy to Ethiopia, Adegoroye

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the passing of a former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ethiopia and the nation’s Representative to the African Union, Amb. Victor Adeyeye Adegoroye, who passed on at 93.

In his condolence to the family, President Buhari commiserated with the Ondo State Government, family and friends of the late ambassador, especially those he worked with for many years as a career diplomat.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement said, President Buhari urged the family to take solace in the fact that the patriarch of the Adegoroye family lived faithfully and served his country dutifully, believing that his contributions to national development will always be remembered and acknowledged by posterity.

President Buhari prayed that God will comfort the family and grant his soul eternal rest.

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Crazy estimated electricity bills: Protesters storm Lagos court

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the protesters had stormed the court’s premises about 7.32am following a suit instituted on their behalf by a Lagos human rights lawyer, Mr Segun Ogunsanya.

Ogunsanya had filed the suit on behalf of four communities in Lagos namely: Alaba-Oro, Mosafejo Amukoko, Abule Kere and Olaniyonu, challenging the alleged arbitrary estimated billing system of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company.

The claimants are also demanding distribution of prepaid meters to members of the communities.

Read also: Senators, others react to Dino Melaye’s arrest

Also joined in the suit is the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission.

NAN reports that the protesters, who carried placards, chanted solidarity songs as they flagged  down vehicles in the corridors of the court.

They chorused resoundingly “we want…

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