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Buhari To Upgrade Presidential Aircraft With N1.5bn 

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President Buhari is also proposing to spend N 1 .92 bn on the upgrading of some of the aircraft in the Presidential Air Fleet in 2020 .
The sum is apart of the N 200.994m the President will be spending on the overhaul of engines of some of the aircraft in the fleet next year .

The figures are contained in the details of the 2020 Appropriation Bill that Buhari presented to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday .

Details of PAF ’s budget are captured under the budget of the Office of the National Security Adviser .

According to the details, N 792 m will be spent on what is termed “ mandatory upgrade and installation of live TV and Internet service on BBJ ( 5 N -FGT ) .”

Also, N 50 m will be spent on “ compliance with mandatory upgrade and installation of Internet service on G 550 ( 5 N -FGW ) .”

Apart from these , another N 650 m is being proposed to be spent on “ compliance with mandatory upgrades on PAF aircraft .”
All the expenses are to be spent on ongoing projects.

Further details of the budget showed that PAF will spend N 250 m on aviation fuel during the year .

The sum is part of the N 467 .86 m budgeted for fuel and lubricants ( general ) for 2020 .
Other expenses in that category include the N 115 . 86 m budgeted for motor vehicle fuel ; N 70 m for plant /generator fuel ; N 30 .2 m for other transport equipment fuel ; and N 1 .8 m for cooking gas/ fuel .

The PAF will also refund N 1 .22 bn to Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria for asset acquisition.

The asset acquired is not stated in the budget details.

The PAF will also be spending N 120 m on the construction of armoury while N 178. 273 m will be spent on the renovation of the HQ 011 PAF complex and aircraft hangar .

Fire fighting vehicle will cost PAF N 90 m during the year while N 89 .413 m will be spent on the purchase of six pieces of FIDO X 3 Military Grade Scanners.

Meanwhile, the suspended national carrier , Nigeria Air , will gulp a whopping N 4 .998 bn in the 2020 fiscal year .

According to the details of the Ministry of Aviation ’s budget, “ working capital for establishment of national carrier ” will cost N 4 . 694bn while “ consultancy for establishment of national carrier ” will gulp N 304 m .

Under the budget of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, national events ( Independence Day and Democracy Day ) will cost N 255 m ; utility vehicles for former Heads of State ( replacement ) will cost N 100 m while purchase of office equipment and furniture for political aides and Shehu Shagari Complex will cost N 355 . 475m.

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Mr Eazi proposes to Temi Otedola!

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For what seemed like a long while, celebrity power couple—Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola—are finally engaged as Oluwatosin Ajibade better known as Mr Eazi pops the heartwarming “Will you be my wife?” question to his girlfriend of 2 years Temiloluwa Otedola and she responded favourably in the affirmative “Yes” tone.

Fashion mogul and Icon Temi Otedola began dating artiste and music label CEO Mr Eazi in the year 2020 and have been living together ever since in their London apartment, sharing intimate moments, even meeting respective family members. This they’ve both shared in detail on their How Far? With Mr Eazi And Temi Otedola podcast.

Temi announced her engagement by posting the sea-side proposal of Mr Eazi on one knee asking the important question. The video goes by the simple caption of the infinity logo connoting they’re both locked in for life.

Congratulations to Temi Otedola and Mr Eazi!

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Nicki Minaj agrees “Essence” should be song of the year at the Grammys

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American superstar rapper, Nicki Minaj, shares the same sentiments as myriads of Wizkid fans and well-wishers worldwide, in that she concurs to the argument the trendsetting crossover record-breaking single from Wizkid’s 2020 released “Made In Lagos” album, Essence should be in the conversation for the coveted “Record of the Year” plaque at this year’s Grammy Awards.

Although “Essence” did not receive the much desired nomination in the category for “Record of the Year” at the 2022 Grammy Awards, it did get a nod for Best Global Music Performance, the first of its kind.

Irrespective of the snub, Nicki whilie on Joe Budden TV (YouTube) as a guest on the special episode tagged A Conversation With Nicki Minaj & Joe Budden agreed with the host (Joe Budden) when he said “We need people on the Grammy board that know that “Essence” was song of the year” with an exclamatory “Right! Right!” response. She even proffered, “We should have our own Grammy Board“, in support of many and the popular believe that Black Americans or black artistes in general are always stereotyped to a particular category at the award show, if indeed they made it to the top categories, they barely win; Nicki Minaj does not have a Grammy Award herself and that is still a shock to many, especially when considering her refined catalogue of music.

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Pheelz & Buju (BNXN) live the carefree lifestyle on “Finesse”

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After much teasing, the anticipated Finesse by Pheelz and Buju (now BNXN) hit DSPs across the globe and just like the teaser gave off, Finesse is a banger! It is produced by young producer under Pheelz’s wing known as Miichkel.

On Finesse, Pheelz and Buju live their life to the fullest, the carefree lifestyle is what they desire and they are determined to stay on that track for the time being. “I’ve been living the fast life but I see it in slow mo / And you see my lifestyle, I got Gs in the turbo / . . . / Bad girl sey she want Netflix & Chill / So I ja ticket give her warning / If you fall in love, girls it’s certain / You go chop breakfast, I’m not capping“, Pheelz explains on the first verse, even saying love and relationship cannot stop him from living the ‘ballers’ lifestyle; “I’d be dammed if there’s anybody that could be like me / I be like Mo’ Salah, coming up the right wing / I cut through your defender, you no need to tell me / I must finesse / And you know sey me I must net“, Buju braggingly adds on the second verse, saying he can score any chick that catches his eye and dish her the next minute.

listen to the popular joyous chorus “Ah finesse / If I broke na my business / Ama shana e go bright o / Folake for the nighr ohere or on Apple Music.:

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